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Talk story with two County Council candidates

HONOKOWAI - The West Maui Taxpayers Association and Java Jazz in Honokowai invite the public to "Talk Story-Meet the Candidates" events with Alberta de Jetley and Rick Nava.Meet Lanai County Council candidate de Jetley on Friday, June 26, from 3 to 5 p.m., and West Maui Council candidate Nava ...

Maui Prep announces Honor Roll & Headmaster’s List for Fall 2019

NAPILI - Maui Preparatory Academy recently announced its Honor Roll and Headmaster's List for Fall 2019.Honor Roll students must maintain a 3.3 grade point average and achieve satisfactory grades in behavior and effort.Students who made the Honor Roll are:Grade 6 - Leah Burn, Keiki Dahmann, ...

Event raises $25,000 for Lahaina Complex Tutor Project

LAHAINA - Held on a beautiful May evening at the Aina Nalu pavilion, the biennial People for Educational Equality (PFEE) fundraiser "Bids for Kids" achieved its goal of raising $25,000 to present to the Lahaina Complex Tutor Project.With over 170 tickets sold and $11,000 raised on the auction ...

Lahaina Jodo Mission to host O-Bon festivities

LAHAINA - Lahaina Jodo Mission will celebrate its annual O-Bon Festival on Friday and Saturday, July 5-6.Held throughout the summer at Buddhist temples around the islands, the O-Bon Festival is a Japanese cultural and religious observance to honor departed loved ones. All are welcome to join ...

Maui Bus reduces fare rates for seniors and other riders

WAILUKU - The County of Maui announced that beginning Monday, July 1, the Maui Bus is implementing reduced single boarding fares of $1 for fixed route service. This reduced fare applies to seniors (55 years and older), paratransit eligible and persons with a disability (with pertinent valid ...

Lahainaluna High School Foundation distributes $138,500 in scholarships

LAHAINA - The Lahainaluna High School Foundation announced that due to the generosity of donors, it was able to distribute 73 scholarship awards, totaling $138,500, to graduating seniors this year. The foundation's total distribution since 2006 now totals $1,616,500.Recipients include Arianna ...

West Maui Community Task Force expanding its mission

WEST MAUI - The West Maui Community Task Force (formerly known as the Women Helping Women West Maui Task Force) is expanding its mission not only to continue to assist WHW but to provide help, support and giving with aloha to those in need in our community."We are a dynamic group of volunteers ...

Expert to speak on emergency planning

KAANAPALI - The West Maui Taxpayers Association and Rotary Club of Lahaina announced that a special speaker will make a presentation on disaster planning for West Maui on Thursday, June 13, at noon at the Royal Lahaina Resort's Ocean Terrace Restaurant.There is no cost to attend the meeting. ...

Napili Kai Foundation awards $36,000 in scholarships

NAPILI - On Tuesday, May 21, the Napili Kai Foundation awarded $36,000 in higher education scholarships to 11 foundation graduates, Lahainaluna High School graduates, Napili Kai Beach Resort employees' children and alumni.Joanna Marie Acosta, a seven-year member of the foundation and 2019 ...

Amanda Michele to speak at Lahaina Arts Society’s annual meeting

LAHAINA - Lahaina Arts Society will hold its annual membership meeting at the Pioneer Inn on Wednesday, June 26, starting at 6 p.m. with a blessing and light pupus. At 7 p.m., Amanda Michele, the founder of Arts Enabler, which is dedicated to supporting artists, will speak on "Tools for ...