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2016 Capacity Building Workshop Announced for August 24

The Maui County Product Enrichment Program (CPEP) announced today that its annual capacity building workshop will take place on Wednesday, August 24 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Haynes Meeting Room from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The workshop is open to all CPEP partners, mentors and other professionals to network, learn and share success stories. New this year is a resource panel consisting of both State and County agencies to help answer event-related inquiries. The list of sessions is as follows:

Hawaiian Culture & Tourism: A Family Business
Kahaialii Brothers

Resource Panel: State & County Agencies
State of Hawaii: Department of Transportation – Harbor Division, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Department of Health
Maui County: Maui Police Department, Department of Fire & Safety – Fire Prevention and Ocean Safety Divisions, Department of Parks & Recreation

Best Practices – Keeping Maui County Green
Rob Parsons, Environmental Coordinator, Mayor’s Office of Economic Development

Growing and Sustaining Your Event
Nancy Cabral, 24th Annual Panaewa Stampede Rodeo

Engaging the Next Generation: Passing the Baton
Darryl Fujiwara, Community Event Organizer

What Attracts the Visitors
Sherry Duong, Executive Director, Maui Visitors Bureau

Marketing & Advertising
Lynn Erfer, Maui Visitors Bureau

Please note that the 2016 Request for Proposals will not be discussed at this event. A separate workshop will be announced at a later date.

To register, visit and download the Information/Registration packet. Completed registration forms must be e-mailed to [email protected] no later than Monday, August 22.

For more information, call HTA Specialist Sharon Zalsos at (808) 270-7997.



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