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R.E.A.C.H. Initiative Application Deadline is July 20thPosted on July 10, 2015IMG_3524-rotator
HONOLULU – The Office of Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and the R.E.A.C.H. Initiative are accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.  Intermediate/middle public school educators are eligible to apply.  Applications are due Monday, July 20, 2015 by 3:00 p.m. R.E.A.C.H.’s mission is to ensure all public school students in grades 6 to 8 receive the academic and community-based support […]
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Farm to School Program Bill Signed into LawPosted on July 7, 2015SB 376 Signing
HONOLULU — Surrounded by lawmakers and Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, Governor David Ige has signed Senate Bill 276 (Act 218) into law during a press conference.  The Farm to School Program establishes the Hawaii farm to school program and funds a farm to school coordinator position. Across the nation, farm to school programs are reconnecting students […]
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Chinese Province Vice Governor Meets with Lt. Governor TsutsuiPosted on June 22, 2015DSC_0078-1
HONOLULU — China’s Zhejiang Province Vice Governor Sun Jingmiao and his delegation met with Lt. Governor Tsutsui to discuss tourism cooperation and strengthening ties between Hawaii and Zhoushan City.  Ideas on how to grow tourism during shoulder seasons were also exchanged.  Hawaii Tourism Authority President and CEO George Szigeti and Department of Business Economic Development Director Luis […]
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AUW Announces Funding for Nonprofits in Partnership with Lt. Governor and DOHPosted on May 26, 2015AUW Annoucement
HONOLULU – Aloha United Way (AUW) today announced allocation of  $3.6 million dollars in community impact funding that will benefit 45 local nonprofits organizations in the areas of education, poverty prevention and safety net. AUW impact funding has increased by 90 percent since 2011.  The announcement was made at a press conference hosted in partnership […]
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Lt. Governor Tsutsui Statement on the Passing of Former Lt. Governor DoiPosted on May 19, 2015Lt. Governor Tsutsui Statement on the Passing of Former Lt. Governor Doi post thumbnail
HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui today shared the following remarks on the passing of Lt. Governor Nelson Doi: “During his extensive career as a public servant, former Lt. Governor Nelson Doi worked on many important initiatives that set the stage for Hawaii’s future, including a measure that explored creating a robust tourism industry. I […]
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Acting Governor Tsutsui Responds to Heald College ClosurePosted on April 27, 2015
HONOLULU – In response to the sudden closure of Heald College, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui has sent a letter to UH President Dr. David Lassner that proposes an option to assist Heald students transition into a UH system wide campus. The Acting Governor has this statement to offer regarding his proposal: “I highly encourage the […]
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