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2016 Legislative Session BeginsPosted on January 20, 20162016 Legislative Session Begins post thumbnail
HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Legislature’s Twenty-Eighth Legislative session convened on January 20, 2016.  Those wanting to follow specific bills and issues this session can utilize the Hawaii State Legislature’s website, which can be found at www.capitol.hawaii.gov.   The website provides a wide range of useful tools, including bill status, measure tracking, keyword lookups, generated reports, and […]
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Historic Agreement Transferring Operations and Management of HHSC Maui Regional System ReachedPosted on January 14, 2016Historic Agreement Transferring Operations and Management of HHSC Maui Regional System Reached post thumbnail
HONOLULU —  The agreement transferring the operation and management of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Maui Regional System to Kaiser Permanente was signed during a press conference at the Governor’s Ceremonial Room.  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui attended the press conference. The State and Kaiser will now begin negotiations for the lease of the real property […]
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New High School in Maui to be BuiltPosted on January 11, 2016Kihei High School Groundbreaking
KIHEI —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui delivered welcoming remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony and blessing of Kihei High School. Governor Ige, Senators Baker and Keith-Agaran, Representative Ing and Mayor Arakawa, along with community members, also attended the ceremony. Serving grades nine to 12, the school will be located on more than 77 acres of undeveloped […]
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Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui’s Statement on the Passing of Senator Gilbert KahelePosted on January 26, 2016Lt. Governor and Sen. Gil Kahele
HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui has this statement to offer on the passing of Senator Gilbert Kahele: “I am deeply saddened to learn today of the passing of my dear friend, Senator Gilbert Kahele. Gil was a warm and caring man with the highest principles and values, who had the unique ability to always […]
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Coca-Cola Supports State After-School Initiative for Middle and Intermediate SchoolsPosted on January 8, 2016http://ltgov.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Coca-Cola-REACH-Check-Presentation
HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, along with R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii Board Members Tom Apple, Lori Lum, and Tyler Tokioka, received a $50,000 check from The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). The money will go to R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii, a nonprofit corporation, which provides support for intermediate and middle school programs in Lt. Governor Tsutsui’s R.E.A.C.H. (Resources […]
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Lt. Governor Raises Concerns About Maui Hospitals Operation and Management SelectionPosted on September 23, 2015MauiMemorialMedicalCenter[1]
HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui has this statement to offer in reaction to announcement of the selection of the Maui Hospitals operation and management: “The recent selection of Kaiser Permanente to operate and manage the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) Maui Regional System facilities raises many questions and causes me to be concerned, not […]
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