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Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset inducts Shawn and Lisa Guertin

KAANAPALI - At a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset, Shawn and Lisa Guertin were inducted as the club's newest members by Assistant District Governor Marti Wukelic.Sponsored by Larry Laird, Shawn is a recently retired insurance executive Most recently, he served as the ...

Maui Humane Society announces plans for 2019 Fur Ball Gala

WAILEA - Maui Humane Society announced that the annual Fur Ball Gala will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Wailea Beach Resort Marriott from 5 to 11 p.m.After three sold-out years, the Fur Ball has become one of Maui's premier fundraising galas, raising much-needed funds for Maui Humane ...

April is Tsunami Awareness Month in Hawaii

HONOLULU - The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) is encouraging the public to take tsunami preparedness into their own hands this April during Tsunami Awareness Month.Over 70 years ago, on April 1, 1946, one of the deadliest tsunamis to ever hit Hawaii caused widespread devastation on ...

New helicopter medevac to service Maui County

WAILUKU - A new Emergency Medical Services helicopter will soon be providing enhanced 911 service for Maui, Molokai and Lanai.The helicopter was dedicated Tuesday, April 2, at the Maui Memorial Medical Center helipad."This is exciting news for Maui County residents and visitors, especially ...

Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset to award academic scholarships

LAHAINA - The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset is awarding two $2,500 academic scholarships to two graduating seniors who live in West Maui, Hana or Molokai and attend a Maui or Molokai high school. The students should demonstrate superior academic abilities, involvement in school activities and a ...

Community Representative sought for Lahainaluna SCC

LAHAINA - The Lahainaluna High School Community Council is accepting nominations for Community Representative, a two-year term upon nomination and election.School Community Councils are forums for exchanging ideas about how to improve student achievement among the school's stakeholders: ...

Funds available for vocational training

LAHAINA - Financial help to pay for training in areas such as agriculture, auto mechanics, welding, cosmetology or any trade or non-academic occupation is now available through four $2,500 scholarships from the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise. Applicants can be of any age to receive these funds, ...

Maui Seasons for Peace recognizes local citizens at Peace Heroes Awards Event

KAHULUI - Maui Seasons for Peace held its annual Maui Peace Hero Awards Event recently at the University of Hawaii Maui College Pa'ina dining room. The event has been held annually since 2002.Maui Peace Heroes are "ordinary people doing extraordinary things."Criteria for selection was a person ...

Lahaina Lions collecting donations to help the homeless

LAHAINA Lahaina's Mauna Kahalawai Lions Club Branch, a branch club of Maui Lions Club, is once again gearing up to help the less-fortunate.This month, Lahaina Lions plan to go out to the homeless not living in shelters and distribute "Spring Blessings Bags."The club needs help, and it invites ...