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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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


2 hours ago

Governor David Ige

WE NEED YOUR INPUT: Hawaiʻi’s gas tax will not be a reliable source of road funding as people drive more fuel-efficient cars and buy less gas. WATCH this short video to learn how Hawaiʻi could pay for the safety, upkeep, and improvement of our roads in the future as we continue the transition to more efficient vehicles to align with our state and county environmental sustainability goals. For more information, visit bit.ly/2KncRKJ #100by2045 #SustainableHawaii

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10 hours ago

Governor David Ige

Looking for a way to make a difference? My office is seeking qualified volunteers to fill vacancies on boards and commissions statewide. Their service is an important way for Hawaiʻi citizens to have an active voice in government and improve our communities. Everybody has something to offer. For more information, go to boards.hawaii.gov. For questions, contact Sharon Ibarra at [email protected] ... See MoreSee Less

This is good news for Hawaiʻi taxpayers who will see critical highway projects throughout the state delivered in a way that is financially prudent. Investment in our highway infrastructure is an important factor in providing a better quality of life for our residents, as well as supporting and growing Hawaiʻi’s economy. Read more at ow.ly/nhpP50xaaPw #SustainableHawaii #HIGov ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Governor David Ige

I salute each and every one of you who have been part of the great brotherhood and sisterhood we call the U.S. military—our veterans, active-duty service members, guardsmen and reservists. Mahalo nui for serving our great nation. #VeteransDay2019 ... See MoreSee Less

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