Capitol Connection

Once a teacher, always a teacher — even if you’re also the wife of the governor.  As a former educator, First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige has supported groups that help people ...
Read More Extending the reach of Goodwill and ʻOhana Readers

With the stroke of a pen, Governor Ige has signed bills into law that are destined to change the lives of thousands of Hawai‘i residents for the better. From housing, ...
Read More From the governor: Making history for Hawai‘i’s future

Indoor masking will be optional at Hawai‘i’s public schools for the new school year, based on new guidance from the state Department of Health. However, masks will be “strongly encouraged” ...
Read More Indoor masking optional for new public school year

On July 11, Governor Ige signed into law HB 2511, marking the most consequential allocation of funding for the Hawaiian Homes Commission in 100 years. “Today marks an unprecedented moment ...
Read More Historic 0 million for Hawaiian Home Lands

Governor Ige and state legislators are continuing major efforts to keep Hawaiʻi residents housed with the signing of three bills. SB 3048 deposits $300 million into the Rental Housing Revolving ...
Read More More funding for affordable housing, homelessness

Searching for a job just got a little easier, thanks to a new digital hub called the Hawaiʻi Career Acceleration Navigator (HI CAN) at https://hican.hawaii.gov/#/login. The site, launched by the ...
Read More HI CAN connects unemployed to jobs, services

“It took COVID-19 to teach us to embrace change or perish. Our children can have a future here if we can make change happen.”    — Governor David Ige, July 2021 ...
Read More Pandemic lessons: Making an innovation economy a reality

For the past eight years, the Ige administration has been developing ways to make Hawai‘i and its people more resilient for the future. This has included everything from expanded broadband ...
Read More A brave new world for a more connected, sustainable future

Governor Ige signed into law June 30 a package of bills that advance his efforts to improve digital access for all communities across the state. “We are committed to addressing ...
Read More Delivering digital access and advancing equity statewide

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