Former carpenters’ union official is Green’s chief of staff

  • In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Hawaii state Sen. Josh Green, left, candidate for lieutenant governor, and Hawaii Gov. David Ige wave to motorists in Honolulu. Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green has appointed a former carpenters' union official to be his chief of staff months after a super PAC funded by the union spent over $1 million supporting his candidacy in the Democratic Party primary. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)
  • Lt. Gov.-elect Josh Green poses for a photo in Honolulu on Nov. 28 with the Hawaii State Capitol in the background. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

HONOLULU — Lt. Gov. Josh Green has appointed a former carpenters’ union official to be his chief of staff months after a super PAC funded by the union spent over $1 million supporting his candidacy in the Democratic Party primary.