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HONOLULU – Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui delivered remarks on tsunami awareness at the NOAA Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center.  He also presented awards to the 2nd annual poster contest winners.  Thirteen-year-old Leya Leliaert of Kapolei Middle School and 8-year-old Saxon Okamura of Kahala Elementary School were present to receive their awards.   Nine-year-old Cora Fernandez of ...
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HONOLULU—Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui offered welcoming remarks at the 7th Annual FIRST Robotics Competition, which featured 40 teams from local and international high schools.  The contest, called “aerial assist,” requires students to design, build and maneuver robots that can advance balls down a court and score goals.  Entrants competed for a chance to participate in ...
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HONOLULU – With the Highway Trust Fund projected to become insolvent this year, the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution, cosponsored by Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, calling on Congress to, “Develop a shared, long-term vision for surface transportation.” Tsutsui cosponsored the resolution while attending the NLGA conference in the nation’s capital ...
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HONOLULU — Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui will meet with top national leaders in Washington, D.C. as part of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) Federal-State Relations Meeting March 19 – 21, 2014.  He will advocate for Hawaii’s interests regarding school safety, highway funding, the Army Corp of Engineers, chemical handling, the National Guard, and more.   ...
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HONOLULU – Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui served as one of the honorary speakers at the Summit for Afterschool and Out-of-School Partners held at Central Union Church.  The Lt. Governor spoke about the important role after-school programs play in helping to keep children on the right track towards successful outcomes and his R.E.A.C.H. Initiative.  The Summit ...
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HONOLULU – Ahead of the service and gathering planned this weekend honoring Tremaine Balberdi and Kathleen Kern, victims of last month’s plane crash on Lanai, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, a Maui resident, would like to offer his condolences to the family and friends of the three victims:   “My heartfelt condolences go out to the ...
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HONOLULU — Hokulea navigator Nainoa Thompson presented before Lt. Gov. Tsutsui, Gov. Abercrombie and Hawaii State Senators about the Hokulea and her upcoming voyage around the globe. Hokulea and her crew are currently preparing for the second leg of their worldwide voyage, aptly referred to as “Mālama Honua,” or “Care for the Earth.” The voyage ...
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HONOLULU — For a second consecutive year, the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) showcased Hawaii entrepreneurs, highlighting innovative ideas, projects and products today at the Hawaii State Capitol. The exhibitors represented the broad diversity of entrepreneurship in the state, including in the areas of fashion, energy, food, music, arts and culture, ...
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LAHAINA – Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui helped celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 110th birthday by reading “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Suess to students at Princess Nahienaena Elementary School in Lahaina, Maui.  It was part of the Read Across America program.  The lt. governor spoke before a packed cafeteria.  On Oahu, the Lt. Governor read ...
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IAO VALLEY — Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, along with his family, lent their hands to Iao Valley’s loi when they participated in the LOILOA Project, which revitalizes and reinforces the holistic connection between the land, spirit, and body by providing a range of hands-on, educational native Hawaiian culture and practices. Its secondary – an equally important ...
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