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EdVenture offers new series of culinary classes

Ever wondered how to make the perfect polenta? Thought about transforming your backyard into an edible garden? Do the very words "bananas foster flambe" make your mouth water? If so, you'll want to take a look at a whole new series of culinary classes being offered this summer through ...

3 Iao students receive top awards at ceremony

Josh Ooka and Kimi Kimura were honored as Outstanding Male and Outstanding Female Academic Students, and Karl Jason Calimag was recognized with the Masao Okasako Community Service Award during Iao School's 22nd annual Renaissance Foundation Awards Ceremony May 26 at Baldwin High School ...

Maui Hotel & Lodging Association awards $13,000 in scholarships

The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association recently awarded at total of $13,000 in scholarships: $6,000 in scholarships to six University of Hawaii Maui College students and $7,000 in scholarships to five Academy of Hospitality students from Baldwin and Maui high schools.Three students from ...

Lanai student to attend writing program

From July 18 to Aug. 1, Lanai High and Elementary School student Jayde Fernandez will travel to Iowa City, Iowa, to take part in Between the Lines, a creative writing and cultural exchange program for promising young writers."We are so excited to have a student coming all the way from Hawaii. ...

Family recovery center topic of presentation

Frances Duberstein, development coordinator for Malama Family Recovery Center and Aloha House, will speak at the 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise on Wednesday at the Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.Duberstein will share information about ...

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Three-day seminar at Maui Ki-AikidoThe Hawaii Ki Federation will hold its annual summer seminar from Friday through June 28 at Maui Ki-Aikido in Wailuku. The event will draw aikido practitioners from around the state, and is free for members of the public to observe.Maui's Christopher Curtis, ...

Fun day at Camp Imua

Camp Imua 2015 for children with special needs took place June 7 to 11 at Camp Maluhia.There were 50 campers; 10 alumni campers, who attended Alumni Day; and 150 volunteers.Campers participated in a variety of activities, including a lei station in Olowalu.

Graduates receive Rotary Youth Foundation scholarships

A total of $245,000 in college scholarships has been awarded to 47 Hawaii high schools seniors through the Hawai'i Rotary Youth Foundation.The foundation was founded by Maurice J. "Sully" Sullivan during his year as Rotary's district governor in Hawaii, 1976-77. These scholarships are made ...

Lahaina Sunset Rotary earns four major awards

The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset, Maui's newest Rotary club, earned four major awards at the recent Rotary District 5000 Conference on Hawaii island.The club received the prestigious 400 percent Premier Club Award for membership development and community service. Only two of the 51 Rotary ...

Public invited to radio club event

The Maui Amateur Radio Club will set up three portable radio stations in a field between the Hana Highway and the ocean just past Hookipa Beach Park for a nationwide event called "Field Day" on Saturday.The club will start setting up on Friday and operate the event from 8 a.m. Saturday until 8 ...

Taiko Festival Concert at MACC

Zenshin Daiko's 16th annual Taiko Festival Concert will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater.This year's concert will feature Puna Taiko from the Hawaii island.Founded in the spring of 2002 by the Rev. Earl Ikeda as a weekly adult recreational ...

MFOL working to deliver new mobile branch library

The Maui Friends of the Library, operator of three used bookstores that have sold thousands and thousands of used books, plans to have a new high-tech, $280,000 mobile branch library, or bookmobile, custom built for Maui and donate it to the Hawaii State Library System for use here, according ...

Super Hero Academy for keiki at 5 libraries

In celebration of the Hawaii State Public Library System's 2015 Children's Summer Reading Program, HouseMart Ace Hardware and HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts will present "Super Hero Academy," a free event at five selected Maui County public libraries from Tuesday through July 14.Keiki ages 5 and ...

Student films focus of event at brewery

The Maui Huliau Foundation, an environmental education nonprofit serving Maui's youth, will screen select environmental student films at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei.The event will feature short environmental films from the recent Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival made ...

Honor Rolls

KALAMA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL4th QuarterRenaissance StudentsKalama Intermediate School's Renaissance program recognizes a combination of academic achievement, good citizenship and community service.4.0 Grade-Point AverageGrade 8 - Charlie Abreu, Peighton Akina, Kamakoa Almasin, Anya Amaral, ...

Are you a caregiver?

Rosalyn Carter said:"There are only four kinds of people in the world.Those who have been caregivers.Those who are currently caregivers.Those who will be caregivers.And those who will need caregivers."If her quote describes you, consider how caregiving currently impacts you or may impact you in ...

Learn to grow awa at workshop

A free awa workshop will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. June 28 at the Keokea Marketplace, located at Kula Highway Mile Marker 17 at Kaamana Street, two-tenths of a mile past Grandma's Coffee House.Kumu hula Kapono'ai Molitau and Upcountry homestead farmer Norman Abihai will lead the event.Abihai ...

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'Fight Night' title of marriage conferenceA marriage conference titled "Fight Night Hawaii 2015" will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Faith In Jesus Church in Wailuku.Les and Leslie Parrott will explain how couples can learn to fight a good fight when they have disagreements, ...

Free family picnic at land trust property

Hawaiian Islands Land Trust is hosting the community at its annual free family picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its Waihe'e Coastal Dunes & Wetlands Refuge.Music will be performed by Kaniala Masoe. There will be guided tours of the wetlands led by HILT Director of Conservation ...