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Ige bypasses lawmakers to pay for HI-EMA plans

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Gov. David Ige approached the podium with his staff at the press conference held at the Hawaii Emergency Management Center at Diamond Head following the false missile alarm, Jan. 13.

More than a month after Gov. David Ige announced he would ask lawmakers for millions of dollars to upgrade the state’s emergency preparedness systems in the wake of the statewide false missile alert, the administration has decided it does not need that extra money after all. Read more

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