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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 20 • Maui Family Support Services, Early Childhood Community Resource Fair; 9 a.m.-noon, Cameron ...

Don’t let Hawaii get skunked: Preventing a smelly invader

Hawaii is the only state in the U.S. that is rabies-free. State law requires that dogs, cats and carnivores complete a quarantine before entering our islands to ensure that they don’t bring in this deadly virus. However, the process of keeping our rabies-free status has started to get a ...

E-cycling pickup offered to Upcountry residents

The Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui will hold a TV and computer e-cycling pickup event starting at 8 a.m. March 20 for Paia, Haiku, Makawao, Pukalani and Kula residents. Rotarian volunteers will pick up unwanted electronics like TVs, computers, printers, copiers and monitors, along with their ...

Tennis balls find a new life

Maui Tennis Ball Recycling LLC, with the support of a County of Maui Department of Environmental Management recycling grant, has shipped more than 15,000 used tennis balls to the Mainland to be recycled. The recycling grant provided funds to purchase dedicated collection bins for county park ...

Local Briefs

Rotary speaker to discuss cybersecurity Wendy Hornack of Island Support will be the guest speaker during a Rotary Club of Kahului meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Monday on Zoom. Hornack has lived on Maui since 2000 and is the owner and lead consultant at Island Support, a Maui-based IT support ...

Honor Roll

KALAMA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL Second Quarter Renaissance Cardholders Kalama Intermediate School’s Renaissance program recognizes students for their academic achievement and community service. There are three (3) levels of recognition to motivate and encourage students to become Pono ...

Pet of the Week

Pretty lady Porsha is dreaming of a happily ever after with you! Do you love companions with big warm soulful eyes and even bigger hearts? Well, I’m a kissy and cuddly lady with 11 years of experience to back it up! I love making new friends, often stopping to make sure the little kids smile, ...

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. “Dark Sky” by C.J. Box (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 4. “The Affair” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 5. “Klara and the Sun” by Kazuo Ishiguro ...

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. ...

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 Monday 15 • Habitat for Humanity Maui ReStore, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Contact 242-1140 or ...

Wetlands spring break camp offered

Learning Endeavors will host a hybrid spring break wetlands camp March 17-19 for grades 4-6 as part of an effort to foster a love for these important ecosystems. Campers will investigate wetlands through an online platform, as well as in person through a socially distanced field trip to ...

‘Surf the Current’ at Ocean Camp

Pacific Whale Foundation will host its Ocean Camp: From Screen to Sea hybrid educational program for 1st through 5th graders March 15-19. It will feature both virtual and in-person ocean engagement. Centered around the theme “Surf the Current,” the curated weeklong session is designed ...

Na Hoaloha ‘Ekolu recognized for Adopt-A-Highway participation

Maui restaurant group Na Hoaloha ‘Ekolu recently received the No Ka Oi Highway Hui Award from the state Department of Transportation Highways Division–Maui District in recognition of the group’s longtime participation in the department’s Adopt-A-Highway program and the many volunteers ...

Girl Scouts to host virtual recruitment March 12

Girl Scouts of Hawaii invites interested girls and their families to two free virtual recruitment events, a family-involved STEM challenge from 5 to 6 p.m. on March 12 and a Girl Scouts’ birthday celebration from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on March 13. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ...

Scholarships open to Lahainaluna seniors, alumni

Lahaina Restoration Foundation is offering $40,000 in scholarships to Lahainaluna High School seniors and alumni for the 2021-22 school year. Scholarship amounts of $1,000 and $2,500 will be awarded to qualifying seniors who will graduate from Lahainaluna in 2021. Eligibility requirements ...

Pet of the Week

Did you know that March is Adopt-A-Guinea-Pig Month? We’re hoping that since it is, you might give us a second look and even consider opening your world up to how sweet, silly and even snuggly we can be! We often linger at shelters, after our owners have surrendered us to find new families. ...

Honor Roll

H.P. Baldwin High School Second Quarter Note: (+) denotes students with gpa above 4.0 4.0—Freshmen Jazmine Abarratigue, Gavin Dante Akeakamai Acosta, Jonathan Acosta Jr., Heaven Agbayani, Anica Ancheta+, Jescyl Kliere Anton, Emma Davis, Rizal Allan De Leon, Jonah De Shong, Christian ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “A Court of Silver Flames” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) 3. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking) 4. “The Sanatorium” by Sarah Pearse (Viking/Dorman) 5. “The Vanishing ...

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 currents@mauinews.com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start date; if a ...