Event will benefit STEM education
The annual Maui Economic Development Board Ke Alahele Education Fund Dinner & Auction will take place Aug. 23 at the Grand Wailea Resort. A reception and silent auction will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner, a program and a live auction at 6:30 p.m.
This annual event raises funds for science, technology, engineering and math programs in the community, according to a news release. Guests will bid on prizes at auctions, compete in a lively "Are You Smarter Than a STEM 5th Grader?" game, and mingle with distinguished educators; Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui and his wife, Lyndelle; and Mayor Alan Arakawa and his wife, Ann; as well as friends and neighbors. This year's winner of the Sen. Daniel K. Inouye Innovation Award, which honors the legacy of the late U.S. senator, will also be announced.
The annual Maui Economic Development Board Ke Alahele Education Fund Dinner & Auction on Aug. 23 at the Grand Wailea Resort will raise funds for science, technology, engineering and math programs in the community.
Event tickets are $175 per person. For reservations and information, contact Maui Economic Development Board at 875-2300 or visit www.medb.org. Sponsorships are also available.
Moonlight Mele at the Bailey House
The Maui Historical Society will present its Moonlight Mele benefit concert series featuring George Kahumoku Jr. and performers from the University of Hawaii Maui College's Hawaiian Institute of Music, under the direction of Keola Donaghy, from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Bailey House Museum.
All proceeds from this concert will benefit the Maui Historical Society and the Bailey House Museum and their efforts to collect, preserve, protect and share Maui's history and heritage, according to an announcement.
General admission is $20. Tickets for MHS members/kamaaina are $10 and free for children 12 and younger. Admission includes the cost of touring the museum. There will be arts and crafts vendors, concessions and refreshments, and a beer and wine garden. For more information, call 244-3326 or visit mauimuseum.org.
Blood drive set at Cameron Center
The Blood Bank of Hawaii has scheduled a blood donation drive on Maui Aug. 19 through 22 at the Cameron Center, 94 Mahalani St. in Wailuku. To schedule an appointment, call 848-4770.
Blood drive days and hours are:
* Aug. 19 -10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Aug. 20 - 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
* Aug. 21 - 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.
* Aug. 22 - 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.