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Public invited to webinar on COVID-19 in Maui County

WAILUKU — In response to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Maui County community, Maui County Councilmember Kelly Takaya King of South Maui will host a virtual town hall webinar on Monday, Jan. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. All members of the Maui County community are invited and ...

New building signs installed at Lahainaluna High School

LAHAINA — The recently named science building, Hale ‘Epekema, and the administration building, now the H. Alton Rogers Building, received bronze signage thanks to a grant awarded to the Lahainaluna High School Archive Committee from the LHS Foundation. Through the leadership of ...

Rotary Club president earns Paul Harris recognition

LAHAINA — At a recent meeting, Rotary Club of Lahaina Rotary Foundation Committee Chair Joseph D. Pluta outlined the history of the foundation, including how Paul Harris recognition began. The honor acknowledges individuals who contribute (or who have contributions made in their ...

County offers free Christmas tree recycling

OLOWALU — Free Christmas tree recycling drop off service is being offered by the County of Maui Environmental Protection and Sustainability Division. All decorations, including tinsel, must be removed from trees before they can be dropped off for recycling. Until Jan. 9, ...

Registration now open for national cyber games

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige announced the state’s participation in the 2020 CyberStart-America Program, an innovative, online cybersecurity competition for high school students. “These competitions offer fun activities for young women and men to explore and learn about the ...

Haleakala National Park announces entrance fee-free days for 2021

KULA — Haleakala National Park will have six entrance fee-free days in 2021. The six entrance fee-free days for 2021 will be: Monday, Jan. 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Saturday, April 17, First Day of National Park Week; Wednesday, Aug. 4, Great American Outdoors Act Anniversary; ...

Office on Aging launches new free online resource for kupuna

WAILUKU — Most Maui seniors are active, independent and want to stay that way. The Maui County Office on Aging wants to help them do just that with a new free online resource, Active Daily Living, for kupuna and their caregivers. Watch a short introductory video at ...

Appointments required for January’s Go Green Recycling

LAHAINA — Go Green Recycling is a monthly, appointment-required, bulky-item recycling event hosted by Malama Maui Nui for residents of West Maui. Go Green Recycling will not be hosted in December but will continue in January. January’s event will take place on Saturday, ...

Donny Marya joins Sunset Rotary Club

LAHAINA — At a recent virtual meeting of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset, Donny Marya was inducted as the club’s newest member. She was inducted into the club by Past District Governor Nalani Flinn; Donny was sponsored by member Rebecca von Bachelle. Radesh “Donny” ...

Stevens to speak at Rotary Zoom meeting

LAHAINA — Larry Stevens, a member of the Board of Directors of the Maui Nui Marine Resource Council, will make a presentation to the Zoom meeting of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 16. His presentation will feature information about the work of the Maui Nui ...