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3 on Maui honored as ‘Champions for Children’

Pastele House Maui owners Cristina and Devin Pagaduan, Maui Family Support Services Inc. Early Head Start and Maui Economic Opportunity Head Start Director Debbi Amaral will be among the 17 honorees recognized at the Hawaii Children’s Action Network’s 2021 Champions for Children awards ...

Local Briefs

Club to host Rotary Foundation officer The Rotary Club of Kahului will host Rotary Foundation Annual Giving Officer Geoff Cochran at its weekly Zoom meeting from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday. Cochran is part of a Rotary Foundation team that applies trends, data analysis and connections to ...

Grants

Grant helps residents with rent, utility costs The Kent & Polli Smith Family Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation recently provided a $10,000 grant to Maui Economic Opportunity for rental and utility assistance to residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant went to ...

Pet of the Week

We’ve got a flock of eight feathered friends that came to us recently, and they’re ready to take to your ohana like a duck to water! If you are not familiar with Muscovy ducks, you are seriously missing out! Although they may look like geese, these darling duckies have so much going for ...

Local nonprofit helps develop adaptive tool

Ka Lima O Maui, in partnership with SourceAmerica, has developed a new tool to help people who have the use of only one hand put on a safety glove independently. The adaptive tool, called “Glove Assist,” allows the person to attach a glove to the tool, place their hand into the partially ...

Moving forward with creativity

Widespread creativity was a rare silver lining of this past pandemic year. From painting to baking bread, from sewing masks to producing TikTok videos, people worldwide turned to creative pursuits. Many found they had untapped talent. Whether you’re a high school senior looking forward to ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Win” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “Life After Death” by Sister Souljah (Atria) 4. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking) 5. “Klara and the Sun” by Kazuo ...

Ahead of the Class

To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to aheadoftheclass@mauinews.com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start ...

Thrift Stores

The following is a listing of nonprofit organizations that sell an assortment of used and donated goods. For changes or new listings, call 242-6335. • Goodwill Retail Thrift Store, 250 Alamaha St., Ste. N-9, Kahului, 442-8989, Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ...

Datebook/COVID-19 Schedule Changes

The Maui News has compiled a list of countywide cancellations, closures and postponements due to coronavirus. This story is updated daily as information is released. Datebook Listings Today 27 • Kahului Post Office, passport fair; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Applications and answer questions about the ...

Humane society hosts ‘kitten baby shower’

The Maui Humane Society will host a virtual kitten baby shower today to explain the basics of caring for kittens with a busy season on the horizon. The virtual shower will livestream from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Maui Humane Society’s Facebook page and will include demonstrations of ...

Two students get engineering scholarships

The Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers, Maui Chapter recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to two Maui High School students, Jadynne Zane and Quinton Wong. Zane plans to study biomedical engineering; Wong intends to pursue a degree in computer engineering. Every year, the Hawaii ...

Lahaina business raises funds for YWCA program

A Maui business is marking Women’s History Month by raising money for a program at the YWCA Oahu through a special half-day shopping event. From 12 to 4 p.m. today, 10 percent of the net sales at Lilly Pulitzer at Whalers Village in Kaanapali will benefit Dress for Success Honolulu, which ...

Clinical research – What is it and how does it benefit older adults?

With the rapid development and emergency-use approval of COVID-19 vaccines, there has been a lot of information in the news about the vaccine trials that led to each. These vaccine trials are just one example of medical research that has contributed to lifespans more than doubling worldwide ...

AES donates $30K for flood relief

AES is donating $30,000 to the American Red Cross of Hawaii to help support disaster relief efforts in Maui, Oahu and Kauai, which were all hit hard by recent heavy rain and flooding. In the seven days leading up to the Red Cross National Giving Day on Wednesday, all gifts made via ...

Local Briefs

Maui Health CFO joins center’s board Joyce Tamori was recently appointed to the J. Walter Cameron Center’s board of directors. Tamori is the chief financial officer for Maui Health System and has been with the organization since its transition to the Maui region hospitals in 2017. ...

Pet of the Week

Senior dogs are tired of getting passed by; please let one spend their golden years with you! Have you ever had the honor of being loved by a senior dog? At shelters all over the globe, senior pets linger, always being passed by for the younger ones. What folks don’t seem to realize is how ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Life After Death” by Sister Souljah (Atria) 2. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “2034” by Ackerman/Stavridis (Penguin Press) 4. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking) 5. “Dark Sky” by C.J. Box (G.P. Putnam’s ...

Ahead of the Class

To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to www.mauinews.com/submit-news/. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start ...

Thrift Stores

The following is a listing of nonprofit organizations that sell an assortment of used and donated goods. For changes or new listings, call 242-6335. • Goodwill Retail Thrift Store, 250 Alamaha St., Ste. N-9, Kahului, 442-8989, Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ...