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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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HONOLULU —   Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui recognized the Hawaii State Department of Education’s Kohala Complex Cafeteria Manager Priscilla Galan with a Certificate of Commendation.  Priscilla  and her staff have been working with Chef Greg Christian, president and founder of Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners, to bring delicious local, fresh scratch-cooked food to students as one ...
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Here’s a picture of an all-time favorite lunch…with a twist!  Students at the Kohala Complex are enjoying this spaghetti lunch, which was made with local ground beef and local green leaf lettuce. The tantalizing aroma of new flavors filled the Kohala Complex cafeteria as the winter menu was introduced to students on January 9. Students ...
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HOKKAIDO — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui traveled to Japan to further strengthen relations with Hokkaido in anticipation of the signing of a sister-state agreement in Kona this May.  He met with several officials, including Hokkaido Governor Harumi Takahashi as well as attended several events representing Hawaii, including the FM North Wave Aloha Winter Festival.

HONOLULU — The Lieutenant Governor’s pilot project for the Farm to School Initiative is well underway in the Hawaii State Department of Education’s (HIDOE) Kohala Complex on the island of Hawaii. Chef Greg Christian, president and founder of Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners has been selected to work with Cafeteria Manager Priscilla Galan and her ...
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LAHAINA, MAUI — ‘Ohana Health Plan, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced it will sponsor the ‘Ohana Health Plan R.E.A.C.H. Maui Middle School Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 10. More than 250 players representing all eight middle schools in the Maui district will take part in this day-long tournament at the Lahaina ...
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