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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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5 police officers promoted to the rank of Sergeant

On February 1, 2016, the following five (5) Officers were promoted to the rank of Sergeant: Dawn Danley, Masa Kaya, John Surina, Matthew Bigoss, and Eric Losvar. Dawn Danley began her career with the Maui Police Department in May 1999. She was the class president of the 53rd Recruit Class. After graduating from the academy, she worked in Wailuku Patrol …

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New MPD Officers and Emergency Dispatchers Graduate

On February 5, 2016 members of the Maui Police Department’s 82nd Recruit Class and four Emergency Service Dispatchers were honored in a graduation ceremony at a luncheon held at the King Kamehameha Golf Course, Waikapu. Twenty (21) Recruits completed eight months of intense physical and academic training before graduating and receiving their badges. (Back row) Sergeant John Foster, Officer Jacob …

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Maui Electric Announces $30,000 Endowment Fund for Sustainable Science Management Program

Maui Electric Company announced that it has established the Maui Electric Company Sustainability Scholarship Endowment fund through a grant from the Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) Charitable Foundation for students enrolled in the Sustainable Science Management (SSM) program at University of Hawai’i Maui College. Maui Electric President Sharon Suzuki presented a check for $30,000 to Chancellor Lui Hokoana during a ceremony …

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Maui couple changing lives one “Smile” at a time

This is a love story that began in Boston and is continuing on Maui. The tale of a Maui girl who left the island for college and met her future husband. Together this duo is bringing advancements in the field of dentistry to a whole new level. This is none other than the story of Maui’s own, Dr. Kelly Kawahara …

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ARTWatch: Rachael Ray Au Hoon’s U’i Gallery

The art of Rachael Ray Au Hoon is both a richly colorful tapestry of personal expression and a vital tribute to Hawaiian culture. Her work has been present island wide, from the walls of the Bamboo Grill, the Paia Mercantile, Maui Pack and Ship and the Whaler’s Village Museum, to name just a few. Now, Au Hoon has been commissioned …

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Habitat for Humanity Maui receives $5,000 donation from HomeStreet Bank

Habitat for Humanity Maui recently received a $5,000 donation from HomeStreet Bank. Lisa Carillo, Loan Officer at HomeStreet Bank, presented the donation check to Sherri Dodson, Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity Maui. Habitat for Humanity Maui will utilize the contribution to continue to build new homes and renovate substandard and unsafe housing on Maui and Lanai. Habitat Maui is …

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Staff Shortage Affects Refuse Pickups in Haliimaile and Paia

The County of Maui Dept. of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, announced that due to a staff shortage, a residential refuse collection route in the Haliimaile and Paia areas was not picked up today. All missed pickups are expected to be completed tomorrow, January 8, 2016. AFFECTED AREAS IN THE HALIIMAILE AREA ARE: AKAAKA ST ALAMUKU STAOIKI ST HALIIMAILE RDHIILANI …

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