A&B 3rd-Quarter 2005 Dividend Authorized

June 23, 2005

HONOLULU, Jun 23, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALEX) today announced a third-quarter 2005 dividend of 22.5 cents per share, payable on September 1, 2005 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 4, 2005.

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., headquartered in Honolulu, is engaged in ocean transportation and intermodal services, through its subsidiaries, Matson Navigation Company, Inc. and Matson Integrated Logistics, Inc.; in real estate, through A&B Properties, Inc.; and in food products, through Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company and Kauai Coffee Company, Inc. Additional information about A&B may be found at its web site: www.alexanderbaldwin.com.

SOURCE: Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. John B. Kelley, 808-525-8422 invrel@abinc.com