HC&S/EMI Selfie Contest Helps Maui Youth Centers

The HC&S/EMI Safety Selfie Photo Contest recently raised $13,000 in cash awards for Maui youth centers. Hana Youth Center took the top honors with a $4,500 donation for three photos submitted to the second annual photo contest. The winners, which were announced at an Oct. 22 ceremony at the A&B Sugar Museum, included Kihei Youth […]

One Family Tours All Maui’s Skateparks And Somehow Lives To Tell The Tale

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By Tim O’Connor For my son Lewis’ sixth birthday, he asked for a “real skateboard.” Mom had her reservations, but his involvement in tackle football and dirt bike racing seem to have softened her opposition to skateboarding (when he was three he rode with me on my down-hill longboard). So when his birthday came, we […]

PYCC Announces Scholarship Recipients

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Four members of the Paia Youth & Cultural Center received a combined $6,000 as recipients of the PYCC Campbell Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund, which launched in 2005, is open to any active member of PYCC who is a high school senior, has a GED, or is in their first year of community college. To […]

This Saturday and Sunday, May 10-11: OluKai Maliko Downwind Run

Returning to Maui’s North Shore is the sixth annual OluKai Maliko Downwind Run this Saturday (8am-5pm) and Sunday (11am-3pm). Saturday has the SUP Race (Maliko Gulch) & ‘Ohana Fun Paddle (Paia Youth & Cultural Center) while Sunday will hold the OC1 & OC2 race. The community is invited to enjoy canoe sailing and surfing, traditional Hawaiian games, […]

County Of Maui Wants You To Be A Jerk To Help Stop Underage Drinking

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It’s time to be a jerk again. Beginning April 1, the kind of clever statewide campaign to stop underage drinking, dubbed “Be a Jerk,” will reach out to the Maui community in hopes of changing the environment that contributes to alcohol abuse. The campaign urges parents and adults to stop providing and/or allowing alcohol to […]