Society to celebrate 90th anniversary
The 'Ahahui Ka'ahumanu Women's Society Chapter IV from Wailuku will be celebrating its 90th anniversary from Friday through Monday. The convention will honor Queen Ka'ahumanu. The theme is Pohai Ke Aloha o Na Wahine o Ka'ahumanu, the surrounding love of the women of Ka'ahumanu.
Members from all nine chapters statewide will participate. There will be a mini craft fair at the Maui Beach Hotel featuring Maui artisans as well as Designs by Shirley from the Big Island on Friday. The artisans will be selling fimo earrings and lei, baked goods, handmade jewelry, feather hairpieces, and black hats and gloves. The craft fair will be open to the public from 1 to 6 p.m.
Iao School T-shirts ready for pickup
Parents who placed orders for Iao School T-shirts at 6th-grade parent orientation April 30 or at school registration on July 15 or 16 can pick them up at Iao School on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the dining center patio.
Customers must bring their receipt for proof of purchase.
Students who have not ordered or bought school shirts yet may do so on Thursday or by calling Automatic T-shirt Printing Co. at 877-4478.
The "Dress for Safety" policy is effective Monday, when 6th-graders start school. All students should be wearing a maroon Iao School T-shirt to school, according to an announcement. No solid shirts are allowed this year.
For more information about the dress for safety policy, call Principal Norma Barroga at 984-5610, ext. 225.
Cheer Babes plan rummage sale
Maui Cheer Babes will be having a team rummage sale and sweetbread pickup from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Iao Intermediate School. Maui Cheer Babes is a cheerleading team of youth ages 3 to 11. The team is raising funds to compete in a national cheerleading competition in March. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6th-grade orientation at school tonight
Maui Waena Intermediate School will host 6th-grade parent and student orientation from 4:30 to 6 p.m. today in the school cafeteria. Sign-in starts at 4:30 p.m. Parents and guardians are asked to bring the student's class schedule, along with the student. Cash-only lunch money deposits will be accepted.
Thrift store announces tent sale
Ka Mana'olana Thrift Store is having a tent sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The store is located at 1655 S. Kihei Road in the south parking lot of Kihei Baptist Chapel.
Two students awarded scholarships
The Portuguese Association of Maui awarded two grants of $1,000 each to Teianna-Lei Collins-Shirota and Raenn Mukini at a luncheon on July 7.
Collins-Shirota, a 2013 graduate of King Kekaulike High School, will begin her studies in medicine in Charleston, S.C., in August. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Purdy Sr. of Kula.
Mukini, a 2013 graduate of Maui High School, will undertake her studies leading to a degree in business at the University of Hawaii-Hilo in September. She is the daughter of the late Joseph Mukini and Rubena Mukini of Kahului.
The Portuguese Association of Maui began awarding scholarships in 2003. Since then, the 28-member association has given $33,500 in grants to 39 Maui students.
Havron receives college recognition
Blair Havron of Pukalani was recently recognized for participation in campus activities at American International College in Springfield, Mass. Havron, a junior majoring in nursing, received the Naomi White-Inniss Award.
Lahaina Hongwanji prepares for obon
Free obon dance practice will be offered at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 and 20 at the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission on Wainee Street, between Prison and Shaw streets.
Obon services and dancing will take place at the mission Aug. 23 and 24. Services will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by dancing at 7:30 p.m. There also will be food available.
For more information, call 661-0640.
3 students named Chancellor Scholars
Three students from Maui were awarded the prestigious Chancellor Scholarship by the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
The students are Stacy Mae Gelacio from Maui High School, Landon Ballesteros from Kamehameha Schools Maui, and Brooke Higa from Baldwin High School.
The award, valued in excess of $23,000, covers four years of tuition for students graduating from a Hawaii high school who earn either a grade-point average of at least 3.5 or a combined 1800 SAT (reading, writing, math) or a composite score of 27 on the ACT while demonstrating leadership and/or community service.
All Chancellor Scholars are required to enroll as full-time students, remain enrolled continuously, maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 and participate in leadership activities and/or community services with other Chancellor Scholars.
Dinner a benefit for Na Hoaloha
The Kahili Restaurant at Kahili Golf Course is featuring a "Giving Back" dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 10, with 15 percent of food sales being donated to Na Hoaloha-Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The fundraiser will feature Kahili's Asian-American fusion buffet.
Na Hoaloha recruits and trains volunteers to help seniors remain in their homes and be independent.
For more information call 242-6000. To find out more about Na Hoaloha-Neighbors Helping Neighbors visit www.nahoaloha.org.