Press Releases

HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui has this statement to offer on the passing of Senator Gilbert Kahele: “I am deeply saddened to learn today of the passing of my dear friend, Senator Gilbert Kahele. Gil was a warm and caring man with the highest principles and values, who had the unique ability to always ...
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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 ...
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HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui has this statement to offer in reaction to announcement of the selection of the Maui Hospitals operation and management: “The recent selection of Kaiser Permanente to operate and manage the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) Maui Regional System facilities raises many questions and causes me to be concerned, not ...
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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 ...
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KAHULUI– While the weather continues to bring sweltering conditions to the Valley Isle, Goodfellow Bros. and Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui today teamed up to bring much-needed relief to middle and intermediate public schools on Maui. Temperatures on Maui have hit above the 90s, but Maui Waena Middle School Principal Jaimie Yap told Maui News, “The ...
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HONOLULU – Aloha United Way (AUW) today announced allocation of  $3.6 million dollars in community impact funding that will benefit 45 local nonprofits organizations in the areas of education, poverty prevention and safety net. AUW impact funding has increased by 90 percent since 2011.  The announcement was made at a press conference hosted in partnership ...
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HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui today shared the following remarks on the passing of Lt. Governor Nelson Doi: “During his extensive career as a public servant, former Lt. Governor Nelson Doi worked on many important initiatives that set the stage for Hawaii’s future, including a measure that explored creating a robust tourism industry. I ...
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HONOLULU – In response to the sudden closure of Heald College, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui has sent a letter to UH President Dr. David Lassner that proposes an option to assist Heald students transition into a UH system wide campus. The Acting Governor has this statement to offer regarding his proposal: “I highly encourage the ...
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ESPN Day

Lt. Governor Recognizes ESPN

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in Main, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui presented ESPN with a proclamation, declaring March 24 ESPN Day. The proclamation recognizes the organization for its outstanding contribution to the State of Hawaii through its creation of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic and Hawaii Bowl. Pete Derzis, senior vice president of ESPN Events; Neil Everett, ESPN sportscaster ...
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 HONOLULU — During an assembly this afternoon, Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, along with R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture and Health) Out Hawaii in partnership with the National Football League (NFL) Foundation, presented Washington Middle School’s after-school program with new sports equipment. The donation included volleyballs, soccer balls and baseball equipment, valued at $3,000. “Funding ...
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