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Maui Electric donates to programs supporting Moloka’i youth

Maui Electric Company recently presented two Moloka‘i community organizations with monetary donations to support the island’s youth. The funds are donated from Maui Electric’s Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation. Moloka’i Child Abuse Prevention Pathways (MCAPP) received a $5,000 donation last month to support prevention education for students both at primary and secondary levels to help them develop the skills to …

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Molokai High School Robotics Team wins International Championship

The Molokai High School VEX Robotics Team won the 2017 Pan Pacific VEX Robotics Championship on November 5, 2017. The competition featured top teams from China, California, and Hawaii. Team 1037B from Molokai High along with their partners “The Hawaiian Kids” from Waialua High School and “Rolling Robots” from Rolling Hills Estates, California went undefeated throughout the quarterfinals, semifinals, and …

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Guided Bird Walks offered on Tuesdays in November at Kealia Pond

Every Tuesday in November, there will be a guided bird walk starting at 9 a.m. at the Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, located at Milepost 6 on Mokulele Highway in Kihei. Admission is free and visitors are encouraged to bring binoculars, water, and sturdy walking shoes. Kealia Pond is host to some 30 species of birds, including migratory …

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Made in Maui County Festival Draws Thousands

This week’s Fourth Annual Made in Maui County Festival held November 3 and 4 drew thousands of visitors and residents to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center reaffirming once again that Maui County is no ka oi (the best) when it comes to locally made products. Event presenters, the County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) and the Maui Chamber of …

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Maui’s Outdoor Dance Performance Festival – Dance Maui – Returns November 11

Adaptations Dance Theater is pleased to present the third annual Dance Maui – Maui’s premiere outdoor dance performance festival, taking place on Saturday, November 11 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm at Keopuolani Regional Park Amphitheater. An impressive collection of established and emerging Maui-based dance organizations will share their artistry onstage for residents and visitors of all ages to enjoy. In …

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UPDATE: Mālama Maui Nui Retracts Numbers in County-Wide Cleanup Campaign

Updated at 5 p.m. Mālama Maui Nui issued a retraction to a Tuesday release with data from the organization’s 2017 Get a Drift and Bag It! campaign. The organization’s retraction can be read below: “Mālama Maui Nui recently discovered the numbers from the 2017 Get the Drift and Bag It! campaign included in a press release sent out on Tuesday, …

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State Native Plant Nurseries Celebrate Arbor Day With Free Plants

In celebration of Arbor Day in Hawai`i on November 4, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife invites native plant enthusiasts to plant sales and giveaways happening across the state this weekend. DOFAW plant nurseries on Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Maui, and Hawaiʻi island will be offering a variety of native plants to encourage their use in home gardening and …

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The Shane Victorino Foundation Presents A Free Family Friendly Concert

Maui’s own Shane Victorino and his ‘Ohana will be offering a FREE family friendly concert event at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater/Yokouchi Pavilion Friday, November 17. Shane’s featured artists will include local favorites Fiji, Anuhea, Ekolu, PeniDean and more as his guests in this special Mahalo Maui concert in honoring all the years of support and aloha …

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Vigil Planned in Remembrance of Those Killed by Domestic Violence

On Monday, October 30, those killed in Hawai`i by domestic violence will be remembered at a candlelight vigil as part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As part of the brief vigil, the names of over a hundred victims, including several from Maui, will be read aloud.  The vigil is scheduled for 6 p.m. on the front lawn of Kaahumanu Church on High …

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