Latest News

It was an all-star cast as students participating in the After-School All Stars showed off what they learned in the program during its official kick-off held at Keeau Middle School on May 7, 2013. Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui was among several officials who attended the celebration. The event celebrated the national program’s Hawaii chapter’s first expansion to ...
Read More

Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui had the honor of being the keynote speaker for the University of Hawaii-West Oahu’s Spring Graduation Commencement on May 4.  There were 223 degrees and certificates awarded to the graduates. In his address, he told the graduates: “Find what you are passionate about and pursue it with all your heart.  Because ...
Read More

Saturday, May 4, is a special day for University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu graduates who will be honored during spring commencement exercises held on the UH West O‘ahu Great Lawn. There will be 223 degrees and certificates awarded to the graduates. Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui will deliver the keynote address. “It is with great ...
Read More

April 25, 2013 Susan Halas , The Maui Weekly It was December 2012 and the elections were over. Maui Democrat Shan Tsutsui was safely ensconced as president of the Hawai’i State Senate, getting ready to start his second term in that leadership post. But the death of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye changed all that. Inouye’s ...
Read More

April 21, 2013 By CHRIS SUGIDONO – Staff Writer, The Maui News With four months under his belt, Hawaii’s first lieutenant governor from Maui, Shan Tsutsui, has made a smooth transition to a life of more attention – and protection. The 41-year-old 1989 Maui High School graduate had already risen to the position of Senate ...
Read More

Governor’s “Cabinet in your Community” on Maui Continuing with his commitment to sustaining a non-Oahu-centric Administration, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, Governor Neil Abercrombie, joined by Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, held the Cabinet in your Community event at UH Maui College’s new Ike Lea Auditorium. The evening was moderated by Leslie Wilkins of the Maui ...
Read More

Visit to Hilo Thursday, April 4, 2013- Lt. Governor Tsutsui tours the UH Hilo School of Pharmacy facilities. Thursday, April 4, 2013- Lt. Governor Tsutsui serving as keynote speaker at the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce Luncheon; Lt. Governor Tsutsui with Rep. Bob Herkes and wife, Jo Anna. Thursday, April 4, 2013- Lt. Governor Tsutsui ...
Read More

Democratic Lieutenant Governor’s Association and National Lieutenant Governor’s Association meetings, Washington D.C., March 2013 Lt. Governor Tsutsui attended separate meetings of the Democratic Lieutenant Governor’s Association and the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association in Washington, D.C., from March 19-22. The meetings provided Lt. Governor Tsutsui the opportunity to meet and confer with Lieutenant Governors from across ...
Read More

On March 7, Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows met with Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and other lawmakers in the Lieutenant Governor’s conference room where they discussed topics ranging from Hawaii’s tax code to the role of an elected official. This month, the Fellows have been studying governance. They came to Oahu to tour the State Capitol ...
Read More

Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui (right) speaks with Iao Intermediate School staff and student body representatives, including student body Vice President Noah Jordan Magbual, about after-school programs. Curriculum Coordinator Lara Whitefield and other staff members Monday presented current after-school program options to Tsutsui, including the federally funded Uniting Peer Learning Integrating New Knowledge program and the ...
Read More