A Governor’s Team on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) began work in April 2016 to help the Department of Education transform public schools in Hawaiʻi.
To have a state government that is honest, transparent and responsive to its citizens.
To change the trajectory of Hawai‘i by restoring faith in government and establishing the Hawaiian Islands as a place future generations choose to call home.
Housing & Homelessness
Effective, Efficient, and Open Government
The Department’s heat abatement effort prioritizes schools that require cooling strategies, which may include air conditioning.
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.
Dawn Amano-Ige became the first lady of Hawaii when her husband, Governor David Ige, was sworn in as the 8th governor of the State of Hawaii on December 1, 2014. Mrs. Ige was born in Ewa, Hawaii.