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Miss Hawaii United States pageant winners

Good Luck and Best Wishes!

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 in Latest News, Main

HONOLULU — The winners of the Miss Hawaii United States pageants paid a courtesy visit to Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui before leaving for the national pageant, which is being held in Orlando Florida from June 30th to July 8th.  The Miss Hawaii United States pageants were held on April 29.  The contestants were judged on personal interview, ...
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MAKAWAO —  In observance of Memorial Day, Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui delivered remarks at the Memorial Day Ceremony held at Makawao Cemetery. “This year, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. And although the Vietnam War remains a controversial matter, what is undeniable is that we, as a nation, are committed to paying ...
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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui joined celebrities, athletes, coaches and business leaders to sell special editions of the Star-Advertiser for just $1 a piece on Keiki Day.  The annual one-day event benefited Parents and Children Together, one of Hawaii’s leading non-profit organizations providing a wide array of innovative and educational social services.  

PEARL CITY —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui visited Highlands Intermediate School’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program and presented the club with funds from his after-school initiative, R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture and Health), which provides an organizational framework for public middle and intermediate schools to offer expanded learning opportunities during after-school hours.  The money will ...
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HONOLULU —   Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui recognized the Hawaii State Department of Education’s Kohala Complex Cafeteria Manager Priscilla Galan with a Certificate of Commendation.  Priscilla  and her staff have been working with Chef Greg Christian, president and founder of Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners, to bring delicious local, fresh scratch-cooked food to students as one ...
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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui thanked volunteers for their commitment to service at the Hawaii Commission on National and Community Service and Team Hawaii AmeriCorps Volunteer Summit.  The event took place during AmeriCorps Week.  AmeriCorps helps millions of Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service.

HOKKAIDO — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui traveled to Japan to further strengthen relations with Hokkaido in anticipation of the signing of a sister-state agreement in Kona this May.  He met with several officials, including Hokkaido Governor Harumi Takahashi as well as attended several events representing Hawaii, including the FM North Wave Aloha Winter Festival.

HMSA donates to REACH

Mahalo HMSA!

Posted on Jan 18, 2017 in Latest News, Main

HONOLULU — HMSA donated $154,000 to R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii for its commitment to Hawaii’s youth. Since 2015, the Office of Lieutenant Governor, R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii, and HMSA have partnered together to bring Soccer for Success, the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s free after-school program to Hawaii. With this generous commitment from HMSA, the program is set to expand from 3 ...
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WAIALUA, OAHU —  It was the gathering of great minds at the R.E.A.C.H. 2016 North Shore VEX IQ Tournament, which was held at Waialua High and Intermediate School.  Forty-eight teams comprised of elementary and middle school students, with more than 50 hex-ball scoring robots from across the State participated in the tournament.

HONOLULU —  Survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago were joined by military members, veterans and dignitaries to commemorate the event that left more than two thousand Americans dead and thrust the country into World War II.  Lt. Governor Tsutsui attended the ceremony to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice and those ...
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