Local Briefs

Meeting about injection wells

There will be a town hall discussion on the Lahaina injection wells, the Clean Water Act and what people of Maui should know about it from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Maui Ocean Center dome theater. Speakers from Earthjustice, Waterkeepers Alliance and others will share information.

Space is limited for this free event.


Maui Home Show scheduled at gym

The annual Maui Home Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. Admission is free.

Professionals from the building industry will share the latest trends, techniques and design-related products with homeowners and homebuyers. They will demonstrate their products and offer their services to Maui residents and visitors.

Exhibit booths will showcase products such as closets, windows, doors, paint, tile, carpeting, lighting, accessories, roofing, lumber and landscaping. The expo will also feature stage presentations, lots of giveaways, a large keiki fun zone, and five food trucks.

The show is sponsored by the Construction Industry of Maui and the Maui Chamber of Commerce.


70th birthday party set for Class of ’67

Baldwin High School Class of 1967 will be celebrating its 70th birthday from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Dani’s Catering in Wailuku. For details, contact Daryl Kaluakini Atay at 244-3528 or dkatay49@gmail.com.


Kihei’s fishpond subject of talk

The history and restoration of Kihei’s ancient Ko’ie’ie Fishpond will be the topic of a free Akaku Upstairs Salon from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Akaku Media Lab in Kahului. The event was originally planned for July 11 but was canceled due to wildfires.

This presentation will be led by Kimokeo Kapahulehua, a Hawaiian cultural practitioner, teacher and founder of Kimokeo Foundation along with Joylynn Paman and Vena Chun.

The presenters will show the short film, “The Mo’olelo of Ko’ie’ie Fishpond,” produced by Akaku’s Jay April and Lou Diliberto, and talk about the historical and cultural significance of Hawaiian fishponds.

Akaku Media Lab is located at 333 Dairy Road, Suite 204. To RSVP, visit www.akaku.org/salons or call 871-5554.


Labor law seminar tickets available

The Maui Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2019 annual Labor Law Seminar, sponsored by ProService Hawaii, on Sept. 12 at the Maui Beach Hotel. The seminar is designed to help businesses stay abreast of changing labor laws and personnel issues to reduce risk, avoid liability and protect their organizations.

Registration and continental breakfast will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The seminar will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a buffet lunch.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the chamber at 244-0081 or eventsmgr@mauichamber.com. Preregistration is required. Tickets are $499 per person for non-chamber members with a $29 discount if reserved by Monday. Tickets are $399 for chamber members.


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