Local Briefs

Forest restoration trip set Saturday

Auwahi Forest Restoration Project volunteers will meet at Ulupalakua Ranch Store on Saturday for an 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. work excursion.

Due to rough, steep terrain, hiking boots that cover the ankle are required.

Volunteers should pack layered clothing, rain gear, 2 liters of water, lunch, sunscreen and a hat.

There is a limited number of four-wheel drive vehicles and limited room for volunteers. To RSVP, email volunteer@auwahi.org.


Yoga, cleanup and lunch at park

Hawai’i Life is joining forces with the Surfrider Foundation’s Maui chapter for a beach cleanup on Saturday morning at Baldwin Beach Park in Paia. The activity will include a free yoga class and complimentary food and refreshments provided by local businesses to volunteers.

An hourlong yoga class for all levels and abilities will be taught by Maui instructor Karin Kuhn of Maha Yoga & Wellness, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

All materials, such as trash collection bags, gloves and water, will be provided to volunteers assisting with the beach cleanup, which runs from 9:30 to 11.

Community members involved in the beach cleanup will be rewarded for their efforts with complimentary food and refreshments from 11 to noon donated by Paia businesses, including coffee from Paia Bay Coffee, pizza from Flatbread Co., and shave ice from Tobi’s Shave Ice.

Parking is available on-site at Baldwin Beach Park.

Participants are encouraged to bring reef-safe sunscreen, a reusable water bottle, a yoga mat, a beach towel, swimwear for a dip to cool off and a hat.


Free class about brain health offered

The HMSA Center in Kahului will offer a free class from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday about healthy living and eating for the brain and body.

The class includes a free healthy meal. To sign up, call 591-2771, ext. 8235.

The HMSA Center is in the Pu’unene Shopping Center, 70 Hookele St. (near Target).


Planning meeting for BHS ’79 reunion

A meeting to plan the Baldwin High School Class of 1979 40th class reunion will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport.

Everyone is welcome to attend — graduates and other community members.

For more information, see the Baldwin High Class of 1979 Facebook page.