Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTEACHING KIDS TO GIVE BACK Parents  lament about the loss of the christmas spirit. Somehow, they feel,  it’s all turned into a buying frenzie fired up by corporate America and societal obligations. “What are we teaching our children? That Christmas is a shopping spree and whoever receives the most[Read more]

Family Friendly Halloween And Fall Celebrations On Maui

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail I was browsing through my Facebook stream when a notification came it.  It is an invitation from our friends, the Gera’s.  We are invited to their annual Halloween Party. This reminded me that Halloween is just around the corner. Does you family celebrate Halloween? Some do and some[Read more]

St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School Student Wins APEC Essay Contest

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSt. Anthony Junior-Senior High School Student Wins APEC Essay Contest WAILUKU – Matthew Matasci, a senior at St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School was selected as one of five winners state-wide  for the APEC 2011 Hawaii Host Committee’s High School Essay Contest, “Why is sustainability important to you, and APEC?” [Read more]

Adopt a Sea Turtle

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Weighing as much as 400 pounds at adulthood, Hawaii’s green sea turtles are gentle and graceful animals.  They glide beneath the sea, propelled by their huge flippers, sometimes stopping to nibble on algae — the mainstay of their herbivorous diet. There’s a lot to learn about these fascinating marine[Read more]

Maui Fair is The New Maui County Fair

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailOur calendar is already marked! September 30, 2011 – we’re going to the Maui Fair!  And we’re very excited about it.  The Maui Fair is on from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2nd 2011. We might even go there twice.  Are you going? What is a Maui Fair?  It’s basically the[Read more]

Whole Foods Market® New Whole Kids Foundation Grants Sows the Seeds for School Gardens

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Whole Foods Market® New Whole Kids Foundation Grants Sows the Seeds for School Gardens Now through September 30, Whole Foods Market shoppers can help schools grow green when they make a donation at check out Click here for a pdf version of this news release Kahului, HI (August[Read more]

Links For Parents

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailLinks for Parents Hawaii Department of Education State of Hawaii Department of Education 2016-2017 School Calendars (Hawaii Department of Education) Requirements for Public School Registration Parent/Family Involvement Policy Hawaii DOE Reform Hawai’i Department of Education – Homeschooling Hawaii State Department of Health State of Hawaii Department of Health Keiki[Read more]

Hui No`eau Visual Art Center’s Visualizing Green

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHui No`eau Visual Art Center announces an open call for entries for its annual themed exhibition. Receiving day is Friday, August 19, 8:30 am-4:30 pm. This year’s theme is Visualizing Green, with an exhibition running from August 27 – November 12 and Members’ Opening on Friday, August 26.  Artists[Read more]


Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMEO OFFERS LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE WAILUKU, MAUI (Hawaii) – Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. (MEO) in partnership with the State of Hawaii will administer the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for the County of Maui on the islands of Maui, Molokai[Read more]

VIG Olympics

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui Gymnasts Host Multi-Level Local Meet KAHULUI, MAUI, HAWAII – May 16, 2011 – Valley Isle Gymnastics hosted its annual VIG Olympics meet on Saturday, May 14. Male and female gymnasts ranging from Level 1 through Level 6 were invited to participate. “This is my favorite annual event,” says[Read more]


Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailhoopnatyze Step into the Circle Hoopdance is an innovative new art form that synthesizes dance, circus arts, and creative self-expression.  With heavier hoops—hooping can be done by all ages, sizes, and abilities. Hoopdance builds confidence, strengthens the core, increases flexibility and coordination, and tones the entire body. “It’s an[Read more]

Whole Foods Market® Grant Puts Greens in Hawai’i Schools

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWhole Foods Market® Grant Puts Greens in Hawai’i Schools Maui Haleakalā Waldorf School, Hāna School and Kīhei Charter School on Maui are among the seven schools in Hawai’i to receive grants for salad bars Whole Foods Market recently awarded grants to seven Hawai’i schools, which will allow them to[Read more]

Read Aloud America, Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailIt’s about cuddling with a child, turning the pages and pointing to the pictures and being swept away by the words. A child who has been read to is a child who is more open to learning how to read.  The adult has planted a seed.  Look at this[Read more]