MEDB benefit set for Aug. 24

Maui Economic Development Board’s annual benefit dinner set for Aug. 24 is accepting online reservations at

The MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund Benefit Dinner & Auction “The Future We Imagine” will be held at the Grand Wailea.

There will be activities including the Apples for Education Auctions, a robotics challenge and “Are You Smarter Than a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) 5th Grader” game.

Also in attendance will be distinguished educators along with Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa and his wife, Ann, and the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye’s wife, Irene Hirano.

Proceeds will benefit MEDB’s continued efforts to advance STEM education in Maui County.

Sponsorships are available. Event tickets are $175 per person. For reservations and information, contact MEDB at 875-2300 or visit