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Honor Rolls

SEABURY HALLMiddle School1st QuarterHeadmaster's List3.7-Plus Grade-Point AverageGrade 7 - Sofia Arashiro-Garcia, Maximillian Balter, Sophia Blumenstein, Nicholas Brunner, Janessa Cajudoy, Coral Carhart, Parker Churchill, Pierce Dowd, Emalia Drood, Meeya Dugied, Nicholas Isotov-Chang, Tayte ...

Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament nets more than $19,000 for Maui United Way

Maui Electric Co. and Ka'anapali Golf Course's seventh annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament on Sept. 27 raised more than $19,000 for Maui United Way.The annual event lured more than 2,000 attendees, including the 600 keiki, ages 2 to 18, who cast their fishing poles in hopes of catching the ...

5th Friday Lanai Package expands travel options

The Mayor's Office of Economic Development has announced an incentive for Maui residents and visitors to support Lanai businesses by attending the upcoming 5th Friday Town Party in Lanai City on Friday.To accommodate the special Friday event, OED has teamed up with Expeditions Ferry and the ...

Farm bureau presents awards to supporters of agriculture

The Maui County Farm Bureau has announced annual awards for members who demonstrate support for Maui agriculture.This year's winners are: "Member of the Year," Paula Hegele; "Family of the Year," David Stoltzfus and family; "Friend of Agriculture," Harold Keyser; and "Mike Lyons Award," Saedene ...

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, ...