If you noticed the flag at the State Office Building in Wailuku was flying at half-staff on Friday, Mar. 2 and wondered what was up, it was to honor the late Reverend Billy Graham. The 99-year-old evangelical preacher died on Feb. 21, and Governor David Ige–acting “at the direction of the President of the United States,” according to a Mar. 1 statement from his office–ordered … [Read more...] about State of Hawaii honors late Reverend Billy Graham
The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation has awarded Maui AIDS Foundation with a $6,000 grant. ETAF, in partnership with Macy’s, provided the grant, which will be used for HIV education and testing services including activities involving Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a once-daily pill approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that is more than 90 percent … [Read more...] about Maui AIDS Foundation gets grant from Elizabeth Taylor Foundation
Dobet Gnahore will perform at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center tonight Thursday, Feb. 23. Originally from Ivory Coast, she’s a self-taught musician who invokes inspiration through African culture, song, dance, percussion and theater. Often, her lyrics focus on social issues like the importance of family and the AIDS epidemic. Oh, and she can also sing in seven languages. … [Read more...] about Dobet Gnahore at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
It’s not the trash fire that marks this year’s Republican Party effort to pick a presidential candidate, but the race to be the 2016 Democratic Party nominee is anything but dull. While the Republicans knock each other over as to who can get the most votes by playing up racist fears against minorities, Muslims and Mexico, Democrats Hillary Clinton (former First Lady, Senator … [Read more...] about CORRECTED: How do Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders match up on the eve of the Hawaii Democratic Presidential Preference Poll?
Local AIDS activist Kekoa Yap was named to POZ Magazine’s top 100 list of national “Unsung Heroes.” POZ–an award-winning print and online brand for those affected by and living with HIV/AIDS–included Yap on the 2013 POZ 100 list which honors those who are making a tangible difference in their respective communities. “Each person—in his or her own unique way—is taking a brave … [Read more...] about POZ Magazine Honors Local AIDS Activist Kekoa Yap