Volleyball club treecycling program taking reservations
A Christmas Treecycle Program will be offered by Hawaiian Style Volleyball Club-17's team Jan. 4 in Wailuku and Kahului and Jan. 5 in Pukalani, Kula and Makawao.
The club will pick up trees curbside and haul them to EKO Compost for a $10 donation per tree. Proceeds will help cover the team's travel expenses, according to a news release.
Trees must be completely bare, visible from the road and placed outside by 8 a.m. on pickup day. Donations should be checks made out to Hawaiian Style Volleyball Club-17's team and be in envelopes secured to the trees.
Reservations need to be placed by Jan. 3 by calling 283-8999.
Boy Scout troop to provide curbside holiday tree service
Boy Scouts Troop 22 will offer a curbside Christmas tree collection service in the Kihei/Wailea area Jan. 4. Trees must be free of decorations, including tinsel, lights, ornaments, wire and flocking, before they can be recycled.
The curbside pickup is available for a suggested donation of $10 per tree. Reservations may be made by calling 281-4589. Callers are asked to leave their name, phone number and address. Information may also be emailed to email@example.com.
For a $5 donation, Christmas trees can be dropped off at the Boy Scouts' recycling site located on Piikea Avenue, across the street from Long's in Kihei (behind Azeka Mauka on the way to Safeway), from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 4.
All proceeds will benefit Boy Scouts Troop 22.
Realtors association donates $5,345 to Maui Food Bank
Members of the Realtors Association of Maui have donated $5,345 to the Maui Food Bank.
The association set aside $2,000 as "seed money" for the food bank drive. The members contributed the balance, with $1,520 arriving on the deadline of Nov. 26.
"It is gratifying to know that RAM members reacted so well to help the Maui Food Bank," said RAM Chief Staff Executive Terry Tolman in a statement. "I hope that others who are able will do what they can, too. There's no excuse for not doing all we can to end hunger in our community."
Whale watch, breakfast benefit for BHS paddling team set
The fifth annual Whale Watch and Breakfast on the Beach benefitting the Baldwin High School paddling team will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Ka Lae Pohaku Beach in north Kihei.
The fundraiser, which includes whale watching from an outrigger canoe, is sponsored by the Kihei Canoe Club and is open to the public.
The buffet breakfast includes egg frittata with mushrooms or spinach; bacon, sausage or ham; rice, fresh fruit, coffee and juice and Coach Casey's scones or cinnamon buns baked fresh that morning.
The money raised helps the team with the cost of uniforms, paddles and travel.
Tickets are $25. For tickets, reservations or more information, contact team coach, Casey Logsdon, by phone at 283-7068 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rabbi to speak at Kiwanis Thursday
Rabbi David Glickman of the Jewish Congregation of Maui will be the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Maui meeting at noon Thursday at Cary & Eddie's Hideaway.
He will speak about the Jewish religion and holidays and also draw correlations between Jewish culture and religion and Hawaiian culture and religion.
The meeting is open to the public. Lunch is $12. For more information, contact Kathy Anderson at 357-8877.
Participants will get workout at event
BeneFIT Imua will bring together Maui fitness instructors and participants for six straight hours of dance fitness workouts - all to benefit Maui children living with disabilities, special needs and developmental delays.
The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 4 at Pu'u Kukui Elementary School, 3700 Kehalani Mauka Parkway in Wailuku.
Special instructors will include Rayo McPhee (Zumba), Kelley McCarthy Cerny (Zumba), Keoni Manuel (Zumba), David Ward (Dancercise), Michele Austin (Bollywood) and Haley Callahan (Turbo Kick). Registration is $35. To register, visit www.benefitimua.eventbrite.org.
Open house at St. Anthony
St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School will have an open house from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 18.
The school will provide information about the curriculum, program and application process. Guests will visit classrooms and meet with the teachers and current students.
There will be a representative available for the athletic program, the business office and student activities and other administration personnel.
For more information, call 244-4190, ext. 232.