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David Ige

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.

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.