The Kohala Complex’s cafeteria team and Chef Greg have been focusing on procuring local produce since the Hawaii Farm to School Initiative began in 2016. As a result, more school meals are being served with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, such as sloppy joes, kalua pig and cabbage, chicken stir-fry, taco salad, baked ziti with meat. ...
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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 – Students participating in the Soccer for Success pilot initiative and R.E.A.C.H. Initiative had a chance to refine their passing, dribbling and receiving skills today with the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Soccer Team during a clinic held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa soccer field.  The Rainbow Wahine mentored the students with ...
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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 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.