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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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WAIALUA, OAHU —Waialua High & Intermediate got a big boost for its after-school sports program. Today, 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 representatives of the basketball, volleyball and soccer teams with new balls and equipment, ...
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What:  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, along with R.E.A.C.H. Out Hawaii, in partnership with the National Football League (NFL) Foundation, will be awarding Waialua High & Intermediate School with much needed sports equipment for its intermediate after-school sports program.  Waialua High & Intermediate is among 11 schools participating in Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui’s R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for ...
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HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui offers this statement on the passing of former House of Representative Mele Carroll: “My heartfelt condolences go to the ohana of former House of Representative Mele Carroll. As chair of the Human Services committee, she was a staunch advocate for people in need and loved representing the area she ...
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HONOLULU – The Keiki Caucus, a bipartisan group of House and Senate members, today unveiled its 2015 legislative package of priority measures that addresses a variety of issues related to ensuring the protection and welfare of Hawaii’s children and youth. The package includes five key areas of focus including safety and well-being, education, health and ...
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HONOLULU – Today, Hawai‘i officials submitted a written proposal to host the Barack Obama Presidential Center in Honolulu. The development of Hawai‘i’s response to the Barack Obama Foundation’s Request for Proposal (RFP) was coordinated by the University of Hawai‘i (UH) with the full backing of the State of Hawai‘i, the City and Council of Honolulu ...
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