Sierra Club Maui announces meeting
The Sierra Club Maui Group will have its annual meeting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 29 at Paia Community Center. Sierra Club members and non-members are welcome.
The theme for the event is “Climate Action!” A complimentary picnic lunch with main dishes donated by Mana Foods and Flatbread Co. will be provided. There will also be an Environmental Champions of Maui award presentation and talk story groups on conservation and climate change issues.
In addition, all local political candidates running for office have been invited. Kecia Joy, Sierra Club Maui group’s manager, will be introduced. Shane Sinenci and Tina Wildberger will both give presentations.
Attendees are asked to bring a side dish to contribute as well as personal reusable utensils, plates, and drinkware in order to make this a zero-waste event.
This year’s Environmental Champions honorees include: Onipa’a: Walle Landenberger and Kai Nishiki; Malama ka ‘Aina: Justin Kekiwi, Tina Roth, Autumn Rae Ness; Malama kahaki: Jim Koons, Bob Aldrich; Volunteer of the Year: Kim Toomey.