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Maui Non-Profit Takes Over Affordable Housing Lots in Lahaina

Cassandra Abdul, Na Hale o Maui’s Executive Director, is pleased to announce that NHOM has purchased 12 lots in the Kahoma Homes 100 percent workforce housing subdivision being developed by West Maui Land. “This means we now own the land and can move forward with house designs and then begin construction in the near future. We hope to have the …

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Save Your Identity and Help the Hungry at Annual Shred-A-Thon

Protect yourself from identity theft by safely shredding sensitive documents at the Access Information Management Destruction Plant on Maui on Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m to noon. You can also help the hungry at the same time by bringing food donations. AARP Hawaii and Access Corporation are sponsoring the free document shredding and food collection event at the Maui …

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Olympian Simone Biles and AG Doug Chin kick-off April’s “Alcohol Responsibility Month”

Kicking off April’s “Alcohol Responsibility Month,” the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) and Olympian Simone Biles teamed up with Attorney General Doug Chin and attorneys general from 21 states to release public service announcements (PSAs) to prevent underage drinking. In the videos, through Responsibility.org’s “Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix program,” Attorney General Chin and Biles encourage …

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Maui Parks Department to Hold Public Meeting, Lottery for Craft Fairs

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced it will be conducting a public meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Parks Conference Room in the War Memorial Gymnasium Complex. During the meeting, a lottery will be held to schedule craft fairs at the Lahaina Civic Center (Social Hall) and Kihei Community Center …

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Wahine Week Returns with Networking Events and a Music Festival

Wahine Week is an annual event geared to celebrate, educate, and empower the women of Maui through a series of professional development workshops, social gatherings, pop-up shops, and a music festival. Wahine Week welcomes anyone and everyone who appreciates women and supports their prosperity to participate in the lunch-hour, after-work, and weekend festivities taking place April 10-15 at Nalu’s Southside …

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Kahului Elementary student lends a hand to his peers with special needs

There is a special student at Kahului Elementary School, who, with a soft-spoken style shows compassion to his peers. Adrian Ilustrisimo is a kind boy who treats everyone with respect and dignity. The Student Spotlight feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network. Click here to download our mobile …

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Four Receive awards from the Maui Fire Department

The Maui Fire Department Chief Jeff Murray and the Fire and Public Safety Commission recognized four individuals for their heroism and quick action during two separate emergencies on Maui. Each of the individuals received the Kahuola Award for their actions. The Kahuloa Award is given “for performing a selfless act probably resulting in the saving of a human life.” On …

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Metals and Electronics Recycling Event Set for East Maui

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management will be sponsoring a metals and electronics recycling event at the Hana Landfill on Thursday, April 6 through Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. daily. This collection event is free for residents only; commercial waste will not be accepted without a fee. Participants are advised to call ahead …

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Free Learn-to-Swim Classes Offered for Children and Adults

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Division, announced it is offering free swim classes this spring for both children and adults. Classes, schedules, locations and registration details are as follows: Swimming Stroke Development and Conditioning Classes for Children (Kokua Pool) Swimmers must be Level 3 and above, ages 7 to 12 years Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, …

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