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David Ige

Ige: Feds Are ‘Very Helpful’ When It Comes to Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Feds Are ‘Very Helpful’ When It Comes to Hawaii

The governor's D.C. trip is marked by one-on-ones with key officials. He remains confident that Carleton Ching will be approved to head DLNR.
Pension Promises Are Getting Harder for Hawaii Lawmakers To Keep Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pension Promises Are Getting Harder for Hawaii Lawmakers To Keep

Legislative efforts to make public workers pay more or sacrifice benefits face strong union opposition.
Ige Picks DeCoite to Replace Carroll in State House Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Picks DeCoite to Replace Carroll in State House

Molokai businesswoman is deeply rooted in the community, Hawaii governor says.
Governor Stands Behind Decision to Nominate Ching for DLNR Director Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Stands Behind Decision to Nominate Ching for DLNR Director

David Ige held his first "media availability," something he said he'd do regularly.
Ige Appointments Sail Through Senate Committees Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Appointments Sail Through Senate Committees

Budget chief, tax director, head of human resources advance with unanimous support.
Governor Taps Hoshijo as Deputy Director of Labor Department Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Taps Hoshijo as Deputy Director of Labor Department

Ige has yet to name the head of DLIR, but has found who he wants to be No. 2.
Ige Backpedals On Posting Care-Home Inspection Reports Online Pallspera .com/Flickr

Ige Backpedals On Posting Care-Home Inspection Reports Online

UPDATED. Hawaii Department of Health asks Legislature to retroactively change the deadline for posting the reports, which was supposed to begin Jan. 1.
Hawaii Public Records Agency Continues to Struggle With Slim Budget Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Public Records Agency Continues to Struggle With Slim Budget

Gov. David Ige's proposed budget does little to help OIP reduce its caseload or speed up its opinions. The agency has a history of being shortchanged even as its responsibilities grow.
Ige Picks New State Labor, Communications Directors Shawn T Moore/Office of the Governor

Ige Picks New State Labor, Communications Directors

Hawaii governor is working to fill remaining Cabinet positions yet this month.