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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui is working collaboratively with the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture and Department of Education to gather information from the agriculture community for the Farm to School Initiative. Farmers across the state are being asked to participate in a Request for Information (RFI) survey for the Initiative’s market research, beginning April ...
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HONOLULU – Lieutenant Governor ShanTsutsui, along with the Hawaii Foodbank, kicked off the 2016 State Employees Food Drive on March 16th.  Throughout the years, state employees have given generously to the food drive campaign.  Donations help to feed Hawaii residents who need assistance year-round.  This year’s Annual Food Drive campaign will run from March 16th to May 6th.  ...
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WAILUKU, MAUI  – The demand for playing time for local softball and baseball teams just got a little easier with the opening of the first phase of the Central Maui Regional Sports Complex. Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, and DLNR Deputy Director of Water Commission Jeffrey Pearson were among community leaders who ...
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MANOA —  In celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui read “Bartholomew and the Oobleck,” by Dr. Suess to Ms. Shimabukuro’s third grade class.  The Lt. Governor was among several community memebers Manoa Elementary invited to read books by Dr. Suess to its students. The event was part of Read Across America Day, a nationwide reading ...
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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 —  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 – 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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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui has this statement to offer on the passing of Senator Gilbert Kahele: “I am deeply saddened to learn today of the passing of my dear friend, Senator Gilbert Kahele. Gil was a warm and caring man with the highest principles and values, who had the unique ability to always ...
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KIHEI —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui delivered welcoming remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony and blessing of Kihei High School. Governor Ige, Senators Baker and Keith-Agaran, Representative Ing and Mayor Arakawa, along with community members, also attended the ceremony. Serving grades nine to 12, the school will be located on more than 77 acres of undeveloped ...
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HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, along with R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii Board Members Tom Apple, Lori Lum, and Tyler Tokioka, received a $50,000 check from The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). The money will go to R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii, a nonprofit corporation, which provides support for intermediate and middle school programs in Lt. Governor Tsutsui’s R.E.A.C.H. (Resources ...
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