Local Briefs

Drive-thru event for families Saturday

Child and Family Service will be holding a Festival of Hope for Families, a drive-thru event in Kahului from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday that offers family support resources, family-friendly activities and chef-prepared meals.

Those interested must RSVP to reserve a spot at www.childandfamilyservice.org/festival/ or call 877-6888. More than 300 people are expected to attend Saturday’s event to be held at King’s Cathedral in Kahului.

All attendees must remain in their cars while driving through festival booths, which offer meals, personal protective equipment and educational resources. Attendees also will receive a CFS Family Lokahi Kit, which includes items purchased and donated by local businesses, like board games, children’s books by local authors, card games, puzzles, activity books, parenting and family resources, stress relief ideas and hotline information.

These events are part of a series of drive-thru giveaways throughout the state during the COVID-19 crisis. CFS is partnering with King’s Cathedral, Under My Umbrella, Maui Food Bank, Four Sisters Kitchen, Tin Roof, Goodwill Hawaii, American Job Center, ALTRES and Chef Hui.


Maui Cattle selling low-price hamburger

Maui Cattle Co. will be selling 5-pound vacuum-sealed bags of ground beef for $20 at a drive-up sale from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at its Kahului facility.

Founded in 2002, Maui Cattle Co. sells cattle born and grazed on Maui and processed at its facility. The cattle are grass-fed and -finished and are free of artificial ingredients, growth stimulants and antibiotics.

There is no limit to the amount of bags purchased. Customers are required to wear a face covering when driving up.

The facility is located at 106 S. Kane St., between Kahului Foodland and Sysco.


Protest against human trafficking set

A World Day Against Human Trafficking sign-waving event and demonstration is set for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Hana Highway and Haleakala Highway.

Those attending should bring their own signs, water and follow COVID-19 guidelines.

A Facebook post indicates that the event is hosted by the nonprofit group For Our Rights.


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