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Maui Electric Donates $8K to Youth Program at Akakū: Maui County Media

Maui Electric Company presented Akakū: Maui Community Media with an $8,000 donation to support its Maui Youth Now program earlier this month. The program provides Akakū Youth Media Exchange reporters various opportunities to expand their personal and professional development within a group work environment. “Having Maui Electric as a supporter and partner for our youth initiatives, particularly that training and …

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Made in Maui County Festival Vendors Sought

The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce announced this week that Product Vendors and Food Trucks applications are now available for their 5th Annual Made in Maui County Festival. Considered Maui County’s largest products show, the festival will be held at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului and will be open …

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Kokua Pool Closed for Repairs

The Kokua Pool, located at 275 Uhu Street, closed on Friday due to repairs to the sewer lift station. County officials say the pool will remain closed until further notice. Questions about the closure should be directed to the Department of Parks & Recreation, Aquatics Division, at 270-6137.

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Mayor’s Office of Economic Development Welcomes New Molokai Small Business Advocate

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development has announced Cynthia McCutcheon as the new Small Business Advocate for the Kuhao Business Center on Molokai. McCutcheon replaces OED Molokai Business Advocate Jennifer Hawkins, who accepted a position with the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. A 4th generation Maunaloa resident, McCutcheon graduated from Molokai High School and moved …

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Sistah Robi Kahakalau Featured at Free Lahaina Concert

Robi Kahakalau, one of Hawai‘i’s most beloved musical entertainers, will be featured at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free outdoor Hawaiian Music Series concert on Thursday, February 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 pm in front of the Baldwin Home Museum on the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina. Kahakalau, or “Sistah Robi,” is considered one of Hawai‘i’s most versatile female vocalists …

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Sugimura to Host Monthly Talk Story with Yuki at Upcountry Farmers Market

Councilmember Yuki Lei Sugimura will hold her monthly Talk Story with Yuki outreach program on Saturday, February 10, at the Upcountry Farmers Market from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Councilmember Sugimura invites the public to come and voice their concerns on County issues that matter to them. “The Upcountry Farmers Market, located at Kulamalu Town Center (near Longs Drugs, Pukalani), is a …

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Kualapuu School takes Robotics State Championship

Kualapuu Elementary Schools Robotics Team competed at the 2018 Hawai`i State VEX IQ Championship on January 14 and took home the championship. Three teams from the school competed, Team 1037A which had teammates Felix Kehano, Matthew McGuire, and Kamau Pali, Team 1037B with teammates Alice Alvarez and Chevy Bush, and Team 1037C that included teammates Shazen Bush and Anthony Naia …

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Mālama Maui Nui Announces its Annual Spring Clean-Up Campaign

Mālama Maui Nui is launching its annual spring cleanup campaign on Saturday, March 3 with “A Day of Community” in Waiehu. In the value of laulima, MMN is joining forces with local residents and organizations to host this special cleanup from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Leisure Estates Park near Waiehu or Sandpiles Beach. Volunteers are encouraged to attend and share in a moment of lokahi. “A …

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Ku`i Program Provides Hana Students with Cultural Connection

As leaders of the non-profit organization Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke (In Working One Learns), Hāna High & Elementary alumni return to their alma mater to inspire the next generation to learn more about their culture and strengthen their sense of Hā – BREATH, an acronym within the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education for Belonging, Responsibility, Excellence, Aloha, Total Well-being, …

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Annual Block Party At Baldwin High School

The 4th Annual BHS Block Party will be held tomorrow, Saturday the 3rd of February on the school campus. This annual community party is to help raise funds for school functions and events. Enjoy famous local food, live entertainment, amusement, rides, games, and so much more has been added this year since the event has become more popular. Scrips are available …

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