On behalf of the Hawaii Department of Education, Maui District, we extend a special mahalo to all of the student spellers who participated in the recent district Spelling Bee! Thanks go out to their families, school bee coordinators, teachers, principals and other supporters including Maui District Superintendents Leila Hayashida and Lindsey Ball.
Thank you to Catherine Kilborn, Baldwin High School principal, for use of her facilities, and to a number of her staff and students who helped with the event. Additionally, the bee couldn't have been as successful without dedicated teachers who volunteered their time to serve as organizers, judges and technical crew. Finally, we greatly appreciate our primary sponsor, aio Foundation on Oahu, including Hervy Kurisu, Susan Eichor and Melanie Moore.
Maui District Spelling Bee coordinators,
Natalie Gonsalves and Joan Junger
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Hale Makua Health Services is very thankful to have been selected as one of six benefiting charities of the 2013 Hyundai Tournament of Champions held Jan. 2-8 on the beautiful Plantation Course at Kapalua. It has been a privilege to work with PGA Tour Tournament staff as well as volunteers from the other benefiting charities: Boy Scouts of America, Friends of the Children's Justice Center, J. Walter Cameron Center, Ka Lima O Maui and Lahainaluna High School Foundation.
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Thank you to our staff, board directors and community members, as well as the Maui Junior Golf Association members who volunteered to help with merchandising, ecology and the media center on behalf of our organization. Your support helps further our mission to improve the well-being of those in our care through compassionate personalized health services in our home and yours.
A very special mahalo to the PGA Tour Hyundai Tournament of Champions Tournament Director Nancy Cross, Operations Manager Justin Ostiguy and Tournament Coordinator Adam Offermann for making this exceptional event possible. We appreciate all that was done to ensure the success of the tournament and its continued support of Maui's nonprofits.
director of development and marketing
Hale Makua Health Services
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The Jewish Congregation of Maui held its third annual 2012 Shaloha Sunset Celebration benefit Dec. 20 at the King Kamehameha Golf Club. We would like to extend a heartfelt gratitude to the following companies and individuals for their assistance and generous contributions: King Kamehameha Golf Club, Rick Castillo, Anela Gutierrez, The Maui Printing Co., David Tucker, Robert Campbell, Gwen Morris, Village Audio & Lighting, Bruce Sandler, Joan Berman Design, Joan Berman. Our benefit was a huge success, and we are truly grateful for your support in making that happen.
The Jewish Congregation of Maui