Hale Makua Health Services would like to thank The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, for a $25,000 grant to provide full and half scholarships to our Adult Day Health program.
We are grateful for the opportunities that this grant will provide in supporting individuals who would benefit from attending Adult Day Health but cannot afford it. The program will assist individuals in maintaining or restoring to the fullest extent possible their ability to remain in their homes and communities for as long as physically possible. The program also will benefit caregivers by giving them respite from their demanding responsibilities.
director of development
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From myself personally, and no doubt on behalf of multitudes of other officials, coaches, parents, and both current and former high school athletes, I extend my gratitude to retiring Seabury Hall Athletic Director Steve Colflesh for his many years of exemplary service. Always one to greet you with a smile, his reflection of the proper spirit for interscholastic sports is the benchmark for others.
His efforts toward establishing a Division II level for smaller schools to have the opportunity to compete at state tournaments were monumental and tireless. Thousands of high school athletes have benefited from the opportunity to compete for state championships, and no doubt many have reaped the reward of a collegiate scholarship.
His successor has big shoes to fill. But a better mentor could hardly be found.
official with the Maui
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Thank you to the 84 volunteers who joined us in April. You helped at construction sites, in the ReStore, on committees and for fundraising events. Your generous support of more than 1,000 volunteer hours will help toward the building of a home for a family in need.
We would like to highlight Keith Higa, who can be found in the ReStore unloading donations, sorting, pricing and helping customers find what they need. He contributed more than 150 hours. He can also be found helping to pick up donations and at our current construction sites in Harbor Lights.
Habitat For Humanity Maui
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The Lahainaluna High School Foundation would like to thank the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, the PGA TOUR, Hyundai Motor America and the staff at Kapalua Golf for allowing us to be a beneficiary again of this year's Hyundai Tournament of Champions Golf Tournament, held in January at the The Plantation Course in the Kapalua Resort.
Being a beneficiary of this prestigious event allows the foundation to provide significant funding to several Lahainaluna sports teams, clubs and groups through their hard work at the tournament. The participants this year included the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism, boys baseball, boys basketball, girls basketball, LHS Boarders, cheerleaders, Health Occupations Students of America, robotics, swim team, tennis team and volleyball. These groups came out in advance of, during, and after the tournament to perform many of the tasks that come with such a huge event.
The weather proved to be a significant challenge this year; however, the groups from LHS performed admirably, and I want to extend a huge mahalo from the foundation for a job well done.
Our thanks again to the Hyundai Tournament of Champions and all those associated with the tournament for allowing us the opportunity to participate this year.
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The Valley Isle Road Runners and I would like to thank everyone who made the 34th running of the Na Holo Wahine 5K a huge success.
First of all, thanks to all the women and mother-daughter teams who came to participate in the event and all the wonderful volunteers.
Thanks to our sponsors: Krispy Kreme, Starbucks, Queen Ka'ahumanu Center, Sports Authority, Maui Tacos, Ohana Health Care Systems, Hale Kau Kau, A Saigon Cafe, Tri Paddle Maui, Cafe @ La Plage, Mountain Slope Water, Sun Tees and Upcountry Fitness.
The proceeds of the event went to Hale Kau Kau, which feeds the hungry on Maui.
Na Holo Wahine 5K
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A big mahalo to the Grand Wailea, which once again provided such elegant and delicious food for the Seabury Hall Interact Club's annual Special Prom.
The hotel's generous donation helps the club put on a classy event for the clients from the ARC of Maui, Easter Seals and Best Buddies.
The donation makes possible a spectacular night of dining and dance and allows a chance for Seabury students to explore their own generous spirits.