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Ige proposes preschool for all

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Gov. David Ige answered questions from the media Tuesday during his news conference following his State of the State address at the state Capitol. In addition to creating state-funded preschool and affordable condo projects, Ige proposed an increase in the minimum wage.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “We have a duty and responsibility to do our jobs and do them in partnership with each other.”

    Gov. David Ige

    Pictured above as he delivered his State of the State address Tuesday in the House Chamber at the state Capitol. Behind him are House Speaker Scott Saiki, left, and Lt. Gov. Josh Green.

Gov. David Ige announced two of the boldest initiatives of his administration Tuesday by proposing to restructure as much as half of the state’s public elementary schools to accommodate state-funded preschools, and to lease out state lands for condominium developments. Read more

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