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Honolulu — In honor of the Samoan Independence Day Rugby Festival, Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui presented a special message on behalf of himself and Governor Abercrombie to Kelly McGill and David Wendt.  McGill is a USA Tomahawk player and president of Grand Pacific Events and Wendt is the coordinator of the Youth Rugby League Hawaii. The Samoan Independence ...
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Honolulu — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui today attended a commemoration of the 170th anniversary of the restoration of the Hawaiian Kingdom at Thomas Square.  Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Kahikina Akaka and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell were among several dignitaries who attended the commemoration. Hosted by the City and County of Honolulu, the event recognizes the ...
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Honolulu – Since billionaire Larry Ellison purchased Lanai, the island has been going through a transformation.  Small businesses are growing, upgrades are being made to community facilities, and improvements are being made at the island’s infrastructure. Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui visited Lanai and met with several state officials to discuss upgrades being made to Manele ...
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One Earth, One Sky

Posted on Jul 24, 2013 in Featured, Latest News

Honolulu  — Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui  last night addressed participants in the first Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Education Summit being held in Hilo.  Participants in the four-day education summit includes students and educators from across the globe — Japan (Ritsumeikan High School, Kyoto, and Senri High School, Osaka, both Japan Super Science High Schools), China (The ...
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Honolulu– Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui welcomed Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) trustees, fund managers, consultants and service providers to Maui for the 2013 HIERS Investment Summit today. Investment opportunities ahead and reaction to market volatility, among other topics, will be discussed at the convention.  Many of the sessions during the Summit will contribute toward the development of policies ...
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Honolulu– Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui addressed about 100 students entering their freshman year in high school this morning.  Reflecting on his freshman year at Maui High School, he offered students some words of advice about how to smoothly transition into high school. He also talked about his R.E.A.C.H. Initiative and its mission to provide a ...
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Honolulu— In his first bill singing ceremony, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui signed several measures passed by the 2013 Hawaii State Legislature today. Regarding House Bill 858, relating to the HI Growth Initiative, and Senate Bill 1349, relating to economic development, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui said, “Both measures foster innovation while reinvigorating our economy.  They also ...
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Honolulu—Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui will sign the following bills passed by the 2013 Hawaii State Legislature in four separate ceremonies: Time: Noon House Bill 858, which appropriates funds to the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation for the HI Growth Initiative.  The initiative is an investment program to develop an ecosystem to support high-growth entrepreneurial companies in ...
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Kailua, Oahu and Kailua -Kona, Hawaii –On a day known for fun, food, and fireworks, Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui  participated in Independence Day parades on Oahu and on Hawaii Island. His wife, Lyndelle, accompanied him on the parade floats that took them miles around Kailua and Kona where they were met by friends, supporters, and spectators enjoying their fourth of July. ...
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Honolulu –Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui met with President and High Chief Alo Lupeomastasila F.A. Williams and its members in the Lieutenant Governor’s ceremony room to as Lieutenant Governor and Governor proclaimed July 11 to 13, 2013 as Samoan Flag Day. The ceremony was a spirited and lively set of performances, chants, and ritual traditions that ...
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