MOLOKAI EDUCATION CENTER TOPIC OF TALK
KAUNAKAKAI - An update on the Molokai Education Center will be presented at 3 p.m. April 13 during the monthly meeting of the Governor's Council of Neighbor Island Advisors for Molokai.
The meeting will be held at the Kulana 'Oiwi, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands / Office of Hawaiian Affairs conference room at 600 Maunaloa Highway.
The update on the center will be provided by Donna Haytko-Paoa, professor and coordinator of University of Hawaii Maui College on Molokai.
Anyone in need of special assistance or accommodations to attend the meeting should call (808) 586-0034.
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MAUI STORES SLOW TO GET NEW APPLE iPADS
WAILUKU - Maui shoppers will have to wait some before they can purchase iPads at Valley Isle Apple retailers.
While Apple Computer Inc.'s new tablet computer is scheduled to debut today, stores on Maui that carry Apple products said they did not know when they would have the product available.
A sales manager at Macnet Computer & Home Theater in Kahului said she expected that the store would have the new gadget eventually. Workers at RadioShack stores around the island also said they did not expect to have the iPad in stock for its debut.
Media outlets across the country have reported iPad shortages, noting a limited initial product release.
The mini-computers are available for purchase online at www.store.apple.com for between $499 and $829. Still, iPads will not be available for shipping until mid- or late April.
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BOSTON TEA PARTY TO BE RE-ENACTED
KAHULUI - The Maui Tea Party will re-enact the Boston Tea Party, Maui style, at the Hawaiian Canoe Club's hale at Ho'aloha Park from 2 to 6 p.m. April 15.
Organizers said the event will include food, fun and guest speakers.
The party opposes high taxation. For more information, go online to mauiteaparty.com.