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HONOLULU —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui met with officials and a delegation from the Tomakomai Prefecture.  The courtesy visit by the delegation was to strengthen relationships between Hokkaido and Hawaii as well as to discuss possible business opportunities. 

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Farm to School Initiative is celebrating Farm to School Week by highlighting its pilot project at the Kohala Complex.  From October 2 to 5, the cafeteria is featuring local ingredients in its serving “Island Fresh First” lunch menu. Students at the Kohala Elementary, Intermediate and High schools will enjoy delicious, fresh ...
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HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Consul General of Japan Yasushi Misawa met with Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui upon leaving Hawaii for his next assignment. The Consul General arrived in Hawaii in 2015 and has held various positions in his diplomatic career while working in over 50 countries. However, Consul General Misawa’s arrival to the State was his ...
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HONOLULU —  The State’s Farm to School Pilot Project was awarded the Kanu Ola award during the 2017 Hawaii Agriculture Conference.  Twelve other organizations or individuals were also recognized for their contributions to developing innovative and inspirational farm to school programs in Hawaii. Spearheaded by Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE), the Hawaii Department ...
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Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui and Mikayla

MEDB Celebrates 35 Years

Posted on Aug 26, 2017 in Featured, Latest News, Main

WAILEA –The Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) celebrated its 35th anniversary at its Ke Alahele Education Fund Benefit Dinner & Auction.  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui was among several dignitaries that attended the event.  He and his daughter, Mikayla, were part of the program as hosts of the “Family Feud, The STEM Edition” game. The benefit ...
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HILO — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui congratulated the newly installed officers of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii at its 67th Annual Installation Dinner and General Membership Meeting. “The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii is such a unique and special organization that honors the history and ancestry of Japan, while ...
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HONOLULU —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui met with several notable artists from the Philippines who were being featured at an art exhibit in Chinatown’s Arts at Marks Garage, called “The Gift of Art to Mother Earth and Her Children.”  The Earth Philippines artists consist of seven members: Fidel Sarmiento, Jing Banawan, Lloyd Orosa, Pancho Piano, ...
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MAKAWAO —  In observance of Memorial Day, Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui delivered remarks at the Memorial Day Ceremony held at Makawao Cemetery. “This year, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. And although the Vietnam War remains a controversial matter, what is undeniable is that we, as a nation, are committed to paying ...
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PEARL CITY —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui visited Highlands Intermediate School’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program and presented the club with funds from his after-school initiative, R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture and Health), which provides an organizational framework for public middle and intermediate schools to offer expanded learning opportunities during after-school hours.  The money will ...
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HONOLULU – Students participating in the Soccer for Success pilot initiative and R.E.A.C.H. Initiative had a chance to refine their passing, dribbling and receiving skills today with the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Soccer Team during a clinic held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa soccer field.  The Rainbow Wahine mentored the students with ...
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