Lieutenant governor to resign, join lobbying firm

  • Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui speaks Dec. 27, 2012, during a news conference in Honolulu. Tsutsui is resigning this week to join a lobbying and public affairs firm.

    Associated Press file photo

HONOLULU — Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui said Monday he would resign this week to join a lobbying and public affairs firm. The move comes several years after Tsutsui publicly complained the governor hadn’t given him enough responsibility, but he said his decision had nothing to do with that.