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Maui Students Shine in 808 Storytellers Competition

Maui District schools are proud to announce the winners of their annual Digital 808 Storytellers video competition. Each year, students compete in four categories: Animation, News, Public Service Announcements, and Short Films. This year the winners are: Maui Waena Intermediate School, H.P. Baldwin High School, King Kekaulike High School, and Maui High. Congratulations to all! To view the entries, visit …

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UH Rainbow Wahine to Conduct Maui Soccer Clinic

Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin and the University of Hawaii announced on Wednesday the opportunity for those on Maui to train with members of the UH Rainbow Wahine Soccer team. The Rainbow Wahine will participate in a Soccer Clinic at the Maui High School soccer field on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. “I’m thrilled to be part of this …

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South Maui Community Park Temporarily Closed

The South Maui Community Park will be temporarily closed starting Wednesday, March 21, for emergency work to install a 12-inch Double Check Detector Assembly at the main entry gate. County officials say water at the park will not be available during installation. The facility, located at 1501 Liloa Drive, Kihei, is expected to reopen April 5. The community is asked to …

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New Youth Disaster Preparedness Cohort Starting in Kihei

Starting in April a new cohort for the MyPI Hawai‘i Disaster Preparedness training program will be delivered in Kīhei.  The program is being offered through the University of Hawai‘i Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Program.  Youth ages 13-18 are eligible for participation. The My PI Hawai‘i Disaster Preparedness program trains youth in Fire Safety and Suppression, Light Search and Rescue, …

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Public School HĀ Initiative Explored at Pa’ia Elementary

HĀ Community Day at Pāʻia Elementary is an opportunity for the community to experience and celebrate the integration of Hawaiian language and culture in Hawaiʻi’s public schools. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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UH Maui College Hosts Nani Ke Ola ‘Beautiful Life’ Wellness Fair

UH Maui College will host a wellness fair dubbed Nani Ke Ola “Beautiful Life” on Thursday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kahului campus Great Lawn. This inaugural event is a collaboration among MEO Youth Services, Blue Zones Project, Healthy Eating Active Living Coalition, Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii, Maui Coalition for Drug Free Youth, and the …

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Haleakala: Keiki Invited to Earn Junior Ranger Badge with ‘Ope‘ape‘a Researcher

The National Park Service’s Junior Ranger Program is available at most national parks. It is activity based for children and youth to earn a Junior Ranger badge, specific to each site. The Junior Ranger motto to “Explore, Learn, and Protect!” encourages Junior Rangers to be active stewards over natural and cultural resources in national parks. Children are invited to earn …

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Rotary Club of Kahului Supports MEO Head Start Through Weinberg Friends Project

The Rotary Club of Kahului Weinberg Friends Project was recently awarded to the Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. Head Start program. “Over 100 hours of volunteer time went into painting the interior of the classroom located at Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Center in Wailuku,” Rotary Club of Kahului member and project coordinator, Jud Cunningham said. Known as the MEO …

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Na Hale O Maui Places 35th Family in Affordable Home

Jonathan Kusunoki and his wife Joanna Kusunoki met in high school. They fell in love and began their life’s journey together. On Monday, after much effort and planning they are the owners of a Na Hale O Maui community land trust 4-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home that will remain affordable in perpetuity. What does it feel like to have your own home? “It means the world …

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