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MEO families cook up quality family time

Thirteen families chopped garlic, boiled pasta and reduced cream on their stovetops at home under the livestreamed guidance of two local chefs as part of the Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services’ “‘Ohana Night: Cooking Edition” on Zoom on April 14. Montage Kapalua Bay Chef Justin ...

Salvation Army receives grants for energy relief

The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands recently received 10 energy relief grants totaling nearly $150,000 from Hawaii Energy to help improve energy efficiency at Salvation Army locations statewide. On Maui, the grants include $20,975 for interior and exterior LED lighting at The ...

St. Anthony alumni honor veteran peers

Members of St. Anthony High School’s Class of 1965 recently debuted a commemorative book, titled “Salute,” that pays tribute to their veteran classmates who served in the military, particularly those who served during the Vietnam War. With assistance from St. Anthony alumna Linda Lindsay ...

Maui Food Bank receives $25,000 donation

The Kaanapali Ocean Resort Charitable Trust recently presented a $25,000 donation to the Maui Food Bank. “The foundation is happy to help the Maui Food Bank continue their mission of ending hunger and to ensure that no one in Maui will go without during these economically difficult ...

Local Briefs

4-H Cooking Challenge registration underway The Hawaii 4-H Cooking Challenge is now open to youth in grades 5 to 12. Participants compete by submitting a 5- to 7-minute video that features a local commodity (plant or animal) and demonstrates the successful completion of a healthy recipe. ...

Pet of the Week

When you’ve lived most of your life cooped up in a cage, the thought of getting pampered can seem impossible. Luckily, I was saved by the Maui Humane Society last September and have been spending these months getting lots of love in a wonderful foster home. When they offered me the chance to ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “A Gambling Man” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “Ocean Prey” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 4. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking) 5. “Lover ...

Ahead of the Class

To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to aheadoftheclass@mauinews.com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start ...

Thrift Stores

The following is a listing of nonprofit organizations that sell an assortment of used and donated goods. For changes or new listings, call 242-6335. • Goodwill Retail Thrift Store, 250 Alamaha St., Ste. N-9, Kahului, 442-8989, Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ...

Datebook/COVID-19 Schedule Changes

The Maui News has compiled a list of countywide cancellations, closures and postponements due to coronavirus. This story is updated daily as information is released. Datebook Listings Today 1 • Maui AIDS Foundation, a portion of all gasoline sales at Maui Ohana Fuels locations will be ...

Seabury Hall to host summer school

Seabury Hall will host three summer school sessions beginning in June for students who will be entering grades 4-12 during the upcoming 2021-22 school year. Both in-person and virtual options will be offered. The three sessions will run June 7-18, June 21-July 2 and July 12-16. Courses ...

Maui Pops Orchestra awards scholarships to Maui youth

The Maui Pops Orchestra recently selected four winners of the 2021 Auriol Flavell Student Scholarship Awards for Young Musicians. Scholarships in varying amounts were awarded to four music students from Maui. They include King Kekaulike High School senior Xaden Kiyoshi Nishimitsu; Darius Soo ...

Maui residents serve as Purple Ambassadors

Two Maui residents, Chef Lee Anderson and Grammy Award-winning musician Kalani Pe‘a, are among the six volunteer leaders statewide who are serving as Purple Ambassadors as part of the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day, a worldwide fundraising event on June 20. The event is held ...

MEO operated childcare center gets new air conditioning

New air conditioning has been installed at the Kahi Kamalii Infant and Toddler Center, a child care and early childhood education facility operated by Maui Economic Opportunity and managed by the J. Walter Cameron Center. An outdated air conditioning system was replaced with a modern, ...

UHMC seeks applicants for dental assisting program

The University of Hawaii Maui College Office of Extended Learning &Workforce Development is seeking applicants for a dental assisting certificate program being offered with full tuition sponsorship this summer. Classes for the 12-week course will be held every Wednesday starting June 2 ...

Local Briefs

T’ai chi ch’uan classes offered Certified t’ai chi ch’uan instructors Sifu Jan Osterneck and Sifu John Rivera will offer a 10-week beginner course from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays starting May 5 at the Kula Dojo. T’ai chi ch’uan is known to improve concentration, strengthen the ...

Pet of the Week

They may say I’m 9 years old, but I still play like a young boy (or should I say cub?). My name is Bear and I love to race around the yard with my pals, splash in the water and live life to the fullest. That’s why I’m looking for an active ohana with a secure yard where I can have as much ...

Maui Food Bank receives $25K donation

The Kaanapali Ocean Resort Charitable Trust recently presented a $25,000 donation to the Maui Food Bank. “The foundation is happy to help the Maui Food Bank continue their mission of ending hunger and to ensure that no one in Maui will go without during these economically difficult ...

Hulihia — A complete change

In order for the monumental challenges we all faced — and largely overcame — in the last 14 months to truly mean something, we must embrace opportunities revealed and make enormous and lasting changes. UH-Maui College intends to be at the forefront of a complete change for our Maui Nui. ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Ocean Prey” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “The Devil’s Hand” by Jack Carr (Atria/Bestler) 3. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 4. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking) 5. “The Red Book” by ...