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Register and vote from home

Are you registered to vote? If you want to vote from home, the deadline to register for the Aug. 8 Primary Election is Thursday, July 9, at 4:30 p.m.Simply visit elections.hawaii.gov and click "Register to Vote." You must have a current Hawaii Driver's License or State ID to enter the online ...

Support the Computers for Kids Project

Princess Nahi'ena'ena Elementary is a Title I School, and many students do not have access to a computer in their homes.This could be a problem if there is a future shutdown due to COVID-19, or parents want their children to learn from home.The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset aims to address the ...

Learn ways to be ocean-friendly

How can we build some ocean-friendly activities into our current reality, in an unobtrusive way that respects everyone's priorities and circumstances?Two West Maui environmental heroes, Tova Callender and Liz Foote, will share ideas during a Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset Zoom meeting that ...

Campaign to help reduce cigarette litter

During the annual International Coastal Cleanup, cigarette butts and plastic pieces are among the most commonly found items along beaches and shorelines in Maui County and around the world.According to Tobacco Free Life, "The abundance of cigarette butts in the ocean and the toxic chemicals ...

Support local businesses

The good news is Maui - and the whole state - did an outstanding job hunkering down and slowing the spread of COVID-19 here.It's also great to see local stores, restaurants, parks and churches reopening, signaling a shift forward from April's lockdown to a more typical way of life for our ...

Help Coral Reef Alliance protect West Maui’s reefs

Want to make a positive impact on the health of our reefs? You can do it home!The Coral Reef Alliance is launching a project in which volunteers can get their hands dirty, learn about native dryland forest plants and help grow the keiki plants that CORAL will use to restore degraded lands."To ...

An inspiring story of courage

Amid the angst and heartbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are countless examples of courage and self-sacrifice that serve to buoy our spirits in these darkest hours of our lives.The frontline medical forces, the first responders, the elderly care givers and so many others all serve to heal ...

West Maui community loses Scott Fleck

He was a man dedicated to his faith and his family who channeled this love into a deep relationship with the ocean waters surrounding his island home of Maui.Scott Fleck was born in New Orleans, LA, and grew up swimming competitively with his two brothers and sister. He moved to Maui in 1986 ...

Families need extra support during the COVID-19 pandemic

Child and family support organizations report that many parents are overwhelmed with the financial and emotional stress of the COVID-19 emergency.Maui Child Welfare Services encourages residents to call or text a parent today and ask how they're doing.If you or someone you know needs help - ...