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Community News

MEO gets grant for senior jobs program

A Maui Economic Opportunity program that provides on-the-job training for Maui County seniors and is currently seeking applicants has received a $211,226 federal grant that runs through June 2022. The Senior Community Service Employment Program was established by the federal Older American ...

Maui student receives AlohaCare Scholarship

University of Hawaii Maui College student Jacqueline Maulder has been awarded a $1,500 “Working for a Healthier Hawaii” scholarship from AlohaCare. Maulder is currently enrolled in the college’s human services program and plans to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in social ...

Finalists announced for ‘Imi Pono contest

Winners of the 2021 ‘Imi Pono: The Greatest Challenge media contest for intermediate and high school students will be announced in a virtual ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday. The 21 finalists, who were announced Wednesday, submitted art, photography and video public awareness campaign ...

Haleakala volunteers sought for montly service trip

The Friends of Haleakala National Park is seeking volunteers for its monthly service trip to the park’s plant nursery in the Haleakala Summit District from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 5. Volunteers will help the park care for rare endemic plants being propagated. Tasks will include ...

Local Briefs

Rotary club to host district governor The Rotary Club of Kahului will host 2021-22 District 5000 Governor Sandy Matsui as its guest speaker during its virtual meeting from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday. Matsui has been a member of the Rotary Club of Kaneohe since 1992. After she served as the ...

Pet of the Week

I figured with how popular Ahi is, I would get adopted right up with that name. Yet, here I still wait after more than 100 days. I think it’s because I’ve been pretty sad that my person passed away and there was no one left to care for me. I tend to sleep most of the time, dreaming of a ...