COMMUNITY NEWS for June 22 issue
Lahaina Arts Society to hold Annual Celebration
LAHAINA – The Lahaina Arts Society Annual Celebration & Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 28. The public is invited to gather at the Pioneer Inn Courtyard at 6 p.m.
Light pupus will be offered, and a no-host bar will be available. The special guest speaker will be Panna Speas, owner of Maui Hands.
Lahaina Arts Society (LAS) invites local residents to come meet fellow Maui artists, supporters of the arts and the LAS board.
LAS is dedicated to showcase, market and mentor Maui County artists. If you have ever been interested in joining the arts society, feel free to come talk story. For information, call LAS at 661-0111 or e-mail “mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org”>email@example.com.
Sunscreen swap set
KIHEI – The Reefs at Risk Sunscreen Beach Party will be held in the Kalama Beach Park Pavilion on Sunday, June 25, from 3 to 5 p.m.
The event is a free community talk story and sunscreen swap. Learn more at ReefsatRisk.org.
Fashion show to support Women Helping Women
LAHAINA – Fashionista Maui by Divine Fashions will hold a charity fashion show to support Women Helping Women at Fleetwoods on Front St. on Friday, June 30, at 5:30 p.m.
Admission is $10 at the door. The benefit will feature a deejay, silent auction and the chance to win designer clothes and gift certificates from Fashionista, Fleetwoods gift cards, designer hats from Eat Pray Maui and much more. Food and drinks are not included.
Additional contributions to Women Helping Women (womenhelpingwomenmaui.org) may be made at the door.
Blake to explain The Hawaii Dementia Prevention Trial
KAHULUI – Roselani Place’s Aging Wisely Community Series continues on Saturday, June 24, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 88 South Papa Avenue, Kahului.
Guest speaker Dr. Steve Blake will present a class and slide presentation on The Hawaii Dementia Prevention Trial. Come and learn how to reduce your risk of memory loss by increasing intake of antioxidant fruits and vegetables, as well as how to improve blood flow to the brain for brighter mental activity.
Roselani Place will also host an Open House with model apartments open for viewing, door prizes and musical entertainment by Frances Ku. Light healthy refreshments will be served.
Admission is free and open to the public. To register, or for more information, contact Diane at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 871-7720.
LHS School Community Council seeks members
LAHAINA – The Lahainaluna High School Community Council seeks new members.
School Community Councils are forums for exchanging ideas in order to improve student achievement among the school’s stakeholders: principals, teachers, school staff, parents, students and community members.
Anyone interested in serving on the Lahainaluna High School SCC Board as a community representative should submit his or her name via e-mail to Ashley_Olson@notes.k12.hi.us or Shannon_Eustace@notes.k12.hi.us.
Members must commit to attend a monthly meeting, currently scheduled on the first Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the LHS Library.
Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to present at a meeting, contact Shannon Eustace or Ashley Olson to be added to the agenda.
Maui Humane Society seeks immediate short-term foster homes for dogs
PUUNENE – Maui Humane Society (MHS) has an urgent need for short-term foster homes for dogs.
With dogs coming in almost daily, the kennels are starting to get uncomfortably crowded.
Maui Humane Society will provide all supplies and information needed to become a foster. Please consider opening up your heart and home to a shelter dog.
For more information, contact email@example.com, call (808) 877-3680, extension 3, or visit the shelter anytime between 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information about Maui Humane Society, visit www.mauihumanesociety.org.