Ikaika has the right heart to benefit all Oahu fairly, wisely and effectively.

The Anderson Family has called Windward Oahu home for five generations.

Ikaika graduated from The Kamehameha Schools and then from University of Hawaii with degrees in journalism and political science. He joined the staff of the late Councilmember Barbara Marshall in 2003, and served as her senior legislative aide. After Barbara lost her fight with cancer in February 2009, Ikaika ran for her vacant seat in a special election in April 2009 and won by an overwhelming majority vote. He currently serves Chair of the Council’s Committee on Planning and Vice Chair on the Committee on Parks, Community & Customer Services. He also serves as Executive Committee Treasurer for the Hawaii State Association of Counties and a Hawaii representative of the National Association of Counties.

Ikaika has been active in many community organizations including Waimanalo Health Center, the City & County’s Agricultural Task Force, Waimanalo Hawaiian Civic Club, Outrigger Canoe Club, Kamehameha Alumni Association, and is involved in various activities of windward neighborhood boards and other community associations. Ikaika lives in Waimanalo with his wife, Lisa, and four children, daughter Tianni, son J.W. and ten-year old twins, daughter Kaili and son Kaleb. Ikaika and Lisa are both very active in the youth sports activities of their two eldest children, Tianni and J.W., who have participated in youth baseball and KBA basketball.

Paid for by Friends of Ikaika Anderson, P.O. Box 900, Waimanalo, HI 96795