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Joint Task Force Established to Combat Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the East Hawaii Liaison to the Office of the Governor announced today the establishment of a Joint Task Force to assess the threat of rat lungworm disease (Angiostrongyliasis) in Hawaii. The mission of the task force is to share scientific knowledge in the application of diagnostics, treatment, mitigation and public education activities. …

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Free Hawaiian Music Concert in Lahaina on May 26

Popular Kihei musicians, Kawika Ortiz and Kenny Roberts, known as ‘Elua Kane will perform at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert on Thursday, May 26 from 6 to 7:30 pm in front of the Baldwin Home Museum at the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina. The duo performs an eclectic genre of music, including traditional …

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Maui Electric honors largest graduating class of sustainability students on Maui

Maui Electric joined fellow business leaders at a reception hosted by the company on April 26 to congratulate the largest graduating class of the Sustainable Science Management (SSM) Program at the University of Hawai‘i at Maui College (UHMC). Established in 2011, SSM is one of three bachelor’s degree programs currently offered at UHMC. The four-year program teaches students to use …

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Upcountry Pool to Host Special Olympics Fundraiser

The County of Maui, Department of Parks & Recreation Aquatics Division has announced the closure of the Upcountry Pool in Pukalani on Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the Special Olympics Maui, Swim & Fin event. Participants have solicited pledges per lap and monies will be used to offset expenses to the State Special Olympics …

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Hawaii Water College Scholarship up to $10,000

Hawaii Water Service Company (Hawaii Water), a subsidiary of California Water Service Group, is now accepting applications from eligible students seeking higher education for the company’s 2016 scholarship cycle. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000. Scholarship recipients will be determined by academic achievement, community service, and financial need. The scholarship program, which is funded by California Water Service Group …

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The 51st Makawao Paniolo Parade set for July 2nd

Makawao Town announces the 51st Annual Makawao Parade scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2016. The Makawao community has come together to coordinate this Upcountry community and Paniolo tradition with a Stick Horse Race at 8:30 am, for all ages and the 51st Annual Makawao parade begins at 9 am. The theme for this year’s parade is “Honoring our Heritage.” The …

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Maui Electric aerial line inspections for Lāna‘i, Moloka‘i on May 16

Maui Electric Company will be using a helicopter to perform routine power line inspections on Lāna‘i and Moloka‘i on Monday, May 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., weather permitting. Dates and locations are subject to change due to weather. Routine aerial inspections of Maui Electric’s equipment, including electrical lines, poles and substations, are necessary to maintain stable and reliable …

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Free Pickleball Clinic to be Offered in Kihei Thursday

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation announced that a free Pickleball clinic will be offered at the Waipuilani Park tennis courts in Kihei on Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 9 – 11 a.m. The pubic is invited to attend the clinic with Charles Lasky, who will be sharing techniques and game strategy for one of the fastest …

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Staff Shortage Affects Refuse Pickups in Kula

The County of Maui Dept. of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, announced that due to a staff shortage, a residential refuse collection route in the Kula area was not picked up today. All missed pickups are expected to be completed tomorrow, Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Affected areas in Kula include: HALEAKALA HWY. HOLOMAKANI DR. HOLOMAKANI PL. KAINANA PL. KAMEHAMEIKI RD. …

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