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Shizuoka Prefecture Continues Collaboration with HawaiiPosted on August 26, 2015Shizuoka Prefecture Delegation
HONOLULU —  Members of the Shizuoka Prefecture delegation updated Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui on their collaborative work with Hawaii in the field of energy since last year.  They also discussed  possible future collaboration between Hawaii and Shizuoka Prefecture.  The delegation was in Hawaii to attend a signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) concluded by the College of Engineering […]
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Hawaii Welcomes New Consul General of JapanPosted on August 6, 2015Hawaii Welcomes New Consul General of Japan post thumbnail
HONOLULU —  Lt. Governor Tsutsui met with Hawaii’s new Consul General of Japan, Yasushi Misawa.  The Consul General has held various positions in his diplomatic career and had the pleasure of visiting over 50 countries.  However, Consul General Misawa’s arrival to the State is his first visit to Hawaii.  The Lt. Governor and Consul General of Japan look forward […]
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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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After-School Programs for Middle and Intermediate Schools Expands with R.E.A.C.H.Posted on September 2, 2015Waialua Intermediate Band
HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the participants in the statewide R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Arts, Culture and Health) Initiative for the 2015-2016 school year. More than 3,000 middle and intermediate public school students at 14 schools across the state will be part of the program. R.E.A.C.H.’s mission is to ensure all public […]
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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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