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Haleakalā National Park Seeks Volunteers

Haleakalā National Park and the Pacific Whale Foundation are recruiting local volunteers for Waele ma Haleakalā, the twice-monthly invasive plant removal project. Waele translates to weed, clear, or remove weeds. A deeper meaning is that by caring for the land, the land will take care of you. The next Waele ma Haleakalā will be hosted Saturday, November 17, 2018. Volunteers …

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Maui High to Challenge Hilo High in State Football Semifinals

Maui High School’s football team headed to the Big Island on Friday. The team, featured in the above photo, boarded a plane out of Kahului Airport this morning for their match-up against Hilo High School. The Division 1 State Semifinal Game will be played at Kea`au High School tonight at 7 p.m. Tonight’s winner will advance to the State Championship …

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Maui Humane Society to Undergo Cat Building and Critter Corner Renovations

The Maui Humane Society has announced that they will begin renovations on the cat building and critter corner beginning on Monday, October 29. Construction will last approximately two weeks with a target completion date of November 14. In preparation for these renovations, the cat building and critter corner will be closed beginning Sunday, October 28, with plans to reopen on Thursday, …

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Comic Con at UH Maui College Anticipated to Draw Thousands

Thousands are expected to participate in a weekend-long event of cosplay, comic book artist exhibitions and vendors, special guests, food, video games, collectors’ items and all-things-creative at the 3rd Maui Comic Con held at the University of Hawai‘i Maui College Student Lounge and Paʻina Building on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ​Headliners this year include David Michelinie, …

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Maui Humane Society Seeks Immediate Short Term Foster Homes for Dogs

The Maui Humane Society has an urgent need for short-term foster homes for dogs. According to MHS officials, with dogs coming in almost daily, the kennels are starting to get uncomfortably crowded. All supplies and information needed to become a foster is provided by the MHS. For more information, email aloha@mauihumanesociety.org or call (808) 877-3680 ext. 3; or visit the …

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26th Annual Hawai’i Science Bowl Registration Begins Soon

Schools from across the state are invited to compete in next year’s 26th Annual Hawai‘i Science Bowl on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Honolulu Community College. Registration for the Hawai‘i Regional Science Bowl will open at 6 a.m. on October 1, 2018 online. Each team consists of four students, an alternate and at least one coach. …

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Maui Electric Debuts New Electric Vehicle Charger at Kahului Office

Electric vehicle drivers have a new fast-charging station option at the Maui Electric office in Kahului at 210 W. Kamehameha Ave. The DC Fast Charger will allow EV drivers to quickly charge their domestic or foreign EVs 24 hours a day, every day. “We’re excited to be able to offer EV drivers a new charging option in Central Maui, where …

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Restaurant Group Makes Donation Towards Hurricane Recovery

Habitat for Humanity Maui continues to assist local residents with repairing and rebuilding homes damaged by fires and floods resulting from Hurricane Lane. The nonprofit has received additional support toward the recovery effort with a $60,000 contribution from Maui restaurant group Nā Hoaloha ‘Ekolu, and a dine-in fundraiser. “When we saw the effects of Hurricane Lane, there was no question. …

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Haleakalā National Park to Highlight Nēnē at Annual Event

Haleakalā National Park will celebrate their annual Nēnē Awareness Day on Wednesday, September 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will take place at the Hosmer Grove with a self-guided “Treasure Hunt” on the nature trail. Participants will find five stamps along the trail and stamp postcards provided by the park. At the end of the activity, participants who …

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