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AARP Foundation Provides Free Tax Preparation

Beginning February 1 and continuing through April 17, the AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, celebrating 50  years of service, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. Since its inception, the program has served more than 50 million taxpayers. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide started in 1968 with just four volunteers working at …

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Maui Humane Society Recipient of $100K PetSmart Charities Grant

Maui Humane Society has announced that it received $100,000 from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, to help continue to fuel its spay and neuter efforts on Maui. With the help of this donation, the organization will be able to continue to offer subsidized low cost spay and neuter services to Maui County residents. Since …

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Four students selected to participate in immersion program to the Philippines

Four students have been selected to participate in the inaugural I.M. Ready study abroad program and will be introduced at a fundraising dinner on Friday, January 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Leis Family Class Act Restaurant, University of Hawai‘i Maui College officials announced today. The International Mobility or I.M. Ready immersion program aims to empower students by providing them opportunities …

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UPDATE: 9th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament Reaches Capacity

Updated at 5:40 p.m. on January 25. Registration for the 9th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament on Saturday, March 24, as a benefit for the Maui United Way, is now closed as the 600-participant cap has been met. Original story published on January 5. Maui Electric and Kā‘anapali Golf Courses invite keiki to cast their poles at the 9th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament on Saturday, March …

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Maui Humane Society: Meet Cammie and Master

Seven year old Cammie (H127A) and 8 year old Master (#102) are a dynamic duo that have finally found love at Maui Humane Society. After several months of waiting for their forever families to come along, Cammie and Master were having trouble adjusting to kennel life. That is until the day they met and they have been inseparable ever since. …

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MEO Announces $41K for 2018 Project Graduation Programs

Maui Economic Opportunity has announced $41,000 in Maui County funding that has been made available for Project Graduation Programs for 2018 high school graduating classes in an effort to promote alcohol and drug free graduation celebrations. An informational meeting will be held at the MEO Family Center at 99 Mahalani Street in Wailuku at 5 p.m. on Monday January 22. …

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County to Host West Maui Community Plan Open House

The County of Maui Department of Planning will hold a community open house to display feedback gathered during the 2017 community engagement effort for the update of the West Maui Community Plan. The open house will be held on Saturday, January 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Maui Senior Center at 788 Pauoa Street in Lahaina. …

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MPD to Host Job Fair for Emergency Dispatcher Applicants

The Maui Police Department will host a job fair for emergency dispatch applicants on Saturday, January 27. MPD is seeking applicants for the Emergency Services Dispatcher I (SR-16) position. Interested Applicants should be submit an online application. Those who meet the minimum qualifications will receive an invitation to appear at the event. Minimum qualifications for this position include the following:  Training …

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King Kekaulike HS student explores henna art as senior project

High school seniors throughout Maui County are working hard on their Senior Projects, which is an opportunity to explore individual talents and passions and demonstrate personal responsibility and life skills. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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