Project Backpack “Equipped to Learn”

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailProject Backpack “Equipped to Learn” The Kiwanis Club of the Valley Isle’s Project Backpack is a community effort to provide a backpack and basic school supplies to Maui’s children of families in need. The needs of the Maui community are growing due to issues such as homelessness, drug abuse,[Read more]

Haole Rot (A Common Fungal Infection)

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHaole Rot or as they call it in the medical field Tinea Versicolor is a common skin fungal infection. It affects all ages and develops from sweat mixing with an overgrowth of yeast on the skin’s surface. Haole rot is usually more noticeable with sun exposure as all areas[Read more]

Ka Ipu Kukui applications open

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailDo you know of an outstanding individual, 25 to 40 years of age, that would thrive in a program created to identify and develop young leaders in Maui County? Ka ipu kukui translates to crucible of light. It is this light that shines in each and every one of[Read more]

The Keiki Playhouse Update

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail In February 2019 owner Rachel Johnson went to the ER with a severe headache and vomiting. CT scan showed Intra-Cranial Pressure from excessive cerebral spinal fluid. With further testing she was diagnosed with a rare neurological condition called Pseudo Tumor Cerebri. The cause of the condition is unknown[Read more]


Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSmart Landscape Watering Practices Most of us are well aware that Maui is currently experiencing a dry spell. Because we are so dependent on mother nature for water, the lack there of is reason enough to conserve as much of this precious resource as possible. As major participators in[Read more]

Father’s Day: A Day Just For Dad

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailEver since Richard Nixon signed a proclamation in 1972 making the second Sunday in June Father’s Day, people have been officially honoring their dads on this day. But unlike Mother’s Day, with its traditional flowers, candy and brunches, it can be difficult to know how to celebrate. Since it’s[Read more]

Help your child overcome a fear or resistance to water

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Sometimes on this tiny island, we can forget how natural and strong the instinct to fear the water is. Here are three tips on how to help your child overcome a fear or resistance to water (or anything else really!). Grow the Good. Create an environment of small[Read more]

Electronics Recycling Maui Event

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHana Metals and Electronics Recycling Event on May 30 – June 1, 2019 The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management will operate a Hana Metals and Electronics Recycling Event for East Maui residents every day from May 30 to June 1, 2019 at 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.[Read more]

GRANDcares Free Summer Program

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailUniversity of Hawai’i GRANDcares Program Kicks Off Summer with the First Class of 2019 GRANDcares is set to begin their summer programs in early June! GRANDcares is a project of University of Hawaii Extension and offers classes and resources to grandparents raising their grandchildren.  The 7-week summer program begins[Read more]

2019 Maui Graduation Dates

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailApproximately 10,000 students are expected to walk in graduation ceremonies across the Hawaiian Islands in 2019. Here are the locations, dates and times for Maui County below. DOE 2019 MAUI GRADUATION DATES: Baldwin High, May 17, 6 p.m., War Memorial Stadium. Maui High, May 18, 4:30 p.m., War Memorial[Read more]

A&B Sports Spotlight Celebrates 20 Years

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailA&B Sports Spotlight Celebrates 20 Years A&B, in partnership with the MIL and The Maui News, founded Sports Spotlight in 1999. A total of twelve public and private schools participate in the Sports Spotlight program: Baldwin High School, Hana High School, Kamehameha Schools Maui, Kihei Charter, King Kekaulike, Lahainaluna,[Read more]

Paid Nurse Aide Training Program

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui Health System Offering New Career Opportunity with Paid Nurse Aide Training Program Successful completion of six-week program at Kula Hospital concludes with employment offer As part of its “grow your own” initiative, Maui Health system is excited to announce a new paid nurse aide training program open to[Read more]

Getting Your Child to Talk

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail For some of us, talking happens easily and for others, talking can be difficult and many of us are somewhere in between.  Have you noticed how hard it can be to get your child to talk about their feelings?  Even the most outgoing youngster can become shy about[Read more]

Roots of Empathy Program at Montessori School of Maui

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailRoots of Empathy is an evidence-based social and emotional learning program delivered in elementary school classrooms that has been proven to increase pro-social behaviors and decrease aggression such as bullying. The mission of this international program, founded by Mary Gordon, is this: “Roots of Empathy is helping to create[Read more]

Habits to Make Your Family Happier

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailGet plenty of rest. It may sound simplistic, but think about how difficult it is to be happy when you’re tired. The truth is, these days most of us aren’t getting enough sleep. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 3 adults and 7 in 10 teens[Read more]

National Doctors Day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailA thank you message to physicians from Maui Health System… To all doctors, far and wide: Each year on March 30 we celebrate National Doctors Day. In honor of this special day, Maui Health System would like to recognize and thank all of you. We celebrate you and the[Read more]