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.

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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 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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7 hours ago

Governor David Ige

BusinessCheck provides a wealth of information to protect consumers. This new online resource includes licensing status and tax and business registration information for businesses, individuals and entities operating within the State of Hawaiʻi, including licensing complaints. Protect yourself by visiting BusinessCheck.hawaii.gov/

More information can be found at bit.ly/2XqkuUQ

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11 hours ago

Governor David Ige

Happy Aloha Friday and a big Mahalo to Hawaii Senate Majority for hosting the annual charity drive. #GovHawaii office was happy to contribute to those in need this Easter season. #Easterbasket #HIGov #IHSHawaii #HILeg ... See MoreSee Less

GLOBAL GOALS, LOCAL ACTION DAY: This gathering of leaders shows our collective commitment to fighting global climate change. Our fight started long before today and will continue well into the future. Hawaiʻi is committed to working with island leaders from around the world to implement and track progress made. By partnering, we can scale models that advance the global sustainability model. Read more: bit.ly/2GxtNwI

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Signed document: bit.ly/2Gv1Buf

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1 day ago

Governor David Ige

Dedication of the Gannenmono Memorial Stone

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We’re seeing positive results every year — in the number of people moving from homelessness into permanent, supportive housing and the collaboration between city, state and federal agencies and service providers. In 2018 alone, we moved over 7,000 people statewide — an average of 584 people a month — into permanent housing. The $30 million ‘Ohana Zones funding has enabled us to expand our range of options, including more emergency shelter space and “bridge” housing. The lieutenant governor is also looking at ways to connect the most chronically homeless on the streets to more medical care and other services.

Read the April newsletter at bit.ly/2KqSChR

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