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Duke’s Beach House donates $1,800 to Autism Bridges Maui

By Staff | May 17, 2012

Duke’s Beach House General Manager Shaughn Helliar (right) presents the donation to Patty Kishi (center) and Lisa Davies of Autism Bridges Maui. Photo by Duke’s Beach House.

KAANAPALI – Duke’s Beach House recently donated over $1,800 to Autism Bridges Maui, a local nonprofit that provides support to families with children who have autism.

The donation is part of the restaurant’s Legacy of Aloha program that supports local organizations through specially created menus, events and employee donations.

Funds for this donation were raised through the restaurant’s nightly Duke’s Tasting Menu.

“Our Duke’s Tasting Menu is the perfect opportunity for guests to enjoy a nice evening out while also supporting local organizations such as Autism Bridges Maui,” said Duke’s General Manager Shaughn Helliar.

“An employee from our home office is closely involved with this organization, so we’re more than happy to show our support.”

The Chef’s Tasting Menu is offered nightly from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. in the main dining room. The three-course menu includes a pupu, entre and dessert for just $25.95 per person.

For reservations or more information, call (808) 662-2900 or visit www.dukesmaui.com.

Autism Bridges Maui is a child- and family centered, grassroots organization that supports a wide array of services that develop the full potential and improve the quality of life for individuals with autism, pervasive developmental disorders and neurological developmental disorders through their life span.

For more information on Autism Bridges Maui, call 264-5000 or visit www.autismbridgesmaui.org.