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Passage of Major Bills Caps Off Productive Legislative Session

At the beginning of the 2018 Legislative Session, leadership in the House of Representatives said their top priorities included funding for affordable housing and homeless support. The House today fulfilled that mandate and approved bills covering a wide range of issues including disaster relief, domestic violence, family leave, and the environment. Following the disastrous flooding on Kaua‘i and in Waimānalo …

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Hosts Maui Congress On Your Corner, Honors Vietnam Veterans

On Monday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) hosted a “Congress On Your Corner” at the Queen Kaʻahumanu Center in Kahului, where she visited with local residents and updated them on her work in Washington, DC, including on recent federal funding secured for Hawaiʻi, her Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act, her Securing America’s Elections Act, and more. She also shared how her office can …

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King Kekaulike Unveils New Performing Arts Auditorium

King Kekaulike High School has an immaculate new performing arts center. After years of planning and construction, this new facility will benefit students in Band, Drama, Hawaiian Immersion, and more. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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MFD-Ocean Safety kicks off it’s 2018 Junior Lifeguard Program, registration information for Maui included

County of Maui Department of Fire & Public Safety Ocean Safety Bureau 2018 Junior Lifeguard Program Ages 12-17 Districts: North, South and West Program Time: 9am-3:30pm Session I- June 11th thru 15th, 2018 Session II- June 18th thru 22nd, 2018 Session III- June 25th thru 29th, 2018 Session IV- July 2nd thru 6th, 2018 Session V- July 9th thru 13th, 2018 Session …

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Maui’s Malama Kaua’i Collection Drive Fills Container With Over 2,000 Items

In response to Kaua’i’s flooding disaster, Maui’s community provided items identified by residents of Kaua’i as most needed for their recovery and clean-up efforts. A trio of community organizers Zeke Kalua, Tiare Lawrence and Mahina Martin rallied the community and in a two-day weekend effort over 2,000 items were collected – enough to fill a shipping container to the brim. …

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MEO Core Four Business Planning Class Graduates

MEO’s Business Development Center held its Core Four Bankers Graduation Luncheon for twelve graduating students from the Core Four Business Planning course on April 17. Attending the luncheon from the Mayor’s Office was former small business owner Anthony Arakaki. Arakaki gave congratulations to the group, and offered encouraging words to the graduates on the benefits of entrepreneurship, also words of …

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Kahului Drive to Malama Kaua`i Relief Efforts

A Mālama Kaua’i community drive to collect items in support of Kauai residents impacted by the recent severe flooding will take place in Kahului Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22. Items will be collected at the empty lot fronting Hoaloha park next to First Hawaiian Bank in Kahului from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the weekend drive. Items requested by residents and supporting organizations …

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MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund Awards Total $142,000+

Recently, Maui Economic Development Board announced the recipients who received grant awards totaling more than $142,000 from the MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund, a grant making vehicle to further support the growing need for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education in Maui County and statewide. Among the awards, ranging from approximately $1,400 to $5,000, that were distributed during the 2017-2018 …

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UH Maui College Ho`olaule`a Features Na Hoku Hanohano Winners and Nominees

For the first time, Maui entries and nominees for the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards will be featured in an all-day, free hoʻolauleʻa on Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Great Lawn of the University of HawaiʻiMaui College. This event is part of the statewide Mele Mei celebration of Hawaiian music. The hoʻolauleʻa will include performances by the students …

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UH-Maui Registration Begins Next Week for High Schoolers

Registration for the Early College program at University of Hawai’i Maui College for the Fall 2018 semester begins next Monday, April 23. Qualified High School students wanting to earn college credits while still in High School can begin the process by contacting their respective High School counselors. The Early College program allows High School students to take college courses and …

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