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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The Road To Home

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.

BILLS SIGNED OR VETOED


 

220
Bills Signed in 2018

Intent to Veto deadline: June 25
Final Approval or Veto deadline: July 10

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Stay in the loop with Governor Ige


 

ABOUT THE GOVERNOR


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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1 hour ago

Governor David Ige

Did you know that the State of Hawaiʻi has eSigned more than 420,000 documents since 2015? By reducing the amount of paper used, the state has cut costs and positively impacted the environment. Just as importantly, electronic documents help the government communicate more effectively across the islands and deliver public services more efficiently.

I am proud to announce the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, State of Hawaii has been selected to advance to the final round of the 2018 SuperNova Awards for the eSign initiative (esign.hawaii.gov/).

The polls are now open until 9/28. Please share and cast your vote here: www.constellationr.com/node/15785/vote/application/view/489

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5 hours ago

Governor David Ige

More than 80,000 American soldiers and military personnel remain missing or unaccounted for from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War. The State of Hawai’i was home to seven military servicemen who were either prisoners of war (POW), missing in action (MIA), or whose bodies were not recovered. Hawaiʻi will always honor and remember these men of courage: USAF 1st Lt. David Anthony Lum; USMC 1st Lt. John Robert Peacock II; USAF SSG Klaus Jurgen Bingham; USAF SGT Leonard Masayon Tadios; USAF SrA Ronald Kazuo Miyazaki; USAF CPL Richard D. Martin; and John R. Tavares.

I am honored to proclaim today as “POW * MIA Recognition Day” in Hawaiʻi. We will never forget the contributions and sacrifices our nation's prisoners of war, those missing in action, and their families have made to our state and nation. #POWMIARecognitionDay

Click to view proclamation: bit.ly/2OIlbVm.

📸: Wounded Warrior Project
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8 hours ago

Governor David Ige

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1 day ago

Governor David Ige

Hawaiʻi is a proud member of the US Climate Alliance and was the first US state to commit to a goal of 100 percent renewable energy. Tune in as I discuss our ambition on Step Up World. ⏩Skip to 15:30 minutes to learn how Hawaiʻi is stepping up to combat #ClimateChange. #StepUpWorld #GCAS2018 #HIGov

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