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HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui has this statement to offer in response to Rep. Beth Fukumoto’s announcement that she is leaving the Republican Party: “As a fellow member of the Democratic Party, I welcome Representative Beth Fukumoto with open arms, as I would any other individual committed to sharing the same values and philosophies ...
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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 — The Lieutenant Governor’s pilot project for the Farm to School Initiative is well underway in the Hawaii State Department of Education’s (HIDOE) Kohala Complex on the island of Hawaii. Chef Greg Christian, president and founder of Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners has been selected to work with Cafeteria Manager Priscilla Galan and her ...
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LAHAINA, MAUI — ‘Ohana Health Plan, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced it will sponsor the ‘Ohana Health Plan R.E.A.C.H. Maui Middle School Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 10. More than 250 players representing all eight middle schools in the Maui district will take part in this day-long tournament at the Lahaina ...
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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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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Tsutsui attended the memorial service for State Rep. Clift Tsuji, who passed away in Honolulu in November, leaving behind two sons, Ashley and Ryan. The Big Island lawmaker was 75 years old and represented Keaukaha, parts of Hilo, Panaewa and Waiakea. “Clift leaves behind a legacy as a strong voice for the people and a staunch advocate ...
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Aloha Consul General Kang

Posted on Nov 30, 2016 in Latest News, Main

HONOLULU —  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui welcomed the new Consulate General of the Republic of Korean in Honolulu.  Consul General Young-hoon Kang met with Lt. Governor Tsutsui at the State Capitol to discuss how they can further strengthen ties between Hawaii and Korea.  Before arriving in Hawaii, Consul General Kang served at Director-General for South Asian ...
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