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Posted on Jun 13, 2013

Ironworkers Union Local 625 and Sheet Metal Union Local 293 Endorse Tsutsui

Ironworkers Hawaii, Local 625

“We believe that Mr. Tsutsui is committed to supporting and improving the lives of Hawaii’s working men and women. Shan is a local boy with strong roots to our local heritage and culture. With his business background as an owner of a small local business, he knows the value of hard work, commitment and perseverance. As former Senate President, he is aware of the State of Hawaii’s needs.”

Honolulu – Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui’s campaign announced today on his facebook profile, facebook.com/ElectShan, and website, electshan.com, that the Ironworkers Union Local 625 and Sheet Metal Union Local 293 are endorsing him for the 2014 election.

T. George Paris and Joseph O’Donnell of the Ironworkers Union Local 625 and Art Tolentino of the Sheet Metal Union Local 293 said:

“We believe that Mr. Tsutsui is committed to supporting and improving the lives of Hawaii’s working men and women.  Shan is a local boy with strong roots to our local heritage and culture.  With his business background as an owner of a small local business, he knows the value of hard work, commitment and perseverance.  As former Senate President, he is aware of the State of Hawaii’s needs.”

“The 2,500 strong working men and women of Ironworkers Union Local 625 and Sheet Metal Union Local 293 believe that Shan Tsutsui will take care of the working people of Hawaii and strongly support his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor.”

Upon receiving their support, Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui said, “I appreciate T. George Paris, Joseph O’Donnell and Art Tolentino for their vote of confidence and for believing in my commitment to building a strong future for the people of Hawaii.  I will continue to work hard to represent the men and women of the Ironworkers Union Local 625 and Sheet Metal Union Local 293 and their families.”

Shan Tsutsui took office as Hawaii’s 12th Lieutenant Governor on December 27, 2012, having previously served as President of the Hawaii State Senate. The Maui High School and University of Hawaii graduate was first elected to public office in 2002 to represent Senate District 4 (Waihee, Wailuku, and Kahului).