Hawaii governor offers roadmap for universal preschool

  • House Speaker Scott Saiki speaks at a news conference in Honolulu on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, after Gov. David Ige's State of the State address, accompanied by Vice Speaker Mark Nakashima, left, Majority Floor Leader Dee Morikawa, far right, and Majority Leader Della Au Belatti, second from right. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
  • Gov. David Ige speaks during his state of the state address at the Hawaii State Capitol in Honolulu on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Gov. David Ige wants to create universal public preschool in Hawaii by making elementary schools pre-kindergarten through fifth grade instead of the current kindergarten through grade six. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige on Tuesday laid out what he called a roadmap for creating universal public preschool in Hawaii over several decades.