+ − Upcoming Hearings (3)
2019-01-24 at 23:15:00
2019-01-17 at 20:00:00
Committee:Ways and Means
+ − Contact Information
Email Address: email@example.com
Phone: (808) 586-6230
Fax: (808) 586-6231
415 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI 96813
+ − Biography
Senator David Ige currently serves as chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. He has previously served in numerous leadership positions including Majority Technology Leader; Majority Floor Leader; and Chair of the Senate Committees on Health; Intergovernmental Affairs; Science, Arts and Technology; Economic Development and Technology; Education and Technology; Commerce, Consumer Protection and Information Technology; and Higher Education, Culture and the Arts.
Senator Ige also serves as a member of several advisory councils including the Hawaii Educational Networking Consortium; Waimano Ridge Task Force; Access Hawaii Committee Board; Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant Working Group; and, the Aiea/Pearl City Neighborhood Transit-Oriented Development Plan Advisory Committee.
Senator Ige represents Hawaii's 16th Senatorial District and has served in the Hawaii State Senate since 1994. Senator Ige represented the Pearl City and Aiea communities as a State Representative from 1986 to 1994. Over the years, Senator Ige has focused his time and energy on issues such as education, technology, economic development, health, public access and legislative reform.
Born on January 15, 1957, Senator Ige and his wife, Dawn, have three children: Lauren, Amy, and Matthew. Senator Ige is a graduate of Pearl City High School and received a B.S. from the University of Hawaii in Electrical Engineering in 1979. He continued his education, receiving an MBA in Decision Sciences in 1985.