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Honolulu– Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui was a guest reader at the Read Aloud Program held at Pohakea Elementary School in Ewa Beach.  More than 400 adults and children attended the event.  The Lt. Governor read  “A Fishy Tale,” from the book, “A Hawaiian Life” by George Kahumoku. Read Aloud America, which created the Read Aloud Program, is a ...
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(Photo Courtesy: Maui High School Band)   HONOLULU – Maui High School’s Saber Marching Band & Color Guard has been invited by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association to appear in the 126th Annual Rose Parade on Jan. 1, 2015 in Pasadena, Calif.  It will mark the first appearance by a Hawaii public school band since Pearl ...
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HONOLULU – The world’s largest Junior Men’s and Women’s (Under-20) annual Sevens Rugby championship tournament, ALOHA WORLD SEVENS (AWS), takes center stage in Honolulu next year featuring 24 representative teams from 24 countries. The AWS venue is the 50,000-seat Aloha Stadium, Hawai’i’s most prestigious sports facility. It is also the largest stadium site for any major ...
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Honolulu — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui delivered remarks to students in grades 9 through 12 at Maui’s Construction Career Day.  The students, from Maui, Molokai, and Lanai, were introduced to the multi-faceted construction industry and the many job opportunities available, from contractors to consultants. This event offered students the opportunity to operate heavy equipment, participate ...
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  Honolulu – Hundreds of children, parents, business and community leaders came together today at a Lights On Afterschool rally at the State Capitol to celebrate the achievements of afterschool students and draw attention to the need for more afterschool programs to serve the millions of children nationwide who are unsupervised and at risk each ...
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HONOLULU – Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced a series of neighbor island meetings to inform the efforts of Hawaii’s bipartisan, inter-branch working group tasked with making recommendations for the state’s juvenile justice system. The effort was launched in August in a joint news conference held by Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald, and ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie today appointed Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui to spearhead the state’s Sports Development Initiative, which aims to coordinate efforts throughout Hawaii to build a thriving sports industry. “This initiative will help to expand sports entertainment and participation opportunities in Hawaii, while also strengthening our visitor economy – particularly during the shoulder ...
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui will hold a news conference regarding a sports development initiative, which will coordinate efforts throughout Hawaii toward building a thriving sports industry and diversifying the local economy. What:News Conference on Sports Development Initiative When:Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 11 a.m. Where: Executive Office, Ceremonial Room Who: Gov. Neil ...
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HONOLULU – Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced that the State of Hawaii is under a temporary hiring freeze on vacant positions within the Executive Branch. The Acting Governor has signed an Executive Memorandum from Finance Director Kalbert Young authorizing the temporary general freeze, which is effective immediately. The temporary freeze is necessary to conserve ...
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Honolulu —  Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the release of $4.7M in general obligation (G.O.) bond funds which will be used toward the construction of the Central Maui Regional Park. The park is being developed in phases which will ultimately include a full size baseball field, a quad of softball fields, a little league ...
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