The race for governor is heating up.
Former Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona plans to announce on Monday that he’s running for governor on the Republican ticket.
Meanwhile Governor Neil Abercrombie and State Senator David Ige will go head to head in the Democratic race.
Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann is expected to run for governor as a candidate for the Hawaii Independent party.
Hawaii’s primary election will be held on Aug. 9.