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Honolulu — Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui addressed graduates of the Ka Pa’alana Traveling Preschool.  The graduates were from the adult education and preschool program. In his inspirational remarks, the Lieutenant Governor encouraged the graduates to take advantage of every opportunity and challenges before them.  He closed with a quote from Doctor Seuss, “The more that ...
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Honolulu –Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui met with six 11-year-old Junior Ambassadors to congratulate them on their selection by the Japan-American Society of Hawaii. He discussed the importance of representing Hawaii and spreading aloha while attending the 25th Asian-Pacific Children’s Convention (APCC) in Fukuoka, Japan. “You make us all proud and I know you will do ...
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Honolulu —  Ka Pa’alana Traveling Preschool  will be holding its graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oahu Veterans Center.  The school has invited Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui to address the 35 graduates, who range in ages from 4 to 5 years old, at 10 a.m. “Graduation is ...
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Honolulu –In his first official trip to Kauai as Lieutenant Governor, Shan Tsutsui had a busy schedule planned for his three days on the island. His first stop was to Kauai Raceway Park where he and other officials participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the track repaving project. The Lieutenant Governor later spoke at the Hawaii State ...
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Honolulu –Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and former U.S. Senator Dan Akaka administered the oath of office to Hawaii State Representative Mark Takai during his Lieutenant Colonel Promotion Ceremony.  It was held in Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui’s Ceremonial Room. “I was honored to join Sen. Akaka on this monumental day for Mark as he is officially ...
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Honolulu – Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui today officially received the Charles Dick Medal of Merit Award, one of the highest awards given by the National Guard Association of the United States.  Representative Mark Takai presented the award to the Lieutenant Governor. The award presentation came as a surprise to Lieutenant Governor Tsutsui.  It was given ...
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Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui talked about the importance of the JUMP/Smart Maui project at the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony between the County of Maui and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). “This smart grid test bed project is mutually beneficial to Japan and Hawaii because the amount of investment and potential ...
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Miss Hawaii Junior High School America 2013, Mahealani Sims-Tulba, met with Lieutenant Governor Shan S. Tsutui to accept the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which was created by President Obama’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.  He also presented her with a Certificate of Commendation.  In addition to those honors, Mahealani also received a Hawaii State ...
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In their inaugural meeting, board members for Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui’s R.E.A.C.H. initiative discussed ways in which they can enrich the lives of middle/intermediate school students through the program.  The Board is comprised of a consortium of community leaders who have joined the Lieutenant Governor to improve the outcomes of youth in the middle school years.  ...
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Congratulations to Kaiser High School’s Aaron Nee for winning Alaska Airline’s “Paint-the-plane” contest.  His winning artwork was painted onto a Boeing 747-800, depicting the “Spirit of the Islands.”  His design was chosen from among 2,700 entries.  The plane was unveiled at the Honolulu International Airport. As the grand prize winner, Aaron received a trip for ...
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