David Ige

Office of Mauna Kea Management

Gov. David Ige says he’s pleased with progress made so far by Big Island Mayor Harry Kim in engaging the native Hawaiian community in efforts to resolve the conflict on Mauna Kea.

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Governor David Ige has one month to let lawmakers know which bills he intends to veto. His staff is currently reviewing other bills for him to sign or for passage without his signature.

Governor Asks Lawmakers to Revive Water Rights Bill

Apr 18, 2019
East Maui Irrigation Co.

Gov. David Ige has asked state lawmakers to revive a bill that would extend water permits held by private users, a measure that a Senate committee shelved earlier this session.

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pixabay/Creative Commons

Hawaiʻi Gov. David Ige's administration has requested an additional $4.3 million to continue housing inmates on the mainland as security systems are upgraded at a state prison.

Carbon Net Neutrality Goal by 2045 Signed Into Law

Jun 4, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

Three landmark bills to combat climate change were signed into law today. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

The 2018 Primary Election is a year away and Democrats are either sending feelers out or lining up to be counted.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka takes this first look at the top two state-wide races.

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Håkan Dahlström / Flickr

Hawai‘i has become the first state in nation to enroll gun owners into a centralized information system.

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Wikipedia Commons

Governor David Ige’s office has been flooded with hundreds of calls following his statement welcoming Syrian refugees.  

In a statement released earlier this week - Ige said “slamming the door would betray our values of Aloha.”  He added that his first priority is the safety of the American people – and no one would be admitted without being properly screened.

Governor David Ige
Governor David Ige

Hawaii Gov. David Ige delivered his first State of the State address, raising issues that ranged from government spending, education, economic growth and energy. The following is a transcript from this morning’s speech:

Mister Speaker, Madame President, former governors, distinguished justices of the courts, representatives of our congressional delegation, members of the Hawaii State Legislature, other elected officials, honored guests, family and friends,


Governor-Elect's High School Classmates Not Surprised

Nov 13, 2014
Pearl City High School Year Book owned by Jane Greenwood and wedding photo from Loren Yamamoto

Governor-Elect David Ige’s landslide victories this political season were historical achievements for a State Senator not well known outside his District.  But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, Ige’s ascent to the state’s top executive job was not a surprise for some of his high school classmates.     

Hawai'i's Governor-Elect Makes First Appointment

Nov 7, 2014
Wayne Yoshioka

Hawai'i's Governor-Elect named his first appointment today.  HPR's Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Town Square: David Ige

Oct 16, 2014

Host Beth-Ann Kozlovich talks with Gubernatorial candidate David Ige about his campaign for Governor and his position on the issues facing our state.