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FACE Maui sponsors upcoming Maui Mayor’s Candidate Forum

Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE) Maui today announces an Affordable Housing Mayoral Candidate Forum for June 28, 2018 from 6 – 8pm at Valley Isle Fellowship Church at 1033 Waiale Road, Wailuku.  All mayoral candidates for 2018 will be invited to participate in the forum and three have already confirmed. According to State Department of Business, Economic Development and …

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AVID Provides Maui High Students A College Bridge

Maui High School has seen an increase in the number of students who go on to attend college. A big part of this success is due to the AVID program, which guides students who otherwise may not attend college. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Outreach on Maui

The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Immigrant Services Division announced on Thursday that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Honolulu Field Office will be conducting outreach in Maui on Thursday, April 12. The outreach will take place at the Maui County Business Resource Center located at 70 E Kaahumanu Avenue, Maui Mall, Unit B-9 in Kahului. A …

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MPD Summer Leadership Program Accepting Student Applications

The Maui Police Department Summer Leadership Program is accepting applicants through April 13. The program will run from June 4 through July 13. Students entering the 8th or 9th grade for the school year 2018-19 are invited to apply, along with mentor students entering 11th grade or 12th grade. MPD officers will teach leadership skills to the leaders of tomorrow …

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Community ‘Meet and Greet’ Events Slated for Waiehu Clubhouse Future

The public is invited to two “Meet and Greet” events to discuss the Waiehu Clubhouse Master Plan & Feasibility Study. Sponsored by the County of Maui Department of Parks & Recreation, meetings from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 and 15 at the Waiehu Golf Course Clubhouse will offer opportunities to learn about the project, to talk with its Bow Engineering and …

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MEO Held Blessing for New Bus Wash and Generator

Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. held a blessing for their new bus wash and generator at the transportation facility on March 29. Both projects had been in the works for several years, MEO officials say. MEO reports that with the support of the State of Hawai’i and the County of Maui, the projects were finally completed and are now in use. …

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Mayor Asks Public to Help With Gift of Cranes Ahead of Hiroshima Visit

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Maui County’s sister city relationship with Fukuyama City, Hiroshima, Mayor Alan M. Arakawa and representatives from the Maui County Sister Cities Foundation will be attending Fukuyama City’s Rose Festival & Parade in mid-May. Following Mayor Arakawa’s visit to Fukuyama City, he will be making a courtesy visit to Hiroshima City to meet with …

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Haleakalā: Free Park Pass Available for Invasive Plant Removal Volunteers

Haleakalā National Park and the Pacific Whale Foundation are recruiting local volunteers for Waele ma Haleakalā, the twice-monthly invasive plant removal project. Waele translates to weed, clear, or remove weeds. Another meaning is that by caring for the land, the land will take care of you. The next Waele ma Haleakalā will occur this Saturday, April 7, 2018. Since April …

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Architectural Digest: Seabury Hall Among Most Beautiful Private Schools in Country

Seabury Hall was recently included in Architectural Digest’s list of the Most Beautiful Private High Schools in Every State in America.  The Makawao campus took the list for the State of Hawai`i. Architectural Digest notes Seabury Hall as “one of the more unique schools” they’ve chosen. “Not only is it surrounded by the beauty of the Hawaiian landscape, its villa-style …

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MEO Announces Weatherization Assistance Program

Maui Economic Opportunity has announced the reintroduction of the Weatherization Assistance Program, which helps to reduce and improve energy efficiency for low income families, the elderly (60 and above), people with disabilities and families with children under 5 years of age. WAP was created in 1976 to assist families who lacked the resources to invest in energy efficiency. Eligible households …

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