Local Briefs

Pizza sales to benefit nonprofit

Flatbread Co. will host a benefit night for Maui Nui Marine Resource Council at its Paia restaurant from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

A portion of the pizzas sold that evening will be donated to the nonprofit.

“We recognize that Tuesday evening will be a time when folks are preparing for their Thanksgiving feasts, so why not take a break from cooking dinner by ordering a delicious wood-fired Flatbread pizza and experience the added satisfaction of helping to raise funds to protect Maui’s coastal waters and coral reefs,” said Anne Rillero, communication, community outreach and development manager at Maui Nui Marine Resource Council. “Each pizza sold during this benefit night will make a difference, whether you choose to dine at the Flatbread Company restaurant or take the pizza home.”

Flatbread Co. is located at 89 Hana Hwy in Paia. To learn more about Maui Nui Marine Resource Council, visit www.mauireefs.org.


Volunteers needed for park service trip

The Friends of Haleakala National Park is seeking volunteers to help outplant native silversword at the summit of Haleakala National Park from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday.

The service trip is limited to 20 participants. Participants should dress in layers and be prepared for changes in the weather.

For more information or to sign up, call Mary at (808) 572-1584.


Club hosts orchestra executive director

Maui Pops Orchestra Executive Director Cheryl Lindley will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Kahului’s virtual meeting from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday.

Lindley has performed and taught music for more than 45 years and has worked as an orchestral administrator for more than 17 years. She will share details about the upcoming concert season, some of the history behind Maui Pops Orchestra and what the future holds for the organization.

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


Foundation to mark World Aids Day

Maui AIDS Foundation will commemorate World AIDS Day during a free virtual event at 11 a.m. on Dec. 1.

The Facebook Live event will cover the mission of Maui AIDS Foundation, the epidemic in Maui County and the ways the nonprofit focuses on making a difference to end HIV.

Maui AIDS Foundation provides comprehensive case management services for individuals living with HIV/AIDS, as well as confidential, free testing and linkage to care for HIV, hepatitis C, syphilis and other sexually transmitted infections.

To RSVP for the World AIDS Day event, visit www.facebook.com/events/439645547578800. To learn more about Maui AIDS Foundation, visit www.mauiaids.org.


Hongwanji Mission to hold thrift sale

Kahului Hongwanji Mission will hold a thrift shop sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 26 and 27.

Items for sale include clothing for adults and fabric remnants.

Proof of COVID vaccination, ID, face masks and social distancing will be required.

The temple is located at 291 S. Puunene Ave. in Kahului.


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