Sen. Baker to present legislative update
KIHEI - State Sen. Roz Baker will give a legislative update at the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise meeting at 7:30 a.m. today at the Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.
Baker currently represents the 5th Senate District (South and West Maui) and is chairwoman of the Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee. She is also a member of the following Senate committees: Economic Development and Technology, Health and Public Safety, Government Operations and Military Affairs.
Cost of the breakfast is $22. The public is invited. For more information, contact President Patty Hemmen at 280-8372 or visit www.kiheirotary.org.
BBBS to host clothing drive in Wailuku
WAILUKU - Big Brothers Big Sisters will host a clothing drive from 1:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku, in conjunction with the Na Koa Ikaika Maui baseball game that evening.
Anyone who brings at least one bag of reusable clothing will be eligible to enter to win a variety of prizes. Contestants must be present to win.
All donations help Big Brothers Big Sisters provide one-to-one mentoring relationships with Maui's youth.
For more information, call 242-9754 or visit www.bigsofmaui.org.
Portuguese goodies for sale Saturday
KAHULUI - The Portuguese Association of Maui will hold a fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Hoaloha Park in Kahului.
The group will sell bean soup for $10 per quart; malassadas are $5 for seven pieces; freshly baked bread is $5 per loaf; and Portuguese pickled onions are $5 for a 16-ounce container.
Pre-sale orders are recommended by calling 877-0123 or 243-0065.
Maui High School to hold senior meeting
WAILUKU - Maui High School will hold two mandatory parent meetings for seniors planning to graduate in May 2013. All seniors and a parent or guardian must attend one of the following meetings at the school cafeteria: at 6 p.m. Tuesday or 9 a.m. Aug. 11.
During the one-hour meeting, students will receive their cap and gown order forms, and information about the senior project and class activities.
For more information, call Ti'a Joaquin at 873-3000, ext. 2507.
Portuguese group awards scholarships
The Portuguese Association of Maui awarded $1,000 college scholarships to Chenoa Feliciano and Michael Gorman.
Feliciano is a full-time student at University of Hawaii Maui College and plans to pursue nursing. She is a descendant of the Santos-Bras family.
Gorman is a 2012 graduate of Kamehameha School Maui and plans to attend Syracuse University in the fall. He is the great-great-great-grandson of Antonio Perreira Freitas and Maria Candida Castro.
The nonprofit Portuguese Association of Maui has been presenting scholarships since 2003. To date, the group has awarded $31,250 to Maui students.
Foundation seeking volunteers, donations
Beyond the Rainbow Foundation is seeking sponsorships, contributions and volunteers for its annual Aloha Team Classic Pro/Am on Oct. 15 to 18 at courses throughout Maui.
Over the past six years, the foundation has raised more than $85,000 for youth-based agencies across Maui.
Contributions may range from supplying prizes and welcome gifts to sponsoring a corporate team, according to a news release.
For more information or to donate, call the foundation at 665-5815 or visit www.alohateamclassic.org.