Dance group raises $848 for food bank

A Dec. 22 benefit dance by Advance Your Dance Maui raised $848 for Maui Food Bank.

Sandy and Frank Hook, owners and professional dance teachers, and their dance ohana donated the money, which was used to purchase 761 pounds of food for the food bank.

The group regularly holds dance benefits for the food bank and has donated 11,260 pounds in the past five years.

For more information about the group’s classes and benefit dances, call the Hooks at 298-1474 or send email to