Ma Ka Hana Ka 'Ike (Hana School Building Program) would like to thank HEI Charitable Foundation and Maui Electric for their support as a funding partner of our nonprofit youth training program. Their kokua of $10,000 for our 2013-14 Building for Sustainability Program helps ensure the continuation of our program, while directly benefiting the students every day in discovering their strengths and talents.
The focus of our Building for Sustainability Program is to provide Hana youth with vocational training that emphasizes sustainable industry directions. In doing so, we aim to give Hana youth the skills of self-sufficiency and long-term sustainability, ultimately raising our community's capacity to malama itself.
Ma Ka Hana Ka 'Ike
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We at Maui Economic Opportunity Early Childhood Services (servicing Head Start and Kahi Kamali'i Infant & Toddler Center) would like to extend a huge mahalo to the following community agencies, organizations and members who worked collaboratively with our family case managers during the holiday season: Kula Catholic Community, Kahului/ Molokai Salvation Army, St. Anthony School Band, Dr. Leslie Arakaki and the Kiwanis Club of Maui, Kihei/Wailea Community Association, Old Lahaina Luau, Leslie Mullen and the Rotary Club of Kahului, Laulima Giving Program, Friends of the Children's Justice Center, Maui United Way, Feed My Sheep and Maui Economic Opportunity Community Services.
Because of their generosity, families were able to celebrate the holiday season knowing their basic needs were taken care of and all children would receive a gift. Mahalo for your continued support, and we look forward in working with you on future projects and events.
* Thank-you letters are published when space allows on Wednesdays and/or Sundays. Letters must be typed, and be limited to 250 words. The number of people or groups thanked is limited to 15.The letters are due by noon Monday in order to be considered for publication on Sunday or the following Wednesday. To submit material, go to The Maui News Web site at www.mauinews.com. Click on the Virtual Newsroom icon. Then click on Thank You Letters in the Community subfolder.
Maui Economic Opportunity
Early Childhood Services
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On behalf of Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers, I would like to thank the numerous community organizations and individuals who generously donated their time, talents and treasures during the holiday season. This made such a difference for our children and their families at both our Wailuku and Lahaina facilities.
Courtney Cabebe, director of children services
Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers
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We would like to thank Joseph W. Bean for the positive article he wrote Dec. 28 in the Kahiau column of The Maui News about our company, ERA Pacific Properties, and the volunteer work we do for the Wounded Warrior Program during Kihei's 4th Friday at Azeka Place.
We give away free popcorn, with the proceeds from donations going to the Wounded Warrior Program. This would not be possible without the help of the following agents and friends in our company: Michele Andron, Walker Belbot, Bill Buffington, Terry Sheets, Wilmar Bumanglag, Marco Rivera, Gary Masich, Don Miller and Regina Miller, to name a few. This is our way of saying mahalo to our warriors and their families for the sacrifices they have made. God continue to bless them, the people of Maui for your generosity and the United States of America.
Steve and Rosie Hogin
ERA Pacific Properties