Gordon I. Ito
Hawaii Dept. of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
PO Box 3614
Honolulu, Hawaii 96811-3614
335 Merchant Street, Room 213
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Hawaii Governor David Y. Ige reappointed Gordon I. Ito as Insurance Commissioner effective January 1, 2015. He was previously appointed Insurance Commissioner by Governor Linda Lingle (July 2010) and Governor Neil Abercrombie (January 1, 2011).
In December 2017, Ito was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). From 2013-2015, Ito chaired the NAIC Western Zone and has also chaired the Information Systems (EX1) Task Force and the International Regulatory Cooperation (G) Working Group. He has participated in NAIC meetings for more than 20 years.
Prior to his appointment, Ito served as chief deputy insurance commissioner since 2000. Prior to that, he worked as supervising staff attorney of the Insurance Division from 1993-2000.
Ito earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Hawaii and a law degree from the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law.