Every Student Succeeds Act


 

ESSA team members

Governor’s ESSA Team

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.

BILLS SIGNED OR VETOED


 

46
Bills Signed in 2016

Notice of Veto deadline: June 27
Final Approval or Veto deadline: July 12

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Governor David Ige’s Priorities for Hawaiʻi


 

Our Vision

To have a state government that is honest, transparent and responsive to its citizens.

 

Our Mission

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.

Our Priorities

Education
Effective, Efficient, and Open Government
Housing
Economy
Energy
Agriculture
Health
Environment
Native Hawaiians
Traffic
Taxes

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


 

Capitol Connection Newsletter


 

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.

 

The First Lady

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.

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