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Maui Humane Society Offers Christmas Day Delivery on Adopted Animals

The Maui Humane Society has announced that as part of their HO HO Home for the Holidays program that they will be offering Christmas Day delivery on any dog or cat adopted December 21 through December 24. Christmas Day delivery service is available for a $100 delivery fee in addition to regular adoption and licensing fees, and is available to …

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Donation Drive Organized to Help Animals Affected by Fireworks

A community-driven event to collect donations to aid animals distressed by fireworks will be held on Saturday, December 22 in the parking lot of the Kahului Shopping Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The one day Fireworks Relief for Maui Animals donation drive benefits Valley Isle Animal Rescue, a non-profit that focuses on responding to animals in distress and in …

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Maui Rescue Dog’s Story Earns MHS Petco Grant

A dog’s healing touch helped the Maui Humane Society earn a grant from the Petco Foundation. MHS was the recipient of a $10,000 grant through the foundation’s Holiday Wishes campaign, thanks to a story submitted by Maui resident Josephine Tempongko, who shared how her rescue dog got her family through a harrowing ordeal. Shortly after the birth of Tempongko’s son, …

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Maui Electric Night Work to Require Kahului Closure

Maui Electric will be conducting upgrades to electrical equipment that will require a road closure at Alamaha Street and Wakea Avenue in Kahului, including the right and left turn lanes from Alamaha onto Wakea, on Thursday, December 6, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. The work consists of upgrading a utility pole along Wakea Ave. and restringing power lines in the …

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Maui Health System Invites the Community to Three Holiday Lobby Open Houses

Maui Health System rings in the holidays with three Lobby Open Houses filled with music, tree lights, crafts, cookies and keiki. The three hospitals in the system – Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital and Lanai Community Hospital – will open their lobby doors for visits the first week of December with healthy holiday special themes of Island Heart, `Ohana …

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Maui Electric Supports Boy Scouts STEM Program

Maui Electric Company recently presented the Maui County Council, Boy Scouts of America with a $15,000 donation to support its STEM Scouts program. The donation, provided by Maui Electric’s Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation, will help with participatory costs and outreach efforts. STEM Scouts is a co-ed program serving youth from the 3rd grade through the 12th grade. The goal …

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County Encourages Public to Apply for First-Time Buyer’s Program

Beginning on December 3, the County of Maui will be accepting applications for its First-Time Home Buyer’s Down Payment Assistance Program, designed for low- to above-moderate income first-time homebuyers to get down payment and/or closing cost help. Administered by the county’s Housing Division, the program will provide grants up to $30,000 to eligible applicants with qualifying properties. The maximum financial …

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Maui Health System Helps Feed Maui This Holiday Season

Maui Health System continued its holiday tradition this year donating hundreds of turkeys to the Maui Food Bank last week. Additionally, each of Maui Health System’s over 1,500 employees was gifted a turkey to enjoy this holiday season. “In Hawaii especially, sharing food brings people together and giving turkeys is a symbol of appreciation to our Maui Health System ‘ohana …

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Vessel Brings In A Thousand Pound Cargo Net

Lahaina Harbor agent Miles Lopes from DLNR’s Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) wants to say a big mahalo to the crew of the Quicksilver for helping clean up marine debris by recently bringing in a large cargo net that they found off Shark Fin Rock on the southwest shoreline of Lana’i. Lopes says the company that took in …

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