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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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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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