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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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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Calling for comments on nominees for 6 judicial appointments. Go to governor.hawaii.gov/contact-us/comments-regarding-judicial-nominees/ and submit your comments before August 26, 2019. ... See MoreSee Less

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Governor David Ige

Hawaiʻi is unlike any other state in America. A community of diverse languages, traditions and common values make Hawaiʻi special and why I am proud to be your governor. Let us all work together to make a difference today and create a better and a more sustainable future.

Top photo: Mary Dodie Bacon. Photo by: George Bacon. (Hawaiʻi State Archives: PP105-9-002-S).

Bottom photo: Photo taken in Washington D.C., in the senate side of the U.S. Capitol on March 11, 1959, following passage of Hawaiʻi statehood by senate. Left: Senator E.L. (Bob) Bartlett of Alaska; Delegate John A. Burns of Hawaii; Senator Ernest Gruening of Alaska; Fed A. Seaton, secretary of the Interior; Governor Wm. F. Quinn of Hawaii, and Senator James McMurray of Montana. (Photo by: Hawaiʻi State Archives PP105-9-010).
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DYK, 88% of Hawaiʻi residents agree there should be a way for science and Hawaiian culture to co-exist on #Maunakea? ... See MoreSee Less

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