12/02/2014 01:07 pm ET Updated Dec 02, 2014

Introducing David Ige, Hawaii's Eighth Governor

Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

Standing on a stage with Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, Ige introduced himself to the hundreds of people seated in the open-air rotunda.

“My name is David Ige,” he said.

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