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David Ige

Chad Blair: You Think Ige Is Bad? At Least He Isn’t Cuomo www.governor.ny.gov

Chad Blair: You Think Ige Is Bad? At Least He Isn’t Cuomo

Hawaii’s governor is deeply unpopular. But when compared to other govs nationally, he’s really not that bad.

Ige: Twice Monthly Furloughs Not Necessary This Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Twice Monthly Furloughs Not Necessary This Year

But there is a need for some “labor savings,” although the governor declined to be more specific.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Gov. David Ige Screenshot

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Gov. David Ige

Hawaii’s chief executive answers questions ranging from the state budget crisis to how he is coping with leading the state through a very tough time.

Gov. Ige Says He Doesn’t See How State Government Can Avoid Layoffs

Gov. Ige Says He Doesn’t See How State Government Can Avoid Layoffs

He also warns that nonprofits face deep cuts as state tax revenues dwindle due to the pandemic.

Chad Blair: Can David Ige Be Impeached?

Chad Blair: Can David Ige Be Impeached?

Many folks are angry at Hawaii’s governor over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. But booting him from office is not that easy.

Ige Waiting On Congress To Act Before Boosting Unemployment Benefits Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Waiting On Congress To Act Before Boosting Unemployment Benefits

The governor used his line-item veto power to withhold about $366 million in federal relief funds.

Ige: I Told Murakami To Take A Break Courtesy of Hawaii News Now

Ige: I Told Murakami To Take A Break

Scott Murakami, head of the state labor department, went on leave in early June after receiving death threats.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Voters Have Negative View Of Ige, Caldwell

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Voters Have Negative View Of Ige, Caldwell

Voters have cooled on U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, too. But Lt. Gov. Josh Green is very popular.

Chad Blair: David Ige, The Governor Who Cannot Govern Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: David Ige, The Governor Who Cannot Govern

Critics assail the shortcomings of Hawaii’s chief executive at a time when strong leadership is needed most.