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COMMUNITY NEWS for April 25 issue

By Staff | Apr 25, 2013

Lahainaluna High School celebrated its 44th annual David Malo Day Ho‘olaule‘a on Saturday. The community was treated to hula performances and songs by the Hawaiiana Club and Boarders’ Chorus. Boarding Department staff prepared the ono laulau dinner. Members of the LHS Class of 1963 celebrated their 50th Reunion at the event and donated a gift of over $7,000 to the Boarding Department. PHOTO BY MONICA CHIHARA.

West Maui Lions to host fashion show fundraiser

KAPALUA – The West Maui Lions Club of Lahaina will host its third annual scholarship fundraiser, “Fashions and Fun,” at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Saturday, June 1, from 6 to 9 p.m.

The evening will include a fashion show, live and silent auctions, dancing and live entertainment. Funds raised from this event will benefit both Lahainaluna High School and Maui Preparatory Academy graduates.

To support this worthy effort, mail donations or gift certificates to West Maui Lions, P.O. Box 10853, Lahaina, HI 96761. Donations may also be picked up.

“Many thanks for your kind consideration and contribution to the bright future of the graduates who are continuing higher education,” noted Linda Elms, event chair.

Maui Brewing Co. in Kahana will host a “Wag Your Tails for Maui Ales!” fund-raiser on Friday, April 26, at 6 p.m. Maui Brewing Co. will donate half of the night’s profits from its beers to Hawaii Canines for Independence. HCI provides people with physical disabilities specially trained dogs that give them the freedom and confidence to live more independent lives. The band Fred’s Garage will play from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Call 669-3474.

Online registration for the fashion show is available at www.westmauilions.org. For tickets, contact Elms at 276-1191 or secretary@westmauilions.org.


DMVL Lahaina satellite office to remain open during construction

WAILUKU – The Lahaina satellite office of the Division of Motor Vehicles and Licensing (DMVL) will remain open for business for the next couple of weeks despite ongoing construction in the area.

The office will stay open until May 3 at its current location at Lahaina Center off Front Street. After May 3, the office will relocate to the Lahaina Gateway Center.

Consummate performers who have made their indelible imprint on the face of contemporary Hawaiian music and hula, the Brothers Cazimero will perform their 2013 Lei Day Concert on Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. The Brothers Cazimero’s talent, longevity and sales success have placed them in a league of their own. Tickets are $12, $28 or $37; call 242-SHOW.

A number of DMVL forms are also available online; visit www.mauicounty.gov/DMVL and select “Electronic Forms.”


Rain garden workshop set

KAHULUI – The Sustainable Living Institute of Maui (SLIM) at the University of Hawaii Maui College, Water Institute for Sustainability Education and Roth Ecological Design International LLC will present a free two-day workshop, “Rain Gardens: A Free Workshop on Design and Creation,” for K-12 educators, school garden coordinators, county representatives and the interested public.

On Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees will learn about rain gardens and how they can be applied as tools in the management of storm water.

The Lahaina Intermediate School Renaissance Program last week announced the Students and Staff of the Month for March: from left, seventh-grader Ashley Ganer, Randy Casco (nominated by the students), eighth-grader Jaime Fujii, sixth-grader Susitina Namoa, seventh-grader Ayn Marie Eastridge, eighth-grader Tina Criste and sixth-grader Rebecca Geng.

The second day will be completely hands-on, as attendees learn teaching strategies while helping with the installation of a rain garden in the new SLIM UHMC Community Garden.

Attendees can sign up for one or both days. For information, or to register, call 984-3379.


Rummage Sale set

WAILUKU – On Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Neighbors Helping Neighbors will hold a bargain-hunters’ dream Rummage Sale in the Baldwin High School Cafeteria.

Shop for bargain furniture, clothing, books, household goods, baked goods and more.

Proceeds will benefit Neighbors Helping Neighbors’ Aloha Cruisers senior transportation program.

Donations of saleable items are welcome. Call 249-2545 or visit www. naho aloha.org.


Foundation to hold Summer Ocean Camp

MAALAEA – Adventure, discovery, field trips, scientific investigation, art, fun and ocean advocacy will all be part of the program for campers at Pacific Whale Foundation’s Ocean Camp this summer.

The summer session takes place from May 28 to July 26 and is open to children entering grades K-5.

Ocean Camp is located at PWF’s air-conditioned Discovery Center in Maalaea. It’s staffed by friendly, enthusiastic and energetic professionals with years of teaching and summer camp experience.

To view the daily camp schedule for each weekly session and download a camp flyer and enrollment form, visit www.pacificwhale.org/content/ocean-discovery-camp-1. For information, call 249-8811, extension 1.