The governor’s call to action: ‘We’re not pau yet’ Read more Surge testing and new restrictions to curb COVID-19 Read more Governor Ige and Department of Health branch chief Dr. Emily Roberson in the expanded space for contact tracers at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Ramping up Hawaii's corps of 'disease detectives" Read more Hawaiʻi approved for new unemployment bonus program Read more The human cost of COVID-19 hits home in Hawaiʻi Read more State offers ‘one-stop’ crisis hotline Read more DHS's Bhanot steps down; Betts named new director Read more Making your voice count Read more New 'Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha site Read more Family resources to keep learning, growing in tough times Read more

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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.

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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 in 2020

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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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Get a glimpse into what life is like working in hospitals during a pandemic. Watch nurse Colene describe her mindset going into treating COVID-19 patients on a daily basis. ... See MoreSee Less

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A true hero. Deputy Albert Rosario risked his life in an attempt to rescue Loane Tafaovale, the driver who was in a hit-and-run accident on the H-1 freeway, and Rasario was also struck by another hit-and-run driver and suffered extensive injuries. After months of physical therapy, he’s back at work at the Capitol. Welcome back, Deputy Rosario. Mahalo for your heroic act and outstanding service to protect and serve the people of Hawaiʻi. ... See MoreSee Less

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