The House money committee chair says the governor told state departments to hold off on spending.
Critics assail the shortcomings of Hawaii’s chief executive at a time when strong leadership is needed most.
The Honolulu mayor has far outpaced others who have lined up this far in advance.
David Ige’s office says he does not keep track of his visitors, raising transparency concerns.
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.
At a time of upheaval on the Big Island, two Democrats and two Republicans talked about how to build a better future.
The Hawaii governor unveils a four-year plan that calls for building 10,000 affordable housing units.