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HEEIA —  Wearing a t-shirt and shorts, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui  joined several people in the loi to plant taro at the Heeia Wetlands.  The planting was part of the Hawaii Community Development Authority’s (HCDA) restoration tour, which aimed to highlight the strides being made in restoring the Heeia wetlands to its historical agricultural uses.  Part of HCDA’s ...
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HONOLULU – The Honolulu Festival returns for its 20th year with an exciting celebration of Asia Pacific culture showcased through music, dance, crafts, arts, exhibits, and special presentations before concluding in Waikiki with a parade and fireworks show, March 8-9. The Festival is free and open to the public with a schedule of dynamic performances ...
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HONOLULU —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui presented a group of parents with a proclamation declaring the month of February Parent Leadership Month.  In conjunction with National Parent Leadership month,  parent leaders in our communities were acknowledged for their vital leadership roles in their homes, communities, states and nation. The program is one of many under Child ...
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HONOLULU — Lieutenant Governor ShanTsutsui, in partnership with the Hawaii Foodbank, kicked off the 2014 State Employees Food Drive on Wednesday, February 19th.  Throughout the years, state employees have given generously to the food drive campaign.  Donations help to feed Hawaii residents who need assistance year-round.  This year’s Annual Food Drive campaign will run from February 19th ...
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By Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui Last week, President Obama launched a non-profit foundation to evaluate proposals for his presidential library.  In the coming months, the State of Hawai‘i will be making the case that locating this institution in Honolulu will be good for the President, good for our islands, and good for the world. Thanks ...
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HONOLULU– Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui attended an event that discussed Hawaii’s bid to host the 2016 World Conservation Congress.   A Hawai‘i-hosted congress would be the first time it has been held in the United States since the founding of IUCN in 1948, and the event would provide a unique opportunity to share with the ...
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HONOLULU —  Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows visited with Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui during their visit to the State Capitol.  They traveled from Maui to Oahu to observe the Legislative Session and meet with lawmakers.  Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows is a year-long program designed to train community-identified future leaders. It was conceived to promote and develop future ...
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Study Hawaii Day at the Capitol

Posted on Feb 13, 2014 in Latest News, Main

HONOLULU–  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui attended Study Hawaii Day at the Capitol, which was an educational expo showcasing international students from around the state, college and university programs and international student organizations. Students and presenters at various booths discussed the impact that international students have on our state’s cultural richness and economy with the Lt. ...
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“It’s Acacademic Hawaii”

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 in Main

HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui will once again be part of this season’s It’s Academic Hawaii.  He will be posing questions to competitors.  It’s Academic Hawaii is designed to showcase our public and private high schools in the arena of academic achievement. The show airs in prime time on KFVE and has been approved by the ...
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HONOLULU–  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui spent the afternoon visiting with students in the After-School All-Stars program at Waianae Intermediate School.  He shared some encouraging words with the students and observed students in various programs, such as martial arts, soccer and music. After-School All-Stars Hawaii is a non-profit organization that provides free, quality comprehensive after-school programs ...
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