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Take advantage of free health screenings

April 17, 2014 The Project Vision Hawaii bus will soon circle Maui, with volunteers offering much-needed health screenings. Look for the 35-foot, orange bus on Thursday, April 17, from 9 a.m. more »»

 
 
 
Volunteers needed to help Maui children

April 10, 2014 Maui volunteers are sought to help keiki when they need someone in their corner the most. more »»

Persistence leads to first MIL surfing season

April 3, 2014 For years, for decades, Kim Ball has been a pillar for youth sports here on the Valley Isle. more »»

Voter turnout in West Maui must improve

March 27, 2014 This year, West Maui must move down a high-profile top ten list in Hawaii. While we take pride at being the best in many areas, it’s not a plus to rank in the basement in voter turnout. more »»

Lahaina to remember Hawaii’s ‘Citizen Prince’

March 20, 2014 The West Maui community will remember Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole and his love for Hawaii citizens with an event in Banyan Tree Park on March 26. more »»

Community loses Charlie Fox

March 13, 2014 They are the unsung nobility of the Lahaina community — the altruistic visionaries that see the value of education and cultural preservation. more »»

Help send LHS students to the National Leadership Conference

March 6, 2014 Eight Lahainaluna High School students seek the community’s help to travel to Orlando, Florida, on June 22-29 to compete in the National Leadership Conferenc. more »»

Community loses Jeffrey Zaugg

February 27, 2014 He is a cult hero — a Maui folk legend. His legal name is Jeffrey Zaugg, but if you asked for him here on the West Side by that name, you’d probably get a blank, perplexed respons. more »»

Help the Parks Department improve recreational options

February 20, 2014 Sports are a big part of life in West Maui, so it's good news that the county Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) plans to make structural and organizational changes to provide higher quality... more »»

Ohana Fuels makes it easy to support Maui charities

February 13, 2014 There is a very easy way to help Maui charities. Simply go to the new Ohana Fuels/Minit Stop location at 10 Kupuohi St. in Lahaina and gas up. In the fourth quarter of 2013, Ohana Fuels’ “Fuel Up. more »»

Take part in a Hawaiian experience like no other

February 6, 2014 This month marks the 12-year anniversary of Maui Cultural Lands (MCL), a nonprofit group that leads weekly volunteer trips to Honokowai Valley and other project sites in West Maui in an effort to... more »»

Support Assistance Dogs of Hawaii’s important programs

January 30, 2014 Want to meet some incredible service dogs and support a great charity? Attend “Wag Your Tails for Maui Ales!” The benefit is set for Friday, Jan. 31, from 6 p.m. to midnight at Maui Brewing Co. more »»

Be prepared in 2014

January 23, 2014 This year, FEMA encourages the public to “Resolve to be Ready” for potential emergencies by committing to make preparedness a year-round family activity. more »»

Ted Tabura’s dying wish will be granted

January 16, 2014 Although he gained prominence as a world-renowned martial artist, Ted Tabura maintained the humility and simplicity of life that he grew up in on the island of Lanai and as a boarding student at... more »»

Todd Hayase is the Lahaina News’ Sportsman of the Year

January 6, 2014 As a counselor at Lahaina Intermediate School for over two decades and the head wrestling coach at Lahainaluna High School for about the same amount of time, Todd Hayase has spent his entire adult... more »»

Community rallies to help Sacred Hearts School

January 2, 2014 Congratulations to the Sacred Hearts School ‘ohana for winning the Bank for Education contest. more »»

HARF wants to find homes for orphaned pets

December 26, 2013 HARF, the Hawaii Animal Rescue Foundation, has teamed up with thousands of animal organizations from around the world to participate in the annual “Home 4 the Holidays” pet adoption drive founded by... more »»

What insight could you bring to county government?

December 19, 2013 You don’t have to run for the County Council to make an impact in local government. Citizens serving on county boards and commissions help make decisions that impact life on Maui. more »»

Kukahiko honored for his legacy in the community

December 12, 2013 Kukahiko. The name evokes a feeling of comfort and aloha here on the West Side — a settling of the spirit that brings about an emotion of confidence that… "Everything is going to be all right." Re. more »»

Luna football will rise again

November 28, 2013 “There’s no joy in Mudville,” was the glum greeting a friend shared with me 36 hours after the stunning 20-9 defeat of the Lunas by Kaiser in the Division II state semifinal playoffs at War Memorial... more »»

Soroptimists to offer life-changing award

November 21, 2013 Soroptimist International of West Maui provides opportunities for women to change their lives. The group currently seeks applicants for its annual Women of Opportunity Award. more »»

 
 

Hula shows set April 24, 2014

Free hula shows are held daily from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Kaanapali Beach Hotel. Hawaiian music is played from 6 to 9 p.m. Call 661-0011. more »

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Voices of Maui By Norm Bezane

May 3, 2012 Honoring Maui’s fallen in Vietnam: Kenneth Kaaihue Some 50 years ago, 42 members of the armed forces from Maui lost their lives in the jungles of Vietnam. more »

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