UPDATED: The governor said he is “eager and excited about the prospect of tackling all that is before us” after being sworn in for another four years.
The Democrat incumbent is financially dominating his Republican challenger in the Hawaii governor race.
The candidates field questions about housing, sea level rise, President Trump and their own running mates for lieutenant governor.
See what the Hawaii gubernatorial candidates have to say about key issues — and the last movie they watched.
Some feel the governor was playing politics when he nominated his former campaign manager to a judgeship for the second time.
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.