Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAS YOUTH VAPING RATES RISE, NATIONAL AND STATE EXPERTS APPEAR AT FIRST-EVER MAUI COUNTY ‘CLEARING THE CLOUD’ SYMPOSIUM Youth use of e-cigarettes, more commonly referred to as vapes, has increased so dramatically over the past several years that the CDC now classifies youth vaping as an epidemic. Less than five percent[Read more]

Mammograms to Maui Women in Need

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui Health Foundation Provides Mammograms to Maui Women in Need Looking to provide 100 free breast cancer screenings through annual Kokua for a Cause campaign Maui Health Foundation has officially launched its October breast cancer awareness campaign and annual fundraiser, Kokua For A Cause, which helps provide screening mammograms[Read more]

2019 Conservation Poster Contest

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui Soil & Water Conservation Photo & Poster Entry Forms & Rules Now Available! Excellent photography and artwork can communicate volumes. To recognize individuals who use these tools effectively and creatively, the Maui Soil & Water Conservation Districts is hosting its first annual Conservation Photo Contest, and the return[Read more]

Maui Climate Strike

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui Climate Strike  4pm – 6:30pm at UHMC On Friday, September 20th at 4pm, there will be a youth-led rally and sign waving event at UHMC. The event will begin with a short rally on the UH Maui College’s “great lawn,” followed by sign waving on Kaʻahumanu Avenue at[Read more]

Free Prenatal Class

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPrenatal Class With: Dr. Irene Papaconstadopoulos, MD FAAP. Board Certified Pediatrician When: October 9, 2019 @ 2pm Where: HMSA offices Kahului (next to Target) Reserve your spot at: Know before Due-day! Studies have shown that learning about breastfeeding and normal newborn growth BEFORE delivery increases your chances of[Read more]

Teaching Kids to Think For Themselves

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailListen to your mom and dad. Do as your teacher says. So much of life for young children in our culture involves respecting authority and following established norms in the classroom and on the playground, that we can miss out on giving them a necessary skill: independent thought. Fortunately[Read more]


Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailCULTURAL PRACTITIONER & “LIVING TREASURE” SAM KAʻAI TO SPEAK AT FARMERS MEETING Hawai’i Farmers Union United’s Mauna Kahalawai Chapter presents an evening with respected Hawaiian practitioner and living legend Sam Kaʻai. The evening also includes a hands-on kuʻi kalo (taro pounding) activity and Hawaiian-style dinner, 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday,[Read more]

Severe respiratory illness related to e-cigarette use

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHawai‘i Department of Health investigating case of severe respiratory illness related to e-cigarette use The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is investigating the first report of a possible case of vaping-associated severe respiratory illness in a Hawai‘i Island resident under the age of 18 years. The serious lung injury[Read more]

Annual HAIS Education Fair

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHAIS Education Fairs Free and Open to the Public! The 2019 Education Fairs will take place:Maui – Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 12:00pm – 4:00pm, at the Maui Beach Hotel  The HAIS Education Fair offers a line-up of independent schools, exhibitors, guest speakers and keiki activities, giving parents[Read more]

New school immunization requirements to begin July 1, 2020

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHawai‘i Department of Health announces new school immunization requirements to begin July 1, 2020 Beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, additional immunizations will be required for students entering preschool, kindergarten through grade 12, and colleges/universities in Hawai‘i. The new state requirements for school entry will begin on July 1,[Read more]

The Honor and Joy of Initiating Children into Reiki

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe Honor and Joy of Initiating Children into ReikiShalandra Abbey, Reiki Master, Author The phone rang it was 7 year old Tessa explaining that she was ready to learn how to do Reiki. When I responded with my usual question “Why?” she quickly continued on…”because I’ve been receiving Reiki[Read more]

Final concept for the Baldwin Beach Park Master Plan

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPublic Open House to present Final Concept for Baldwin Beach Park Master Plan The County of Maui, Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) invites the public to view the final concept for the Baldwin Beach Park Master Plan on Thursday, Aug. 22, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Paia Community[Read more]

Pi’iholo Ranch Zipline

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPi’iholo Ranch Zipline (PRZ) offers a wide variety of activities designed to tantalize anyone from age 8 to 108. From their location on the slopes of Haleakala, the zipline adventures begin on land, but soon, guests find themselves soaring high above the grasslands, rolling hills, lush forest, and rocky[Read more]

Healthy Breakfast Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailYou want your kids to eat healthy for breakfast, but it can be a challenge to find meals that are both healthy and appealing to kids at the same time. Try these recipes to meet both needs: Breakfast Quesadillas Ingredients include: 2 flour tortillas, 1 tablespoon butter, 2 hard-boiled[Read more]

Play for the Brain…

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailProper brain development in early childhood is critical, and current research is shining a light on how best to support children during this stage of development. The human brain is not a finished organ at birth — in fact, another 10 or 12 years are needed before even a[Read more]

Back to School Event

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBig Brothers Big Sisters of Maui (808) Back to School Event Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui Mentoring Center200 Waimaluhia Lane, WailukuWednesday, July 31st5:30-7:30pmK-12th grade Come learn about the three different one-to-one mentoring programs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui has to offer while getting your childready for school with[Read more]