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Kahului Drive to Malama Kaua`i Relief Efforts

A Mālama Kaua’i community drive to collect items in support of Kauai residents impacted by the recent severe flooding will take place in Kahului Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22. Items will be collected at the empty lot fronting Hoaloha park next to First Hawaiian Bank in Kahului from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the weekend drive. Items requested by residents and supporting organizations …

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MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund Awards Total $142,000+

Recently, Maui Economic Development Board announced the recipients who received grant awards totaling more than $142,000 from the MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund, a grant making vehicle to further support the growing need for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education in Maui County and statewide. Among the awards, ranging from approximately $1,400 to $5,000, that were distributed during the 2017-2018 …

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UH Maui College Ho`olaule`a Features Na Hoku Hanohano Winners and Nominees

For the first time, Maui entries and nominees for the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards will be featured in an all-day, free hoʻolauleʻa on Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Great Lawn of the University of HawaiʻiMaui College. This event is part of the statewide Mele Mei celebration of Hawaiian music. The hoʻolauleʻa will include performances by the students …

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UH-Maui Registration Begins Next Week for High Schoolers

Registration for the Early College program at University of Hawai’i Maui College for the Fall 2018 semester begins next Monday, April 23. Qualified High School students wanting to earn college credits while still in High School can begin the process by contacting their respective High School counselors. The Early College program allows High School students to take college courses and …

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FACE Maui sponsors upcoming Maui Mayor’s Candidate Forum

Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE) Maui today announces an Affordable Housing Mayoral Candidate Forum for June 28, 2018 from 6 – 8pm at Valley Isle Fellowship Church at 1033 Waiale Road, Wailuku.  All mayoral candidates for 2018 will be invited to participate in the forum and three have already confirmed. According to State Department of Business, Economic Development and …

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AVID Provides Maui High Students A College Bridge

Maui High School has seen an increase in the number of students who go on to attend college. A big part of this success is due to the AVID program, which guides students who otherwise may not attend college. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Outreach on Maui

The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Immigrant Services Division announced on Thursday that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Honolulu Field Office will be conducting outreach in Maui on Thursday, April 12. The outreach will take place at the Maui County Business Resource Center located at 70 E Kaahumanu Avenue, Maui Mall, Unit B-9 in Kahului. A …

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MPD Summer Leadership Program Accepting Student Applications

The Maui Police Department Summer Leadership Program is accepting applicants through April 13. The program will run from June 4 through July 13. Students entering the 8th or 9th grade for the school year 2018-19 are invited to apply, along with mentor students entering 11th grade or 12th grade. MPD officers will teach leadership skills to the leaders of tomorrow …

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Community ‘Meet and Greet’ Events Slated for Waiehu Clubhouse Future

The public is invited to two “Meet and Greet” events to discuss the Waiehu Clubhouse Master Plan & Feasibility Study. Sponsored by the County of Maui Department of Parks & Recreation, meetings from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 and 15 at the Waiehu Golf Course Clubhouse will offer opportunities to learn about the project, to talk with its Bow Engineering and …

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MEO Held Blessing for New Bus Wash and Generator

Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. held a blessing for their new bus wash and generator at the transportation facility on March 29. Both projects had been in the works for several years, MEO officials say. MEO reports that with the support of the State of Hawai’i and the County of Maui, the projects were finally completed and are now in use. …

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