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Posted on Jul 20, 2014

IBEW Local 1260 Endorses Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui

HONOLULU – The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1260 has announced it is supporting Shan Tsutsui for Lieutenant Governor. “Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui comes from a working class family with strong local roots.  With a growing family of his own, he understands what we need to make Hawaii a viable place to raise families.  We at Local 1260 are very proud and honored to support Shan’s campaign for Lieutenant Governor,” said Brian Ahakuelo, Business Manager/Financial Secretary. The IBEW Local 1260 represents over 3,200 utility, broadcast, service maintenance and service contract employees in the State of Hawaii and Territory of Guam. “I am truly grateful for the support of the Local 1260 members and their families.  Local 1260 will continue to play a vital role in our State and I look forward to working with Brian Ahakuelo and his members to keep Hawaii’s economy moving,” said Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui. No widget added...

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Posted on Jul 13, 2014

International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, District Council 50 Endorse Lt. Governor Tsutsui

HONOLULU —  The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), District 50 (DC50), has announced its endorsement of Shan Tsutsui as Hawaii’s Lieutenant Governor.  “Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui is a proven leader, stepping into a leadership position as a freshman Senator that eventually led him to becoming the first Senate President from Maui.  He is a champion for the working men and women in our State and understands what it takes to make Hawaii the best place to live for our families and for future generations,” said Ryden “Bully” Valmoja, Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer, DC50. With more than 2-thousand members, DC50 represents Hawaii’s construction finishing trades and is comprised of the following unions: Painters Local Union 1791; Glaziers, Architectural Metal and Glassworkers Local Union 1889; Carpet, Linoleum and Soft Tile Local Union 1926; Drywall Tapers, Finishers Local Union 1944; and Pearl Harbor Metal Trades Specialty Workers Local Union 1941. “I am deeply humbled to have earned the support of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, their members and...

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Posted on May 29, 2014

Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui Makes His Candidacy Official

HONOLULU-  Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui filed his nomination papers this afternoon, making his candidacy for lieutenant governor official.  He was joined by his wife, Lyndelle, and daughters, Mikayla, Kaylee and Kenna at the Office of Elections in downtown Honolulu.  Supporters also surrounded Tsutsui and his family. “I am honored to have earned the support from the people of Hawaii and I can’t thank them enough for believing in our campaign,” said Tsutsui.  “As lieutenant governor, I will continue to work hard for Hawaii’s working families and I look forward to an exciting election season.” Tsutsui became the 12th Lieutenant Governor of the State of Hawaii after the position was vacated at the end of 2012. He is a member of the International Committee for the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association and treasurer of the Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association. Tsutsui was elected in 2002 to the Hawaii State Senate, representing Central Maui.  From 2010 to 2012, he was selected by his peers to serve as President of the Senate, making him...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

Media Statement

 “I am humbled by the support I’ve received from the people of Hawaii and I look forward to a spirited campaign that will allow us to take our message to the voters. In the meantime, there is much work to do as Lt. Governor and I will continue to work hard to meet the needs of Hawaii’s people,” said Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui.    Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui has earned the endorsement of Hawaii’s prominent unions, including: Hawaii Construction Alliance; Hawaii Regional Council of Carpenters; Hawaii Masons Union, Local 1 and Local 630; Laborers’ International Union of North America, Local 368; Operating Engineers, Local 3; Hawaii Firefighters Association; International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), Local 142; Ironworkers Union, Local 625; Plumbers and Fitters, Local 675; Sheet Metal Union, Local 293; Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA); University of Hawaii Professional Assembly(UHPA); and Hawaii Optometric Association. ### No widget added...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

UHPA Endorses Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui

HONOLULU —  A  big mahalo to the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) for their support.  UHPA is the faculty union for the University of Hawai’i System, representing 4,000 members across 10 campuses statewide.   No widget added...

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