Governors and Lieutenant Governors of the State of Hawaii

Governors and Lieutenant Governors

of the State of Hawai‘i

Governors

Governor: William Francis Quinn.

Political Party: Republican.

Term: 1959—1962.

Governor: John Anthony Burns.

Political Party: Democrat.

Term: 1962—1964.

Governor: George R. Ariyoshi.

Political Party: Democrat.

Term: 1974—1986.

Governor: John D. Waihee III.

Political Party: Democrat.

Term: 1986—1994.

Governor: Benjamin J. Cayetano.

Political Party: Democrat.

Term: 1994—2002.

Governor: Linda Lingle.

Political Party: Republican.

Term: 2002—Present.


 

Lieutenant Governors

Lieutenant Governor: James Kealoha

Political Party: Republican

Term of Office: 1959—1962

Lieutenant Governor: William S. Richardson

Political Party: Democrat

Term of Office: 1962—1966

Lieutenant Governor: Thomas P.

Political Party: Democrat

Term of Office: 1966—1970

Lieutenant Governor: George Ariyoshi

Political Party: Democrat

Term of Office: 1970—1973

Lieutenant Governor: Nelson Doi

Political Party: Democrat

Term of Office: 1974—1978

Lieutenant Governor: Jean Sadako King

Political Party: Democrat

Term of Office: 1978—1982

Lieutenant Governor: John D. Waihee III

Political Party: Democrat

Term of Office: 1982—1986

Lieutenant Governor: Benjamin J. Cayetano

Political Party: Democrat

Term of Office: 1986—1994

Lieutenant Governor: Mazie Hirono

Political Party: Democrat

Term of Office: 1994—2002

Lieutenant Governor: James “Duke” Aiona Jr.

Political Party: Republican

Term of Office: 2002—Present