Ige paints rosier budget picture

  • Trinston Marcellino, front, and Griffin Pascual run after bubbles while playing outside Hilo Union School during a celebration last week before winter break. Gov. David Ige's proposed budget includes $700 million planned for the DOE, including $100 million to restore programs cut at the beginning of the pandemic. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Gov. David Ige unveiled Monday his Executive Supplemental Budget for the next two fiscal years, which restores funding to agencies that previously had their budgets cut because of the COVID-19 pandemic.