From the governor: Hawai‘i’s Pandemic Action Plan Read more Rental assistance available for hard-hit residents Read more The DLIR has launched its Lost Wages Assistance Program with a benefits schedule through October. DLIR issues $3.3B in benefits, launches lost wages aid Read more New state dashboard for better public information Read more A COVID action plan and leadership team for Hawai‘i Read more Hawai‘i to start pre-travel testing for residents, visitors Read more DOH guidelines for schools Read more Two different job training tracks are offered in conservation or innovation sectors. State announces worker training, PPE supply chain funds for small businesses Read more The Women’s Legislative Caucus brought forth several bills to protect against domestic violence, abuse and unfair employment practices. Virtual bill signings make history for state issues Read more ‘Q & A Hawai‘i’: Reaching out in a pandemic Read more

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 2020

Intent to Veto deadline: August 31
Final Approval or Veto deadline: September 15

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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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Hawaiʻi is a leader in the fight to combat the global climate crisis, and I’m pleased that one of our own has been recognized for her work in this area! Congratulations to Dawn Lippert and her team at Elemental Excelerator for winning the United Nations’ Global Climate Action Awards under the #WomenforResults category! We are incredibly proud of the work that Elemental Excelerator is doing to make the world a more sustainable and equitable place and happy to see that they are getting global recognition! Learn more about the award at UN Climate Change ... See MoreSee Less

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The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has launched a website for independent medical and dental practices, small groups, small hospitals, small businesses and non-profits to obtain free PPE. To register, visit ... See MoreSee Less

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Governor David Ige

I want to thank David Kawika Mattos for promoting and supporting healthy families in Hawaiʻi and serving as chair of the Fatherhood Commission!

Boards and commissions provide an opportunity for citizens to have a voice in their government and provide a means of influencing decisions that shape the quality of life for the residents of Hawaiʻi. The Office of the Governor is looking for individuals who are dedicated to continuing the State of Hawaiʻi’s momentum toward a strong and sustainable future and are committed to investing in the people of Hawaiʻi and our statewide community.

MAKE YOUR VOICE COUNT, go to [email protected] for more information or contact, Sharon Ibarra at [email protected] Mahalo.
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