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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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Honolulu —  On day four of the Federal government shutdown, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today provided an update on how the State is responding to the situation.  “Each department director at yesterday’s emergency cabinet meeting has been tasked with assessing the impact of the shutdown on their federally-funded programs and positions,” said Tsutsui.  “It is ...
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Honolulu — Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui presented a in recognition of the grand opening of the Mokichi Okada Association Wellness Center.  The proclamation honors the Mokichi Okada Association for its commitment to preventing illness and promoting good health utilizing a person’s natural healing abilities. The Mokichi Okada Association Wellness Center, located at 600 Queen Street ...
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EVENT:  Hawaii State Fire Council Fire Prevention Week Proclamation Presentation TIME:    10 a.m. PLACE:  Governor’s Ceremonial Room, State Capitol, 5th Floor (UPDATED LOCATION) This event will be streamed live at: http://ltgov.hawaii.gov/   EVENT:  Brief Update on Federal Government Shutdown TIME:    immediately following proclamation presentation PLACE:  Governor’s Ceremonial Room, State Capitol, 5th Floor This event will ...
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