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.

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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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Enjoy good health in the Year of the Dog by washing your hands, getting a flu shot, and protecting your family. #SpreadAlohaNotFlu health.hawaii.gov/docd/vaccines-immunizations/vaccine-locators/ ... See MoreSee Less

Under my leadership, the bipartisan U.S. Climate Alliance is strongly urging Congress to protect the U.S. Department of Energy from massive funding cuts proposed by the Trump Administration.

I hope congress will restore this critical funding. No matter what happens at the federal level, Hawaiʻi will continue to fight climate change by cutting carbon emissions and increasing energy efficiency.

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This past weekend, we celebrated the completion of Kahauiki Village with hundreds of volunteers of the project. I am happy to report that 105 people who were on the streets now have roofs over their heads thanks to Duane Kurisu, our volunteers, the city and many others. We have much to do but this is a good start. #HiGov #HelpHomelessFamilies ... See MoreSee Less

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