Ikaika Anderson

Ikaika Anderson DEMDemocrat

Hawaiian politician

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Ikaika AndersonDEMDemocrat Hawaiian politician
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Justin-Michael "Ikaika" Anderson (born February 5, 1978) is an American politician from the state of Hawaii and a member of the Democratic Party. Anderson formerly served as Chair & Presiding Officer of the Honolulu City Council and Councilmember for the City and County of Honolulu’s District 3 (which includes Waimānalo, Kailua and Kāneʻohe). He is a past vice chair and former chair of its Zoning and Planning Committee.In September 2020, Anderson resigned from the Honolulu City Council to care for his grandparents, although he faced some criticism for taking a full-time job with Local 630 soon after resigning. While Anderson announced on September 9 that his resignation would be effective September 23, he had been working for Local 630 part-time since September 1.In October 2021, Anderson announced his run for lieutenant governor in the 2022 elections. He previously announced his intention to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives (Hawaii’s 1st congressional district) in the 2014 election but was defeated in the primary election by Mark Takai.

Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Hawaiʻi
Kamehameha Schools
Past Positions1 - 11 of 11
Delegate
State Convention, Democratic Party of Hawaii
2002
Delegate
State Convention, Democratic Party of Hawaii
2004
Delegate
State Convention, Democratic Party of Hawaii
2008
Precinct President
Democratic Party of Hawaii
2008
Member
Democratic Party of Hawaii
2001
Senior Legislative Assistant
Council Chair Barbara Marshall
2003 - Current
Vice President
Hali'ipua Flowers
2002
Budget Analyst
State House Finance Committee
2000 - 2001
Administrative Assistant
Senate Minority Leader
1999 - 2000
Researcher
State Senate Minority
1998 - 1999
Assistant Clerk
State House Judiciary Committee
1997
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
President
Waimanalo Health Center Board of Directors
2005 - 2007
Director
Laulima O Waimanalo Wastewater Treatment Plant
2003 - 2005
Director
Waimanalo Health Center Board of Directors
2002 - 2005
Member
Waimanalo Hawaiian Civic Club
2002 - Current
Senator
Associated Students of the University of Hawaii (ASUH)
1998 - 2002
Volunteer
Kokua Food Basket
2002
Finance Chair
Associated Students of the University of Hawaii
1999 - 2001
Member
Hui Nalu Canoe Club
1997
Member
Outrigger Canoe Club
1989 - Current