Ige’s $6K Club, Part 1

The following individuals and groups donated $6,000 to Gov. Ige’s campaign. The list isn’t complete yet; we’ve had a chance to go through Ige’s 2,014 files so far. You can find the names of additional $6,000 donors who gave in concert with others in their organization or family, as well as a few people who exceeded the $6,000 legal limit forindividual  campaign contributions to a gubernatorial candidate, in Gov. Ige’s Super-6k club, which we published yesterday.

We’ll add more names in later installments. The name, cumulative donation, profession and company (if given) and address in each entry are as listed in Ige’s campaign contributions files from the Campaign Spending Commission; they’re often followed by a brief  summary of what we’ve found out, if anything, from other sources.

–Alan McNarie

The $6,000 Club

Choy, Michael K. $6,000
Kendall Law Group, LLP
3232 McKinney Ave. Ste. 700
Dallas TX 75204
Texas tort law firm. Specialties inc. suing corporations on behalf of stockholders and employees.

Rae, David $6,000
Aina Nui
92-4998 Limukele St.
Kapolei HI 96707
Senior Vice President at Kapolei Development, a James Campbell Company

De Crecy, Eudes Francois $6,000
6716 SW 100th Lane
Gaines, FL 32608
Holds at least six biotech patents, mostly for using microorganisms to convert organic materials to biofuel.

Okimoto, Nancy $6,000
98-1748 Kupukupu St.
Aiea HI 96701

Wuh, Hank $6,000
Skai Ventures, LLC
650 Iwilei Rd, #218
Honolulu HI 96817
Skai Ventures is a high tech venture capital group

Lanai Resorts $6,000
733 Bishop Street, #2000
Honolulu HI 96813

Nohara, Rodney H. $6,000
Jayar Construction, Inc
2656 Kaaipu Avenue
Honolulu HI 96822

Hyun, Sam Kyu $6,000
MCE International, Inc.
1360 S, Beretania St., Suite 400
Honolulu HI 96814
“Mechanical Consulting Engineers”

Fukumoto, Neal S. $6,000
Wesley R Segawa & Associates
3345 Hoolulu Street
Honolulu HI 96815
Hilo civil engineering firm

McCully, James $6,000
40 Kamehameha
Hilo HI 96720
Also a developer, with shopping center project in Kea’au

Banister, Scott $6,000
PO Box 997
Half Moon Bay CA 94019
Bannister made millions by helping to create software such as Listbot and ClickTrade. He co-owns Zivity, “The world’s biggest community of artistic nude, glamour, and pin-up photography.” Marijuana activist and self-professed fan of Ayn Rand; he and his wife Cyan normally donate to libertarian candidates Rand Paul.

International Association of Fire Fighters $6,000
1750 New York Avenue NW
Washington DC 20006

The firefighters actually had donated more than the legal limit at one point, but the Ige campaign returned the excess.

Unite Here Local 5 $6,000
1050 Queen Street, Suite 100
Honolulu HI 96814
Hotel Worker’s union

Pacific Renal Care Foundation $6,000
2226 Liliha Street, Ste 226
Honolulu HI 96817

Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc Group PAC $6,000
One Penn Plaza
New York NY 10119
Engineering and construction group.

Hirono, Mazie K $6,000
U.S. Congress
U.S. Senator
2443 Halekoa Drive
Honolulu, HI 96821

Hawaii Committee on Political Education $6,000
320 Ward Avenue, #209
Honolulu, HI 96814
AFL-CIO political action committee

HGEA PAC $6,000
P.O. Box 2930
Honolulu, HI 96802
Hawaii Government Employee’s Association

Local 1 PAC $6,000
2251 North School Street
Honolulu, HI 96819
Mason’s Union Local 1 Local 630

The NEA Fund for Children and Public Education $6,000
1201 16th Street, NW, #421
Washington DC 20036
National Education Association PAC

ILWU Local 142 PAC $6,000
451 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu HI 96814
International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Also represents many other workers in professions including agricultural and tourism; one of the oldest ad largest unions in Hawaii.

Island Insurance $6,000
P.O. Box 1520
Honolulu HI 96806

“The State’s largest locally-owned property and casualty insurance carrier”


Guerrero, Peter C. $6,000
Department of Public Safety
Deputy Sheriff
1442 Mokuna Place, C-1
Honolulu HI 96816

In 2009, Guerrero, a native of Guam, sued the State of Hawaii for discriminatory practices he had experienced while on the job.


Michael K. Livingston $6,000
Davis, Levin and Livingston
25 Lumahai Street
Honolulu, HI 96825

Law firm whose specialties include personal injury, consumer rights and construction law.

Mattoch, Ian L. $6,000
Law Offices of Ian L. Mattoch
737 Bishop Street, #1835
Honolulu, HI 96813

Paitners [sic] Union Local 1791 $6,000
2240 Young Street
Honolulu HI 96826
Painter’s Union Local 1791

Dean, John $6,000
Central Pacific Bank
302 Old La Honda Road
Woodside CA 94062
Dean is Central Pacific’s CEO.

Central Pacific billed the Ige campaign for numerous services.


Blind Vendors Ohana $6,000
300 Rodgers Boulevard, #56
Honolulu, HI 96819
“Blind Vendors Ohana, Inc. is an organization of diverse and dedicated people, committed to operating “World Class” vending facilities for the benefit of the traveling public, foreign visitors, and others who use the Honolulu International Airport.”

Iwamoto, Kim Coco $6,000
Not employed
Not employed
P.O. Box 235191
Honolulu HI 96823
Appointed by then-Governor Neil Abercrombie to serve until 2016 on the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission. Former two-term member of the Hawaii Board of Education. While she was on the BOE, Hawaii News Now called her “the nation’s highest elected office holder, who also happens to be transgendered.”

Floro, Frank C. $6,000
Ke’aki Technologies
1177 Queen Street #3002
Honolulu HI 96814
Ke`aki Technologies is “a provider of government biomedical research, information technology, and professional services.”

Glen S. Fukushima $6,000
Center for American Progress
Senior Fellow
1111 23rd St. NW Ste 5A
Washington DC 20037
“Building on the achievements of progressive pioneers such as Teddy Roosevelt and Martin Luther King, our work addresses 21st century challenges such as energy, national security, economic growth and opportunity, immigration, education, and health care. We develop new policy ideas, critique the policy that stems from conservative values, challenge the media to cover the issues that truly matter, and shape the national debate.”

1 reply
  1. Puna Ohana
    Puna Ohana says:

    this is the section where they tell you that you have to spend money to make money….buy your representation.

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