Veterans to be feted at assembly
Veterans will be honored at a school assembly at St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School beginning at 8:10 a.m. next Tuesday.
The event is open to the public, and there will be a reception for veterans and their families after the assembly at the St. Anthony Alumni Center.
George Kaho'ohanohano, a 1968 graduate of St. Anthony and nephew to the late Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano, Medal of Honor recipient, will be the guest speaker. The St. Anthony Band will perform.
Veterans planning to attend may email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event readied to help military women
"Women of Power Stand Down," an event to help military women obtain jobs or to advance in their careers, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Maui Economic Development Board's Malcolm Center, Suite 5.
The goal of the program is to provide female veterans critical skills to help them obtain rewarding jobs or to get promoted, a news release about the event said.
The event is free for all female veterans, active duty, Guard or reservists living in Maui County. The cost is $25 for nonmilitary women.
Travel scholarships are available for women veterans who live on Molokai and Lanai.
To register, go online to womenofpowermaui2012.eventbrite.com or call 875-2341. For more information, call 366-7394.
Women of Power Stand Down is presented by the Strategist in partnership with the Women in Technology Project, an initiative of MEDB, FernanTech and Maui Business & Professional Women.
Playground to close for repair work
The Hui Aloha Playground at the Keopuolani Park will be closed for repairs from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday.
If there are any questions, contact Pat Rocco of the Department of Parks and Recreation at 270-7232.
Bonds the topic on mayor's TV show
The Maui County bond rating and issuance will be the topic of "Your County with Mayor Arakawa," an hourlong TV show on Akaku Channel 53 beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The show will feature Arakawa, Finance Director Danny Agsalog and Budget Director Sandy Baz.
Last month, bond rating agencies scored Maui County with the highest bond ratings in the state. Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch rated Maui County Aa1, AA+ and AA+, respectively.
Viewers may call in questions at 873-3430 or submit them via Twitter at @countyofmaui and through Maui County's Facebook page.
The show will re-air at 7 p.m. Nov. 14, 21 and 28 on the same channel.