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Informational meeting set for proposed Kaanapali Beach Restoration and Berm Enhancement Project

KAANAPALI — The state Department of Land & Natural Resources’ Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) will hold an informational meeting on the proposed Kaanapali Beach Restoration and Berm Enhancement Project at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24. The webinar link is: https://zoom.us/j/91922314975. Kaanapali Beach has been negatively impacted by chronic erosion and extreme seasonal erosion over the previous four decades.  According to the state, sand loss is expected to continue and even accelerate with sea level rise.  The State of Hawaii and Kaanapali Operations Association Inc. have developed plans for the project, which includes both beach restoration and berm enhancement.  Beach restoration is proposed for the section of beach between Hanaka‘o‘o Beach Park and Hanaka‘o‘o Point, and beach berm enhancement is proposed for the section of ...

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Maui Citizens Climate Lobby volunteer to speak at Rotary Zoom meeting

WEST MAUI - At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1, the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset will feature Jeff Stark as the virtual speaker.Stark will share information about the Citizens Climate Lobby, a national lobbying organization working on House Bill 763, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend ...

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Did you take a ‘Pandemic Gap Year?’

Many students who were ready to head off to college for the first time this fall made the difficult decision to stay home and wait it out until they could move on campus, take classes in person and enjoy their first year of college in the traditional way. While the disappointment of not ...

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Training can empower students to become peer helpers

Students’ peers might be in the best position to recognize when a friend needs help.  To give young people ages 10-18 tools to support peers who may be struggling, Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. will hold CONNECT: Prevent Suicide Virtual Training on Sept. 28 and 30 and Oct. 2 from 3 to 4 ...