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HONOLULU —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui was among many dignitaries, family members and friends who attended the late U.S. Congressman Mark Takai’s memorial service. The Congressman passed away in Honolulu  last month after a nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife, Sami Takai, his son and his daughter.  He was elected to ...
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KAHULUI — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui delivered remarks at the unveiling of a brand new Digital Bus at the University of Hawaii – Maui College.   The Digital Bus program is an environmental education program that promotes culturally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 school grades. The Alaka`ina Foundation (a 501(c)3 Non-Profit) implemented the Digital Bus program on Maui in ...
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HONOLULU – The Office of Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and the R.E.A.C.H. 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 grades 6 to 8 receive the academic ...
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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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HONOLULU —  Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui met with the 24th Annual Filipino Fiesta and Parade Committee.  Paul Alimbuyao serves as chair of the event and Vince Baldemor serves as the vice chair.  Maggie Domingo will be the parade marshal.  The special guest for the event is Janine Tugonon, Miss Philippines and Miss Universe 2012 1st Runner ...
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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 — Dozens of local farmers had a unique opportunity to showcase their produce and goods at a “Farm to School Information Session and Mixer.”  While sharing information about their products and farm, farmers learned how they can become a qualified vendor and increase their supplies with the State.  Additionally, those in the agriculture community had ...
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HILO – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui met with student pharmacists from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP).  They were recently recognized as the “Most Improved Chapter” at the national American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Baltimore, MD March 6.  The students competed against chapters across ...
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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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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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