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The incumbent emerged from a bruising primary battle with more than $206,000 on hand. The Republican challenger has $11,700.
Two natural disasters and an opponent whose overconfident campaign tried to run out the clock helped the governor secure a second term.
As always, winners and losers came together in the same room just hours after the primary for the biennial Unity Breakfast.
Incumbent Hawaii Gov. David Ige will be heavily favored in the general election against the GOP nominee, state Rep. Andria Tupola.
The union’s super PAC is flexing its political muscle in support of Colleen Hanabusa for governor and Josh Green for lieutenant governor.
The governor was feisty and playful in responding to criticism from Congresswoman Hanabusa and her supporters.
The Democratic candidates for governor faced off Tuesday night for perhaps the final time before the Aug. 11 primary.
Gov. David Ige, after trailing Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa in a May poll, now leads by 9 percentage points among likely primary voters.
Ige says he doesn’t remember why he voted against creation of the Legacy Land Conservation Program, but that he supports it now.
The Democratic candidate for governor fields questions on rail, super PACs, homelessness and women.
Personalities, not ideologies, are at the heart of the contest between incumbent David Ige and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa.