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Farm bureau presents ‘Ag in the Classroom’ video and activity booklet

KULA — Until regulations allow more than 1,200 second-graders to pile onto school buses and head Upcountry again, Maui County Farm Bureau is pleased to provide a virtual version of its popular “Agriculture in the Classroom” (AIC) program. The new video and activity booklet feature lessons ...

Hawaii Coffee Association to present Virtual Conference on June 24-25

The statewide Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA) will present an informative two-day webinar featuring coffee industry leaders, researchers and educators on June 24-25. The event is a free resource for association members and the broader community. In addition, HCA will host ...

Hungry Coyote Restaurant now open in Lahaina

LAHAINA — With a mission to provide authentic Mexican comfort food inspired and created with local flavors and ingredients, Hungry Coyote Restaurant recently opened in Lahaina. Hungry Coyote is located in Lahaina Square at 840 Wainee St., in the back corner between the Dollar Store ...

Lahainaluna students awarded vocational scholarships

LAHAINA — Sara Gadarian announced the winners of the Blackie’s Machine Shop Vocational Scholarships on Monday, May 17, at the Virtual Scholarship Program given by Lahainaluna High School. She reported that three $1,000 awards were given to students in the following fields: ...

Kaanapali Golf Courses sold to Host Hotels & Resorts

LAHAINA — Broadshore Capital Partners, on behalf of the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii (ERS), recently announced the sale of the Kaanapali Golf Courses — comprising 305 acres with two 18-hole golf courses, amenities and facilities — to Host Hotels & Resorts ...

Hawaiian Electric disconnection moratorium set to end May 31

HONOLULU — The end of the moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment — May 31, 2021 — is fast approaching. Hawaiian Electric customers with a past due balance are urged to set up a payment plan that can stretch installments over many months. While the moratorium’s end will not ...

Virtual event connects Maui youth with careers in conservation

On May 19, Maui Huliau Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting environmental literacy and leadership among Maui’s youth, will host a virtual “Careers in Conservation” event for Maui students interested in pursuing environmental careers. The event will feature more ...

Taverna Restaurant announces John Hearns to management team

KAPALUA — Taverna Restaurant, home of Urban Drinks + Italian Eats, last week announced the appointment of John Hearns as managing director/general manager for the newly reopened restaurant. He will round out the management team to spearhead new initiatives and business operations. ...

Take a memorable farm tour with George Kahumoku Jr.

KAHAKULOA — George Kahumoku Jr., known as the host of Maui’s Grammy Award-winning Slack Key Show-Masters of Hawaiian Music, has been busy farming during the pandemic. He is opening his farm to tours every Saturday for a four-hour event suitable for families and limited to six ...

Google chief of staff to talk story with Maui entrepreneurs

KIHEI — Working at Google for eight years, Luke Leonard says he has his dream job. The chief of staff to Google’s Speech Team will share his career story at this month’s Maui TechOhana on April 29. Presented by Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), Leonhard will speak at the ...