Clothing drive to benefit nonprofit BBBS
KAHULUI - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui will hold a clothing drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday near the automotive center in the Walmart parking lot.
Reusable clothing and small household items will be accepted.
To schedule a pickup of donated items, call 242-9754. For more information, visit www.bigsofmaui.org.
Litter Bugs Me cleanup throughout Maui
PUUNENE - The Community Work Day Program will hold its annual Litter Bugs Me cleanup Saturday throughout Maui County. Cleanups are scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. and end before noon. The event is coordinated in partnership with state and county agencies, local businesses, schools and community organizations to help remove unsightly litter from Maui's environment.
There are multiple cleanup sites in each district. To volunteer or to make arrangements to pick up free supplies (litter grabbers, trash bags, vests and gloves, or paint and supplies for graffiti removal), call Community Work Day Program at 877-2524.
In conjunction with the Litter Bugs Me cleanup, there will be a free paint exchange from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The public may drop off usable paint at the Community Work Day Program headquarters in Puunene. Paint will be offered for reuse at no cost during this special Saturday event. Usable paint is also accepted and recycled daily during regular business hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.
Rummage sale to benefit scholarship fund
KAHULUI - The Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International, an honorary society of women educators, will hold a rummage sale from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Kahului Elementary School cafeteria.
Items for sale will include plants, books, household items, clothing, toys, jewelry and more. Proceeds will go toward the organization's scholarship fund.
For more information, call Kathy Toda at 877-3141.
DLNR representative to speak at Rotary
KULA - Jony Medeiros from the state Department of Land and Natural Resources will be the guest speaker at a Kula AARP Chapter meeting Monday at the Kula Community Center. The meeting will begin with refreshments at 9 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Medeiros will discuss various DLNR programs on Maui.
The meeting is open to the public, and no reservations are necessary.
Attendees are encouraged to bring food for the Maui Food Bank.
For more information, call Diane Logsdon at 878-3448.
Picnic for Poki to feature Ah Tim Eleniki
WAILUKU - Ah Tim Eleniki will be the featured performer at Picnic for Poki at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ka'ahumanu Church. Joey Vierra will also perform.
Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions will host the event on the grounds of the historic church at 103 S. High St.
The event is free. There will be fresh-baked cookies, coffee and water available. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch and lawn chair or mat.
Kukahiko family reunion registration open
KIHEI - A reunion for the descendants of John Kukahiko will be held from Thursday to Sunday at the VFW hall in Kihei. Check-in begins at noon Thursday.
Kukahiko and his first wife, Kamaka Kuhaulua, had 10 children. Kukahiko and his second wife, Kalua Halulukahi, had four children.
The first reunion took place in Makena in 1947. More than 1,000 people attended the most recent reunion in 2006, according to a news release.
Registration forms are available online at kukahiko.weebly.com or the Kukahiko2012 Facebook event page. For more information, contact Kehau Lu'uwai at 281-4344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary clubs to hold school supplies drive
Maui Rotary clubs will hold their annual school supplies drive beginning July 22 at various locations throughout the island. Rotary members will solicit supply and monetary donations by distributing school supply lists to patrons entering selected businesses.
Once donations are collected, the Rotary members will divide and deliver them to community programs that help children in need and to individual schools on Maui.
Most drives will operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The locations and dates are as follows: Office Max in Kahului on July 22; Longs Drugs locations in Lahaina, Kahului and Pukalani, and Walgreens in Lahaina, on July 28; Longs Drugs locations in Kihei and Upcountry, and Safeway in Kihei, on July 29; and Office Max in Kahului on Aug. 4 and 5.
In addition, Wailuku Rotary Club will collect funds to benefit a selected school.
To donate, contact Rita Barreras at 264-0491 or Joanne Laird at 757-0981.
Church accepting crafts fair applications
King's Cathedral & Chapels' Women's Ministry is seeking participants for its Christmas Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 24 in the church gymnasium.
To apply or for more information, call Jackie Dickson at 357-6110.
Parents invited to orientation
PUKALANI - King Kekaulike High School will host its Parent Night for parents and guardians of incoming freshmen and new students at 6 p.m. July 25 in the student dining room. Attendees are advised to enter through the Haleakala Highway gate.
Parents will learn about smaller learning communities, freshmen houses, graduation requirements, the student action plan, freshman orientation, appropriate student behavior and expectations, academic courses and grades, co-curricular activities, fees and dues, bus application information, bell schedules and the meal debit system.
There also will be a dress code fashion show, and a freshman parent handbook will be distributed. In addition, PTSA dues may be paid at that time.
For more information, call the school office at 573-8710.
Rare taro varieties to be sold
KAHULUI - Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will hold a taro plant sale at 9 a.m. July 27 at its garden, located at 150 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului.
Rare potted taro varieties to be sold include 'ele'ele, mana, lehua, manini, lauloa, piko and 'ula'ula. The sale will continue until all plants are sold.
For more information, call 249-2798.
Maui County senior lunch set
LAHAINA - The Maui County Senior Citizens Planning and Coordinating Council will hold its 40th annual luncheon for all Maui County senior citizens at 9 a.m. July 28 at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Lahaina. The luncheon will feature entertainment, door prizes and displays by politicians running for office.
Transportation may be arranged by Maui Economic Opportunity Inc.
Cost for the luncheon is $32. Reservations are required for transportation and lunch by calling Leilani at 572-1368.