A&B Fourth-Quarter 2006 Dividend Authorized

October 26, 2006

HONOLULU, Oct 26, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALEX) today announced a fourth-quarter 2006 dividend of 25 cents per share, payable on December 7, 2006 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 9, 2006.

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.
Kevin L. Halloran, Director, Corporate Finance and
Investor Relations, 808-525-8422
khalloran@abinc.com