posted by davek on Aug 12
It was was a new generation scene at Shan Tsutsui’s headquarters when former Senator Daniel Akaka (right) who recently retired gave his congratulations to Tsutsui who had just claimed the democrat nomination in the primary election. He is a University of Hawaii graduate and at age 43 one of the younger politicians. He was a member of the Hawaii sentate from 2003-2012 including serving as prisident of the senate from 2010 to 2012. He was appointed Lieutenant Governor and assumed office on December 27, 2012. He will be running with David Ige in the general election.