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 in 2019

Intent to Veto deadline: June 24
Final Approval or Veto deadline: July 9

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Stay in the loop with Governor Ige



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.

Connect With Governor Ige


3 hours ago

Governor David Ige

#MaunaKea The communication lines between the telescope opponents and the state remain open today. We are preparing to move equipment to the construction site. The safety of all is our top priority. #TMT ... See MoreSee Less

4 hours ago

Governor David Ige

#MaunaKea Day 2 update with Jason Redulla, Chief, Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement Unit (DOCARE), Hawaii DLNR (Department of Land and Natural Resources) and Jessica Dempsey, deputy director of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope operated by East Asian Observatory.

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#MAUNAKEA: Today’s events at Mauna Kea have ended peacefully. My number one priority continues to be the safety of all. To that end, a strong line of communication and respect between law enforcement and the protest leaders has been established. The state is committed to continuing that dialogue and respect.

We are all stewards of this land and I continue to be committed to engaging with people holding all perspectives on this issue and to making meaningful changes that further contribute to the co-existence of culture and science on Mauna Kea. #TMT
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1 day ago

Governor David Ige

#LIVE Update from #MaunaKea #TMT:
Jason Redulla, Chief, Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement Unit (DOCARE), Department of Land and Natural Resources

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#TMT: For those who are on #Maunakea, please stay safe as the effects of altitude sickness is serious. Symptoms can begin at 5000 ft. Please drink plenty of water and monitor activity. Use sunscreen to protect your skin. ... See MoreSee Less

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