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COMMUNITY NEWS for November 13 issue

By Staff | Nov 13, 2014

Some 210 Lahaina Intermediate School students recently qualified for a Renaissance Partners in Living and Learning reward day entitled “Wet and Wild 2014.” The students qualified for gold, silver or bronze recognition based on academics, citizenship and community service, and will receive discount cards to over 40 businesses all across Maui. They also enjoyed lunch, treats and a play day on the school field. LIS Counselor Todd Hayase and Lori Koyama, Cindy Koyama, Kiera Regan, Ui Kuaana, Tom Norton, Haley Vanourd, Lesley Farthing, Donovan Seno, Charmaine Ganer, Beth Fobbe Wills and Daryl Munetake organized the celebration. “Our thanks to goes out to Meadow Gold, Watanabe Produce, Kula Produce, the LIS cafeteria staff and the 30 parent helpers that made this reward day possible,” said Hayase. PHOTO BY WALTER CHIHARA. 

Former Honolua Camp residents to reunite

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – A Honolua Camp Reunion will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 13-15, 2015.

The deadline to sign up is Monday, March 16, 2015.

All interested persons who have resided in Honolua Camp on Maui are asked to contact Victor Mayol at “mailto:hcr2015@embarqmail.com”>hcr2015@embarqmail.com or (702) 985-2064.


Chef Paris Nabavi last month held a fundraiser for the Lahainaluna High School Agriculture Program at his newest restaurant, Sangrita Mexican Grill & Cantina, in the Fairway Shops at Kaanapali. The event raised $600, which will be used to purchase new garden supplies for agriculture students and help students pay for travel expenses to attend state-level competitions or leadership events, such as the State FFA (Future Farmers of America) Conference. Pictured, from left, are Kenji Brito, Nabavi, Keith Ideoka, Shaun Lopez-Naea and Tryston Sedillo.

Sacred Hearts School to host Breakfast with Santa

LAHAINA – Little faces glow with excitement; big eyes grow even bigger as they catch their first glimpse of Santa Claus at the annual Breakfast with Santa, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. in the Sacred Hearts School cafeteria.

All children will get a chance to tell Santa their Christmas hopes and dreams and take home a free photo taken with Mr. Claus himself.

Breakfast includes eggs, sausages, pancakes, rice, fresh fruit salad, juice and coffee.

Tickets are $7 per keiki and $10 per adult, available starting Monday, Nov. 17, in the Sacred Hearts School office. Call 661-4720 to reserve your ticket before they sell out!

Come “Meet the Artists” at Lahaina Arts Society. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., local artists will hold demonstrations in the Banyan Tree Gallery in the Old Lahaina Courthouse. Talk story with jewelry artist Chad Durgan on Nov. 18, watercolor and pastel artist Victoria Wundram on Nov. 19, and oil/watercolor/pastel artist Elizabeth Current (whose art is pictured) on Nov. 20. For information, call 661-0111 or visit www.lahainaarts.com.

Event donors include Penne Pasta Cafe, LuLu’s Lahaina Surf Club and Grill, Koa’s Seaside Grill, Starbucks-Lahaina Cannery Mall, Safeway, and Digital Photo Solutions.


Recycling event set

LAHAINA – County Councilmembers Elle Cochran and Mike White will host a recycling event on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the south end of the Lahaina Cannery Mall parking lot.

Glass, cardboard and plastics will be accepted (no electronics recycling, metals, appliances or HI-5 redemption items).

The Maui Preparatory Academy Performing Arts Department is preparing for its upcoming production of “Broadway Bound” featuring Middle School theatre students (including seventh-grader Jasmine Bachman, pictured) and the Upper School pop/rock band 7AM. Performances will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at Maui Prep. Selling for $5, tickets are available from a cast/band member or at the door.

There is no need to separate recyclables; they will be hauled, sorted and processed at another location. For information, call 270-5504 or 270-5507.