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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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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.

HONOLULU — The Lieutenant Governor’s pilot project for the Farm to School Initiative is well underway in the Hawaii State Department of Education’s (HIDOE) Kohala Complex on the island of Hawaii. Chef Greg Christian, president and founder of Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners has been selected to work with Cafeteria Manager Priscilla Galan and her ...
Read More Farm to School Initiative Pilot Project Develops Recipes with More Fresh Food

LAHAINA, MAUI — ‘Ohana Health Plan, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced it will sponsor the ‘Ohana Health Plan R.E.A.C.H. Maui Middle School Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 10. More than 250 players representing all eight middle schools in the Maui district will take part in this day-long tournament at the Lahaina ...
Read More ‘Ohana Health Plan Sponsors R.E.A.C.H Volleyball Tournament at Lahaina Civic Center

HONOLULU — Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui proclaimed the month of October “Farm to School Month.” Stakeholders from the community, including the Ulupono Initiative, The Kohala Center, Jack Johnson’s Kokua Hawaii Foundation, Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) and Department of Agriculture attended the proclamation presentation held this morning at the State Capitol. Farm to School ...
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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui hosted a workshop for middle and intermediate school principals, administrators and teachers whose schools are part of the R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture and Health) Initiative.  Those who participated help implement quality after-school programs with R.E.A.C.H. grant funding at their schools.  Best practices, data collection, grant management and ...
Read More Lt. Governor Tsutsui Hosts R.E.A.C.H. Workshop

HONOLULU — As the new school year gets underway, 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 2016-2017 school year. Nearly 5,000 middle and intermediate public school students at 28 schools across the state will be part of the program. R.E.A.C.H.’s ...
Read More Nearly Five-Thousand Middle and Intermediate School Students Impacted Statewide Through R.E.A.C.H. in 2016-17 SY