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LRF shares history and culture with teachers

For the 11th consecutive year, Lahaina Restoration Foundation has provided its free "History In Our Back Yard" tour to new teachers from West Maui schools. Reaching more than 200 educators over these years, LRF shares Lahaina's rich history and culture through this program.In September, West ...

Touch a Truck event for keiki

A Holoholo Ka'a (Touch a Truck) event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 1 in the University of Hawaii Maui College rear parking lot.This event is designed for children 10 and under who would like to get in, see, touch, feel and honk horns of big trucks, special vehicles and other forms ...

Local Briefs

BHS school council announces meetingThe Baldwin High School Community Council will discuss the school's academic and financial plans at its community meeting at 5 p.m. Monday in the school library.All Baldwin High School families and community members are invited to attend and provide their ...

Entrepreneurs sought for SBA’s 2016 ‘InnovateHER Challenge’

Maui Economic Development Board is seeking participants for the 2016 "InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge" for three successive Thursday evenings in November. The U.S. Small Business Administration launched the "InnovateHER Challenge" with the goal of finding products and ...

Grants

Foundations and entities who contributed recently to Maui County community nonprofits and others are as follows:Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center was awarded a $15,000 grant by the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation. These grant funds will be used to continue providing arts-rich learning ...

Students promote political awareness

About 50 people were registered to vote at the recent Maui Fair, thanks to efforts by a St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School senior who hopes to engage youths in politics as part of his senior project."The main goal of the project is to promote political awareness, excitement and participation ...

County to offer free hard drive destruction and disposal service

In observance of October as Cyber Security Awareness Month, the County of Maui will be holding a free drive-thru hard-drive destruction and disposal service in the lower parking lot behind the Kalana O Maui building from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday. There will be access to the parking area ...

Pipe organ performance will feature broad range of music

Concert organist James Welch will present a one-hour recital at 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at Makawao Union Church, home of the largest pipe organ on Maui.Welch is university organist of Santa Clara University in California. He has performed internationally and has a special interest in Latin American organ ...

Rotary club distributes dictionaries to 3rd-graders

The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset presented dictionaries to each 3rd-grade student at Maui Preparatory Academy on Sept. 24 as part of Rotary's commitment to promote literacy and learning.The students were asked to look up three words: active, bold and respect. Whoever found each word the ...

Book sale at Whole Foods on Saturday

Maui Friends of the Library is celebrating National Friends of the Library Week today through Saturday. As part of the observance, there will be a book sale in front of Whole Foods Market at the Maui Mall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.The sale will offer an assortment of donated fiction and ...

Local Briefs

Philosophy club will host symposiumA Seabury Hall Philosophy Club Symposium titled "Is the Social Network Social?" will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the A'ali'ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Olinda campus.The student presenters in this gathering of fledgling philosophers ...

Kihei Public Library offers free programs for children

Kihei Public Library will present the following free programs this month. All programs will be conducted in the children's area; young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver:* Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - "Spooky Science." The Maui Science Center will present a hands-on science and ...

Honor Rolls

KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS MAUIMiddle School1st QuarterHeadmaster's List4.0 Grade-Point AverageGrade 6 - Sophia Bennett, Taytum Chai, Amaya Genovia, Piikea Keahi, Haley Mahoe, Sean Sakamoto.Grade 7 - Teancum Aiwohi, Kalai Anderson, Jayci Bulosan, Kalia Franco, Sasha Jorgensen, Sheanalyn Kahalewai, ...

Dawn Lono earns Hana’s Tiny Malaikini Mea Kokua award

On the first day of Hana's Aloha Festivals Celebration on Oct. 3, it was announced that the 2015 Tiny Malaikini Mea Kokua Award, the community's highly coveted recognition for public service, was awarded to Dawn Lono.Lono was chosen because of unselfish service to the community of Hana, ...

Registration open for Family Caregivers Conference

The Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Maui County Office on Aging, will sponsor Maui County's 14th annual Family Caregivers Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 20 at the Makena Beach & Golf Resort.The event, co-sponsored by AARP, is designed to educate and support ...

AAUW installs officers

The American Association of University Women Maui's elected officers were installed by past president Dorothy Tolliver Sept. 26 at Tante's Restaurant in Kahului.Officers are Martha Dean, co-president; Cathy Thompson, vice president programs; and Leslie Granat, co-vice president membership. ...

4-H girls sew and crochet caps for cancer patients

Members of the GG's 4-H Club, along with friend Sandra Martin, sewed and crocheted over 120 cancer caps for children undergoing cancer treatment at Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Hawaii's only Children's Miracle Network hospital.Volunteers included Aimee Nathan, ...