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Halloween in Lahaina Returns to Front Street

Halloween in Lahaina will return to Front Street on Tuesday, October 31. The LahainaTown Action Committee and the Office of Economic Development will host a family friendly event for the residents and visitors of Maui. Highlights include the 38th Annual Keiki Halloween Costume Parade beginning at 4:30 p.m. Keiki are invited to come in costume and parade down Front Street …

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Spotlight: Haiku Elementary Students Enjoy “Wellness Day”

For the past three years, Haiku Elementary School students have been participating in “Wellness Day” at their school. The parents and community really come together by volunteering to support these young students. This year they gained real-life knowledge about gardening, making healthy foods, dance, exercise, yoga, and more. The School Spotlight feature is brought to you by a partnership between …

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The Maui Nonprofit Directors Association honors its supporters, retirees and top executive

The 2017 Maui Non Profit Directors Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Over 100 nominees, guests and dignitaries attended the event. Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui was the keynote speaker and Judge Richard Bissen performed the installation of the Maui Nonprofit Directors officers: President, …

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Future of Honolua Bay, Lipoa Point Topic of Upcoming Open House

The Department of Land and Natural Resources has invited the public to provide input on the future of State lands at Honolua Bay and Lipoa Point at a community open house on Wednesday, November 8. In 2015, the State of Hawai‘i acquired these lands following a tremendous effort by the community, guided by the Save Honolua Coalition, the State’s political …

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MEO graduated 13 students from recent Business Development Program

MEO’s Business Development Program graduated thirteen (13) students from the Core Four Business Planning course on October 17, 2017. Attending the luncheon was Maui County Council member Don Guzman, and from the Mayors office Anthony Arakaki, both gave encouraging advice on small business ownership to the graduates. At the graduation, the soon-to-be entrepreneurs received one-on-one guidance from local commercial bankers …

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Na Hale O Maui Receives Donation From Hawaii Life Charitable Fund

The Hawaii Life Charitable Fund, a donor advised fund of the Hawaii Community Fund, makes grants to programs that work to preserve Hawai’i’s beauty and culture by supporting its people. Hawaii Life Agents choose a theme for the year.  The theme for 2017 is “A Hale for All.”  Pictured here Cassandra Abdul (left), executive director of Na Hale O Maui, an affordable Community housing Land Trust, accepts a grant …

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‘Every Second Counts’ Fire Prevention Week Kicks Off

You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds: Do you know what to do? Consider this scenario: Its 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don’t have a plan …

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Kealia Pond Visitor Center reopens for National Wildlife Refuge Week

The Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Visitor Center, located at Milepost 6 on the Mokulele Highway in Kihei, will reopen to the public at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10. The Visitor Center and Refuge offer Maui residents and visitors the opportunity to explore interactive exhibits, hands-on activities for keiki, and wildlife viewing areas where some 30 species of …

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Realtors Association of Maui Donates Contingency Funds to Help Hurricane Victims

In an effort to help those who have endured unimaginable loss in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Realtors Association of Maui (RAM) recently donated two of its contingency funds to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Realtors Relief Foundation, a charitable foundation dedicated to providing housing-related assistance to victims of disasters. In one of her final acts …

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