The Democratic gubernatorial candidates faced off in a televised debate Thursday night.
The two candidates touched on a number of issues, including the state's budget, taxing pensions, homelessness and the state prison system.
But, when it came to who's to blame for lack of universal pre-school education, that's when the fireworks went off. Watch the video.
The candidates spent an hour debating each other.
They also talked about healthcare, gay marriage and affordable housing.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie, who's seeking election again this fall is trailing State Sen. David Ige in the latest CivilBeat.com poll.