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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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MOANALUA —  Keep up the good work Moanalua Middle School! Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, along with the school’s area lawmakers Senators Glenn Wakai and Donna Mercado Kim and Representatives Linda Ichiyama and Aaron Johanson, got an update on how the Mustangs’ afterschool program is progressing with its R.E.A.C.H. funding. About 200 students participate in a ...
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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 2015-2016 school year.  Intermediate/middle public school educators are eligible to apply.  Applications are due Monday, July 20, 2015 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 and community-based support ...
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HONOLULU – In celebration of the Hawaii State Legislature’s Education Week, three Oahu middle schools participating in the R.E.A.C.H. Initiative showcased their talented students and demonstrated each program’s growing success. Legislators were able to experience Kahuku High & Intermediate School’s academic enrichment and PRIDE programs, Waialua High & Intermediate School’s STEM/Robotics and band programs and Jarrett Middle School’s ...
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KAPOLEI — DeBartolo Development and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) broke ground today on Ka Makana Ali‘i, the new 1.4 million-square-foot regional mall coming to West O‘ahu. Governor David Ige, Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui, and Mayor Kirk Caldwell joined project partners in celebrating the start of construction for phase one of the first ...
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HONOLULU — Schools participating in the R.E.A.C.H. Initiative Pilot Project showcased its programs at the REACH Out Hawaii fundraiser held at the Pagoda Restaurant.  Hana High & Elementary, Kawananakoa Middle, Molokai Middle, Waiakea Intermediate and Mililani Middle demonstrated how their students benefited from the after-school activities funded by R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture and Health).  ...
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HONOLULU–  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui spent the afternoon visiting with students in the After-School All-Stars program at Waianae Intermediate School.  He shared some encouraging words with the students and observed students in various programs, such as martial arts, soccer and music. After-School All-Stars Hawaii is a non-profit organization that provides free, quality comprehensive after-school programs ...
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HONOLULU — Waiakea Intermediate,Kalakaua Middle, and Kohala Middle schools took home the top spots at the Hawaii Middle School VEX Tournament. Kohala Middle had two teams that placed in the top four.  The tournament, which was held all day yesterday at Stevenson Middle School, was presented by Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui’s after-school initiative, R.E.A.C.H. (Resources ...
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Honolulu—R.E.A.C.H. can positively impact Native Hawaiian students in intermediate/middle school and lead them to successful educational outcomes, said Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui at the 12th Annual Native Hawaiian Convention. R.E.A.C.H., which is spearheaded by Lt. Governor Tsutsui, is an after-school initiative designed to provide academic enrichment, athletics, and arts and culture to intermediate/middle school students ...
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