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Hawai`i Judiciary Recognizes Pro Bono Work of Lance Collins

The Hawai‘i Bar Association and the Supreme Court of Hawai‘i recognized Lance D. Collins, a solo private practitioner with his practice primarily on the island of Maui, for his pro bono counsel work. Collins is lead counsel on the federal court case currently in litigation aimed at requiring the owners of the 142-unit low-income Front Street Apartment complex in Lahaina …

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Maui Health System Hosts Diabetes Day Community Health Fair

Maui Health System has announced its 4th Annual Diabetes Day, a community health fair to celebrate World Diabetes Day. The event will includes informational booths, entertainment, prizes and feature guest speakers from the Maui medical community lending their expertise on diabetes prevention and management. The public is invited to attend the free health fair on Thursday, November 15 from 4 p.m. to …

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Haleakalā National Park Seeks 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. A deeper meaning is that by caring for the land, the land will take care of you. The next Waele ma Haleakalā will be hosted Saturday, November 17, 2018. Volunteers …

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Maui High to Challenge Hilo High in State Football Semifinals

Maui High School’s football team headed to the Big Island on Friday. The team, featured in the above photo, boarded a plane out of Kahului Airport this morning for their match-up against Hilo High School. The Division 1 State Semifinal Game will be played at Kea`au High School tonight at 7 p.m. Tonight’s winner will advance to the State Championship …

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Maui Humane Society to Undergo Cat Building and Critter Corner Renovations

The Maui Humane Society has announced that they will begin renovations on the cat building and critter corner beginning on Monday, October 29. Construction will last approximately two weeks with a target completion date of November 14. In preparation for these renovations, the cat building and critter corner will be closed beginning Sunday, October 28, with plans to reopen on Thursday, …

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Comic Con at UH Maui College Anticipated to Draw Thousands

Thousands are expected to participate in a weekend-long event of cosplay, comic book artist exhibitions and vendors, special guests, food, video games, collectors’ items and all-things-creative at the 3rd Maui Comic Con held at the University of Hawai‘i Maui College Student Lounge and Paʻina Building on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ​Headliners this year include David Michelinie, …

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26th Annual Hawai’i Science Bowl Registration Begins Soon

Schools from across the state are invited to compete in next year’s 26th Annual Hawai‘i Science Bowl on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Honolulu Community College. Registration for the Hawai‘i Regional Science Bowl will open at 6 a.m. on October 1, 2018 online. Each team consists of four students, an alternate and at least one coach. …

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