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Hawaii Governor

'My Name Is David Ige'

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 12.02.2014 | Hawaii

David Ige was sworn in as Hawaii’s eighth governor on Monday following a patriotic ceremony that culminated in a 19-cannon salute reverberating thro...

David Ige Wins Hawaii Governor's Race

Civil Beat | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat David Ige defeated Republican James "Duke" Aiona and Independent Mufi Hannemann in Hawaii's gubernatorial race Tuesday. In August's Democ...

3 Gubernatorial Candidates And Their Kakaako Dreams

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 09.15.2014 | Hawaii

Discontent with Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s policies in the state redevelopment district of Kakaako may have contributed to his political demise in the ...

Here's Why Governor Abercrombie Was 'Blasted' Out Of Office

Civil Beat | Denby Fawcett | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

Now that the dust has settled, it might be helpful to turn to the Hawaiian pidgin English dictionary to get a better grip on why Hawaii Gov. Neil Aber...

Group Backs State Senator Over Neil Abercrombie For Governor

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Derrick DePledge | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics

The Hawaii State Teachers Association on Sunday endorsed state Sen. David Ige in the Democratic primary for governor and urged other unions to conside...

Dem Gov's Rivals Close In

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Derrick DePledge | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics

Voters are deeply ambivalent about Gov. Neil Abercrombie, a new Hawaii Poll shows, an opening that breathes unexpected life into his political challen...

History Channel In Hot Water For 'American Jungle'

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 11.27.2013 | TV

The History Channel’s new series "American Jungle," which depicts clans of Hawaii hunters battling it out as they hunt down pigs, goats and cows, is...

HI-Gov: 50% Abercrombie (D), 45% Aiona (R) (Merriman 10/23)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Merriman River Group, for Civil Beat 10/23/10; 1181 Likely voters, 2.9% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Civil Beat article) Hawaii 2010 Gover...

Bizarre Video Shakes Up Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hawaii GOP gubernatorial candidate James "Duke" Aiona is the target of a new documentary-style video that intends to connect the Republican to an extr...

Hawaii Governor's Race

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Thielen

An all Democratic system has served Hawaii badly. Single party government at any level in any state leads to corruption and an inability to address the big problems.

Mufi Hannemann Interview

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Thielen

Mufi was my 3rd and final interview of the day (and it did feel like a marathon). Mufi is clearly happy and confident. And he's enjoying himself. What...

Neil Abercrombie Interview

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Thielen

Neil was my second interview of the day (and the first that agreed to be interviewed). I've always appreciated Neil in D.C. because he was a smart, th...

Duke Aiona Interview

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Thielen

Lt. Gov Aiona was the first interview of the day. And kudos to him for sitting down with an unknown Democrat for an hour, and then answering question ...