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David Ige

Hawaii Media Outlets, Nonprofits Ask Ige to Improve Government Transparency Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Media Outlets, Nonprofits Ask Ige to Improve Government Transparency

Hui of 22 groups pens a letter to start a dialogue with the new administration about access to public records.
Governor Announces Six More Cabinet Members Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Announces Six More Cabinet Members

Ige is keeping some of the key money officials from Abercrombie's administration.
David Ige Inauguration: Introducing Hawaii’s Eighth Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

David Ige Inauguration: Introducing Hawaii’s Eighth Governor

The longtime state lawmaker took the oath of office Monday, underscoring the opportunity the next administration has to "chart a new tomorrow."
Final Preparations Underway Before Ige’s Inauguration Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Final Preparations Underway Before Ige’s Inauguration

Roughly 2,000 seats have been set up in the Capitol rotunda for Monday's ceremony.
10 Things Hawaii’s Next Governor Has Said He’ll Do Cory Lum/Civil Beat

10 Things Hawaii’s Next Governor Has Said He’ll Do

David Ige told voters he would do quite a bit if elected. Here's some of what the public should expect to see.
David Ige: Engineer, Technocrat … and Ballet Dad? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

David Ige: Engineer, Technocrat … and Ballet Dad?

Hawaii's governor-elect recently opened up to Civil Beat about his entry into politics, why he stayed and how fatherhood may have slowed his legislative ascent. (AUDIO)
Hawaii Governor: Ige Defeats Aiona in Landslide Vote Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor: Ige Defeats Aiona in Landslide Vote

The Democratic nominee took a big early lead over the Republican and never let up. Independent candidates Hannemann and Davis finished way at the back of the pack.
Denby Fawcett: Digging Up Dirt and Opposition Research 101 PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Digging Up Dirt and Opposition Research 101

Political operatives who supply sleazy campaign fodder against opposing candidates can suffer consequences, but their goal is victory.
Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

But the top Hawaii gubernatorial candidates disagree about giving public money to private preschools.