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Community News

Ocean camp welcomes keiki

Pacific Whale Foundation’s Virtual Ocean Camp welcomes children in grades 1-5 for its Monday-Friday sessions from Monday-July31. Each session accommodates a maximum of 15 campers. Morning (9 a.m.) or afternoon (noon) enrollment is available. Online access information will be provided ...

Annual program canceled this year

The annual Maui Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance program, which was scheduled for Aug. 9, is canceled this year due to concerns about COVID-19.

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARD COVER FICTION 1. “28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 2. “Camino Winds” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Summer House” by Patterson/DuBois (Little, Brown) 4. “Stranger Planet” by Nathan W. Pyle (William Morrow Gift) 5. “If It Bleeds” by ...

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. ...

Covid-19 Maui County 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. Last updated at 2 p.m. Thursday. Public Facilities n The Kalana O Maui county building in Wailuku has reopened to the public, ...

Three Maui County youths are among winners in statewide cooking contest

Sophia Kato of Maui was the winner in the middle school category of the statewide 2020 4-H GET Local Virtual Cooking Contest. She entered a recipe for mango salsa. Runners up from Maui County in the same category are Prince Baltero (Lanai) for his banana blossoms fishballs, and Ramsey Hillen ...

AARP Hawaii accepting nominations for award

AARP Hawaii is accepting nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service. The award is AARP Hawaii’s highest volunteer honor and goes to Hawaii residents 50 and older who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of community members. “AARP Hawaii ...

Makoni receives $10,000 Ellison Onizuka scholarship

Uotelose Malafu Makoni, a Maui High graduate, received a $10,000 Ellison Onizuka Memorial Scholarship. Makoni, who graduated with a 3.99 grade point average, will be attending University of Michigan-Dearborn and studying aerospace engineering in the fall. She also received the University of ...

Invasive roi in Hawaii topic of webinar

Maui Nui Marine Resource Council will host a free webinar at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday titled “Invasive roi in Hawaii: What should be done?” Russell Sparks and Alan Friedlander will present recent scientific studies about the impact of roi on native reef fish. “We’ve heard concerns about ...

Voting open for annual MHS pet calendar contest

Maui Humane Society has officially launched its annual pet calendar contest with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting shelter animals. Voting is open through July 31. This year’s theme is Maui No Ka Oi and entrants are encouraged to capture the beauty of Maui, along with their pet, in ...

3 students receive scholarships

Three Molokai High School graduates have been awarded $2,000 each, a laptop and a Patagonia backpack by the Kukui Malamalama Scholarship program in memory of Kekuhaupio Likua. The scholarship award is administered by the Friends of Molokai High & Middle Schools Foundation. The Kukui ...

Local Briefs

Financial literacy series for teenagers Maui Economic Opportunity’s Business Development Center will begin its next Teen Financial Literacy Workshop series from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. All classes will be held online via the Zoom platform. Classes will continue on Wednesdays through July ...

Pet of the Week

Are you looking for a clever companion? My name is Bob Vance and I love learning new things and having adventures. When I first came to MHS, I had a lot to learn about meeting new people. I always loved playing with other dogs and splashing in my pool, but men were pretty scary for me. Now that ...

Students share experiences graduating during pandemic

It was certainly a spring semester and graduation like no other. We hope many of you were able to join our streaming June 6th “virtual” graduation. Everyone — faculty, staff, students, parents, families, and friends — would, of course, have preferred the traditional ceremony and ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARD COVER FICTION 1. “28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 2. “Camino Winds” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Summer House” by Patterson/DuBois (Little, Brown) 4. “Stranger Planet” by Nathan W. Pyle (William Morrow Gift) 5. “If It Bleeds” by ...

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. ...

Covid-19 Maui County 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. Last updated at 2 p.m. Friday. Public Facilities n The Kalana O Maui county building in Wailuku has reopened to the public, ...

Honorary sorority awards $7,000 in scholarships

In light of the COVID-19 situation, the Hawaii Alpha Delta Kappa Gamma Chapter awarded more scholarships this year. The total amount awarded was $7,000 that went to seven students of the Maui public schools, Class of 2020. The recipients of the scholarships were Anjenette Rabe from ...