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Maui County FCU awards $20,000 in college scholarships

WAILUKU — Maui County Federal Credit Union (FCU) awarded 20 students with $1,000 scholarships toward their college education. Over the past two decades, Maui County FCU has awarded scholarships totaling $257,000 to students pursuing higher education throughout the County of Maui. ...

Lahainaluna High School sports seasons to start Sept. 24

LAHAINA — After the Aug. 20 false start for interscholastic sports — read football — the Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) announced last week a new schedule with Sept. 24, as the new start-up date for public school athletics. The schedule includes an 11-week regular season ...

Maui County Senior Fair to be held virtually

WAILUKU — The 48th annual Senior Fair will return virtually for the second time in the event’s history beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, and preparations are under way. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and in the interest of protecting the health and safety of everyone, this ...

Rotary rescue tubes project featured at Kahului Airport

KAHULUI — Hawaii Beach Safety Week was held from Aug. 22-28. Each county selected a specific topic to showcase. This year, Battalion Chief of Ocean Safety Jeffery Giesea chose to focus on rescue tube education. Two informational display tables were set up in the baggage claim area ...

Na Hoaloha ‘Ekolu makes key donations to Maui schools in need

LAHAINA — For over ten years, employees of Old Lahaina Lu‘au, Star Noodle and Leoda’s Kitchen and Pie Shop have held annual school supply drives to help back-to-school efforts for families who need assistance in providing school supplies for their keiki. Collecting and ...

Commander of Maui Civil Air Patrol to speak

LAHAINA — First Lt. Darryl Ng, commander of the Maui County Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol, will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset’s Zoom meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 21st. For over 50 years, the 57th Maui County Composite Squadron has been serving ...

MEO receives $150,000 award for fresh food program

WAILUKU — Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. received a $150,000 award for a fresh food voucher program that will support the Native Hawaiian community through the Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ (OHA) COVID-19 Impact and Response Grant. ‘Ai Hua will help to reinforce and strengthen ...

Maui Jam Band releases new slack key guitar mele special

LAHAINA — The Maui Jam Band is crooning and tuning with sweet melodies on their latest release, “Aloha Ku‘u Hawai‘i Aloha E.” The 12-track ki ho‘alu (slack key guitar) mele special is guaranteed to soothe the effects of Covid Stress — like slipping in a cool mountain stream on a ...