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Duke’s Beach House honors educators

Duke’s Beach House recently recognized three Princess Nahi‘ena‘ena Elementary School teachers as educators of the month for March, April and May as part of the restaurant’s Educator of the Month program. The three recipients were Kathy Concepcion (March), Kellie Perez (April) and ...

Pilot program to offer funding, support for female entrepreneurs

Purple Mai’a Foundation will launch Hawai’i FoundHer, an entrepreneur accelerator program that focuses on growing “wahine-led businesses” statewide through mentorship, funding and other support services. The six-month pilot program will begin in September and be tailored specifically ...

Land trust receives $106K for programs

Hawaii Land Trust recently received two grants from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs totaling $106,254 for programs and initiatives on Maui and Kauai from July 2021 through June 2022. One of the grants will support iwi kupuna protection at Hawaii Land Trust’s 277-acre Waihe‘e Coastal Dunes ...

MEO offers prizes for top business plans

A total of eight monetary awards, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, will be presented to the top business plans in Maui Economic Opportunity’s Core Four Business Planning Course series, which runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 6 to Aug. 5. The classes will be offered via ...

Local Briefs

Free summer learning opportunity available The Kukuna o ka La Summer Learning Program will run Monday through July 16 at the Wailuku Gymnasium. There are still spaces left for students ages 7 to 11. Program hours are 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with free on-site after-school activities from ...

Pet of the Week

That’s because she’s been waiting for a family for almost 200 days. It’s not that we haven’t tried to get Nahele a home. She’s been Pet of the Week, featured on the news, spent the night at the Fairmont for Wags to Riches, had half a dozen videos made . . . and yet no one has come ...