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Jan Dapitan Receives Keep America Beautiful’s Top Volunteer Award

Jan Dapitan, one of Maui’s historic community leaders in the anti-litter movement, was presented with the 2015 Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Award at Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Orlando, Florida on February 1. The Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Award is Keep America Beautiful’s top volunteer award, and was created in honor of the former First Lady’s contribution to engaging …

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Maui Electric gives back to the community

During 2015, Maui Electric donated more than $167,000 in corporate contributions to non-profit and community organizations across Maui County, including donations to support community services provided by Maui United Way, the Boys and Girls Club Maui, and Maui Youth and Family Services. The company also recently created a $30,000 sustainability scholarship fund at University of Hawai’i Maui College.\ Throughout the …

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Parks Survey Being Mailed to Residents to Assess Community Needs

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation today announced that a survey is being mailed to a random sample of Maui County residents to establish priorities for the future improvement and development of parks and recreation facilities, programs, and services within Maui County. The survey invites residents to tell the County about how they currently use parks and …

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Hawai‘i secures federal support for Medicaid-Housing agency partnership

Hawai‘i’s cross-agency approach to addressing homelessness and housing will be getting a boost from the federal government. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the state has been selected to participate in the collaborative and highly competitive Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP) beginning Apr. 2016. As a participant, Hawai‘i will focus on expanding Medicaid involvement in …

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Officers from Special Maui Fisheries Unit to Talk Story This Weekend

Enforcement Officers with the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), Community Fisheries Enforcement Unit (CFEU) will be at the Maui Mall on February 27, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to help educate fishers about Hawaii’s fishing laws. Information on Maui specific rules for uhu or parrot fish species and goat fish species such as kumu, moano …

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Maui Events Focus on Ocean Education

DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers will be at two Maui boat ramps this weekend to help teach ocean users about humpback whales, monk seals, sea turtles, and other marine protected species. DOCARE officers will be joined by staff from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the United States Coast Guard on February 27th and …

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Maui High School Sabers Marching Band going to 2017 National Championship

In early February 2016, the Maui High School Band Director Kerry Wasano held a marching band meeting in the Maui High School gym on campus. It was revealed to all current marching band members that the Maui High School Marching Band would be going to the 2017 Bands on America Grand National Championships. This is held in Indianapolis Indiana at …

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Hawaii State BOE approves Science for the Next Generation

The Hawaii State Board of Education (BOE) earlier this week, approved the adoption of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), which brings a more engaging and enjoyable approach to learning science. The new standards are interwoven across disciplines, including connections to language arts and mathematics. They set the following student performance expectations: Disciplinary Core Ideas (science specific concepts in the life, …

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Maui Pasta Company’s owner needs your assistance

My car was stolen in front of the Hospice House I’m staying at with Ron on Makali’i Street in Kahului. It was a refuge for me and our delivery vehicle for Maui Pasta. If you could please Share this and message me, call Maui Pasta at 633-3355 or the police if you see it. Licence plate ends in 069 and …

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Celebrating Fat Tuesday with Malasadas in Hawaii!

A malasada (or malassada, from Portuguese “mal-assada” is made of egg-sized balls of yeast dough that are deep-fried in oil and coated with granulated sugar. They were first made by inhabitants of the Madeira islands. Traditional malasadas contain neither holes nor fillings, but some varieties of malasadas are filled with flavored cream or other fillings. Malasadas are eaten especially on …

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