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David Ige

Quit Stalling On The New Police Standards Board Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Quit Stalling On The New Police Standards Board

Gov. David Ige reluctantly let the board go through last session without his signature. Now he wants to delay its full implementation for four years.

Ige: ‘The Future Is Personal’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: ‘The Future Is Personal’

UPDATED: Hawaii’s governor calls for a statewide preschool system and more hotel tax revenue for the counties. Legislative leaders are receptive, but ask where the money will come from.

Gov. Ige’s New Cabinet Is Still Almost Half Empty Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gov. Ige’s New Cabinet Is Still Almost Half Empty

He has made 11 appointments so far, and nine of the department heads are carryovers from his first term.

Ige Begins Second Term With Call To ‘Move Forward, Together’ Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Ige Begins Second Term With Call To ‘Move Forward, Together’

UPDATED: The governor said he is “eager and excited about the prospect of tackling all that is before us” after being sworn in for another four years.

Ige Cruises To Re-Election As Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Cruises To Re-Election As Governor

Incumbent Gov. David Ige and his running mate, Josh Green, easily defeated GOP challengers Andria Tupola and Marissa Kerns in Hawaii’s gubernatorial election.

Ige Has Raised And Spent Three Times As Much Campaign Cash As Tupola

Ige Has Raised And Spent Three Times As Much Campaign Cash As Tupola

The Democrat incumbent is financially dominating his Republican challenger in the Hawaii governor race.

Ige, Tupola Spar In Final Debate Before Election Day Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Tupola Spar In Final Debate Before Election Day

The candidates field questions about housing, sea level rise, President Trump and their own running mates for lieutenant governor.

VIDEO: 9 Questions For David Ige And Andria Tupola

VIDEO: 9 Questions For David Ige And Andria Tupola

See what the Hawaii gubernatorial candidates have to say about key issues — and the last movie they watched.

Chad Blair: Pal Of Ige Or Not, Keith Hiraoka Is A Good Choice For Appeals Court Gov. David Ige

Chad Blair: Pal Of Ige Or Not, Keith Hiraoka Is A Good Choice For Appeals Court

Some feel the governor was playing politics when he nominated his former campaign manager to a judgeship for the second time.

In Governor’s Race, Ige Has Huge Cash Advantage Over Tupola Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

In Governor’s Race, Ige Has Huge Cash Advantage Over Tupola

The incumbent emerged from a bruising primary battle with more than $206,000 on hand. The Republican challenger has $11,700.

Inside Ige’s Political Turnaround — And How Hanabusa Helped Him Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Inside Ige’s Political Turnaround — And How Hanabusa Helped Him

Two natural disasters and an opponent whose overconfident campaign tried to run out the clock helped the governor secure a second term.

Chad Blair: On The Day After, Democratic Dominance On Display Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: On The Day After, Democratic Dominance On Display

As always, winners and losers came together in the same room just hours after the primary for the biennial Unity Breakfast.