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Hawaii Governor Appoints Former Campaign Manager To Be Judge Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor Appoints Former Campaign Manager To Be Judge

Keith Hiraoka was one of three appointments Gov. David Ige made to the 1st Circuit Court.

Money Sought To Protect Watersheds And Grow More Food Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Money Sought To Protect Watersheds And Grow More Food

Hawaii Gov. David Ige joins department heads asking legislators to approve funds for his Sustainable Hawaii Initiative.

Ige Promises Skeptical Lawmakers He’ll Supply More Budget Details Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Ige Promises Skeptical Lawmakers He’ll Supply More Budget Details

The Hawaii governor pushes for progress on education and economic development despite the fiscal uncertainty facing state government.

Text Of Gov. Ige’s State Of The State Address Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Text Of Gov. Ige’s State Of The State Address

The Hawaii Legislature met in a joint session to hear the governor’s annual speech, the third during David Ige’s first gubernatorial term.

Hawaii Environmental Council Is Finally Playing With A Full Deck Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Environmental Council Is Finally Playing With A Full Deck

Lacking a quorum, the council has had to cancel many meetings over the past decade as governors struggled to nominate members.

Ige’s Wish List: More Money For Schools, Housing, Homelessness Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige’s Wish List: More Money For Schools, Housing, Homelessness

Legislative leaders warn that state revenues have slowed and pay raises for unions are not factored into the governor’s proposed budget.

Ige: Hawaii’s Food Sustainability A Priority In His Budget Plan Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Hawaii’s Food Sustainability A Priority In His Budget Plan

The governor’s first biennial budget proposal — due out Monday — presents an opportunity to chart the state’s fiscal course.

BOE Member Quits; Raps Ige Katherine Poythress/Civil Beat

BOE Member Quits; Raps Ige

In a resignation letter, Jim Williams complains about the governor's "lack of faith in and support of the Board."
Hawaii Judge Mulls Legality Of Governor’s PUC Appointment Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Judge Mulls Legality Of Governor’s PUC Appointment

It likely won't affect the NextEra deal, but the ruling could affect the governor's power to make interim appointments in certain cases.
Ige Backs Monument Expansion Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Backs Monument Expansion

Hawaii Gov. David Ige has thrown his support behind the proposed expansion of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.
State Gets TRO Against Itself

State Gets TRO Against Itself

Hawaii will have to hold off on implementing a law to help Maui hospital workers.
A Full-Year Homeless Emergency Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Full-Year Homeless Emergency

Gov. David Ige signed a supplemental proclamation to extend the state of emergency for two more months.