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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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Yesterday evening Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa addressed a crowd of about 500 community and business leaders, politicians, students and families. He delivered his 2013 “State Of The County” address. Below are a small portion of those comments. “We have been working with Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui, who is in the process of obtaining 60 acres ...
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January 30, 2013 By Alex Beers With Maui boys Shan Tsutsui and Joe Souki holding down important positions in the state (Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House, respectively), island residents have predicted a louder voice in the seemingly Oahu-centric Hawaii government. But now, according to a Jan. 28 Hawaii state Senate press release, Maui ...
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January 22, 2013 HONOLULU – In his third State of the State address, Gov. Neil Abercrombie today outlined plans to maximize the state’s sound fiscal footing and improving economy by focusing on business innovation, food and energy security, and early childhood education. “Two years ago, our administration had just taken office amidst an extremely difficult ...
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January 19, 2013                           Philippine Consul General Julius D. Torres and Lieutenant Governor Shan S. Tsutsui. By Wendy Osher Hawaii Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutusi of Maui will head a delegation of more than 40 business executives to the Philippines. This is the 23rd ...
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January 13th, 2013 By Wendy Osher A dedication ceremony was held on Friday for the new $26 million science building at the University of Hawai’i Maui College campus in Kahului. The facility was named ʻIke Leʻa, meaning “to see clearly.” It features laboratories and classrooms designed to respond to the challenges in the STEM fields ...
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January 3rd, 2013 By Wendy Osher Shan S. Tsutsui of Maui was officially sworn-in as lieutenant governor of Hawai’i during an 11 a.m. ceremony in the Governor’s Executive Office on O’ahu. Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald administered the formal swearing-in and oath of office. Tsutsui previously served as the 12th Senate president of the state. ...
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December 29, 2012 By Wendy Osher Newly appointed Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui of Maui arrived at Kahului Airport this morning to a surprise homecoming welcome from family and friends. The group of about 30 individuals offered congratulations and well wishes for Tsutsui’s new role as the second in command in the state of Hawaiʻi. Tsutsui ...
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