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Chad Blair: David Ige, The Governor Who Cannot Govern Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: David Ige, The Governor Who Cannot Govern

Critics assail the shortcomings of Hawaii’s chief executive at a time when strong leadership is needed most.

Caldwell Raises Nearly $300K For 2022 Governor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Raises Nearly $300K For 2022 Governor’s Race

The Honolulu mayor has far outpaced others who have lined up this far in advance.

Hawaii Governor Keeps His Official Visitor List Under Wraps Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor Keeps His Official Visitor List Under Wraps

David Ige’s office says he does not keep track of his visitors, raising transparency concerns.

Ige Begins Second Term With Call To ‘Move Forward, Together’ Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Ige Begins Second Term With Call To ‘Move Forward, Together’

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.

Candidates For Governor Hone Their Messages At Hilo Forum Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Candidates For Governor Hone Their Messages At Hilo Forum

At a time of upheaval on the Big Island, two Democrats and two Republicans talked about how to build a better future.

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.
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.

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.
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