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Student ranked nationally for skills Anica Ancheta of Iao Intermediate School is one of the top 300 middle school scientists in the country, Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced Sept. 4. The students were selected from a pool of 2,348 applicants from 37 ...

Scholarships available for students

A-1 Auto Transport, a Maui car shipping and moving company, is offering scholarships to eligible students in Maui County. The annual scholarships are renewable and are awarded in the sum of $250, $500 or $1,000 every year. To qualify, students must be currently enrolled at an accredited ...

Fans donated to school

Mark Vaught, operations manager for East Maui Irrigation (from left); Chad Goodfellow, CEO of Goodfellow Bros. Inc.; Joanne Higa, interim principal of Kahului School; and Shan Tstusui, Sr. vice president of operations for Mahi Pono are shown with 35 electric fans that Mahi Pono and Goodfellow ...

Grant pays for supplies

St. Anthony School teacher Anita Dunn (center) was presented with a $500 Helen Pouch Grant from the Daughters of the American Revolution on Aug. 22. She is shown with Rosetta Hiranaga (left) and Barbara Kenrich, both from the Daughters of of the American Revolution. Only two grants are ...

Honor Rolls

KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS Maui Middle School First Quarter Headmaster’s List 4.0 Grade-Point Average Grade 6 — Pohaikealoha Roback Grade 7 — Taylor-Love Cravalho, Haven De Silva, Jaime DeLima, Kaila Ann Foster, Bransyn Hong, Kalia Kaneta, Alaula Kaopuiki-Santos, Zaysha-Maelee ...

Preserving recollections

Wallette Pellegrino, the current main interviewer for the “Preserving Our Recollections” television program that talks story with longtime Maui County residents, greets people during a gathering Sept. 17 at the University of Hawaii Maui College for those who have been featured on the ...

Program a perfect fit for Boy Scout Troop 1

Boy Scout Troop 1 of Kahului joined the Fleming Arboretum’s “Camping for Volunteers” program in August, accomplishing projects supporting the arboretum’s mission to preserve native plants, forests and wildlife. The Fleming Arboretum offers camping for community groups in a 17-acre, ...

Event will celebrate women

PELT Women’s Collective is hosting its first event from 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 2 at Makawao Union Church’s Community Hall. The collective was established this year on Maui to promote community building and personal development. According to a news release, this interactive workshop will help ...

Aloha House graduates 131 of its participants

Recent graduates from Aloha House residential substance abuse treatment program participated in a graduation ceremony Sept. 12 at Paia Community Center. Graduates’ friends and family members joined the festivities to honor their loved ones’ accomplishments as graduates celebrated their ...

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Job fair for persons with disabilities Ka Lima O Maui, a nonprofit organization that specializes in helping adults with disabilities attain job skills training and employment services, will host its eighth annual Job Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Binhi at Ani–Filipino Community Center ...

‘Mental health is as real as physical health’

More than 200 people joined the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness Walk Maui at Keopuolani Park on Sept. 29. The event raised $18,000 for the foundation. The walk was led by Tiare and Roger Agdeppa. She is a registered nurse case manager for behavioral health and he ...

Nonprofit directors announce nominees for annual awards

Lt. Gov. Josh Green will be the keynote speaker, with remarks from Mayor Michael Victorino, at the Maui Nonprofit Directors annual Meeting and Leadership Awards Oct. 17 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. The events start at 5:30 p.m. with heavy pupu and no-host cocktails. The 2020 board ...

Foundation will honor Legends of Lahainaluna

The Lahainaluna High School Foundation’s seventh annual Legends of Lahainaluna, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at Lahainaluna’s Hale Pa‘ina. The event was created to honor individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the school and the Lahaina community. ...

Ocean Guardian Awards Gala set at Andaz Maui

The Surfrider Foundation’s Maui Chapter will honor leaders in environmental protection at the fourth annual Ocean Guardian Awards Gala from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 12 at Andaz Maui in Wailea. The annual fundraiser is a celebration of Surfrider Maui’s volunteers and supporters and the ...

Think tank meeting will have 2 facilitators

Alberta de Jetley of Lanai City and Claire Kamalu Carroll of Hana will be guest facilitators at the 126th Business in the Think Tank meeting organized by the Maui Business Brainstormers. The meeting will take place from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Maui County Business Resource ...

Free class for expectant parents

Dr. Irene Papaconstadopoulos, a board-certified pediatrician in Kahului, will present a free one-hour class to expectant parents at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the new HMSA offices in Kahului, 70 Hookele St., Suite 1220, next to Target. This class will cover what to expect in the first days as a new ...

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Tools to slow aging topic of presentation “Improving Healthspan: Tools to Slow Down Aging,” a talk by Irminne Van Dyken, M.D., will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday at the J. Walter Cameron Center in Wailuku. Van Dyken will discuss how a plant-based diet and other healthy lifestyle ...

Hui Holomua Biz Fest examines the business and education of STEM

Registration is open for the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce’s 13th annual Hui Holomua Business Fest, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. Registration is available at www.mnhcoc.org. Admission is $60 for members and $65 ...

Retreat transforms lives

The Rev. John Hau‘oli Tomoso blesses Molokai cancer survivor Sharon Nishiharato and 20 other cancer survivors at the Maui Cancer Wellness Retreat Sept. 20-22 at the Napili Kai Beach Resort. The theme of the retreat, “Teaching Wellness to Heal Cancer from the Inside Out,” provided the ...

Lecture series precedes Ridge to Reef Rendezvous

Multiple events are planned around this year’s 10th annual Ridge to Reef Rendezvous celebration Oct. 26 at Kahekili Beach Park in north Kaanapali. Activities include a lecture series, K-12 art contest, and a ridge-to-reef cleanup with a special reef-themed beer release party with Maui ...