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Kiwanis Partner with MEO Head Start for Project Backpack

The Kiwanis Club of the Valley Isle is partnering with MEO Head Start for Project Backpack 2018 to collect donations of school supplies. Supplies will be added to pre-purchased backpacks donated by the Kiwanis Club to be given to MEO Head Start keiki transitioning into kindergarten in August. The goal is to provide a backpack with supplies to 200 Head …

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One-Stop Recruitment Opportunity July 27 for Lifeguard Hopefuls

The County of Maui will be holding a one-stop recruitment day July 27 for pool guard trainees, which can be the first step to a career in lifeguarding. The county’s Personnel Services and Parks and Recreation departments will be conducting the One-Stop Recruitment Opportunity, which begins at 8 a.m. Friday, July 27, at War Memorial Sakamoto Pool in Wailuku. That …

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Registration for Swimming Lessons to be Held on Monday

The county’s free Learn to Swim Lessons for youth will hold registration for upcoming classes. Registration will be held starting this Monday, July 2, and continue until spots are filled. Parents / guardians must register youth in person from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays and from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays at War Memorial Complex’s Coach Soichi Sakamoto …

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Puuohala Basketball Court to Close for Renovations

The Puuohala Park Basketball Court Reconstruction & Lighting Replacement project will begin construction on Monday, July 16 and continue through the end of the year. The project will include the demolition and removal of existing, and replacement of base course, concrete surfacing with drainage slope design; concrete perimeter curbing; modular sport surfacing of the basketball court; removal and replacement of …

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Maui Humane Society Offers Discounted Microchips for a Limited Time

Fireworks can be scary for pets and many run off and can get lost. With 4th of July just around the corner, the Maui Humane Society will be offering 50 percent off pet microchipping Monday, June 25 through Tuesday, July 3. Microchips are a permanent ID for pets, and are registered with a national database so your pet can always …

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Hawai‘i State Council on Mental Health Launches New Website

The Hawai‘i State Council on Mental Health has launched a new website featuring many key resources including mental health related trainings and events in the community, legislative updates, and the current activities of the council.  With this new, easy-to-use website, community members can access meeting notices and agendas, apply to serve on the board, learn about board members, and keep …

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Wishing Well… for Maui Students Hosts Maui Ocean Center Fundraiser

The Wishing Well…for Maui Students program will host its inaugural fundraiser, “Wishes with Fishes,” on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Maui Ocean Center. The 21-and-over event will feature a buffet dinner catered by the award-winning Seascape Restaurant, silent auction and live music by acclaimed slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, the Natalie Nicole Band and the award-winning ukulele-powered Hawaiian reggae …

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FACE Maui sponsoring Affordable Housing Maui Mayoral Forum

Face Action for Community Equity (FACE) Maui today announces an Affordable Housing Mayoral Forum scheduled for June 28, 2018 from 6pm-8pm to be held at Valley Isle Fellowship Church located at 1033 Waiale Road, Wailuku. The main topic of the forum is affordable housing for Maui’s working families. The mayoral candidates who are confirmed to participate in the forum are: …

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Online food preserving class at UH Maui College now accepting students

For the first time, the Maui Food Innovation Center (MFIC) at the University of Hawai’i Maui College is offering an online-integrated distance learning class for food preservation enthusiasts from July 2 to 28, officials announced today. MFIC has modified its most popular course “Master Food Preservers” and developed an online version, which has shorter class hours with course material accessible …

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