Our Priorities

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Teaching our Keiki

Hawai‘i’s Blueprint for Public Education focuses on 21st century skills. Our innovation economy depends on a well-educated workforce.

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Housing our ‘Ohana

To provide housing for Hawai‘i over the next several years, the state housing agencies will continue to leverage state funds and reduce regulatory barriers to increase the inventory of affordable housing.

Hawaii Coast

Preserving our ʻĀina

The Sustainable Hawai‘i Initiative focuses on protecting our waters, preserving our land and increasing food production for our communities.

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David Ige

Governor David Y. Ige was sworn in as the eighth governor of the State of Hawai‘i on December 1, 2014. He became the fourth native-born Governor of Hawai‘i and first governor in the United States of America of Okinawan descent.

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Remembering thousands of Japanese Americans who were interned during World II, on this 75th anniversary of the signing of the order that authorized their incarceration. This is a shameful period in our history that must never be repeated. Today, let us commit to embracing diversity, tolerance and compassion. ... See MoreSee Less

What an eventful trip to Hawai'i Island! Dawn and toured the Liquid Robotics center a the Kawaihae Harbor where they are doing incredible work with unmanned robots, powered by the ocean. We checked out the progress of the new $16 million STEAM building that's being built at Waimea Middle School and it was wonderful to catch up with the ladies at the Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival. Mahalo to Mayor Harry Kim, Representative Cindy Evans, dignitaries, Principal Amy Kendriorski & Patti Cook for making this quick trip memorable.
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