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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC) today announced the State of Hawaii’s $4.5 million commitment to Startup Capital Ventures II, a Hawaii- and California-based fund that will provide investment capital to help Hawaii technology companies scale. This investment marks a significant milestone for the HI Growth Initiative, the state’s core initiative to drive ...
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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui visited Molokai Middle School and learned about how his after-school initiative, R.E.A.C.H. is making a difference in student’s lives.  R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Academics, Culture and Health) provides an organizational framework for public middle and intermediate schools to offer expanded learning opportunities during after-school hours so students can stay ...
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HONOLULU – Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui attended the 65th Annual Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and the Governor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the Hawaii State Veteran’s Ceremony. It was a day to remember our fallen heroes, to thank their family and friends and to express appreciation to our ...
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HONOLULU – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) today announced it will hold its 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui met with the IUCN delegation when it visited Hawaii in February 2014 and welcomes this exciting news. He has the following remarks to offer regarding the decision: “The ...
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HONOLULU – The Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) today celebrated the official launch of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage sponsored by Hawaiian Airlines, a 47,000-mile open-ocean journey of two wa‘a (Hawaiian voyaging canoes) around the world. Mālama Honua, which means “to care for our Earth,” is the Hawaiian name for the voyage, whose mission is to ...
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LIHUE — While on Kauai, Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui met with the staff  and patients at the Garden Isle Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center.  He also took a tour of the facilities. Garden Isle Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center identifies and provides the appropriate level of physical and medical rehabilitation services to maximize patient independence. The process is ...
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LIHUE — While on Kauai, Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui stopped by the Garden Isle Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center  to visit with patients and staff members.  The Center identifies and provides the appropriate level of physical and medical rehabilitation services to maximize patient independence.  The patients at Garden Isle are a diverse group, representing all ages, ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui today visited the Bishop Museum to announce the release of $2 million in capital improvement grant funds for the nonprofit museum. Identified by the state Legislature, these funds will finance energy-efficiency improvements at the Bishop Museum’s Pauahi Hall, Jabulka Building Complex and Hale Kini Building. ...
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HONOLULU —  Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui has released $1,870,000 in capital improvement project funds for Kaiser High School’s girls’ athletic locker room.  It will ensure that the locker room complies with the federal gender equity requirements to provide equitable athletic facilities for boys and girls sports.  The additional funding for the project will provide athletic ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Lt. Gov. Shan S. Tsutsui have proclaimed May 4-10 “Correctional Officers and Employees Week” and May 11-17 “Police Week” in Hawaii. The two proclamations were presented today by Acting Gov. Tsutsui to the Department of Public Safety’s (PSD) Corrections and Law Enforcement Divisions, which oversees state corrections and law ...
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