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Honolulu—In observance of Fire Prevention Week, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui will be presenting a proclamation to the Hawaii State Fire Council. “It is important for us to recognize our firefighters who risk their lives every day to ensure our safety and security,” said Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui. “During Fire Prevention Week, we would like to bring ...
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In response to the federal government shutdown, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui released this statement: “It is extremely unfortunate that Congress was unable to reach agreement on a federal spending plan because a federal shutdown will ultimately negatively impact all states and could derail economic recovery.   Governor Abercrombie’s Administration, including his financial team, has put forth ...
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Honolulu – Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the release of more than $26.4 million in capital improvement projects for priority repairs and improvements at state facilities and highways under the purview of the Department of Transportation. “These investments will increase the safety of our residents while traveling on our highways as well as support ...
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Honolulu–  It was a proud day for more than 60 service members at the Joint Pearl Harbor-Hickam graduation ceremony.  Many of them worked towards their degrees while on deployment.  The degrees varied from Associate of Arts in General Studies to Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management to a Master of Science in Information Technology, Management Concentration ...
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Honolulu – Ninety-seven new Americans from 28 different countries stood proud as they officially became new Americans.  Lieutenant Governor ShanTsutsui delivered remarks after they took the Oath of Allegiance at the Naturalization Ceremony held at the USS Missouri. “For all of you, the American dream is within reach and I encourage all of you to ...
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Honolulu – Thanks to a public-private partnership, Oceanic Time Warner Cable internet customers can now be connected to the TWCWifi network at the Stan Sheriff Arena.  Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui helped launch the feature along with Bob Barlow, president of Oceanic Time Warner Cable, UH Athletics Director Ben Jay, and UH Associate Athletics Director John ...
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Honolulu –  With a paint brush in hand, Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui started his busy day alongside volunteers painting a family’s home in Kahului as part of the Habitat for Humanity’s 7th Annual Build-A-Thon on Maui. Lieutenant Governor Tsutsui also gave remarks and presented a proclamation recognizing and thanking participants for their hard work and dedication ...
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Honolulu– Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui welcomed 50 interns to the Fall Session of the Transformation Internship Program (TIP) led by the Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) and supported by the Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD).  This innovative internship provides the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain hands-on, real-life work experience and school credit ...
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Honolulu—Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui shared how his R.E.A.C.H. Initiative will positively impact public  intermediate/middle school  students statewide with Rotary Club of Kapolei members. 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 throughout our state.  R.E.A.C.H.’s mission is ...
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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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