Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell to file for re-election

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell to file for re-election
Mayor Kirk Caldwell says he has faith the Honolulu Police Commission will be able to move swiftly if the chief is indicted. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell will file for re-election for a second term on Wednesday afternoon, according to a campaign spokeswoman.

Glenna Wong, who handles his campaign communications, said Caldwell will file his paperwork at 2:30 p.m. and will give a statement on the steps of Honolulu Hale shortly thereafter.

Caldwell recently opened his campaign headquarters in preparation for his run.

City Council Chairman Ernie Martin has also been considering a run to challenge Caldwell, but he hasn't made an official announcement.

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