Activities ranging from disc golf and bean bag toss to painting trash cans will be part of free event marking national “Kids to Parks Day,” Saturday, May 19 at War Memorial Complex from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The event is being put on by the County of Maui Mayor's Office and the Department of Parks & Recreation, in partnership with Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO) Inc., Maui … [Read more...] about Kids to Parks Day celebrated on Maui
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Three years ago this month Albert Perez took over as Executive Director of the Maui Tomorrow Foundation. He helped found the organization in 1989, stayed a few years, then moved to the mainland, where he spent much of his time until 2015. I chatted with Perez not long after he took over Maui Tomorrow, and since then have seen him around the county doing the grunt work of a … [Read more...] about Talking affordable housing, seawalls and sustainable ag with Albert Perez, 3 years after he took over Maui Tomorrow
Maui County has officially joined Drive Electric Hawaii, a collaboration of groups that share a vision to power Hawaii’s ground transportation with 100-percent renewable energy. Mayor Alan Arakawa signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) earlier this month to join groups in the Drive Electric Hawaii Initiative, which aims to accelerate the cost-effective electrification of … [Read more...] about County of Maui joins Drive Electric Hawaii
The Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway will be at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (MNBG) on Saturday, Nov. 4. In partnership with MECO and Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program, MNBG will give away 1,000 Hawaiian trees for free (one tree per person of any age). Experts will be on hand to help you choose the best tree for where you live. There’ll also be lectures, … [Read more...] about Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
1. According to a Mar. 24 Bureau of Labor Statistics news release, in 2016 the average rate of labor underutilization (“includes the unemployed, workers employed part time for economic reasons, and the marginally attached to the labor force”) was 9.6 percent for the U.S. as a whole. What was it for Hawaii? A. 5.5 percent B. 6.5 percent C. 7.5 percent D. 8.5 percent E. 9.5 … [Read more...] about QuizUnderstood: What do you know about Maui Electric Company sale speculation?