Brandon Ili is a second generation member of Local 3. He started in the apprenticeship program in 1992, then worked for Ron’s Construction where he eventually became a foreman. He started working for the Hawaii Operating Engineers Industry Stabilization Fund as the Oahu Compliance Officer in 2013, then became a Business Agent for District 17 before becoming HOEISF’s Executive Director in June 2021.
Here at HOEISF, we support, promote, and encourage fair contracting and provide a level playing field in the public arena for both contractor and workers.
We will continue to move forward with compliance and lobbying to ensure a great future for our great local.
Dwight Burns joined Local 3 as a heavy equipment operator in 1994, working for signatory companies such as Goodfellow Bros. and Hawaiian Dredging before ending up with Kiewit, where he worked on the rail, until 2013, when he left to work for the Hawaii Operating Engineers Industry Stabilization Fund. Before becoming the Maui Island Representative, Dwight served as a PAC member for Local 3 and would often provide testimony for upcoming projects within the County of Maui to advocate for employment stability for Local 3 members and signatory companies. He is currently serving on the Fire and Public Safety Commission in Maui and works closely with the Maui County Council as well as other unions to protect our prevailing wage laws.
Pane Meatoga III worked for eleven years in sales and marketing in Hawaii’s competitive tourism and hospitality industry before coming to the Hawaii Operating Engineers Industry Stabilization Fund in 2016 to work as the Research/Community Liaison where he uses his expertise in negotiations, conflict resolution and marketing strategy in the best interests of HOEISF and the construction industry. Pane has a Bachelors Degree in International Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing & Branding, and was recently appointed by Mayor Rick Blangiardi to serve on the Honolulu Planning Commission. He currently serves as the Neighborhood Board Chair for Ko’olauloa. He has also served on the campaign committees for Rick Blangiardi, Tommy Waters, and Calvin Say.
Wayne Perrin Jr. worked in the public county sector for over twenty years before finally joining Local 3 in 2003, starting off as an oiler for Kobayashi. He eventually found himself working for Hensel Phelps in 2016, where he worked his way up to the Operator Foreman before joining the Hawaii Operating Engineers Industry Stabilization Fund as the Big Island Representative in June 2021.
As the Stabilization Representative for Hawaii County, I will continue to ensure that prevailing wage laws are in compliance, maintain our relationships within government as well as with developers.
Justin previously worked as a Labor Law Enforcement Specialist (Investigator) and then as the Intake and Certification Branch Chief for the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Department for the State of Hawaii, where he would investigate, and enforce labor laws, including Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), Chapter 104, and prevailing wages on public works projects. He has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from UH Manoa, taking courses such as Business Law, Statistics, Information, and Computer Sciences, and Written Communication in Business. While working at the DLIR, Justin also conducted workshops and outreach events for government agencies, employers, employees and unions about the requirements of HRS 104.
It is a privilege to work with the Hawaii Operating Engineers where I can continue to ensure that we receive fair and equal pay on all public work projects.
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