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HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie today appointed Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui to spearhead the state’s Sports Development Initiative, which aims to coordinate efforts throughout Hawaii to build a thriving sports industry. “This initiative will help to expand sports entertainment and participation opportunities in Hawaii, while also strengthening our visitor economy – particularly during the shoulder ...
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui will hold a news conference regarding a sports development initiative, which will coordinate efforts throughout Hawaii toward building a thriving sports industry and diversifying the local economy. What:News Conference on Sports Development Initiative When:Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 11 a.m. Where: Executive Office, Ceremonial Room Who: Gov. Neil ...
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HONOLULU – Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced that the State of Hawaii is under a temporary hiring freeze on vacant positions within the Executive Branch. The Acting Governor has signed an Executive Memorandum from Finance Director Kalbert Young authorizing the temporary general freeze, which is effective immediately. The temporary freeze is necessary to conserve ...
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Honolulu —  Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the release of $4.7M in general obligation (G.O.) bond funds which will be used toward the construction of the Central Maui Regional Park. The park is being developed in phases which will ultimately include a full size baseball field, a quad of softball fields, a little league ...
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HONOLULU — Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the release of $1.8M in general funds to the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) for the Primary Care Training Program at the Hilo Medical Center.   The funds will go towards faculty, resident costs, clinic space and other operating expenses. “These funds support a residency program which will ...
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Honolulu – Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the release of $100,000 in general funds to the University of Hawaii for its proposed aeronautical training program at Hawaii Community College and UH Hilo.  The funds will go towards the hiring of a program coordinator and technical support staff member to complete studies and plans for ...
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Honolulu —  Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the release of $3.85M for the construction of an ambulance facility in Central Oahu.  The release of the general obligation funds will provide for the plans, design, construction and equipment for the facility, which will be located in the Waipio area. “Through this great collaborative effort between ...
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Honolulu —  Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the release of $250-thousand for a new Makiki Library.  The general obligation (G.O.) funds will provide for the planning phase of the library. “The release of the funds is a positive first step towards the construction of a long-awaited library for the Makiki community,” said Acting Governor ...
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Honolulu — Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today recognized winners of the Governor’s Awards, designed to honor State Executive Branch employees, managers and work teams who exemplify the highest caliber of public service and dedication in serving the people of Hawaii. The statewide program is administered by the Department of Human Resources Development. “Public employees have ...
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Honolulu—In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today presented a proclamation to the Hawaii State Fire Council.  The theme for Fire Prevention Week, which takes place from October 6-12, is “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” “During Fire Prevention Week, I encourage everyone to review and practice their escape plan and take steps to increase ...
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