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Maui Citizens Climate Lobby volunteer to speak at Rotary Zoom meeting

WEST MAUI - At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1, the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset will feature Jeff Stark as the virtual speaker.Stark will share information about the Citizens Climate Lobby, a national lobbying organization working on House Bill 763, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend ...

Applications sought for cultural scholarship

KAHULUI - The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui has launched its 2020 round of scholarship applications, which is a $1,000 nonacademic, cultural scholarship that calls for students who graduated from a high school in Maui this year.JCSM will vet and select three applicants who have a record of ...

Tuition stipends for aspiring teachers available

HONOLULU - Scholarship tuition stipends for qualified future teachers are available as part of the University of Hawaii at Manoa's College of Education (COE) Grow Our Own Teachers Initiative.Applicants who have been admitted into the Master of Education in Teaching Secondary or ...

‘Fuel Up. Do Good!’ ocean-friendly car wash set

KAHULUI - West Maui Kumuwai is teaming up with Malama Maui Nui, this quarter's recipient of 'Ohana Fuels' "Fuel Up. Do Good!" program, to help out with an ocean-friendly car wash on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon at Minit Stop/'Ohana Fuels at 85 S Wakea Avenue in Kahului.For a suggested ...

DLNRTip App upgrade increases reporting capabilities

HONOLULU - Hawaii's official application for reporting natural resource violations is receiving a major update. The DLNRTip App now includes ?new features that allow users to choose an island when submitting a tip. This sends the tip directly to the appropriate DLNR Division of Conservation and ...

Public urged to provide input to create safer Maui roads

WAILUKU - The public is invited to attend Vision Zero Maui's Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, July 23, at 4 p.m. to learn about Maui roadway safety concerns and priorities in developing an action plan to eliminate traffic-related deaths and serious injuries.The event will be conducted online via ...

Deakos joins Rotary Club of Lahaina

LAHAINA - Mark Deakos is the Rotary Club of Lahaina's newest Rotarian.Deakos is the chief sustainability officer with 3-P Consulting, building business cases for sustainable solutions to improve social, environmental and financial capital.The company also provides the tools needed to benchmark ...

Pacific Whale Foundation holding Virtual Ocean Camp

MAALAEA - In response to the success of Pacific Whale Foundation's first two sessions of Virtual Ocean Camp, the program will continue through July as PWF remains steadfast in offering schoolchildren in grades 1-5 engaging educational content and ocean awareness while observing critical ...

Appointments required for July’s Go Green Recycling

LAHAINA - Go Green Recycling is a monthly, community-driven, bulky-item recycling event for residents of West Maui. The appointment-required event will take place on July 18 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Lahaina Cannery Mall parking lot.To request an appointment, fill out an Appointment Request ...

Summer youth program is only $10 per week for working families in Maui County

WAILUKU - The County of Maui's summer youth program partnership with Maui Family YMCA still has many openings available for the program that starts July 6.Families will pay no more than $40 total for their children to participate in the county subsidized program open to children ages 4-12 years ...