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Free Fraud Prevention Workshop on Maui

An annoying screen pops up on your computer telling you to call tech support.  You get a desperate call saying, “Grandma, I need help. Sent money.”  Or someone says they are from the police or IRS and threatens you with arrest, unless you pay back taxes. These are versions of the most common scam in the United States – Impostor …

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Save the Date for the 96th Maui Fair

Fairgoers mark your calendars! Create memories that will last a lifetime at the 96th Maui Fair on October 4, 5, 6 & 7, 2018. Maui’s largest event, this year appropriately themed, Celebrating the Good Ol’ Days will return for its 96th year providing something for everyone with fun, ono multi-cultural food, exhibits, entertainment, contests, top-notched entertainment, and quality time with …

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Debbie Walsh Named COO of Maui Health System

Maui Health System on Friday announced that veteran health care executive Debbie Walsh has been named Chief Operating Officer of Maui Health System.  Debbie brings more than 20 years of community hospital leadership and hospital operations experience to Maui. She assumed the new position at Maui Health System this week. “I am excited to join the Maui Health System team and …

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Maui Electric Gives Back

In 2017, Maui Electric donated more than $158,000 in corporate contributions to non-profit and community organizations across Maui County, including donations to support community services provided by Maui United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Hale Makua, and the Boys and Girls Club Maui. The company also awarded an annual scholarship for students pursing a degree in the sustainability program at University …

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Maui’s Wailani Artates Earns Third Career Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award

Makawalu: an ancient practice of thought, thinking in great quantities & seeing all thoughts in infinite ways. When two creatives and long-time friends come together on a collaboration, this is indeed all that transpires. Maui’s own Wailani Artates, of Artistry8, brings home her third Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award for the graphics design of Nāpua Greig’s album cover, “Makawalu”. Artates has …

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Call for Cultural Practitioners at Haleakalā National Park

Haleakalā National Park seeks cultural practitioners from local communities for Hana No`eau, a series of cultural demonstrations that will be offered in the park’s Kīpahulu and Summit Districts. The series is open to all practitioners.  Past demonstrations have included lei crafters, hula, woodwork, stonework, weaving, ukulele lessons, and more.  Schools and community youth groups are especially encouraged to apply. The …

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Learning Comes Alive Through Music for Pomaikai Students

Through combining Music and Science, the students of Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School have just completed production of a music CD. Each song is an original composition written from their lessons in the classroom and school garden. The songs are sung by the pupils and famous local singer, John Cruz lent his support by singing with the students. This CD is being …

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Kokua Puna Donation Drive Launched on Maui to Aid Hawai’i Island Evacuees

A community-driven collection drive to assist evacuated residents of Puna on Hawai’i Island, displaced by conditions caused by ongoing Kilauea eruptions, will take place on Saturday and Sunday. Working in coordination with Hilo-based non-profit Food Basket Hawaii, Inc., donations most urgently needed are items that can support evacuees who are without indoor living accommodations. Items are requested to be in …

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Made in Maui County Festival vendors applications deadline May 31

The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce are reminding businesses interested in participating as a Product Vendor or Food Truck Vendor in the 5th Annual Made in Maui County Festival that the deadline for applications is Thursday, May 31, 2018. Considered the largest products show in Maui County, this year’s event will …

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Japanese Cultural Society of Maui Awards $1,000 Scholarships to High School Seniors

The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui awarded $1,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors Leslie Kimura and Tiara Kobayashi-Bautista last month for their community involvement and efforts in perpetuating the Japanese culture. Kimura is a senior at Seabury Hall whose school project was Ikebana (art of Japanese flower arrangement). She was an exchange student in Okinawa, Japan. She is also …

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