High surf today for shores facing south
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high-surf advisory for south-facing shores of Maui County in effect until 6 p.m. today.
A high-surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.
Surf will be about 5 to 8 feet. Forecast surf heights are estimates of the height of the face, or front, of waves.
Health discussion set for cable show
Maui's public health will be discussed tonight by Jeny Bissell, a nurse administrator of the Hawaii Department of Health, Family Heath Services Division.
Bissell will discuss health programs involving children as well as the history of public health in America on "Netra's News" at 7 p.m. on cable Channel 53.
The program is hosted by Netra Halperin.
Viewers may call in at 873-3430 during the live show.
Food distribution to change locations
Feed My Sheep will no longer be distributing food on the lot on the corner of Vineyard and Church streets in Wailuku.
The Saturday distribution site will now be at the Christ the King Church at the corner of Wakea and Puunene avenues in Kahului.
Distribution will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Those coming for food should arrive no earlier than 9 a.m. and no later than 11:45 a.m.
Feed My Sheep is a mobile food distribution program that drives trucks into neighborhoods where poverty exists, a release said.
For information, call 872-9100.