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HONOLULU — The Farm to School Initiative is seeking qualified farmers and vendors to submit bids to deliver fresh fruit and vegetables to various Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) schools statewide. Local farmers are encouraged to submit their bids by July 13. The invitation for bids (IFB) can be found at http://spo3.hawaii.gov/notices/notices/ifb-d17-005. Spearheaded by ...
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HONOLULU – The Office of Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and the R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture and Health) Initiative are accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year.  Intermediate/middle public school educators are eligible to apply.  The application period is from Wednesday, June 1 to Friday, July 1, 2016 by 3:00 p.m. R.E.A.C.H.’s mission is to ensure all public school students in ...
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LANAI CITY —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui served as the keynote speaker at Lanai High School’s graduation ceremony.  Twenty-seven seniors participated in the ceremony.  In his speech, the Lt. Governor told all of the students that they have ability to make a difference in their community,  “Now, you have reached this milestone together. And, graduating from high school is ...
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WAIOHULI, MAUI — In the first groundbreaking ceremony for a Hawaiian homestead under Governor David Ige’s administration, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui, community leaders, government officials, and future homesteaders joined Chair Jobie Masagatani, Hawaiian Homes Commissioners and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to celebrate the beginning of construction on what will become the future home ...
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KALIHI —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui visited students participating in the Soccer for Success program at Kalakaua Middle School.  Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s free after-school initiative being held at Kalakaua Middle, Waikiki Elementary and Waiamanalo Elementary and Intermediate schools. The program was brought to Hawaii through a partnership between the U.S. Soccer ...
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HONOLULU – Students participating in the Soccer for Success pilot 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 Manoa campus.  The Rainbow Wahine mentored the students with their soccer skills and warmed them up for ...
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HONOLULU — Local farmers have a unique opportunity to showcase their produce and goods at a “Farm to School Information Session and Mixer.” Those interested are encouraged to register beginning today at http://koha.la/f2smixeroahu or call The Kohala Center at 808-887-6411. Registration ends April 21 and it is free to register, but space is limited. The ...
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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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