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Hawaii

Gordon I. Ito

Commissioner

Western Zone

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Hawaii Governor Josh Green, M.D., appointed Gordon I. Ito as Insurance Commissioner effective December 16, 2022.  

He was previously appointed Insurance Commissioner by Governor Linda Lingle (July 2010), Governor Neil Abercrombie (January 2011) and Governor David Ige (January 2015).

Ito served as NAIC secretary-treasurer in 2018. He was a recipient of the Robert Dineen award in 2020.

Ito was chair of the NAIC Western Zone from 2013 to 2015; he also served as chair of the International Regulatory Cooperation (G) Working Group and the Information Systems Task Force (EX1).

Prior to his appointment, Ito served as chief deputy insurance commissioner from 2000 to 2010 and from 2019 to 2022. He was supervising attorney of the Insurance Division from 1993 to 2000.

Ito earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Hawaii and a law degree from the University of Hawaii’s William S. Richardson School of Law.

Office Information
Main

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Insurance Division
P.O. Box 3614
Honolulu, HI 96811-3614
United States

Primary Phone Number:

Primary Fax Number:

  • Department

    Category

    Contact

    Phone

    Email

  • Hawaii

    Gordon I. Ito
    Commissioner

    (808) 586-2790

  • Hawaii

    Annual Statements

    John Pang
    Insurance Examiner

    (808) 586-7379

  • Hawaii

    Captives

    Andrew Kurata
    Captive Administrator

    (808) 586-0981

  • Hawaii

    Company Licensing

    Andy Chow
    Company Licensing Supervisor

    (808) 586-3874

    achow@dcca.hawaii.gov

  • Hawaii

    Consumer Complaints and Inquires

    Samuel Thomsen
    Chief Investigator

    (808) 586-2790

  • Hawaii

    Deposits

    Andy Chow
    Company Licensing Supervisor

    (808) 586-3874

    achow@dcca.hawaii.gov

  • Hawaii

    Examinations - Agency

    Andy Chow
    Company Licensing Supervisor

    (808) 586-3874

    achow@dcca.hawaii.gov

  • Hawaii

    Examinations - Financial

    Patrick Lo
    Chief Financial Analyst

    (808) 586-3870

    pplo@dcca.hawaii.gov

  • Hawaii

    Fees

    Emily Rakieten
    Insurance Licensing Assistant

    (808) 586-2788

  • Hawaii

    Health Insurance

    Arlene Ige
    Program Administrator

    (808) 586-2804

  • Hawaii

    Insurance Fraud

    Colleen Chun
    Administrator, Insurance Fraud Investigation Unit

    (808) 586-2796

  • Hawaii

    InsurTech

    Jerry Bump
    Insurance Program Specialist

    (808) 586-0985

    jbump@dcca.hawaii.gov

  • Hawaii

    Life Insurance

    Kathleen Nakasone
    Rate and Policy Analysis Manager

    (808) 586-2809

  • Hawaii

    NAIC Liaison

    Vacant
    General Counsel

  • Hawaii

    Policy and Form Filing - Life, Accident & Sickness, Property & Casualty

    Kathleen Nakasone
    Rate and Policy Analysis Manager

    (808) 586-2809

  • Hawaii

    Premium Tax

    Gale Miyazaki
    Insurance Examiner

    (808) 587-6741

  • Hawaii

    Producer Licensing

    Emily Rakieten
    Insurance Licensing Assistant

    (808) 586-2788

  • Hawaii

    Property & Casualty - Commercial Lines and Personal Lines

    Kathleen Nakasone
    Rate and Policy Analysis Manager

    (808) 586-2809

  • Hawaii

    Statistical Reporting

    Kathleen Nakasone
    Rate and Policy Analysis Manager

    (808) 586-2809

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