You can apply for financial assistance with MEO even if you have applied for unemployment Hawaii Emergency Laulima Partnership (H.E.L.P.) program still accepting applications Mayor Michael Victorino announced today that Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. is still accepting applications for the Hawaii Emergency Laulima Partnership (H.E.L.P.) program. MEO has processed 1,677 … [Read more...] about Emergency Financial Assistance Available from MEO
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
Recently, I went into the Maui Community Correctional Center. I was there to meet with the Warden and another official to talk with them about the problems facing MCCC that are becoming increasingly critical, namely the vast overcrowding that is plaguing all jails and prisons in Hawaii. I entered through the guard house, under the high fence topped with razor wire, where I … [Read more...] about What will we do about the ‘egregious overcrowding’ at Maui Community Correctional Center?
There will be a special dinner and celebration for Maui County Councilmember Gladys Baisa at the Maui Beach Hotel this Thursday, Sept. 22. Hosted by the Southside Boxing Club of Maui, the community will join together to honor Baisa for her outstanding years of service on both the council and her former role as director of Maui Economic Opportunity. There will be entertainment … [Read more...] about Gladys Baisa Tribute Dinner at Maui Beach Hotel
As a third generation upcountry resident and former head of the non-profit organization Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO), Maui county councilmember Gladys Baisa has always been passionate about her community. After serving 10 years in the Pukalani-Kula-Ulupalakua area residency seat and as current chair of the Water Resources Committee, Baisa plans to retire at the end of this … [Read more...] about Talking story with outgoing Maui County Councilmember Gladys Baisa