David Ige

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David Ige said : “All of those appropriations in House bill 862 would be vetoed along with that measure,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Several key considerations went into my decision making,” “First the state’s economic situation has significantly brightened since the start of the legislature, and more importantly, since the conclusion of its work” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Rescue funds can’t be used for debt service,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This puts the state at risk of being in violation of federal rules, which could require the return of funds received,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We do need to find a way to mitigate the impact of visitors on our islands,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Several key considerations went into my decision making,” “First the state’s economic situation has significantly brightened since the start of the legislature, and more importantly, since the conclusion of its work” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Rescue funds can’t be used for debt service,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This puts the state at risk of being in violation of federal rules, which could require the return of funds received,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We do need to find a way to mitigate the impact of visitors on our islands,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I am very grateful to President Fritch and all those in the French Polynesian government who have worked hard to make our pre-travel testing program available to your residents,” “Many of Hawaiʻi’s residents have family in Tahiti, and welcoming our guests from French Polynesia to Hawaiʻi is an important step in maintaining the close relationship between our two regions” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, June 19, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Many of Hawaiʻi’s residents have family in Tahiti, and welcoming our guests from French Polynesia to Hawaiʻi is an important step in maintaining the close relationship between our two regions,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 19, 2021 5:55:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "We do believe that this measure will be better for consumers, as well as better for payday lenders all across the state of Hawaii," External link

cnbc Friday, June 18, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “She will serve the residents of Senate District 7 very well,” “Her community will continue to receive outstanding representation” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, June 18, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “With the signing of this bill, I hope that June 19 will serve as a moment of reflection for everyone here in the islands and across the country to remember where we’ve come from, but most importantly, to be inspired to move our country and our community forward in search of that more perfect union where we treat everyone equally each and every day,” External link

12newsnow Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “With the national events from the summer of 2020 fresh in our collective minds and a renewed call to address the systemic racism that results in racial injustice and inequality, it is important and timely that Hawaiʻi acknowledges the experience of African Americans,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “With the national events from the summer of 2020 fresh in our collective minds and a renewed call to address the systemic racism that results in racial injustice and inequality, it is important and timely that Hawaiʻi acknowledges the experience of African Americans,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

David Ige wrote : "Covid-19 continues to endanger the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Hawaii," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:58:00 PM EAT

David Ige wrote : “COVID-19 continues to endanger the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Hawaii,” External link

bangordailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:13:00 PM EAT

David Ige wrote : “COVID-19 continues to endanger the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Hawaii,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige wrote : “COVID-19 continues to endanger the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Hawaii,” External link

beaumontenterprise Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The ocean is our great connector, " External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As Hawaiʻi’s public health outcomes improve and our economic situation appears to be stabilizing, I am ending several of the emergency provisions that have been in place for over a year,” “By August, I hope the public health situation will allow me to do the same for others. We can get there if people become informed about their safe and effective vaccination options and choose to get their injections. Remember – the state pushed back the Aug. 15 rollout of the Safe Travels program to Oct. 15. While challenging at the time, it was necessary” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If current trends hold, I expect both the eviction moratorium and the driver’s licensing provisions to expire in August. We’ve learned a lot about acting with care, and I am hopeful these lessons will carry us forward,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “On this World Oceans Day, Hawai‘i again shows great leadership in grappling with the threats and challenges our precious marine environments face. I deeply appreciate the legislature’s support of these measures which collectively advance protection, management, and stewardship of ocean resources well into the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige told : “We will extend the eviction moratorium one more time in the next emergency proclamation for another 60 days, but our intent is to end the eviction moratorium at the end of that proclamation,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If current trends hold, I expect both the eviction moratorium and the driver’s licensing provisions to expire in August,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As Hawai‘i’s public health outcomes improve and our economic situation appears to be stabilizing, I am ending several of the emergency provisions that have been in place for over a year,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige told : “asking them to let us know if they make a job offer that’s declined to report that back to us … and we can go to those who are continuing to claim unemployment and tell them these people are offering jobs, and you really ought to be looking at those areas,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “There are a lot of needs that the state is providing benefits for that we need workers to be able to deliver the services,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “It’s really not the greatest time to be increasing taxes in that sector,” “We really want to get them back on their feet” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “really drives people away from permitted and authorized hotels and into illegal vacation rentals,” “It makes it a lot more difficult to manage the visitors that we’re trying to attract” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We can deliver a better experience for residents and visitors alike if we are willing to manage the numbers attending these locations,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “really limiting the time that someone can park at a location,” “That is all something that we are looking to expand into all of those areas that have too many visitors” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are asking all of the advocates and stakeholders to help us implement the mediation programs and really help as many people as we can in that window,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

wesh Monday, June 7, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of Covid-19,” External link

wishtv Monday, June 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of Covid-19,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:49:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

abc7ny Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

Koat Sunday, June 6, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer needed to keep the people of Hawaii safe," External link

wrcbtv Saturday, June 5, 2021 10:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer needed to keep the people of Hawaii safe," External link

kcci Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19,” “We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer needed to keep the people of Hawaii safe” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:38:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19. We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer needed to keep the people of Hawaii safe," External link

prnewswire Saturday, June 5, 2021 5:42:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Those returning who have been vaccinated in the state with one or both shots will be able to travel (to the mainland) without having to get a pre-travel test and can arrive here in the islands and not be subject to quarantine,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We would be working to verify that electronically,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If we hit 70% of our community fully vaccinated, we would be pretty much dropping all our public health restrictions,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Getting a vaccine will be easier and more convenient than ever,” “There will be expanded walk-in hours and pop-up clinics in your neighborhood” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Those returning who have been vaccinated in the state with one or both shots will be able to travel (to the mainland) without having to get a pre-travel test and can arrive here in the islands and not be subject to quarantine,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We would be working to verify that electronically,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If we hit 70% of our community fully vaccinated, we would be pretty much dropping all our public health restrictions,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Getting a vaccine will be easier and more convenient than ever,” “There will be expanded walk-in hours and pop-up clinics in your neighborhood” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Those returning who have been vaccinated in the state with one or both shots will be able to travel (to the mainland) without having to get a pre-travel test and can arrive here in the islands and not be subject to quarantine,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We would be working to verify that electronically,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If we hit 70% of our community fully vaccinated, we would be pretty much dropping all our public health restrictions,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Getting a vaccine will be easier and more convenient than ever,” “There will be expanded walk-in hours and pop-up clinics in your neighborhood” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Getting a vaccine will be easier and more convenient than ever,” “There will be expanded walk-in hours and pop-up clinics in your neighborhood” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Until more people are vaccinated, we must continue to take precautions indoors and outdoors in large groups for the safety of our loved ones, neighbours, and communities,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The virus is still circulating in our community and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk. And until more are vaccinated, we must continue to take precautions indoors and in large groups because those actions are important to slow the spread of Covid-19," External link

rnzi Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I join our nation in mourning the victims lost in this senseless tragedy,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The virus is still circulating in our community, and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk,” External link

wkbw Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The virus is still circulating in our community, and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The virus is still circulating in our community, and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk,” External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:56:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The virus is still circulating in our community and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk. And until more are vaccinated, we must continue to take precautions indoors and in large groups because those actions are important to slow the spread of COVID-19,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We continue to work with third-party providers – verification services – to allow us to verify vaccinations in other states," "And as we make progress, we would be incorporating that into our Safe Travels programs. We do expect to be able to do that later on this summer" External link

usaToday Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “When the pandemic shut down global tourism, there was no work for people in the hospitality sector. In response, the state relaxed the job search requirement for recipients of unemployment insurance benefits. Today, the public health measures we implemented and the success of our vaccine program have paved the way for us to reenergize our economy. As tourism has picked up, more employers are looking for workers to fill positions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 21, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We will not be suspending any of the federal initiatives at this time,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 21, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We continue to ask everyone to wear their mask, maintain distancing and help us to manage COVID-19 moving forward,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 21, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We will not be suspending any of the federal initiatives at this time,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We continue to ask everyone to wear their mask, maintain distancing and help us to manage COVID-19 moving forward,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

usaToday Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:46:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Hawaii continues to implement proactive measures in response to the pandemic and this is one part of a multi layered process designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of the community,” “Utilizing technology such as the thermal temperature screening and facial imaging equipment will also add efficiency to the passenger verification process and bring Hawaii closer to reaching the new normal at our airports” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I know how important this step is to young athletes, parents, as well as their families and friends,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, May 18, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We’ve been hearing more and more from the community about too much tourism, and I do believe that before the invention of short-term vacation rentals, we had a de facto cap just based on the number of hotels,” “Vacation rentals means every single residential property is potentially a hotel room, which means that we have virtually unlimited supply, which has led to the growing numbers of visitors” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, May 17, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "I think the challenge is that it's impossible to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated," External link

medicalxpress Monday, May 17, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "At this point in time with the majority of our community not vaccinated, and we are not able to determine whether someone is vaccinated or not, we will continue to maintain the mask mandate here in the state of Hawaii," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 17, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As always, our number one priority is the health and safety of Hawai‘i’s people,” “Together, we made the decision to start with an inter-county travel program for those vaccinated in the State of Hawai‘i, because we are able to verify the information” External link

thehill Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

highlandstoday Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

orlandosentinel Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask" External link

nzherald Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

japantoday Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask" External link

startribune Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

theherald-news Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

oregonlive Friday, May 14, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

accesswdun Friday, May 14, 2021 10:53:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

wsoctv Friday, May 14, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

wftv Friday, May 14, 2021 10:33:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

hjnews Friday, May 14, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "I think the challenge is that it's impossible to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 14, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “do recognize for our fully vaccinated individuals it may be OK and healthy and safe to be out and about without a mask,” “But clearly, for the benefit of our entire community, it’s better that we continue to wear masks until we get to the point where 70-80% of our community is fully vaccinated” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 14, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “do recognize for our fully vaccinated individuals it may be OK and healthy and safe to be out and about without a mask,” “But clearly for the benefit of our entire community, it’s better that we continue to wear masks until we get to the point where 70 to 80 percent of our community is fully vaccinated” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 14, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We were very focused that we’re asking principals and teachers to get involved with a grant application and grant writing process earlier this year would be adding one more burden onto people who were already working very hard to serve the students,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We did make some funds available for the long-lead-time items,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We don’t have a firm timeline on trans-Pacific. The challenge is about verification — about vaccination done in other states,” “We’ve been working with a couple of other private sector partners about working to get access to the state vaccination records, and we believe that that would help them to get vaccination records in other states as well” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:18:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “People in Hawaii have shown great enthusiasm for getting the COVID-19 vaccine, and walk-in service is the next step in providing it when and where it’s convenient for them,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The Worldwide Voyage helped all of us to understand the reality of climate change, and why it makes sense for Hawaii to lead the way in creating bold goals such as for clean energy,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 7, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The Worldwide Voyage helped all of us to understand the reality of climate change, and why it makes sense for Hawaii to lead the way in creating bold goals such as for clean energy,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 7, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If you have been struggling and you have trouble paying for internet services this is a perfect opportunity for you to get assistance from the federal government,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:03:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Our administration continues to focus on increasing local food production throughout the state,” “The events over the past year have made our entire community realize how critical our mission is to raise the level of our food security” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 5, 2021 1:32:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Right now, I am concerned because we’ve been really stuck at an elevated level,” “As you know, we’ve been averaging almost 100 cases and 80 to 90 cases over the last week and it hasn’t really come down even though more people are vaccinated. So we continue to look at the data and try and make the best public health decision that we can” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Public health officials are really concerned because as people get infected who may be vaccinated we could end up with a variant that the vaccine is not as effective as and then we might be back right where we were 12 months ago with a very infectious virus and a vaccine that doesn’t work against it,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “What we are seeing is that maybe those who are now eligible may not have been as motivated or they have been waiting for a while and they don’t see a sense of urgency,” “The more and the quicker we can get to herd immunity, the quicker we’ll get back to the new normal” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We believe that the basic mask mandate is still appropriate, and we won’t be making changes, or making significant changes, at this time,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 3, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “What are we gonna do, put a ‘V’ on everybody’s arm to let everybody know you’re the vaccinated one?” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 3, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This is an excellent chance for residents and business owners affected by last month’s flooding and landslides, to take steps toward recovering from this disaster. We thank the SBA for supporting our affected communities and encourage residents and business owners to take advantage of this opportunity, ” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This is an excellent chance for residents and business owners affected by last month’s flooding and landslides, to take steps toward recovering from this disaster. We thank the SBA for supporting our affected communities and encourage residents and business owners to take advantage of this opportunity, ” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, May 1, 2021 4:33:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

wkrn Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of covid-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today's announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:33:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

wate Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:13:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “When Mr. Maxey started with FTZ9, there were only eight other Foreign-Trade Zones in the U.S. Currently, there are 294 approved Zones and 857 Subzones nationwide. Through his visionary work and dedication to the Foreign-Trade Zone program, he created an indelible legacy not only for local industry, but one that is recognized nationally,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 24, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “It is about a layered approach to the health and well-being of our community, and every layer is important to reduce incoming travelers who may be infected by COVID-19,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 23, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Since the very beginning of this pandemic going back to March 7 of last year, Hawaii has had the best outcomes in the nation from the health perspective,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “In spite of these significant measures, we are still projecting that revenues will not fully recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” “Unlike past years, our main budget initiative will be to find ways to cover the historic shortfalls. There are many paths toward that end. I know there will be disagreements on how we get there. No one has all the answers. But the best answers lie in the ones we arrive at together not in spite of each other, but because of each other. More than ever, we need to lean on that collective effort to manage this fiscal crisis” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are monitoring and continue to monitor the rate of virus activity in our community, hospitalizations and fatalities here caused by COVID-19,” “Our No. 1 priority remains protecting the health and well-being of Hawaii’s citizens. We continue to work to improve the systems and programs in order to keep our community safe and reenergize our economy” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Since the very beginning of this pandemic going back to March 7 of last year, Hawaii has had the best outcomes in the nation from the health perspective,” External link

680news Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We realize that it would be a great opportunity for the local economy, especially for intercounty, and we do intend to implement something for intercounty first,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We’re hopeful that if we can start with the state of Hawaii and those vaccinated in the state, and then that gives us additional time to really work to get tied into the national networks that a lot of these companies have established, that we’ll be able to role it out for trans-Pacific (travel) soon,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “When virtually any home can be a hotel room, that really means that there’s an unlimited number of tourists who can be here,” “We do want people who are respectful of the norms here. We want people who are respectful of our Native Hawaiian culture, and then finally we do want people who understand that we’re inviting them to be here and we expect them to not destroy our environment and to be respectful in our communities in exchange for inviting them to be here” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “not having to just go for 10 million and 12 million and 15 million,” “It’s really about getting the best 8-or-so-million visitors who are willing to listen to our mandates, to respect our culture and our environment in a way that allows us to get a win-win situation” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We need to be more self-reliant, and the more self-reliant we can be, the better off we are,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “not having to just go for 10 million and 12 million and 15 million,” “It’s really about getting the best 8 or so million visitors who are willing to listen to our mandates, to respect our culture and our environment in a way that allows to get a win-win situation” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I’m saddened to hear the news of yet another mass shooting in the United States,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Every government, business and nonprofit organization must embrace digital technology to thrive,” “We need to develop a clear vision for a more diversified and sustainable economy that is compatible with our culture and way of life. And that vision must be based on solid economic analyses. A post-COVID Hawaii cannot be a Hawaii as it used to be” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Unfortunately, Oahu and Maui have been stuck in these clusters, and they’ve been actually increasing the case counts and that really has been a concern,” “I would really just want to ask everyone to continue to be patient. If we hit the mark May 1 that anyone who wants to get vaccinated can schedule their vaccinations, I do think that we would be in a much, much better place to allow for interisland travel more freely” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “That’s absolutely the wrong behavior,” “I think we all need to continue to wear our mask and socially distance, at least until we get to herd immunity and everyone who wants to get vaccinated can get vaccinated” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “What often times gets missed is that with these increasing case counts it does provide more opportunities for variants,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “What oftentimes gets missed is that with these increasing case counts, it does provide more opportunities for variants,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The state has been working to get residents vaccinated quickly, and we continue to be ranked one of the top states by the CDC for administering vaccine doses per capita,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, March 26, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We should be getting more doses of Johnson &Johnson in the next week or so and then there will be a steady supply of Johnson &Johnson that we’ll be distributing and that’s a pretty significant increase of the number of doses that we do have,” “So I do think we’re on track to meet the president’s goal. It might be a week or two later, but the vaccinations are going real well” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We do have a mask mandate that they are required to wear masks indoors and outdoors any time they’re within 6 feet of another individual,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I would like to see it completed,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We want to be careful that we don’t start another surge that would lead to a much much more devastating shutdown again. … It’s too early to let our guard down. We need to be vigilant. We need to wear our mask. We need to maintain distance” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The rapid increase in the cost is, again, just making it a much bigger challenge,” “I do believe that the transit system is the best option for transportation here in the islands. … We have to find a way to finish the project. The president is talking about a big infrastructure bill. I’m hoping that it happens. I’m hoping that that might lead to additional support from the federal government” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “For the second time in as many weeks, our nation pauses to grieve for the lives of Americans who died in a senseless act of gun violence. The families and friends of the 10 Americans killed yesterday are forever changed by this tragedy, and the people of Hawaiʻi send them our Aloha,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 24, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Projects like this demonstrate Hawai‘i’s commitment to building a clean energy economy through the deployment of cutting-edge technologies,” “It also highlights Hawai‘i’s growing role as a test bed for innovative renewable energy projects in the Asia-Pacific region” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 23, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We have a lot of damage from the rain events,” “We’re seeing more severe rain events happening that obviously create landslide issues and other issues in and around especially remote areas that create challenges for the community” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, March 22, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I wanted to come out and see the damaged area and work with the Department of Transportation and make sure that we can safely provide access to the community,” “We need to make sure we can make quick and safe action to provide access” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, March 22, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I know the people of Hawaiʻi join me in honoring the lives of the eight people killed and another wounded in Georgia this week and in sending our Aloha to the families of all those killed or wounded in this senseless act of violence. That six of the victims were women of Asian descent is particularly appalling, and I condemn all violence based on race or ethnicity. It is our kuleana to stop the rising tide of hate crimes against people of Asian descent,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As we head into 2021 there’s hope that our economy will recover if we can continue to contain COVID-19 preserving the health of both residents and visitors alike,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:22:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We’ve had many requests to our office and oftentimes the requests are very broad and open-ended wanting to see all correspondence dealing with COVID-19, for example,” “And it does get to be a burden on staff to be able to collect all that information and decide which ones are appropriate or not and then respond to the request” External link

thegardenisland Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We’ve had many requests to our office and oftentimes the requests are very broad and open-ended - wanting to see all correspondence dealing with COVID-19, for example,” “And it does get to be a burden on staff to be able to collect all that information and decide which ones are appropriate or not and then respond to the request” External link

washtimes Monday, March 15, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We've had many requests to our office and oftentimes the requests are very broad and open-ended—wanting to see all correspondence dealing with COVID-19, for example," "And it does get to be a burden on staff to be able to collect all that information and decide which ones are appropriate or not and then respond to the request" External link

medicalxpress Monday, March 15, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This new infusion of federal funding gives the state much needed breathing room, and layoffs and furloughs are no longer necessary in the foreseeable future. We must still assess all impacts of the COVID-19 relief bill before we have a clearer picture of its effect on the state budget,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, March 12, 2021 4:07:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently," External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, March 12, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This new infusion of federal funding gives the state much needed breathing room so that layoffs and furloughs are no longer necessary in the foreseeable future,” External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, March 12, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : ”We must still assess all impacts of the COVID-19 relief bill before we have a clearer picture of its effect on the state budget,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, March 12, 2021 2:58:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather,” External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, March 11, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige disse : “A declaração de emergência disponibiliza fundos estaduais que podem ser usados rápida e eficientemente para ajudar aqueles que sofrem o impacto do evento climático severo” External link

odocumento Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

David Ige disse : “A declaração de emergência disponibiliza fundos estaduais que podem ser usados rápida e eficientemente para ajudar aqueles que sofrem o impacto do evento climático severo” External link

odocumento Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "the saturated ground conditions, degraded stability and lateral support of hillsides and areas of land, and the increased water levels in the reservoirs throughout the State of Hawai‘i have increased the risk of erosion, seepage, piping, and fear of dam failure in the reservoirs of the State of Hawai‘i" External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige wrote : “The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather, which is expected to continue until Friday,” External link

nbcnews Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

David Ige disse : "A proclamação de emergência disponibiliza fundos estaduais gerais que podem ser usados rápida e eficientemente para ajudar aqueles impactados pelo evento climático severo" External link

g1-globo Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "I've just signed an emergency proclamation for the State of Hawaii after heavy rains and flooding caused extensive damage to both public and private property across the islands," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige disse : "A proclamação de emergência disponibiliza fundos estaduais gerais que podem ser usados rápida e eficientemente para ajudar aqueles impactados pelo evento climático severo" External link

uol Wednesday, March 10, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather,” External link

reuters-af Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:01:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather," External link

4-traders Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:23:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, March 10, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather, which is expected to continue until Friday," External link

4-traders Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The state is standing by to support the county of Maui as residents and visitors downstream of the Kaupakulua Dam evacuate at this hour," External link

upi Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Maui county officials have been informed that Kaupakalua dam has been breached,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Maui county officials have been informed that Kaupakalua dam has been breached,” External link

reuters-af Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "Maui county officials have been informed that Kaupakalua Dam has been breached," External link

4-traders Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:18:00 AM EAT

David Ige told : “This is the first instance of this South African variant that we’ve found,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:21:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Temporarily reducing unemployment insurance tax rates will help to contain the economic fallout from COVID-19 and expedite the state’s economic recovery,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:54:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If we did not act and get to this point today, employers would have been hit with very high unemployment contributions, especially when they could least afford it,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We will continue to work with the principals and those closest to the children to determine the appropriate timing on when that will be,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We made great progress in vaccinating school-based and child-care providers, and I do think that helps us return to in-person learning,” ”But there is no specific date at this time. I know the superintendent is working with all the principals to determine the appropriate date to return to in-person learning” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The prolonged drought situation in Maui County has caused significant economic losses to farmers and ranchers in large part due to the overpopulation of axis deer,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “In the early days we really didn’t know what would work,” “A year ago we didn’t know what you could do to avoid getting infected, so it was difficult to make decisions because everybody had a difference of opinions. Hindsight is always 20/20” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Obviously, there hasn’t been a day off since the virus arrived, and that always has been a challenge, just keeping the energy up and making sure that I’m aware of what’s happening so that we can make decisions as appropriate,” “Certainly a lot of the criticisms and disagreements end up focused on my office, and I do understand that’s a part of the job. Trying to respond to all the criticism is always a challenge. I do understand uncertainty and not knowing doesn’t help people. The whole nature of Hawaii is so much about family and so much about interacting with each other in virtually everything that we do, and so the entire community had to change how they looked at things and how they approached things” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I’m encouraged by the administration’s pledge to fight for infrastructure improvements that will make our communities more resilient and aid our economic recovery moving forward,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The prolonged drought situation in Maui County has caused significant economic losses to farmers and ranchers in large part due to the overpopulation of axis deer,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This action is being taken today, as the U.S. marks a half-million COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 23, 2021 1:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Dr. Char really felt that it would better to go to 70 first, and then 65 after that,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:08:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This action is being taken today, as the U.S. marks a half-million COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We might have gotten maybe halfway through before the pandemic. And clearly, now everyone is on board because they do see how much more convenient and quicker it can be,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, February 22, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Even with the most generous of federal assistance, it is a staggering deficit,” External link

sentinelsource Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together,” “The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawai’i will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover” External link

sentinelsource Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together,” “The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawaiʻi will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "Even with the most generous of federal assistance, it is a staggering deficit," External link

bostonglobe Monday, February 15, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together," "The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawaiʻi will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover" External link

bostonglobe Monday, February 15, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together,” “The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawaiʻi will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, February 15, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together,” “The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawaiʻi will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, February 15, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The state is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is asking the CDC for explicit guidelines on vaccination and travel. This EP acknowledges vaccinated travelers/quarantine as a future exception, but the state will wait for specific guidance from the CDC before implementing a quarantine exception for vaccinated travelers,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This open records law suspension balances the incredible amount of time and effort government agencies are expending on responding to the pandemic and the importance of access to government records,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We might have gotten maybe halfway through before the pandemic. And clearly now everyone is on board because they do see how much more convenient and quicker it can be,” External link

nwitimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We might have gotten maybe halfway through before the pandemic. And clearly now everyone is on board because they do see how much more convenient and quicker it can be,” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 13, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Until the science (tells) us that those who are vaccinated cannot carry the virus and, I think most important, do not transmit it to other people, I think it would be irresponsible to say that those vaccinated can travel about freely,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 12, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “is helping to reopen hotels and helping to reopen restaurants and small businesses that depend on travelers, in particular,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are not having the revenues that can support pay raises at this time,” “We need to see labor savings right now” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The concern is about how to provide a level playing field that would encourage negotiations and restructuring of lease payments without unfairly advantaging one side over the other” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We will be extending the moratorium on evictions of residential properties for another two months,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “that is helping to re-open hotels and helping to re-open restaurants and small businesses that depend on travelers, in particular,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

David Ige explained : “That is the most asked question I get here in the governor’s office, about those that have applied and have not gotten an answer back yet. And it’s unfortunately that the system is just so old that it’s very hard to predict when we would be able to complete the changes necessary,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “These are new programs and new requirements that make it difficult. These old systems do not allow us to rush it, because if in fact the systems crash that would really be devastating and we would be unable to deliver services for a real long time,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The good news is that we know how to slow the spread, and we’ve proven we can be successful in taking these measures,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 6, 2021 9:49:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Please do not attend in-person Super Bowl parties this weekend. That can be a super spreader event. Clearly, unless you intend not to eat or drink or talk with people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The drought has hit Maui County hard, and I am declaring it a disaster area so we can take immediate measures to reduce and control the axis deer populations and to remove and dispose of the carcasses quickly,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 29, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The pre-travel testing program is just one layer of the state’s comprehensive Safe Travels Hawai‘i program, which has served us well in protecting our residents and visitors. We are excited to safely welcome back travelers from Korea,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Literally overnight, our expectations were crushed by the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “In the 1970s, agriculture by itself couldn’t relieve us of our addiction to tourism,” “Neither will technology in the 21st century not by itself. But it can be used to support a multipronged approach toward greater diversification, even as we move to get tourism back on its feet” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “amounts to over $165 million that our businesses would otherwise have to make up over the next six years,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Clearly, the pandemic has highlighted the digital inequity in Hawaii,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” “Unlike past years, our main budget initiative will be to find ways to cover the historic shortfalls” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:43:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

missoulian Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "I think it's absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don't see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they're patriotic," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

whig Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Literally overnight, our expectations were crushed by the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “amounts to over $165 million that our businesses would otherwise have to make up over the next six years,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “In the 1970s, agriculture by itself couldn’t relieve us of our addiction to tourism,” “Neither will technology in the 21st century not by itself. But it can be used to support a multi-pronged approach toward greater diversification even as we move to get tourism back on its feet” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Clearly, the pandemic has highlighted the digital inequity in Hawaii,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” “Unlike past years, our main budget initiative will be to find ways to cover the historic shortfalls” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige outlines : “a plan of action to deal with the budget challenges ahead. I’d like to hear some urgency from him so that we can take steps to legislate accordingly” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Due to the pandemic and subsequent reduction in revenues, we anticipated that the Department of Education, which is the largest general funded department, would have to take a 10% cut to its budget,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 22, 2021 1:54:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Due to the pandemic and subsequent reduction in revenues, we anticipated that the Department of Education, which is the largest general funded department, would have to take a 10% cut to its budget,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 22, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are in a situation where demand far exceeds supply. And so I want to encourage everyone to be patient as the vaccine rolls out,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:50:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We all want it to move quickly,” External link

thegardenisland Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As we vaccinate more of our community members, we will always be able to revive our economy and get people back to work. However, we are constrained by the number of vaccines that are allocated to the state of Hawai‘i by the federal government,” External link

thegardenisland Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The Hawaii National Guard is prepared to support the effort in Washington, D.C., to ensure a peaceful transition of power and a smooth Inauguration Day following a free and fair election. I thank our Guard members for their dedication to protecting our democracy during these challenging times, ” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 15, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The Hawaii National Guard is prepared to support the effort in Washington, D.C., to ensure a peaceful transition of power and a smooth Inauguration Day following a free and fair election. I thank our Guard members for their dedication to protecting our democracy during these challenging times, ” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 15, 2021 4:07:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Demand for service is the highest it’s been, and the reality is we just don’t have the revenues to sustain government as it existed,” External link

guardian Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Demand for service is the highest it’s been, and the reality is we just don’t have the revenues to sustain government as it existed,” External link

guardian Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The last thing we want to do is have furloughs or layoffs because we know it exacerbates the slow down in our economy” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 11, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We know that at least direct aid to states will be on the table, will be up for discussion. … All of us have seen significant reductions in the revenues we’re getting. And without any additional federal assistance, we clearly would be looking at adding to the unemployed rolls with state and county public servants” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 11, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Without any additional federal assistance, we clearly would be looking at adding to the unemployment rolls with state and county public servants,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “the budget crisis is the biggest issue that we have to respond to” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If we had to legislate a solution in every instance, it would be very burdensome and cumbersome,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This has been a very dark week for our nation. I was appalled to see the president of the United States calling on people to take action in their own hands, ignore the law, storm the Capitol and ignore the voters’ wishes. The voters overwhelming supported Joe Biden for president and Kamala Harris for vice president in free and fair elections. That was the voice of the people. To see the president exhort supporters to storm the Capitol and stop the constitutionally required certification of results and declaration of the winner is just a horrible attack on democracy” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I do think the vaccine rollout has gone very well here in the islands,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “None of us really want to get to a shutdown. The real trigger point is our healthcare capacity,” “I wouldn’t hesitate to issue a statewide restriction if we needed it, but as you can see we do see very different case counts here on Oahu compared to Maui and Hawaii Island and Kauai” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "This proposal will allow Kauaʻi to move forward with limited tourism in 'resort bubbles' while honoring the county's request to opt-out of the Safe Travels pre-travel testing program," External link

foxnews Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:30:00 PM EAT

David Ige said ( about United States Constitution ) : “It is an assault on democracy and everything this country stands for,” “The vote certification process and peaceful transition of power must be completed as required by the United States Constitution, following a free and fair election” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “AlohaSafe Alert will help to empower our residents to protect themselves, their families, and their community,” “We appreciate the partnership formed between DOH and the private sector to develop this useful tool and help Hawai‘i remain one of the states with the lowest infection rates in the country. I strongly urge everyone to download this free app so they can receive notifications as quickly as possible in the event of an exposure” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

David Ige said ( about United States Constitution ) : “It is an assault on democracy and everything this country stands for,” “The vote certification process and peaceful transition of power must be completed as required by the United States Constitution, following a free and fair election” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “As we head into 2021 there’s hope that our economy will recover if we can continue to contain COVID-19, preserving the health of both residents and visitors alike,” “The COVID-19 vaccine distribution marks the beginning of our path to recovery. It will help us return to in-person learning, our jobs, and get people back to work and the restoration of community activities” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, January 6, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As we head into 2021 there’s hope that our economy will recover if we can continue to contain COVID-19 preserving the health of both residents and visitors alike,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “These grants were distributed directly to companies and organizations employing tens of thousands of people across the state, and the funding provided much-needed goods and services to our residents during this most challenging year,” External link

thegardenisland Monday, January 4, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "Our natural environment is fragile, and our own interaction with the earth can have lasting impacts. This new law is just one step toward protecting the health and resiliency of Hawaii's coral reefs," External link

nbcnews Friday, January 1, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This is a time when we need the private sector to work on other solutions such as moving structures away from eroding shorelines,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "I know this uncertainty makes things difficult for you and your families," External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, December 24, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I know this uncertainty makes things difficult for you and your families,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, December 24, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “And clearly, I am hopeful that the funding provided with the federal government will be flexible enough so that we can look at deferring or reducing the furloughs that we have planned,” External link

thegardenisland Wednesday, December 23, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If collectively we can recover several hundred million dollars in federal appropriations, then that would allow us to consider delaying or reducing the furloughs,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This Christmas will be very different,” “It’s the first time ever in our life that we’ll not celebrate Christmas and New Year’s as we normally do” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Emergency funds we received from the federal government have been critical to the state’s wellbeing and we definitely will be looking at additional funds in framing our pandemic-related initiates,” External link

thegardenisland Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If collectively we can recover several hundred million dollars in federal appropriations, then that would allow us to consider delaying or reducing the furloughs,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This Christmas will be very different,” “It’s the first time ever in our life that we’ll not celebrate Christmas and New Year’s as we normally do” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Our economy will recover, and the state’s budget will normalize if we contain COVID-19, preserving the health of both residents and visitors,” “The key to this remains the 3W’s – wearing masks, washing hands and watching distances, as before; and we can now add the vaccine as it becomes available” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We’re taking this added safety precaution now in response to the dramatically increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the continental United States and around the world. The health of our residents and visitors is our primary concern, especially as more people travel to Hawaiʻi to celebrate the holidays,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 20, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Many Canadians love to visit Hawaiʻi during the winter months to escape the cold weather, so the timing for this works well. Hawaiʻi has the most rigorous pre-travel testing program in the United States, and we’re grateful to Air Canada and WestJet for making it available to their passengers,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 20, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We're taking this added safety precaution now in response to the dramatically increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the continental United States and around the world. The health of our residents and visitors is our primary concern, especially as more people travel to Hawaii to celebrate the holidays," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 20, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "Many Canadians love to visit Hawaii during the winter months to escape the cold weather, so the timing for this works well. Hawaii has the most rigorous pre-travel testing program in the United States , and we're grateful to Air Canada and WestJet for making it available to their passengers," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 20, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

David Ige disse : "Uno-me em solidariedade com o povo do Havaí enquanto expressamos nossa mágoa por esta tragédia e preocupação pelas pessoas afetadas pelo tiroteio" External link

noticias-r7 Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT



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Timothy Liu said ( about David Ige ) : “We welcome Gov. Ige’s announcement today designating Air Canada as one of Hawaiʻi’s Trusted Travel partners and extending the State of Hawaiʻi’s pre-travel testing program to Air Canada’s customers. Programs like this that provide viable, effective and alternative options to blanket quarantine requirements, are an important step to safely reopen travel around the world. We look forward to our Honolulu and Maui flights from Vancouver and Calgary starting mid-December onboard our state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft, featuring our industry-leading Air Canada ClearCare+ biosafety measures,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 20, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Timothy Liu said ( about David Ige ) : "We welcome Gov. Ige's announcement today designating Air Canada as one of Hawaii's Trusted Travel partners and extending the State of Hawaii's pre-travel testing program to Air Canada's customers. Programs like this that provide viable, effective and alternative options to blanket quarantine requirements, are an important step to safely reopen travel around the world. We look forward to our Honolulu and Maui flights from Vancouver and Calgary starting mid-December onboard our state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft, featuring our industry-leading Air Canada ClearCare+ biosafety measures," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 20, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Leon Guerrero said ( about David Ige ) : “After speaking with Governor Ige, we both agreed that the Department of Public Health and Social Services’ (DPHSS) Guam Public Health Laboratory (GPHL) is qualified for their Trusted Traveler program and meets the standard for inclusion,” “Guam’s Public Health Director, Art San Agustin, is coordinating with Hawaii health officials to ensure our travelers en route to Hawaii who meet the proper test criteria are welcomed into the program” External link

pnc Friday, October 23, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

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David Ige said : “All of those appropriations in House bill 862 would be vetoed along with that measure,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Several key considerations went into my decision making,” “First the state’s economic situation has significantly brightened since the start of the legislature, and more importantly, since the conclusion of its work” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Rescue funds can’t be used for debt service,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This puts the state at risk of being in violation of federal rules, which could require the return of funds received,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We do need to find a way to mitigate the impact of visitors on our islands,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Several key considerations went into my decision making,” “First the state’s economic situation has significantly brightened since the start of the legislature, and more importantly, since the conclusion of its work” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Rescue funds can’t be used for debt service,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This puts the state at risk of being in violation of federal rules, which could require the return of funds received,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We do need to find a way to mitigate the impact of visitors on our islands,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 22, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I am very grateful to President Fritch and all those in the French Polynesian government who have worked hard to make our pre-travel testing program available to your residents,” “Many of Hawaiʻi’s residents have family in Tahiti, and welcoming our guests from French Polynesia to Hawaiʻi is an important step in maintaining the close relationship between our two regions” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, June 19, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Many of Hawaiʻi’s residents have family in Tahiti, and welcoming our guests from French Polynesia to Hawaiʻi is an important step in maintaining the close relationship between our two regions,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 19, 2021 5:55:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "We do believe that this measure will be better for consumers, as well as better for payday lenders all across the state of Hawaii," External link

cnbc Friday, June 18, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “She will serve the residents of Senate District 7 very well,” “Her community will continue to receive outstanding representation” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, June 18, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “With the signing of this bill, I hope that June 19 will serve as a moment of reflection for everyone here in the islands and across the country to remember where we’ve come from, but most importantly, to be inspired to move our country and our community forward in search of that more perfect union where we treat everyone equally each and every day,” External link

12newsnow Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “With the national events from the summer of 2020 fresh in our collective minds and a renewed call to address the systemic racism that results in racial injustice and inequality, it is important and timely that Hawaiʻi acknowledges the experience of African Americans,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “With the national events from the summer of 2020 fresh in our collective minds and a renewed call to address the systemic racism that results in racial injustice and inequality, it is important and timely that Hawaiʻi acknowledges the experience of African Americans,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

David Ige wrote : "Covid-19 continues to endanger the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Hawaii," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:58:00 PM EAT

David Ige wrote : “COVID-19 continues to endanger the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Hawaii,” External link

bangordailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:13:00 PM EAT

David Ige wrote : “COVID-19 continues to endanger the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Hawaii,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige wrote : “COVID-19 continues to endanger the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Hawaii,” External link

beaumontenterprise Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The ocean is our great connector, " External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As Hawaiʻi’s public health outcomes improve and our economic situation appears to be stabilizing, I am ending several of the emergency provisions that have been in place for over a year,” “By August, I hope the public health situation will allow me to do the same for others. We can get there if people become informed about their safe and effective vaccination options and choose to get their injections. Remember – the state pushed back the Aug. 15 rollout of the Safe Travels program to Oct. 15. While challenging at the time, it was necessary” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If current trends hold, I expect both the eviction moratorium and the driver’s licensing provisions to expire in August. We’ve learned a lot about acting with care, and I am hopeful these lessons will carry us forward,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “On this World Oceans Day, Hawai‘i again shows great leadership in grappling with the threats and challenges our precious marine environments face. I deeply appreciate the legislature’s support of these measures which collectively advance protection, management, and stewardship of ocean resources well into the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige told : “We will extend the eviction moratorium one more time in the next emergency proclamation for another 60 days, but our intent is to end the eviction moratorium at the end of that proclamation,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If current trends hold, I expect both the eviction moratorium and the driver’s licensing provisions to expire in August,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As Hawai‘i’s public health outcomes improve and our economic situation appears to be stabilizing, I am ending several of the emergency provisions that have been in place for over a year,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige told : “asking them to let us know if they make a job offer that’s declined to report that back to us … and we can go to those who are continuing to claim unemployment and tell them these people are offering jobs, and you really ought to be looking at those areas,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “There are a lot of needs that the state is providing benefits for that we need workers to be able to deliver the services,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “It’s really not the greatest time to be increasing taxes in that sector,” “We really want to get them back on their feet” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “really drives people away from permitted and authorized hotels and into illegal vacation rentals,” “It makes it a lot more difficult to manage the visitors that we’re trying to attract” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We can deliver a better experience for residents and visitors alike if we are willing to manage the numbers attending these locations,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “really limiting the time that someone can park at a location,” “That is all something that we are looking to expand into all of those areas that have too many visitors” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are asking all of the advocates and stakeholders to help us implement the mediation programs and really help as many people as we can in that window,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

wesh Monday, June 7, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of Covid-19,” External link

wishtv Monday, June 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of Covid-19,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:49:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

abc7ny Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

Koat Sunday, June 6, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer needed to keep the people of Hawaii safe," External link

wrcbtv Saturday, June 5, 2021 10:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer needed to keep the people of Hawaii safe," External link

kcci Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19,” “We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer needed to keep the people of Hawaii safe” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:38:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19. We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer needed to keep the people of Hawaii safe," External link

prnewswire Saturday, June 5, 2021 5:42:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Those returning who have been vaccinated in the state with one or both shots will be able to travel (to the mainland) without having to get a pre-travel test and can arrive here in the islands and not be subject to quarantine,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We would be working to verify that electronically,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If we hit 70% of our community fully vaccinated, we would be pretty much dropping all our public health restrictions,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Getting a vaccine will be easier and more convenient than ever,” “There will be expanded walk-in hours and pop-up clinics in your neighborhood” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Those returning who have been vaccinated in the state with one or both shots will be able to travel (to the mainland) without having to get a pre-travel test and can arrive here in the islands and not be subject to quarantine,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We would be working to verify that electronically,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If we hit 70% of our community fully vaccinated, we would be pretty much dropping all our public health restrictions,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Getting a vaccine will be easier and more convenient than ever,” “There will be expanded walk-in hours and pop-up clinics in your neighborhood” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Those returning who have been vaccinated in the state with one or both shots will be able to travel (to the mainland) without having to get a pre-travel test and can arrive here in the islands and not be subject to quarantine,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We would be working to verify that electronically,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If we hit 70% of our community fully vaccinated, we would be pretty much dropping all our public health restrictions,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Getting a vaccine will be easier and more convenient than ever,” “There will be expanded walk-in hours and pop-up clinics in your neighborhood” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Getting a vaccine will be easier and more convenient than ever,” “There will be expanded walk-in hours and pop-up clinics in your neighborhood” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 5, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Until more people are vaccinated, we must continue to take precautions indoors and outdoors in large groups for the safety of our loved ones, neighbours, and communities,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The virus is still circulating in our community and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk. And until more are vaccinated, we must continue to take precautions indoors and in large groups because those actions are important to slow the spread of Covid-19," External link

rnzi Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I join our nation in mourning the victims lost in this senseless tragedy,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The virus is still circulating in our community, and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk,” External link

wkbw Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The virus is still circulating in our community, and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The virus is still circulating in our community, and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk,” External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:56:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The virus is still circulating in our community and unvaccinated people are particularly at risk. And until more are vaccinated, we must continue to take precautions indoors and in large groups because those actions are important to slow the spread of COVID-19,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We continue to work with third-party providers – verification services – to allow us to verify vaccinations in other states," "And as we make progress, we would be incorporating that into our Safe Travels programs. We do expect to be able to do that later on this summer" External link

usaToday Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “When the pandemic shut down global tourism, there was no work for people in the hospitality sector. In response, the state relaxed the job search requirement for recipients of unemployment insurance benefits. Today, the public health measures we implemented and the success of our vaccine program have paved the way for us to reenergize our economy. As tourism has picked up, more employers are looking for workers to fill positions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 21, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We will not be suspending any of the federal initiatives at this time,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 21, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We continue to ask everyone to wear their mask, maintain distancing and help us to manage COVID-19 moving forward,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 21, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We will not be suspending any of the federal initiatives at this time,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We continue to ask everyone to wear their mask, maintain distancing and help us to manage COVID-19 moving forward,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

usaToday Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:46:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Hawaii continues to implement proactive measures in response to the pandemic and this is one part of a multi layered process designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of the community,” “Utilizing technology such as the thermal temperature screening and facial imaging equipment will also add efficiency to the passenger verification process and bring Hawaii closer to reaching the new normal at our airports” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I know how important this step is to young athletes, parents, as well as their families and friends,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, May 18, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We’ve been hearing more and more from the community about too much tourism, and I do believe that before the invention of short-term vacation rentals, we had a de facto cap just based on the number of hotels,” “Vacation rentals means every single residential property is potentially a hotel room, which means that we have virtually unlimited supply, which has led to the growing numbers of visitors” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, May 17, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "I think the challenge is that it's impossible to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated," External link

medicalxpress Monday, May 17, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "At this point in time with the majority of our community not vaccinated, and we are not able to determine whether someone is vaccinated or not, we will continue to maintain the mask mandate here in the state of Hawaii," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 17, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As always, our number one priority is the health and safety of Hawai‘i’s people,” “Together, we made the decision to start with an inter-county travel program for those vaccinated in the State of Hawai‘i, because we are able to verify the information” External link

thehill Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

highlandstoday Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

orlandosentinel Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask" External link

nzherald Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

japantoday Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask" External link

startribune Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

theherald-news Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

oregonlive Friday, May 14, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

accesswdun Friday, May 14, 2021 10:53:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

wsoctv Friday, May 14, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

wftv Friday, May 14, 2021 10:33:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are unable to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated. The best mitigation measure is for everyone to wear a mask” External link

hjnews Friday, May 14, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "I think the challenge is that it's impossible to determine who is vaccinated and who is not vaccinated," External link

medicalxpress Friday, May 14, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “do recognize for our fully vaccinated individuals it may be OK and healthy and safe to be out and about without a mask,” “But clearly, for the benefit of our entire community, it’s better that we continue to wear masks until we get to the point where 70-80% of our community is fully vaccinated” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 14, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “do recognize for our fully vaccinated individuals it may be OK and healthy and safe to be out and about without a mask,” “But clearly for the benefit of our entire community, it’s better that we continue to wear masks until we get to the point where 70 to 80 percent of our community is fully vaccinated” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 14, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We were very focused that we’re asking principals and teachers to get involved with a grant application and grant writing process earlier this year would be adding one more burden onto people who were already working very hard to serve the students,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We did make some funds available for the long-lead-time items,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We don’t have a firm timeline on trans-Pacific. The challenge is about verification — about vaccination done in other states,” “We’ve been working with a couple of other private sector partners about working to get access to the state vaccination records, and we believe that that would help them to get vaccination records in other states as well” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:18:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “People in Hawaii have shown great enthusiasm for getting the COVID-19 vaccine, and walk-in service is the next step in providing it when and where it’s convenient for them,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The Worldwide Voyage helped all of us to understand the reality of climate change, and why it makes sense for Hawaii to lead the way in creating bold goals such as for clean energy,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 7, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The Worldwide Voyage helped all of us to understand the reality of climate change, and why it makes sense for Hawaii to lead the way in creating bold goals such as for clean energy,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, May 7, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If you have been struggling and you have trouble paying for internet services this is a perfect opportunity for you to get assistance from the federal government,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:03:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Our administration continues to focus on increasing local food production throughout the state,” “The events over the past year have made our entire community realize how critical our mission is to raise the level of our food security” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 5, 2021 1:32:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Right now, I am concerned because we’ve been really stuck at an elevated level,” “As you know, we’ve been averaging almost 100 cases and 80 to 90 cases over the last week and it hasn’t really come down even though more people are vaccinated. So we continue to look at the data and try and make the best public health decision that we can” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Public health officials are really concerned because as people get infected who may be vaccinated we could end up with a variant that the vaccine is not as effective as and then we might be back right where we were 12 months ago with a very infectious virus and a vaccine that doesn’t work against it,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “What we are seeing is that maybe those who are now eligible may not have been as motivated or they have been waiting for a while and they don’t see a sense of urgency,” “The more and the quicker we can get to herd immunity, the quicker we’ll get back to the new normal” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We believe that the basic mask mandate is still appropriate, and we won’t be making changes, or making significant changes, at this time,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 3, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “What are we gonna do, put a ‘V’ on everybody’s arm to let everybody know you’re the vaccinated one?” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 3, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This is an excellent chance for residents and business owners affected by last month’s flooding and landslides, to take steps toward recovering from this disaster. We thank the SBA for supporting our affected communities and encourage residents and business owners to take advantage of this opportunity, ” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This is an excellent chance for residents and business owners affected by last month’s flooding and landslides, to take steps toward recovering from this disaster. We thank the SBA for supporting our affected communities and encourage residents and business owners to take advantage of this opportunity, ” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, May 1, 2021 4:33:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

wkrn Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of covid-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today's announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:33:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

wate Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:13:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “When Mr. Maxey started with FTZ9, there were only eight other Foreign-Trade Zones in the U.S. Currently, there are 294 approved Zones and 857 Subzones nationwide. Through his visionary work and dedication to the Foreign-Trade Zone program, he created an indelible legacy not only for local industry, but one that is recognized nationally,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 24, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “It is about a layered approach to the health and well-being of our community, and every layer is important to reduce incoming travelers who may be infected by COVID-19,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 23, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Since the very beginning of this pandemic going back to March 7 of last year, Hawaii has had the best outcomes in the nation from the health perspective,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “In spite of these significant measures, we are still projecting that revenues will not fully recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” “Unlike past years, our main budget initiative will be to find ways to cover the historic shortfalls. There are many paths toward that end. I know there will be disagreements on how we get there. No one has all the answers. But the best answers lie in the ones we arrive at together not in spite of each other, but because of each other. More than ever, we need to lean on that collective effort to manage this fiscal crisis” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are monitoring and continue to monitor the rate of virus activity in our community, hospitalizations and fatalities here caused by COVID-19,” “Our No. 1 priority remains protecting the health and well-being of Hawaii’s citizens. We continue to work to improve the systems and programs in order to keep our community safe and reenergize our economy” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Since the very beginning of this pandemic going back to March 7 of last year, Hawaii has had the best outcomes in the nation from the health perspective,” External link

680news Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We realize that it would be a great opportunity for the local economy, especially for intercounty, and we do intend to implement something for intercounty first,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We’re hopeful that if we can start with the state of Hawaii and those vaccinated in the state, and then that gives us additional time to really work to get tied into the national networks that a lot of these companies have established, that we’ll be able to role it out for trans-Pacific (travel) soon,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “When virtually any home can be a hotel room, that really means that there’s an unlimited number of tourists who can be here,” “We do want people who are respectful of the norms here. We want people who are respectful of our Native Hawaiian culture, and then finally we do want people who understand that we’re inviting them to be here and we expect them to not destroy our environment and to be respectful in our communities in exchange for inviting them to be here” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “not having to just go for 10 million and 12 million and 15 million,” “It’s really about getting the best 8-or-so-million visitors who are willing to listen to our mandates, to respect our culture and our environment in a way that allows us to get a win-win situation” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We need to be more self-reliant, and the more self-reliant we can be, the better off we are,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “not having to just go for 10 million and 12 million and 15 million,” “It’s really about getting the best 8 or so million visitors who are willing to listen to our mandates, to respect our culture and our environment in a way that allows to get a win-win situation” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 20, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I’m saddened to hear the news of yet another mass shooting in the United States,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Every government, business and nonprofit organization must embrace digital technology to thrive,” “We need to develop a clear vision for a more diversified and sustainable economy that is compatible with our culture and way of life. And that vision must be based on solid economic analyses. A post-COVID Hawaii cannot be a Hawaii as it used to be” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Unfortunately, Oahu and Maui have been stuck in these clusters, and they’ve been actually increasing the case counts and that really has been a concern,” “I would really just want to ask everyone to continue to be patient. If we hit the mark May 1 that anyone who wants to get vaccinated can schedule their vaccinations, I do think that we would be in a much, much better place to allow for interisland travel more freely” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “That’s absolutely the wrong behavior,” “I think we all need to continue to wear our mask and socially distance, at least until we get to herd immunity and everyone who wants to get vaccinated can get vaccinated” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “What often times gets missed is that with these increasing case counts it does provide more opportunities for variants,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “What oftentimes gets missed is that with these increasing case counts, it does provide more opportunities for variants,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The state has been working to get residents vaccinated quickly, and we continue to be ranked one of the top states by the CDC for administering vaccine doses per capita,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, March 26, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We should be getting more doses of Johnson &Johnson in the next week or so and then there will be a steady supply of Johnson &Johnson that we’ll be distributing and that’s a pretty significant increase of the number of doses that we do have,” “So I do think we’re on track to meet the president’s goal. It might be a week or two later, but the vaccinations are going real well” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We do have a mask mandate that they are required to wear masks indoors and outdoors any time they’re within 6 feet of another individual,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I would like to see it completed,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We want to be careful that we don’t start another surge that would lead to a much much more devastating shutdown again. … It’s too early to let our guard down. We need to be vigilant. We need to wear our mask. We need to maintain distance” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The rapid increase in the cost is, again, just making it a much bigger challenge,” “I do believe that the transit system is the best option for transportation here in the islands. … We have to find a way to finish the project. The president is talking about a big infrastructure bill. I’m hoping that it happens. I’m hoping that that might lead to additional support from the federal government” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “For the second time in as many weeks, our nation pauses to grieve for the lives of Americans who died in a senseless act of gun violence. The families and friends of the 10 Americans killed yesterday are forever changed by this tragedy, and the people of Hawaiʻi send them our Aloha,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 24, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Projects like this demonstrate Hawai‘i’s commitment to building a clean energy economy through the deployment of cutting-edge technologies,” “It also highlights Hawai‘i’s growing role as a test bed for innovative renewable energy projects in the Asia-Pacific region” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 23, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We have a lot of damage from the rain events,” “We’re seeing more severe rain events happening that obviously create landslide issues and other issues in and around especially remote areas that create challenges for the community” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, March 22, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I wanted to come out and see the damaged area and work with the Department of Transportation and make sure that we can safely provide access to the community,” “We need to make sure we can make quick and safe action to provide access” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, March 22, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I know the people of Hawaiʻi join me in honoring the lives of the eight people killed and another wounded in Georgia this week and in sending our Aloha to the families of all those killed or wounded in this senseless act of violence. That six of the victims were women of Asian descent is particularly appalling, and I condemn all violence based on race or ethnicity. It is our kuleana to stop the rising tide of hate crimes against people of Asian descent,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As we head into 2021 there’s hope that our economy will recover if we can continue to contain COVID-19 preserving the health of both residents and visitors alike,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:22:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We’ve had many requests to our office and oftentimes the requests are very broad and open-ended wanting to see all correspondence dealing with COVID-19, for example,” “And it does get to be a burden on staff to be able to collect all that information and decide which ones are appropriate or not and then respond to the request” External link

thegardenisland Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We’ve had many requests to our office and oftentimes the requests are very broad and open-ended - wanting to see all correspondence dealing with COVID-19, for example,” “And it does get to be a burden on staff to be able to collect all that information and decide which ones are appropriate or not and then respond to the request” External link

washtimes Monday, March 15, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We've had many requests to our office and oftentimes the requests are very broad and open-ended—wanting to see all correspondence dealing with COVID-19, for example," "And it does get to be a burden on staff to be able to collect all that information and decide which ones are appropriate or not and then respond to the request" External link

medicalxpress Monday, March 15, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This new infusion of federal funding gives the state much needed breathing room, and layoffs and furloughs are no longer necessary in the foreseeable future. We must still assess all impacts of the COVID-19 relief bill before we have a clearer picture of its effect on the state budget,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, March 12, 2021 4:07:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently," External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, March 12, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This new infusion of federal funding gives the state much needed breathing room so that layoffs and furloughs are no longer necessary in the foreseeable future,” External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, March 12, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : ”We must still assess all impacts of the COVID-19 relief bill before we have a clearer picture of its effect on the state budget,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, March 12, 2021 2:58:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather,” External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, March 11, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige disse : “A declaração de emergência disponibiliza fundos estaduais que podem ser usados rápida e eficientemente para ajudar aqueles que sofrem o impacto do evento climático severo” External link

odocumento Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

David Ige disse : “A declaração de emergência disponibiliza fundos estaduais que podem ser usados rápida e eficientemente para ajudar aqueles que sofrem o impacto do evento climático severo” External link

odocumento Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "the saturated ground conditions, degraded stability and lateral support of hillsides and areas of land, and the increased water levels in the reservoirs throughout the State of Hawai‘i have increased the risk of erosion, seepage, piping, and fear of dam failure in the reservoirs of the State of Hawai‘i" External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige wrote : “The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather, which is expected to continue until Friday,” External link

nbcnews Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

David Ige disse : "A proclamação de emergência disponibiliza fundos estaduais gerais que podem ser usados rápida e eficientemente para ajudar aqueles impactados pelo evento climático severo" External link

g1-globo Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "I've just signed an emergency proclamation for the State of Hawaii after heavy rains and flooding caused extensive damage to both public and private property across the islands," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Ige disse : "A proclamação de emergência disponibiliza fundos estaduais gerais que podem ser usados rápida e eficientemente para ajudar aqueles impactados pelo evento climático severo" External link

uol Wednesday, March 10, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather,” External link

reuters-af Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:01:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather," External link

4-traders Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:23:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, March 10, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The emergency proclamation makes state general funds available that can be used quickly and efficiently to help those impacted by the severe weather, which is expected to continue until Friday," External link

4-traders Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "The state is standing by to support the county of Maui as residents and visitors downstream of the Kaupakulua Dam evacuate at this hour," External link

upi Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Maui county officials have been informed that Kaupakalua dam has been breached,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Maui county officials have been informed that Kaupakalua dam has been breached,” External link

reuters-af Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "Maui county officials have been informed that Kaupakalua Dam has been breached," External link

4-traders Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:18:00 AM EAT

David Ige told : “This is the first instance of this South African variant that we’ve found,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:21:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Temporarily reducing unemployment insurance tax rates will help to contain the economic fallout from COVID-19 and expedite the state’s economic recovery,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:54:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If we did not act and get to this point today, employers would have been hit with very high unemployment contributions, especially when they could least afford it,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We will continue to work with the principals and those closest to the children to determine the appropriate timing on when that will be,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We made great progress in vaccinating school-based and child-care providers, and I do think that helps us return to in-person learning,” ”But there is no specific date at this time. I know the superintendent is working with all the principals to determine the appropriate date to return to in-person learning” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The prolonged drought situation in Maui County has caused significant economic losses to farmers and ranchers in large part due to the overpopulation of axis deer,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “In the early days we really didn’t know what would work,” “A year ago we didn’t know what you could do to avoid getting infected, so it was difficult to make decisions because everybody had a difference of opinions. Hindsight is always 20/20” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Obviously, there hasn’t been a day off since the virus arrived, and that always has been a challenge, just keeping the energy up and making sure that I’m aware of what’s happening so that we can make decisions as appropriate,” “Certainly a lot of the criticisms and disagreements end up focused on my office, and I do understand that’s a part of the job. Trying to respond to all the criticism is always a challenge. I do understand uncertainty and not knowing doesn’t help people. The whole nature of Hawaii is so much about family and so much about interacting with each other in virtually everything that we do, and so the entire community had to change how they looked at things and how they approached things” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I’m encouraged by the administration’s pledge to fight for infrastructure improvements that will make our communities more resilient and aid our economic recovery moving forward,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The prolonged drought situation in Maui County has caused significant economic losses to farmers and ranchers in large part due to the overpopulation of axis deer,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This action is being taken today, as the U.S. marks a half-million COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 23, 2021 1:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Dr. Char really felt that it would better to go to 70 first, and then 65 after that,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:08:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “This action is being taken today, as the U.S. marks a half-million COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We might have gotten maybe halfway through before the pandemic. And clearly, now everyone is on board because they do see how much more convenient and quicker it can be,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, February 22, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Even with the most generous of federal assistance, it is a staggering deficit,” External link

sentinelsource Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together,” “The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawai’i will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover” External link

sentinelsource Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together,” “The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawaiʻi will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "Even with the most generous of federal assistance, it is a staggering deficit," External link

bostonglobe Monday, February 15, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together," "The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawaiʻi will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover" External link

bostonglobe Monday, February 15, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together,” “The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawaiʻi will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, February 15, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Success can only be achieved when the federal government and states work together,” “The pandemic will have lasting impacts, and the State of Hawaiʻi will work with our federal partners for as long as it takes to fully recover” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, February 15, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The state is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is asking the CDC for explicit guidelines on vaccination and travel. This EP acknowledges vaccinated travelers/quarantine as a future exception, but the state will wait for specific guidance from the CDC before implementing a quarantine exception for vaccinated travelers,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This open records law suspension balances the incredible amount of time and effort government agencies are expending on responding to the pandemic and the importance of access to government records,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We might have gotten maybe halfway through before the pandemic. And clearly now everyone is on board because they do see how much more convenient and quicker it can be,” External link

nwitimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We might have gotten maybe halfway through before the pandemic. And clearly now everyone is on board because they do see how much more convenient and quicker it can be,” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 13, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Until the science (tells) us that those who are vaccinated cannot carry the virus and, I think most important, do not transmit it to other people, I think it would be irresponsible to say that those vaccinated can travel about freely,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 12, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “is helping to reopen hotels and helping to reopen restaurants and small businesses that depend on travelers, in particular,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We are not having the revenues that can support pay raises at this time,” “We need to see labor savings right now” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The concern is about how to provide a level playing field that would encourage negotiations and restructuring of lease payments without unfairly advantaging one side over the other” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We will be extending the moratorium on evictions of residential properties for another two months,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “that is helping to re-open hotels and helping to re-open restaurants and small businesses that depend on travelers, in particular,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

David Ige explained : “That is the most asked question I get here in the governor’s office, about those that have applied and have not gotten an answer back yet. And it’s unfortunately that the system is just so old that it’s very hard to predict when we would be able to complete the changes necessary,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “These are new programs and new requirements that make it difficult. These old systems do not allow us to rush it, because if in fact the systems crash that would really be devastating and we would be unable to deliver services for a real long time,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The good news is that we know how to slow the spread, and we’ve proven we can be successful in taking these measures,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 6, 2021 9:49:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Please do not attend in-person Super Bowl parties this weekend. That can be a super spreader event. Clearly, unless you intend not to eat or drink or talk with people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The drought has hit Maui County hard, and I am declaring it a disaster area so we can take immediate measures to reduce and control the axis deer populations and to remove and dispose of the carcasses quickly,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 29, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The pre-travel testing program is just one layer of the state’s comprehensive Safe Travels Hawai‘i program, which has served us well in protecting our residents and visitors. We are excited to safely welcome back travelers from Korea,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Literally overnight, our expectations were crushed by the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “In the 1970s, agriculture by itself couldn’t relieve us of our addiction to tourism,” “Neither will technology in the 21st century not by itself. But it can be used to support a multipronged approach toward greater diversification, even as we move to get tourism back on its feet” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “amounts to over $165 million that our businesses would otherwise have to make up over the next six years,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Clearly, the pandemic has highlighted the digital inequity in Hawaii,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” “Unlike past years, our main budget initiative will be to find ways to cover the historic shortfalls” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:43:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

missoulian Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "I think it's absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don't see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they're patriotic," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

whig Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I think it’s absurd to think that some of those conspiracy theories — and virtually every single one has been debunked as factually inaccurate and totally nonsense. So I don’t see how anyone can think that those who believe it that are really doing it because they’re patriotic,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Literally overnight, our expectations were crushed by the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “amounts to over $165 million that our businesses would otherwise have to make up over the next six years,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “In the 1970s, agriculture by itself couldn’t relieve us of our addiction to tourism,” “Neither will technology in the 21st century not by itself. But it can be used to support a multi-pronged approach toward greater diversification even as we move to get tourism back on its feet” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Clearly, the pandemic has highlighted the digital inequity in Hawaii,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Government will have to tighten its belt; our citizens will be asked to do more with less; and we will all need to help each other,” “Unlike past years, our main budget initiative will be to find ways to cover the historic shortfalls” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

David Ige outlines : “a plan of action to deal with the budget challenges ahead. I’d like to hear some urgency from him so that we can take steps to legislate accordingly” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 25, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Due to the pandemic and subsequent reduction in revenues, we anticipated that the Department of Education, which is the largest general funded department, would have to take a 10% cut to its budget,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 22, 2021 1:54:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Due to the pandemic and subsequent reduction in revenues, we anticipated that the Department of Education, which is the largest general funded department, would have to take a 10% cut to its budget,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 22, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We are in a situation where demand far exceeds supply. And so I want to encourage everyone to be patient as the vaccine rolls out,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:50:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We all want it to move quickly,” External link

thegardenisland Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As we vaccinate more of our community members, we will always be able to revive our economy and get people back to work. However, we are constrained by the number of vaccines that are allocated to the state of Hawai‘i by the federal government,” External link

thegardenisland Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The Hawaii National Guard is prepared to support the effort in Washington, D.C., to ensure a peaceful transition of power and a smooth Inauguration Day following a free and fair election. I thank our Guard members for their dedication to protecting our democracy during these challenging times, ” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 15, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “The Hawaii National Guard is prepared to support the effort in Washington, D.C., to ensure a peaceful transition of power and a smooth Inauguration Day following a free and fair election. I thank our Guard members for their dedication to protecting our democracy during these challenging times, ” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, January 15, 2021 4:07:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Demand for service is the highest it’s been, and the reality is we just don’t have the revenues to sustain government as it existed,” External link

guardian Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “Demand for service is the highest it’s been, and the reality is we just don’t have the revenues to sustain government as it existed,” External link

guardian Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “The last thing we want to do is have furloughs or layoffs because we know it exacerbates the slow down in our economy” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 11, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “We know that at least direct aid to states will be on the table, will be up for discussion. … All of us have seen significant reductions in the revenues we’re getting. And without any additional federal assistance, we clearly would be looking at adding to the unemployed rolls with state and county public servants” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, January 11, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Without any additional federal assistance, we clearly would be looking at adding to the unemployment rolls with state and county public servants,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “the budget crisis is the biggest issue that we have to respond to” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If we had to legislate a solution in every instance, it would be very burdensome and cumbersome,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This has been a very dark week for our nation. I was appalled to see the president of the United States calling on people to take action in their own hands, ignore the law, storm the Capitol and ignore the voters’ wishes. The voters overwhelming supported Joe Biden for president and Kamala Harris for vice president in free and fair elections. That was the voice of the people. To see the president exhort supporters to storm the Capitol and stop the constitutionally required certification of results and declaration of the winner is just a horrible attack on democracy” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “I do think the vaccine rollout has gone very well here in the islands,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “None of us really want to get to a shutdown. The real trigger point is our healthcare capacity,” “I wouldn’t hesitate to issue a statewide restriction if we needed it, but as you can see we do see very different case counts here on Oahu compared to Maui and Hawaii Island and Kauai” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:35:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "This proposal will allow Kauaʻi to move forward with limited tourism in 'resort bubbles' while honoring the county's request to opt-out of the Safe Travels pre-travel testing program," External link

foxnews Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:30:00 PM EAT

David Ige said ( about United States Constitution ) : “It is an assault on democracy and everything this country stands for,” “The vote certification process and peaceful transition of power must be completed as required by the United States Constitution, following a free and fair election” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “AlohaSafe Alert will help to empower our residents to protect themselves, their families, and their community,” “We appreciate the partnership formed between DOH and the private sector to develop this useful tool and help Hawai‘i remain one of the states with the lowest infection rates in the country. I strongly urge everyone to download this free app so they can receive notifications as quickly as possible in the event of an exposure” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

David Ige said ( about United States Constitution ) : “It is an assault on democracy and everything this country stands for,” “The vote certification process and peaceful transition of power must be completed as required by the United States Constitution, following a free and fair election” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “As we head into 2021 there’s hope that our economy will recover if we can continue to contain COVID-19, preserving the health of both residents and visitors alike,” “The COVID-19 vaccine distribution marks the beginning of our path to recovery. It will help us return to in-person learning, our jobs, and get people back to work and the restoration of community activities” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, January 6, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “As we head into 2021 there’s hope that our economy will recover if we can continue to contain COVID-19 preserving the health of both residents and visitors alike,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “These grants were distributed directly to companies and organizations employing tens of thousands of people across the state, and the funding provided much-needed goods and services to our residents during this most challenging year,” External link

thegardenisland Monday, January 4, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "Our natural environment is fragile, and our own interaction with the earth can have lasting impacts. This new law is just one step toward protecting the health and resiliency of Hawaii's coral reefs," External link

nbcnews Friday, January 1, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This is a time when we need the private sector to work on other solutions such as moving structures away from eroding shorelines,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "I know this uncertainty makes things difficult for you and your families," External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, December 24, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “I know this uncertainty makes things difficult for you and your families,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, December 24, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “And clearly, I am hopeful that the funding provided with the federal government will be flexible enough so that we can look at deferring or reducing the furloughs that we have planned,” External link

thegardenisland Wednesday, December 23, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “If collectively we can recover several hundred million dollars in federal appropriations, then that would allow us to consider delaying or reducing the furloughs,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This Christmas will be very different,” “It’s the first time ever in our life that we’ll not celebrate Christmas and New Year’s as we normally do” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Emergency funds we received from the federal government have been critical to the state’s wellbeing and we definitely will be looking at additional funds in framing our pandemic-related initiates,” External link

thegardenisland Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “If collectively we can recover several hundred million dollars in federal appropriations, then that would allow us to consider delaying or reducing the furloughs,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “This Christmas will be very different,” “It’s the first time ever in our life that we’ll not celebrate Christmas and New Year’s as we normally do” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Our economy will recover, and the state’s budget will normalize if we contain COVID-19, preserving the health of both residents and visitors,” “The key to this remains the 3W’s – wearing masks, washing hands and watching distances, as before; and we can now add the vaccine as it becomes available” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : “We’re taking this added safety precaution now in response to the dramatically increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the continental United States and around the world. The health of our residents and visitors is our primary concern, especially as more people travel to Hawaiʻi to celebrate the holidays,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 20, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : “Many Canadians love to visit Hawaiʻi during the winter months to escape the cold weather, so the timing for this works well. Hawaiʻi has the most rigorous pre-travel testing program in the United States, and we’re grateful to Air Canada and WestJet for making it available to their passengers,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 20, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

David Ige said : "We're taking this added safety precaution now in response to the dramatically increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the continental United States and around the world. The health of our residents and visitors is our primary concern, especially as more people travel to Hawaii to celebrate the holidays," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 20, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

David Ige said : "Many Canadians love to visit Hawaii during the winter months to escape the cold weather, so the timing for this works well. Hawaii has the most rigorous pre-travel testing program in the United States , and we're grateful to Air Canada and WestJet for making it available to their passengers," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 20, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

David Ige disse : "Uno-me em solidariedade com o povo do Havaí enquanto expressamos nossa mágoa por esta tragédia e preocupação pelas pessoas afetadas pelo tiroteio" External link

noticias-r7 Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT



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Timothy Liu said ( about David Ige ) : “We welcome Gov. Ige’s announcement today designating Air Canada as one of Hawaiʻi’s Trusted Travel partners and extending the State of Hawaiʻi’s pre-travel testing program to Air Canada’s customers. Programs like this that provide viable, effective and alternative options to blanket quarantine requirements, are an important step to safely reopen travel around the world. We look forward to our Honolulu and Maui flights from Vancouver and Calgary starting mid-December onboard our state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft, featuring our industry-leading Air Canada ClearCare+ biosafety measures,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 20, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Timothy Liu said ( about David Ige ) : "We welcome Gov. Ige's announcement today designating Air Canada as one of Hawaii's Trusted Travel partners and extending the State of Hawaii's pre-travel testing program to Air Canada's customers. Programs like this that provide viable, effective and alternative options to blanket quarantine requirements, are an important step to safely reopen travel around the world. We look forward to our Honolulu and Maui flights from Vancouver and Calgary starting mid-December onboard our state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft, featuring our industry-leading Air Canada ClearCare+ biosafety measures," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 20, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Leon Guerrero said ( about David Ige ) : “After speaking with Governor Ige, we both agreed that the Department of Public Health and Social Services’ (DPHSS) Guam Public Health Laboratory (GPHL) is qualified for their Trusted Traveler program and meets the standard for inclusion,” “Guam’s Public Health Director, Art San Agustin, is coordinating with Hawaii health officials to ensure our travelers en route to Hawaii who meet the proper test criteria are welcomed into the program” External link

pnc Friday, October 23, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT