MEDB announces fundraiser

The Maui Economic Development Board is accepting online reservations at for its annual fundraiser, the MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund Dinner & Auction, on Aug. 23 at the Grand Wailea.

Proceeds will benefit MEDB’s effort to advance science, technology, engineering and math education in Maui County.

There will be a lineup of activities, including the “Are You Smarter Than a STEM 5th Grader?” game. In addition to distinguished Maui educators, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui and his wife, Lynnelle, and Mayor Alan Arakawa and his wife, Ann, are to attend. Kanoa Leahy will serve as dinner emcee.

A reception and silent auction will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a live auction at 6:30 p.m.

Sponsorships are available. Event tickets are $175 per person.

For reservations and information, call the Maui Economic Development Board at 875-2300 or visit