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Rotary club to host nonprofit director

Common Ground Collective Founding Executive Director Jennifer Karaca will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Kahului’s weekly meeting on Zoom from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday.

Common Ground Collective is a nonprofit organization that provides education and assistance to promote food security, economic and educational opportunities in Maui County.

For more information or to sign up for the Zoom meeting, visit www.kahuluirotary.com or contact Tony Krieg at (808) 856-6077 or tonykriegmaui @gmail.com.

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Association to holdpastele fundraiser

The Maui Puerto Rican Association will hold a drive-thru “patele” plate lunch fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 30.

Plates of pastel, gandule rice and bacalao salad will be sold for $12 per plate.

The drive-thru sale will be held at Heritage Hall at 401 Baldwin Ave. in Paia. Proceeds will benefit the association’s scholarship fund and other activities.

To place an order, call (808) 283-3010 or (808) 243-0065.

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Kula mission to hold rummage sale

The Kula Shofukuji Shingon Mission will hold a large rummage sale from 8 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 30.

The sale will include Christmas and Halloween items and couches. Masks are required.

The mission is located at 113 Puanani Pl. in Kula.

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Flatbread event to benefit nonprofit

Flatbread Company will host a benefit night for Maui AIDS Foundation at its Paia restaurant from 5 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 26.

The nonprofit will earn a portion of sales on all pizzas. There will also be a raffle.

The funds will support Maui AIDS Foundation’s efforts to respond to a higher demand in clinical testing in a COVID-19-compliant environment, provide alternative therapy options to clients and support prevention education and guidance for youth and adults in Maui County.

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Maui Mediation to holds training

Maui Mediation Services will offer an online four-day basic mediation training Nov. 5, 6, 12 and 13.

“Conflicts are being seen all around us — in the workplace, our schools and among some families and neighbors. Intolerance and arguments leave many feeling disconnected and isolated. This training will not only connect residents but give them valuable conflict resolutions skills,” said Maui Mediation Services Executive Director Bevanne Bowers. “Those who complete the training will have the opportunity to become volunteer mediators at an exciting time, as we are assisting many landlords and tenants work out disputes and avoid evictions.”

The training is open to participants ages 18 and older. The registration fee is $350. Early-bird, student and senior discounts are available.

Space is limited. For more information or to register, call 244-5744 or visit www.mauimediation.org.

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