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Community News

Parkinson support group will meet

The Parkinson Disease Support Group will meet from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hale Mahaolu Elima, 11 Mahaolu St. in Kahului.This free event is open to the public. For more information, call 281-1224.

Maui student among nominees to attend U.S. service academies

Benjamin Wuthrich, a Baldwin High School student and Kihei resident, is among 40 Hawaii students named for consideration to attend the nation's service academies, according to an announcement from U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz.The four service academies are: the United States Air Force Academy, the ...

‘Hula lite’ classes to begin Thursday

Effective Thursday, Halau Hula Kauluokala, under the direction of kumu Uluwehi Guerrero, is opening classes for adult women and men with hula experience on Thursday nights. These will be "hula lite" classes teaching 'auana (modern) hula only, not kahiko (ancient).These classes are set up for ...

Honor Rolls

MAUI PREPARATORY ACADEMY2nd TrimesterMaui Preparatory Academy's honors list recognizes a combination of academic achievement, behavior and effort.Headmaster's ListA- or betterGrade 12 - Jamie Advincula, Nick HeadGrade 11 - Jonah Bluh, Elizabeth James, Sophia Johnston, Lexie Leon, Aniel Morey, ...

Local Briefs

'Pesticides & Pollinators' title of free talkThe Maui Association of Landscape Professionals will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Hawaii Maui College in the Community Services Building, next to the Cooperative Extension Office.This event is free and ...

AARP Tax Aide Program announces schedule

Volunteers certified by the AARP Tax Aide Program will be offering free tax preparation and electronic filing of both federal and Hawaii state taxes beginning Feb. 2.This is for people of low to moderate income. The volunteers cannot do returns with rental income.Taxpayers need to bring photo ...

First school health aide graduation at UH-MC

The first group of school health aides from Maui schools have completed a new School Health Aide Certificate of Competence Level One training at University of Hawaii Maui College, according to a news release.A graduation ceremony was held on the UH-MC campus on Dec. 5 to celebrate the event. ...

Vendors sought for March 26 Kuhio Fest

Daylong entertainment, foods and crafts will be part of the 27th annual Prince Kuhio Day celebration March 26 at Paukukalo Hawaiian homestead.The nonprofit Paukukalo Hawaiian Homes Community Association Inc. announced the free community event will unfold from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to honor Prince ...

Lynn Araki-Regan appointed to cultural center’s board of directors

Lynn Araki-Regan of Maui has been appointed to the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i board of directors.She is the Maui representative on the board and her term is for three years.Araki-Regan practices law with her firm Araki-Regan & Associates, is a Realtor with Shore to Shore Realty ...

Seabury Hall wins state math team competition

The Seabury Hall Middle School math team was the top scoring team in the State of Hawaii on the American Math Competition 8, one of the country's premier middle school math contests.Each year more than 100,000 students in grades 6, 7 and 8 compete, representing all 50 states.Seabury Hall ...

Computer class for seniors set to begin Feb. 4

The Free Help Education Organization will present a computer basics for beginners class for senior citizens on five consecutive Thursdays from 2:30 to 4 p.m. beginning Feb. 4 at Roselani Place in Kahului.The class will include an introduction to personal computers using the Microsoft Windows ...

Author to host organic farming workshop

Jean-Martin Fortier, national educator, farmer and author, will host a no-till organic farming workshop in partnership with Hana Ranch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 31 at Hana Ranch Provisions in Paia.Fortier's book, "The Market Gardener," has inspired thousands of readers worldwide to reimagine ...

Charitable men’s group announces meeting

The next dinner meeting for the 100 Men Who Care Maui will from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Maverick Helicopters Maui, 1 Kahului Airport Road, Hangar 108 in Kahului, organization founder Keith Regan announced.Since its inaugural quarterly meeting held last July 7, the group has raised more than ...

St. Anthony’s closes in on Giving Campaign goal

Donors have only until Feb. 1 to help St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School reach its $100,000 goal in its first online "#Giving Tuesday" fundraising campaign.Dubbed "All TUE-gether for St. Anthony Maui," the campaign began Dec. 1 and so far has raised nearly $80,000 to support Maui's only ...

Rummage sale at Emmanuel Lutheran School

Household items, toys, clothes, books, sports items and more will be sold during the Emmanuel Lutheran School rummage and yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The campus is near the intersection of Kaahumanu and Papa avenues at 520 W. One St. in Kahului.Proceeds will help Emmanuel ...

Grants

Foundations and entities who contributed recently to Maui County community nonprofits and others are as follows:Paia Youth & Cultural Center received $10,000 from the Kosasa Family Fund of the Hawai'i Community Foundation; $10,000 from the The Rev. Taki Okumura Family Fund of the ...