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 HONOLULU — Dozens of local farmers had a unique opportunity to showcase their produce and goods at a “Farm to School Information Session and Mixer.”  While sharing information about their products and farm, farmers learned how they can become a qualified vendor and increase their supplies with the State.  Additionally, those in the agriculture community had ...
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HONOLULU – Students participating in the Soccer for Success pilot 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 Manoa campus.  The Rainbow Wahine mentored the students with their soccer skills and warmed them up for ...
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HONOLULU — Local farmers have a unique opportunity to showcase their produce and goods at a “Farm to School Information Session and Mixer.” Those interested are encouraged to register beginning today at http://koha.la/f2smixeroahu or call The Kohala Center at 808-887-6411. Registration ends April 21 and it is free to register, but space is limited. The ...
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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui is working collaboratively with the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture and Department of Education to gather information from the agriculture community for the Farm to School Initiative. Farmers across the state are being asked to participate in a Request for Information (RFI) survey for the Initiative’s market research, beginning April ...
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HONOLULU – Students at Lahaina Intermediate School’s after-school program received more than $2,000 in sports equipment from R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii, in partnership with Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui. Much needed volleyballs and equipment were donated to the nine teams in the program. Students have been practicing with balls that were inadequate and worn.  And with the ...
Read More Lahaina Intermediate School Receives Free Sports Equipment from R.E.A.C.H.

HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, along with R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii Board Members Tom Apple, Lori Lum, and Tyler Tokioka, received a $50,000 check from The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). The money will go to R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii, a nonprofit corporation, which provides support for intermediate and middle school programs in Lt. Governor Tsutsui’s R.E.A.C.H. (Resources ...
Read More Coca-Cola Supports State After-School Initiative for Middle and Intermediate Schools

MOANALUA —  Keep up the good work Moanalua Middle School! Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, along with the school’s area lawmakers Senators Glenn Wakai and Donna Mercado Kim and Representatives Linda Ichiyama and Aaron Johanson, got an update on how the Mustangs’ afterschool program is progressing with its R.E.A.C.H. funding. About 200 students participate in a ...
Read More Moanalua Middle: With the R.E.A.C.H. funding, we are able to do more

HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui today announced the participants in the statewide R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture and Health) Initiative for the 2015-2016 school year. More than 3,000 middle and intermediate public school students at 14 schools across the state will be part of the program. R.E.A.C.H.’s mission is to ensure all public ...
Read More After-School Programs for Middle and Intermediate Schools Expand with R.E.A.C.H.

HONOLULU – The Office of Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and the R.E.A.C.H. Initiative are accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.  Intermediate/middle public school educators are eligible to apply.  Applications are due Monday, July 20, 2015 by 3:00 p.m. R.E.A.C.H.’s mission is to ensure all public school students in grades 6 to 8 receive the academic and community-based support ...
Read More R.E.A.C.H. Initiative Application Deadline is July 20th

HONOLULU – In celebration of the Hawaii State Legislature’s Education Week, three Oahu middle schools participating in the R.E.A.C.H. Initiative showcased their talented students and demonstrated each program’s growing success. Legislators were able to experience Kahuku High & Intermediate School’s academic enrichment and PRIDE programs, Waialua High & Intermediate School’s STEM/Robotics and band programs and Jarrett Middle School’s ...
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