Eviction Moratorium Resources Read more Gov. Ige, DOH director Dr. Libby Char (center back) and community partners for #HIGotVaccinated. From the governor: Getting vaccinated to reach our goals Read more Elaine Nishiura and Mark Matsuo were the first prize winners. #HIGotVaccinated announces winners, extends campaign Read more New senior housing, veterans home groundbreakings held Read more Governors Ige and Tamaki with their clean energy agreements. Hawai‘i – Okinawa Clean Energy partnership renewed Read more Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald, the Iges and other officials celebrate with Miss Hawai‘i USA 2020 Samantha Neyland. New laws to promote social justice and protect others Read more The governor signed bills to protect marine resources, including protection of sharks (with some exemptions). Governor signs bills to protect Hawai‘i’s ocean resources Read more The new Kaukau 4 Keiki program is providing weekly meal kits to rural areas statewide. Kaukau 4 Keiki, World Oceans Day and ‘Ohana Readers Read more Trainees in Leeward CC’s certified nursing assistant program. Hana Career Pathways offers free training for skilled jobs Read more

Our Priorities


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EDUCATION – GEER RELIEF FUND

On April 22, 2020, Hawaii was awarded $9,993,387 in federal funding from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund as part of the CARES Act. Governor Ige convened the GEER Advisory Group of education leaders from Hawai’i’s public, private, and charter schools to address the unprecedented needs that emerged due to the pandemic.

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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 OR VETOED


 

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Bills Signed in 2021

Intent to Veto deadline: June 21
Final Approval or Veto deadline: July 6

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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.

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2 days ago

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FINAL UPDATE: Tsunami Watch canceled as of 9:54 PM HST for Hawaii following a magnitude 8.1 earthquake off Alaska earlier tonight. ... See MoreSee Less
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UPDATE: While Tsunami Watch still in effect for Hawaii - tsunami waves forecasted to be less than 0.3 meters above tide level for Hawaii and several other coasts. This comes after a magnitude 8.1 earthquake off Alaska earlier tonight. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Law enforcement and community members have been out in force at Laniakea beach recently to protect Hawaiʻi’s wildlife. This comes after reports of visitors touching and harassing Hawaiian monk seals and turtles. Hawaii DLNR (Department of Land and Natural Resources) has assigned more officers to regularly patrol Laniakea and deter offenders. Anyone who sees someone violating the rules should call DLNR’s 24-hour hotline: 643-DLNR. DLNR, HTA, and organizations like Malama na Honu are continuing to explore additional ways to reach visitors and educate them about safe wildlife viewing. You can read more about the state’s efforts to protect wildlife here: governor.hawaii.gov/newsroom/dlnr-news-release-protecting-the-turtles-of-laniakea-is-a-combinatio... ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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A reminder, you have until Monday to apply for Summer P-EBT! While the state is providing free breakfast and lunch this school year for all children, parents will still need to qualify for free or reduced lunch to receive the Summer P-EBT, which amounts to $438 per child. Go to EZMealApp.com for more information. ... See MoreSee Less
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