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David Ige
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8th Governor of Hawaii
Assumed office
December 1, 2014
Lieutenant Shan Tsutsui
Preceded by Neil Abercrombie
Member of the Hawaii Senate
from the 16th district
In office
January 15, 2003 – December 1, 2014
Preceded by Norman Sakamoto
Succeeded by Breene Harimoto
Member of the Hawaii Senate
from the 17th district
In office
January 15, 1995 – January 15, 2003
Preceded by Eloise Tungpalan
Succeeded by Ron Menor
Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives
from the 34th district
In office
January 15, 1993 – January 15, 1995
Preceded by Suzanne Chun Oakland
Succeeded by Mark Takai
Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives
from the 43rd district
In office
December 2, 1985 – January 15, 1993
Preceded by Arnold Morgado
Succeeded by Henry Peters
Personal details
Born
David Yutaka Ige

January 15, 1957 (1957-01-15) (age 63)
Pearl City, Hawaii, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Dawn Ige
Children 3
Alma mater University of Hawaii, Manoa

David Yutaka Ige (born January 15, 1957) is an American politician serving as the eighth governor of Hawaii. A Democrat, he previously served in the Hawaii State Senate. In the 2014 gubernatorial election, he won the Democratic primary over incumbent Governor Neil Abercrombie, and the general election over Republican nominee Duke Aiona. He was reelected in 2018.

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