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David Ige

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.

Ige Maps Out A Reopening Plan Allowing Hawaii To ‘Live With Covid-19’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Maps Out A Reopening Plan Allowing Hawaii To ‘Live With Covid-19’

The governor’s four-phase plan would allow “medium-risk” businesses such as salons and restaurants to start operating with restrictions in June.

Hawaii Not Part Of West Coast Talks On Reopening Economy Cory Lum

Hawaii Not Part Of West Coast Talks On Reopening Economy

But Gov. Ige says he is speaking regularly with his counterparts.

Tulsi Gabbard To David Ige: Fire Your Top Health Officials Or Resign Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tulsi Gabbard To David Ige: Fire Your Top Health Officials Or Resign

The Hawaii congresswoman believes Health Director Bruce Anderson and State Epidemiologist Sarah Park have botched the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Suspension Of Hawaii’s Open Government Laws More Extreme Than Other States Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Suspension Of Hawaii’s Open Government Laws More Extreme Than Other States

Gov. David Ige has alarmed government watchdogs with his proclamations that shut the public out of public meetings and eliminates the release of public records.

Sunday Shooting Overshadows Hawaii Governor’s State Of The State Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sunday Shooting Overshadows Hawaii Governor’s State Of The State

The public can expect a more concerted effort to close gun loopholes but proposals to address Native Hawaiian issues remain uncertain.

Hawaii Leaders Back Ambitious Plan To Rapidly Expand Preschool Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Leaders Back Ambitious Plan To Rapidly Expand Preschool

The immediate goal of the five-year plan is to increase the number of pre-K classrooms in the state by 100 a year.