Nominations sought for BHS Hall of Fame
The deadline to nominate candidates to Baldwin High School's Hall of Fame is Monday.
Four individuals representing alumni, past or present faculty, past or present staff and the community will be selected and recognized during the school's 75th anniversary celebration in October.
Candidates will be selected based upon their contributions to Baldwin High School and the community, along with achievements or awards.
Nomination forms may be obtained at the anniversary website hpbaldwinmaui75th.com, the Baldwin High School office or Sew Special.
Completed forms may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed (with a July 15 postmark) to BHS Hall of Fame, 490 Kilika Place, Wailuku 96793.
Kalakapua playground topic of meeting
The Kalakapua (Giggle Hill) Playground Committee will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Haiku Community Center.
The playground, which was built 10 years ago by the community at 4th Marine Division Park, has since been closed due to safety concerns. A new group has been formed to open the playground.
The committee is part of the Haiku Community Association and is still seeking members to inspect, clean and repair the playground once it is reopened.
For more information or to help, call 268-7913. Save Kalakapua Playground can also be found on Facebook.
Church accepting items for rummage sale
Kahului Union Church is accepting items for its rummage sale, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 101 Kamehameha Ave. in Kahului. All proceeds from the sale will go toward local and world missions.
Clean and working household items, books, clothes and furniture will be accepted. For more information, including where to drop off items, call the church office at 871-4422.
Flatbread Co. sales to benefit students
A portion of the sales from all pizzas sold at Flatbread Co. in Paia from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday will be donated to the University of Hawaii Maui College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa to support UH-MC honor students and programs.
The Flatbread Co. fundraiser will include a silent auction for local activities and goods. People interested in adding items to the silent auction should contact Ellen Peterson at email@example.com.
Flatbread Co. is located at 89 Hana Highway.
Moonlight tide pool exploration planned
Pacific Whale Foundation will hold a moonlight tide pool exploration Wednesday.
Learn about the creatures that roam the tide pools at night.
The program is for those ages 6 and older.
Cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child. It is co-sponsored by the Mana Kai Maui Resort.
For information and reservations call the foundation at 249-8811, ext. 1.
Akaku president to speak at meeting
The Rotary Club of Kahului will hear from Jay April, president and CEO of Akaku, during its noon to 1 p.m. meeting Monday at Cafe O'Lei at the Dunes at Maui Lani.
April will talk about Akaku, MauiTube, the future of community TV and how to get children jobs in mobile video production.
The public is invited to the presentation. The cost for lunch is $20, or a $5 program fee. Information about speakers and club service projects can be found at www.kahuluirotary.org. For more information, call club President Paul Janes-Brown at 572-8000.
2 Maui distilleries included in guide
Two Maui micro-distilleries - Haleakala Distillers and Hawaii Sea Spirits both in Kula - are featured in the third edition of "Micro-Distilleries in the U.S. and Canada," the only guide dedicated to North American micro-distilleries.
The book, published by Crave Press, catalogs more than 450 micro-distilleries that produce craft spirits across the nation and Canada.
Oahu's Island Distillers Inc. and Hawaii Island's Koloa Rum Co. are also included in both the print publication and the e-book version.
The book is available at www.microdistillerybooks.com or on Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble's website.
Sales expert to speak at meeting
Larry E. Roussel, executive director of the Hawaii Merchant Association, will be guest speaker at the noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Maui on Thursday. The meeting will take place in the Class Act Dining Room, located in the Paina building on the University of Hawaii Maui College campus.
Roussel has extensive sales experience, starting with Tangley Oaks Educational Center, where he was top salesperson and trainer, according to a news release.
He has developed two successful mortgage companies and in Hawaii recently developed a solar power program at 5A Rent A Space in Lahaina.
The meeting is open to the public. The cost for lunch is $20 per person.
Recycling bins for old high school
Keep the Hawaiian Islands Beautiful received 20 recycling bins June 27 that were designed specifically for placement at the Old Maui High School at Hamakuapoko. A grant from Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation funded the purchase.
"The bins will be initiated for the expected 2,000 alumni and community guests expected to attend the Sept. 13-14 Maui High School Centennial Celebration at the historic Hamakuapoko campus" said Jan Dapitan of Keep the Hawaiian Islands Beautiful.
Russell heading to leaders conference
Cameron Russell, 12, of Paia has been nominated and accepted to represent Maui at the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., from July 21 to 26. He is one of 250 middle-school students across the United States to be selected.
Themed "Voices of Leadership: Reflecting on the Past to Create the Future," the Junior National Young Leaders Conference introduces young people to the tradition of leadership throughout American history, while helping them to develop their own leadership skills, according to an announcement.
During the six-day program, students take part in educational activities and presentations and explore relevant sites, such as Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia and Washington's museums and memorials.