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Lihikai promotes driving safety

Lihikai Elementary School's Junior Police Officers and Student Government students will be joining other schools around Hawaii campaigning for the "Stop If You Love Me" drivers education program Monday through Friday.The school has created a safety theme for each day. The campaign will ...

School counselor receives recognition

Keola Rogan, vice principal of Princess Nahienaena Elementary School (from left); Kalele Kekauoha-Schultz, Princess Nahienaena counselor; and John Brans, Duke's Beach House safety manager, are shown at a recognition ceremony for Kekauoha-Schultz as the school's educator of the month for ...

Woman credits God and ‘going with the flow’ on 105th birthday

Maui resident Margaret O'Connor celebrated her 105th birthday on Jan. 27 in Kula with a small group of ladies she lunches with and family members, including her son, Brian O'Connor, of Kihei.Donning a sparkly tiara while listening to Sinatra-style music, O'Connor opened gifts and cards and ...

Honor Rolls

LOKELANI INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL2nd QuarterRenaissance ListLokelani Intermediate School's Renaissance program recognizes a combination of academic achievement and community service.Pink Cards4.0 Grade Point AverageGrade 6 - Starla Acosta, Sione Afemui, Dyllis Agunoy, Casey Alexander, Kimara Alger, ...

Free Awareness of Suicide Workshop being offered in Haiku on Saturday

A free Awareness of Suicide Workshop will be offered in Haiku from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Temple of Peace, 575 Haiku Road, for people 18 years of age and older.This training is being sponsored by the state Department of Health, Prevent Suicide Maui County Task Force, UH-Manoa ...

Local Briefs

Service trip to Haleakala CraterVolunteers are sought for a service project in Haleakala Crater with the Friends of Haleakala National Park Feb. 13-15. The group will hike into the crater, stay free in Holua Cabin and work on protection of native plants in the crater. In addition to helping the ...

‘Heart Failure’ theme of presentation at hospital

Maui Memorial Medical Center is hosting an evening presentation on the topic of "Heart Failure" on Tuesday. The event is in conjunction with Heart Disease Awareness Month and will feature a panel of experts on the subject, as well as a Heart Health Fair with participating community partners.The ...

Water conservation poster contest seeks entries

The Maui County Department of Water Supply invites all children in kindergarten through 8th grade to enter artwork in the seventh annual Water Conservation Poster Contest. "By Water All Things Find Life" is this year's theme.Winning entries will be included in the Department of Water Supply's ...

Valentine’s fundraiser for Assistance Dogs of Hawaii

Assistance Dogs of Hawaii will host its eighth annual Valentine's fundraiser from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Grand Wailea on Feb. 13. Tickets are $175 per person and tables of eight are available for $1,400.Attendees can meet the dogs of Assistance Dogs of Hawaii, enjoy a jazz quintet, gourmet ...

Library nonprofit has new president, bookmobile plans

John Tryggestad, a volunteer who has collected thousands of used books for three Maui Friends of the Library bookstores, has been elected president of the 104-year-old nonprofit.Also on the the board are past presidents Dorothy Tolliver and Beth Ivey; Diane Logsdon, vice president; Rick ...

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 ...