Top Priorities

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EDUCATION – GEER FUND

Posted on May 12, 2021 in Top Priorities

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.

Governor Ige and a family

The Road To Home

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 in Top Priorities

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

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 in Top Priorities

The Sustainable Hawai‘i Initiative focuses on protecting our waters, preserving our land and increasing food production for our communities.