At some point today my bedroom, which now functions as an office, school, and meeting room, will be turned into a wild playground. While trying to write these words, my three school-aged children will pile in out of routine boredom, looking for something to do after making their daily rounds through the house. When this ruckus happens, as is inevitable after weeks stuck at … [Read more...] about Parenting in the Time of COVID: How the pandemic presents challenges and opportunities for Maui’s mothers
On Saturday, June 10, children 5 and up are invited to an hour of stories and activities all about the amazing things that can be built with boxes, paper and other simple materials. Play Giant Jenga, build a cardboard tower, fly happy helicopters and more! All materials will be provided. 10am. Makawao Public Library, (1159 Makawao Ave.); 808-573-8785; … [Read more...] about Build A Better World With Boxes at the Makawao Public Library
The gorgeous cedar playhouse at the elementary school that you destroyed was loved by the preschool class. It was acquired through the hard work of teachers and generous community donations, and was there just two weeks before you smashed it. To the class of children aged three, four and five–many of whom had developmental disabilities–it wasn’t just a playhouse. It was a place … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Why’d you destroy the elementary school’s playground?
THURSDAY, NOV. 28 KAANAPALI BEACH HOTEL THANKSGIVING – The Ka'anapali Beach Hotel invites you to a Thanksgiving Holiday feast featuring a rotisserie roasted turkey complete with all the traditional trimmings. There will also be island-inspired treats like Kiawe roasted prime rib, crab legs, poke and more. The feast continues with live music (5pm-8pm) and hula show (6pm-7pm). … [Read more...] about Gabriel Iglesias and World AIDS Day and Gannons Winter Wonderland and Harps And Horns
When facing a challenge, it often helps to get advice from others in the same situation. That’s the theory behind the video, Stuttering: For Kids by Kids, which is now available at most Maui County libraries. The video, produced by the Stuttering Foundation, stars children of all ages who struggle with the verbal challenge. The kids in the video, who range from first-graders … [Read more...] about New Stuttering Video Given To Maui Public Libraries