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April 25, 2013 Susan Halas , The Maui Weekly It was December 2012 and the elections were over. Maui Democrat Shan Tsutsui was safely ensconced as president of the Hawai’i State Senate, getting ready to start his second term in that leadership post. But the death of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye changed all that. Inouye’s ...
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April 21, 2013 By CHRIS SUGIDONO – Staff Writer, The Maui News With four months under his belt, Hawaii’s first lieutenant governor from Maui, Shan Tsutsui, has made a smooth transition to a life of more attention – and protection. The 41-year-old 1989 Maui High School graduate had already risen to the position of Senate ...
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Governor’s “Cabinet in your Community” on Maui Continuing with his commitment to sustaining a non-Oahu-centric Administration, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, Governor Neil Abercrombie, joined by Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, held the Cabinet in your Community event at UH Maui College’s new Ike Lea Auditorium. The evening was moderated by Leslie Wilkins of the Maui ...
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Visit to Hilo Thursday, April 4, 2013- Lt. Governor Tsutsui tours the UH Hilo School of Pharmacy facilities. Thursday, April 4, 2013- Lt. Governor Tsutsui serving as keynote speaker at the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce Luncheon; Lt. Governor Tsutsui with Rep. Bob Herkes and wife, Jo Anna. Thursday, April 4, 2013- Lt. Governor Tsutsui ...
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Democratic Lieutenant Governor’s Association and National Lieutenant Governor’s Association meetings, Washington D.C., March 2013 Lt. Governor Tsutsui attended separate meetings of the Democratic Lieutenant Governor’s Association and the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association in Washington, D.C., from March 19-22. The meetings provided Lt. Governor Tsutsui the opportunity to meet and confer with Lieutenant Governors from across ...
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HONOLULU – At a press conference held at 10:00 a.m. today, Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui announced his plan to develop a new initiative geared towards enhancing the learning experience of intermediate and middle school students throughout the State.   “The Hawaii Intermediate/Middle School Challenge will endeavor to provide a comprehensive social and educational foundation that ...
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Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui (right) speaks with Iao Intermediate School staff and student body representatives, including student body Vice President Noah Jordan Magbual, about after-school programs. Curriculum Coordinator Lara Whitefield and other staff members Monday presented current after-school program options to Tsutsui, including the federally funded Uniting Peer Learning Integrating New Knowledge program and the ...
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Traditional Chinese Lantern Festival On February 25th, Lt. Governor Tsutsui met with Mr. Qiu Shaofang, the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Los Angeles, to discuss matters relating to growing and improving the relationship between the People’s Republic of China and Hawaii.  The two shared a positive discussion and exchange of ideas ...
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Mabuhay Philippines! From February 1-11, Lt. Governor Tsutsui co-led, along with Philippine Consul General of Honolulu, Julius Torres, a successful Trade Mission to the Philippines with the Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii.  Approximately 45 delegates participated in the Trade Mission, including business, community and government leaders from a variety of businesses including restaurant franchises, ...
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Monday, Feb 25, 2013 ULUPALAKUA, Maui, Hawaii, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, Hawaii Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui and Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa today joined officials from Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, BP Wind Energy and community leaders for the dedication of the new Auwahi Wind facility on Ulupalakua Ranch. The ...
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