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Friends of Rep. Clift Tsuji, faculty, staff and alumni gather to celebrate new scholarship endowment funds for students studying agriculture at UH Hilo and Hawai'i Community College that were established in his memory.

Rep. Clift Tsuji memorial scholarships benefit Hawaii Island students

Building on Representative Clifton Tsuji’s legacy of giving back to the Hawai‘i Island community, 159 friends, supporters and family members raised $81,000 to fund endowed scholarships for Hawai‘i CC and UH Hilo students pursuing degrees in agriculture.

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Remembrance ceremony and memorial service announced for Rep. Clift Tsuji

On Sunday, December 4, a memorial service for Representative Clift Tsuji will be held in Hilo at Dodo Mortuary, 199 Wainaku Street in Hilo. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. and the service at 4 p.m.

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Representative Clift Tsuji passes away at the age of 75

Hawaii Rep. Clift Tsuji, 75, passed away at the Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu today (Nov 15). Tsuji represented House District 2 including Keaukaha, parts of Hilo, Pana‘ewa and Waiākea.

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Lawmakers’ ‘listening meeting’ in Hilo (June 15)

MEDIA RELEASE WHAT: A community meeting hosted by Rep. Richard Onishi and joined by House leadership to brief the community of the 2013 legislative session and hear feedback on issues that matter to constituents. WHEN: 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15 WHERE: Aupuni Center Conference Room 101 Pauahi Street Hilo, Hawaii 96720 WHO: State Rep. Richard […]

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House seeks additional funds for space exploration program

MEDIA RELEASE The House Committee on Finance unanimously passed HB1419 HD1, which will appropriate additional funds to support the development and expansion of Hawaii’s aerospace and related industries. Supplemental funding will be provided to the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) to help attract aerospace technology and corporations to Hawaii. The funding will […]

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Representative Tsuji recovers from hospital stay with pneumonia

State Representative Clift Tsuji (District 3 – South Hilo, Panaewa, Puna, Keaau, Kurtistown) announced today that he was admitted to Hilo Medical Center last week with pneumonia, but he is expected to be released in a few days and to make a full recovery. He has been able to keep up with emails, correspondence and […]

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House members oppose tax consultant’s increase recommendations

MEDIA RELEASE A group of members of the House of Representatives are opposing a consultant’s tax increase recommendations to the 2010-2012 Tax Review Commission, scheduled to be heard in a public hearing Tuesday in Honolulu. The hearing will cover a draft report entitled “Study of the Hawaii Tax System: Final Report.” The report was prepared […]

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Agriculture inspector positions supported in budget bill

Agriculture inspector positions supported in budget bill

MEDIA RELEASE House Finance and Senate Ways and Means conferees have agreed to support Agriculture inspectors statewide by funding the positions through the state general fund rather than a special fund, freeing up more money to fight invasive species. Currently, 20 inspector positions at airports and harbors on Oahu, Kauai, Maui and Hawaii Island, are […]

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Hilo town hall meeting & legislative highlights (June 7)

Hilo town hall meeting & legislative highlights (June 7)

WHAT: The community is invited to attend a town hall meeting and legislative update hosted by state Reps Mark Nakashima (District 1 – North Kohala, South Kohala, Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo); Jerry Chang (District 2 – South Hilo, Waiakea Kai, Kaumana, Keaukaha); Clift Tsuji (District 3 – South Hilo, Panaewa, Puna, Keaau, Kurtistown); and […]

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Tsuji, Say honored as BIO 'Legislators of the Year'

Tsuji, Say honored as BIO ‘Legislators of the Year’

MEDIA RELEASE | BUSINESS WIRE The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has announced its selection of Hawaii State Reps. Calvin Say (20th District), who serves as the Speaker of the House, and Clift Tsuji (3rd District) as BIO Co-Legislators of the Year in recognition of their leadership and support of the agricultural bioscience industry. “For the […]

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Legislators hold post-session wrap up in Hilo (May 4)

Legislators hold post-session wrap up in Hilo (May 4)

MEDIA RELEASE Sens. Dwight Takamine and Russell Kokubun, and Reps. Jerry Chang, Clift Tsuji and Faye Hanohano will host a post-session wrap up community meeting in Hilo to provide residents a summary of the work accomplished during this legislative session. Residents will also be given an opportunity to share their concerns about legislation and provide […]

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Senators Russell Kokubun and Dwight Takamine, and Representatives Jerry Chang, Clift Tsuji and Faye Hanohano will be hosting a mid-session community meeting in Hilo to provide residents an opportunity to share their concerns about legislation in progress and community issues.

Hilo legislators to host community meetings (Feb. 22-25)

Senators Russell Kokubun and Dwight Takamine, and Representatives Jerry Chang, Clift Tsuji and Faye Hanohano will be hosting a mid-session community meeting in Hilo to provide residents an opportunity to share their concerns about legislation in progress and community issues.

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Senators Russell Kokubun and Dwight Takamine along with Jerry Chang and Clift Tsuji are hoping to get an earful from the community. The Hilo area legislators have scheduled a joint community meeting on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo’s UCB Room 127. The purpose of the meeting is to give the public a chance to express their concerns and priorities for the upcoming legislative session.

Hilo area legislators seeking public input for upcoming legislative session

Senators Russell Kokubun and Dwight Takamine along with Jerry Chang and Clift Tsuji are hoping to get an earful from the community. The Hilo area legislators have scheduled a joint community meeting on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo’s UCB Room 127. The purpose of the meeting […]

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Isle lawmakers: Delaying the Fair Elections law is wise

Isle lawmakers: Delaying the Fair Elections law is wise

Big Island lawmakers have issued an opinion concerning the Fair Elections law, which was reprinted on hawaiihouseblog.blogspot.com/ The opinion was submitted by: Rep. Mark Nakashima (District 1 – North Kohala, South Kohala, Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo) Rep. Jerry Chang (District 2 –South Hilo, Waiakea Kai, Kaumana, Keaukaha) Rep. Clift Tsuji (District 3 – South Hilo, Panaewa, Puna, […]

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