VA outreach event to provide claims, programs information
LANAI CITY - The Department of Veterans Affairs will hold an outreach event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hale Kupuna O Lanai Social Hall at 1144 Ilima Ave.
The event is aimed at providing veterans and their beneficiaries information about veterans' benefits, assistance with filing claims, help with providing an update on the status of existing claims and answering questions about veterans programs.
Gubernatorial candidate Mufi Hannemann to host fundraiser
WAILUKU - Gubernatorial candidate and Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann will hold a Maui campaign fundraiser from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center.
The event will include a meal with Maui Cattle Co. steak, Kula sweet corn, Upcountry vegetables, rice, hot dogs for children and Roselani ice cream. There also will be entertainment, door prizes and a chance to visit with Hannemann.
For tickets, call 268-2411 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Council to continue discussion of Maui Island Plan on Friday
WAILUKU - The Maui County Council's Planning Committee will continue discussion Friday on the Maui Island Plan.
The committee met Tuesday to discuss the "Heritage Resources" chapter of the plan. Committee members agreed to recess the meeting until 1:30 p.m. Friday, when they plan to move on to discuss the "Natural Hazards" chapter, and possibly start review of the "Economic Development" chapter.
The County Council has until October to approve the plan, and Planning Committee Chairman Sol Kaho'ohalahala said he was pushing to keep the review on schedule.
"Time is ticking," he said.