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Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club awards six scholarships

LAHAINA — The club is known for its partnership of Lahaina Hawaiian community events like the Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa‘u Parade and Ho‘olaule‘a, The Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival and Festivals of Aloha, but a big part of the organization is giving scholarships. The ...

Maui Ocean Center general manager to speak at Rotary meeting

LAHAINA — Tapani Vuori, the general manager of Maui Ocean Center, will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset ‘s Zoom meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19. According to the club, “Vuori is a visionary for the future of our oceans. He is charismatic, ...

Paltin to back county-focused proposals in next year’s legislative session

LAHAINA — Maui County Councilmember Tamara Paltin announced that during the 2022 state legislative session, she will continue advocating for legislation allowing counties to regulate rental cars and other proposals endorsed by four county councils in the 2021 legislative package of the Hawaii ...

Rotarians deliver supplies and dictionaries to Princess Nahienaena School

LAHAINA — Members of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset recently delivered school supplies and dictionaries to Princess Nahienaena Elementary School. The school supplies were collected at a drive held on Sept. 2 at Lahaina Cannery Mall. Five boxes of supplies and a check ...

Famous faces lend their voices to Walk to End Alzheimer’s-Maui

KAHULUI — The annual Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s-Maui is shifting to a walk from home celebration on Saturday, Oct. 16, and will feature an online ceremony and silent auction. “To ensure the safety of our walk participants, volunteers and staff, we are ...

2022 Lahaina Poster Contest deadline and increased awards announced

LAHAINA — Entry forms for the 34th Lahaina Poster Contest are now available online at www.lahainarestorationfoundation.org/2022-poster-contest. Deadline and drop off of entries is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Village Gallery at 120 Dickenson St. in ...

Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. CEO to speak at Rotary meeting

WEST MAUI — Debbie Cabebe, chief executive officer of Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. (MEO), will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset’s Zoom meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5. MEO is a nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to helping low-income ...

Rotarians collect school supplies and cash for needy students

LAHAINA — On Sept. 7 and 9, two West Maui Rotary Clubs held very successful drives to collect school supplies for children in need. Twelve boxes of school supplies and over $800 in funds were collected during the two days of the collection effort. On Friday, Sept. 7, the Rotary Club ...

Community loses Bobby Balderson

LAHAINA — Robert Nelson “Bobby” Balderson passed away in his sleep at Maui Memorial Medical Center on June 28, 2021. Balderson was born in Pasadena, California, on May 22, 1945, where he lived for most of his teenage years. He rebuilt a classic Woody car that was his pride and ...

Joan McKelvey’s life centered on her family and the community

LAHAINA — On August 4th 2021, we said goodbye to a Lahaina legacy. Joan McKelvey passed away at the age of 95 with her two boys, Ian and Angus, holding her hands. Joan made countless meaningful contributions to her community, and they are remembered by all of Lahaina. From being a ...