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COMMUNITY NEWS for June 29 issue

By Staff | Jun 29, 2017

In celebration of the 2017 Summer Reading Program, Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band will perform at Lahaina Public Library on Thursday, June 29, at 10:30 a.m. The program is suitable for toddlers to age eight. In the “Story of the Ukulele and Concert” on July 1 at noon, The Hawaiian Serenaders (above), Richard Tom and Mele Fong, will share information about the ukulele, Hawaii’s official instrument. This free 45-minute program is suitable for all ages. For both events, young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. Lahaina Public Library is located at 680 Wharf St. near Lahaina Harbor; call 662-3950 for information.

Lahaina News to be mailed with the Maui Wrap

LAHAINA – Adding value to both publications, the Lahaina News and Maui Wrap will be mailed together starting the first week of July 2017.

With a more than 37-year history, Lahaina News is West Maui’s award-winning weekly community newspaper. Also direct mailed to West Side residents, the Maui Wrap weekly features news stories from The Maui News, classified ads and a variety of inserts. Both papers are owned by Hawaii Publications Inc.

There will be no change in delivery of Lahaina News for the thousands of West Maui residents that subscribe to The Maui News and use Post Office boxes.

Beginning on July 5, 2017, West Maui residents that currently get the Maui Wrap will receive the Lahaina News inside. The cover of the Maui Wrap will be changed to note that the Lahaina News is inserted.

The Friends of Lahainaluna Inc. presented six $1,000 scholarship awards at the Lahainaluna High School Senior Scholarship & Awards Program on May 10; pictured, from left, are: Justice Tihada, Donavon Defang, Friends of Lahainaluna Inc. Vice President Lanny Tihada, Radon Sinenci, David Kawabata and Josiah Sombelon-McEwen. Mosese Felemi also received a scholarship.

The move will save both publications money in postage and distribution. Currently, the Lahaina News and Maui Wrap are both delivered to the Lahaina Post Office along Honoapiilani Highway on Tuesdays and sent out in separate mailings.


Lahaina’s free Hawaiian music concert to feature recording artist Kala’e Camarillo

LAHAINA – Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert will feature the melodious vocals of Kala’e Camarillo on Thursday, June 29, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in front of the Baldwin Home Museum at the corner of Dickenson and Front streets in Lahaina.

For the concert, he will be accompanied by his brother, Kamaka, and Christian Taum.

The Lahaina Yacht Club Boomvangers and Lahaina Yacht Club Foundation this year awarded $22,100 in scholarships to ten students from Maui. Pictured (from left) are: Jannette Knowley, Jessica Kingwell, Coleman Kingwell, Collin Mendoza, Kalena Balingit, Gia Johonson, Kearna Gonzales, Anis Bel, Lori Powers, Meryl Michaels, Gaila Galano and Barbi Greenhalgh.

Limited seating is provided on the lawn; blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome.

This ongoing Hawaiian Music Series program is sponsored by Hawaii Tourism Authority, the County of Maui Office of Economic Development and Outlets of Maui with support from KPOA 93.5 F.M. For more information, call the Lahaina Restoration Foundation office at 661-3262 or visit LahainaRestoration.org/events.


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.

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) offers classes for young people at 147 Kupuohi St. in Lahaina and in its newly renovated studios in Wailuku. MAPA West’s Fall Dance Semester from Aug. 28 to Dec. 16 includes hip-hop, pre-ballet and ballet classes for keiki ages three and up. No experience is necessary; register at www.mauiacademy.org or call 244-8760. PHOTO BY PETER LIU.

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 “mailto:aloha@mauihumanesociety.org”>aloha@mauihumanesociety.org or 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.


On Friday, June 30, renowned violinist Gregory Walker will hold a master class for area students at 6:15 p.m. and an informance on modern music for violin at 7:30 p.m. at Maui Music Conservatory on the second floor of Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. Admission is free. Joining Walker will be his wife, pianist Lori Wolf Walker. They will perform music by Walker’s father, Dr. George Walker, the first African-American to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Music. Visit www. ebbandflowarts.org or call 876-1854 for information.

Lahaina Pop Warner to hold registration

LAHAINA – Lahaina Pop Warner will hold registration on Sunday, July 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Lahaina Recreation Center, next to the Boys and Girls Club of West Maui.

Registration will be held for all divisions (Tiny Mites, Junior Pee Wee, Pee Wee, Varsity) for youths ages 5-15.

The fee is $55 for Tiny Mites and $85 for all other divisions. Bring a copy of the student’s medical card, birth certificate and fourth quarter report card.

The league is also looking for coaches and board members for all divisions. For more information, contact Athena Cajudoy at Athena.mpw@ gmail.com or (808) 298-2133.