Chief of Hawaii's O-Care exchange to resign

The official charged with launching Hawaii's troubled ObamaCare insurance exchange will resign next month, according to multiple reports.

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Coral Andrews, the executive director of Hawaii Health Connector, is the first marketplace director to leave her post since Oct. 1, when the exchanges launched.

The Hawaii Health Connector went live on Oct. 15 due to software problems and had only enrolled 257 people in its first month of operation, according to the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Andrews will reportedly depart on Dec. 6 and be replaced on an interim basis by Tom Matsuda, who headed up ObamaCare's implementation in the state.

"I am honored to have been a part of implementing part of the Affordable Care Act for the people of Hawaii,” Andrews said in a statement.

“The Hawaii Health Connector has some of the most dedicated people I have ever had the honor of working with. Hawaii is in good hands with this talented group as they continue the mission of delivering access to healthcare for all Hawaii residents."