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Ruthann Quitiquit

The social worker is retiring after decades of delivering services to low-income families statewide

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 01, 2014

~~<p>Ruthann Quitiquit's office is filled with the kind of bric-a-brac that marks someone who's worked somewhere a long time. Cultural artifacts, photos, little treasured jokes like the pageant-style &quot;Miss Honeymoney&quot; sash hanging in the corner. Everything has a story.</p>
<p>On Monday, the retiring Quitiquit will have it all cleared out &mdash; most of it, anyway &mdash; to make way for the new president and chief executive officer of Parents and Children Together, Ryan Kusumoto. On the whole, she is happy to be moving on, but in a farewell interview this week, she did tear up a bit.</p>
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Ruthann Quitiquit's office is filled with the kind of bric-a-brac that marks someone who's worked somewhere a long time. Cultural artifacts, photos, little treasured jokes like the pageant-style "Miss Honeymoney" sash hanging in the corner. Everything has a story.

On Monday, the retiring Quitiquit will have it all cleared out — most of it, anyway — to make way for the new president and chief executive officer of Parents and Children Together, Ryan Kusumoto. On the whole, she is happy to be moving on, but in a farewell interview this week, she did tear up a bit. Login for more...



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