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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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Parks Department Preps for Summer with Tri-Annual Permit Processing

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation is gearing up for the Tri-Annual Permit Process for the summer 2018 season for all leagues and recreational programs. This process affects application requests for the majority of facility usage countywide. Application requests impacted include those for athletic fields, multipurpose fields, ballfields, courts, pools and gymnasiums. For the community, this means …

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Maui Waena wins American Savings Bank KeikiCo Award and honors media teacher

Maui Waena Intermediate media teacher & STEMworks AFTERschool coordinator Jennifer Suzuki has led her class to win nearly 100 national, state, and county awards. This week, her class continued their winning streak when Maui Waena Intermediate was one of six schools statewide to win a Special Mention Award for their participation in the American Savings Bank KeikiCo Contest. This feature …

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Hale Makua Kahului Earns Honor for Quality

Nine nursing homes in Hawai`i, including Hale Makua Kahului, have been recognized by the American Health Care Association 2017 Quality Initiative Recognition Program. The Quality Initiative Recognition Program is designed to recognize AHCA nursing center members that demonstrate the attainment of four or more of the AHCA Quality Initiative goals. The goals include a decrease in turnover rates among nursing …

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Nine Students Graduate from MEO’s ‘Core Four Business Planning’ Clinic

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Business Development Program graduated nine students from the Core Four Business Planning course on December 12. Attending the luncheon from the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development was Director Teena Rasmussen, she spoke to the graduates on the benefits of being a small business owner, and the positive impact that small businesses have on our Maui economy. At …

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Blue Zones targets Central Maui Schools to help make a healthier and happier campus

Six schools in Central Maui have registered to become Blue Zones approved worksites. Find out what that means and how two of the schools are working with local representatives from Blue Zones Project to make their community a healthier and happier place. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch …

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Planned Closure Set for Several Parks Permit Offices

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that several Parks Permit Offices will be closed at various times on Wednesday, Dec. 13, for staff training and the implementation of new procedures. The closures are scheduled as follows: Central Maui Permit Office (War Memorial Gym Complex), closed 8 a.m. – noon South Maui Permit Office (Kihei Community Center), closed 8 a.m. …

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