Tsutsui to replace Schtaz


The Hawaii state Senate president Shan S. Tsutsui will be lieutenant governor after Brian Schatz was appointed to U.S. Senate. Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Thursday Maui Dist. 5 Sen. Tsutsui will accept the lieutenant governor position.

Schatz was today sworn in to the seat formerly held by the late Sen. Daniel Inouye.