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HONOLULU – Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui has extended the emergency declaration proclamation to address homelessness statewide. This is the third extension to the emergency proclamation on homelessness, which Governor David Ige first declared in October 2015. Along with continuing to support the State’s work with homelessness, this third supplemental proclamation continues to provide emergency relief ...
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HONOLULU — Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui has this statement to offer on the passing of former state lawmaker and labor leader David K. Trask, Jr.: “I send my heartfelt condolences to the ohana of David K. Trask, Jr. As a representative and senator from Maui, David K. Trask, Jr., served as an important voice for ...
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HONOLULU —  February is National Parent Leadership Month in Hawaii.  The month-long celebration for the nonprofit social service organization Child and Family Service included a recognition of parents for their leadership in their homes and communities.  In his remarks,  Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui said, “It’s important that we, as parents, keep our families strong…nurture and provide ...
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HONOLULU —  Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows visited with lawmakers and  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 ...
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HONOLULU —  The Hawaii State Senate welcomed its newest member today.  Senator Kaialii Kahele took the oath of office administered by Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald of the Hawaii Supreme Court during the Senate’s floor session. Governor David Ige appointed him to fill seat of the first Senatorial District left vacant by the passing of Senator Gilbert Kahele, Kaialii’s ...
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HONOLULU – Students at Lahaina Intermediate School’s after-school program received more than $2,000 in sports equipment from R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii, in partnership with Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui. Much needed volleyballs and equipment were donated to the nine teams in the program. Students have been practicing with balls that were inadequate and worn.  And with the ...
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