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Caldwell Touts Democratic Support Caldwell For Mayor

Caldwell Touts Democratic Support

The Honolulu mayor is running campaign ads featuring Gov. David Ige.
With 60 Percent Approval, Obama Still Feeling The Aloha Cory Lum/Civil Beat

With 60 Percent Approval, Obama Still Feeling The Aloha

But Hawaii Gov. David Ige has as many Oahu voters viewing him negatively as positively.
It’s Your Money: Special Session’s Price Tag At Least $10,000 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

It’s Your Money: Special Session’s Price Tag At Least $10,000

The Hawaii Legislature met for three days to override the governor's veto of the Maui hospitals employee bill.
Ige Looks To Reduce Unsheltered Homeless To ‘Functional Zero’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Looks To Reduce Unsheltered Homeless To ‘Functional Zero’

The Hawaii governor unveils a four-year plan that calls for building 10,000 affordable housing units.

Other Suitors For Hawaiian Electric Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Other Suitors For Hawaiian Electric

Gov. David Ige would not name names, but he said "there is interest by more than one company."
Labor Pains: Still No Deal On Bill To Assist Maui Hospital Workers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Labor Pains: Still No Deal On Bill To Assist Maui Hospital Workers

State lawmakers plan to reconvene in special session Wednesday as the governor continues talks with union members.
Lawmakers, Governor Seek Compromise On Maui Hospital Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers, Governor Seek Compromise On Maui Hospital Bill

UPDATED: The Legislature plans to amend the vetoed measure next week to provide severance pay to unionized workers, address legal flaws in the legislation and honor union contracts.
David Ige Vetoes Far Fewer Bills Than His Predecessors Civil Beat/Jaelynn Grisso

David Ige Vetoes Far Fewer Bills Than His Predecessors

Hawaii's governor has vetoed 16 bills from the first two legislative sessions of his term. Former Gov. Linda Lingle has him beat – by a lot.
Hawaii Governor Vetoes Airbnb Bill, Six Others Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor Vetoes Airbnb Bill, Six Others

UPDATED  The Legislature called a special session to look at ways to amend a bill Ige vetoed that would benefit Maui union workers.
Lawmakers May Call Special Session To Aid Maui Hospital Workers Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Lawmakers May Call Special Session To Aid Maui Hospital Workers

UPDATED: Gov. Ige has said he might veto a current aid bill, calling $40 million in severance or pension bonuses to public employees "too generous."
Industrial Hemp Bill Now Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Industrial Hemp Bill Now Law

It calls for a pilot program through the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.

Hawaii AG Appeals DHHL Case Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii AG Appeals DHHL Case

circuit court’s decision in Nelson v. Hawaiian Homes Commission determined that the state should give the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands "sufficient funds."