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Hawai‘i State Council on Mental Health Launches New Website

The Hawai‘i State Council on Mental Health has launched a new website featuring many key resources including mental health related trainings and events in the community, legislative updates, and the current activities of the council.  With this new, easy-to-use website, community members can access meeting notices and agendas, apply to serve on the board, learn about board members, and keep …

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Wishing Well… for Maui Students Hosts Maui Ocean Center Fundraiser

The Wishing Well…for Maui Students program will host its inaugural fundraiser, “Wishes with Fishes,” on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Maui Ocean Center. The 21-and-over event will feature a buffet dinner catered by the award-winning Seascape Restaurant, silent auction and live music by acclaimed slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, the Natalie Nicole Band and the award-winning ukulele-powered Hawaiian reggae …

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FACE Maui sponsoring Affordable Housing Maui Mayoral Forum

Face Action for Community Equity (FACE) Maui today announces an Affordable Housing Mayoral Forum scheduled for June 28, 2018 from 6pm-8pm to be held at Valley Isle Fellowship Church located at 1033 Waiale Road, Wailuku. The main topic of the forum is affordable housing for Maui’s working families. The mayoral candidates who are confirmed to participate in the forum are: …

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Online food preserving class at UH Maui College now accepting students

For the first time, the Maui Food Innovation Center (MFIC) at the University of Hawai’i Maui College is offering an online-integrated distance learning class for food preservation enthusiasts from July 2 to 28, officials announced today. MFIC has modified its most popular course “Master Food Preservers” and developed an online version, which has shorter class hours with course material accessible …

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Maui fills second 20 ft shipping to ‘Kokua Puna’

Maui residents and businesses filled a second 20 ft shipping container in a two-day hana hou Kokua Puna donation drive held this weekend for evacuees. Donations, including non-perishable food, water, camping gear, pet food and baby diapers packed the container to the ceiling. Over twenty volunteers were kept busy during the drive unloading truckloads and carloads of donations. In addition …

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Maui’s Second Kokua Puna Drive Gets Visit from Governor Ige

Donations poured in for the first day of Maui’s two-day hana hou Kokua Puna drive – the second drive in just a few weeks by the same group of community organizers who came together to ship a 20 ft. container of donated items to assist Puna evacuees. It even caught the attention of Governor Ige who was on Maui and …

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Maui Electric supports Hāna Arts program

Maui Electric Company recently presented Hāna Arts, Inc. with a $2,500 donation in support of the organization’s arts and cultural programs for East Maui residents. The donation, provided by Maui Electric’s Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation (HEICF), will support the Building East Maui’s Community through Creativity program that aims to diversify the East Maui community’s economy through art education and …

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Free Fraud Prevention Workshop on Maui

An annoying screen pops up on your computer telling you to call tech support.  You get a desperate call saying, “Grandma, I need help. Sent money.”  Or someone says they are from the police or IRS and threatens you with arrest, unless you pay back taxes. These are versions of the most common scam in the United States – Impostor …

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