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Event to thank the staff of the health center and the association

Maui United Way, Hawaii Land Trust and Hui No Ke Ola Pono will host a “Healing Healers” event to thank local nonprofit and health center staff on April 7 at the Waihee Refuge.

Directors of nonprofit organizations and directors of Maui-based health centers are encouraged to nominate themselves and up to three staff members to attend the event. The deadline for nominations is March 18.

The event will include cultural and health activities and a Hawaiian meal.

“We are very excited to bring this event to the medical and non-profit community,” said Nicholas Winfrey, President and Professional Director of Maui United Way. “It has been difficult for everyone and providing social services during this time has definitely cost us dearly. We believe a day of healing and gratitude is in order.

For more information or to receive a link to the nomination form, contact Makana Nunes at [email protected]


Young artists wanted for showcase

The Maui County Sister Cities Foundation is inviting young artists, authors, and musicians ages 13-18 to submit work for the Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.

The deadline for submission is March 15.

This year’s theme is “Generation Rescue: Sustainable Water for All.” Students can submit a work of art, music, or poetry in one of six entry categories. Students may only enter one piece in a category.

Maui County winners will be announced March 20. Maui County First, Second and Third Prize winning artwork will then be submitted to the Sister Cities International showcase and be eligible for cash prizes.

To receive an application form and details for each registration category, students should email [email protected]


Presentation to discuss wastewater

Maui Nui Marine Resource Council invites residents to learn about the impact of sewage on ocean water quality near shore during a “Know Your Ocean Speaker Series” presentation on Zoom at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The guest speaker is Reef Power LLC President Travis Liggett, who recently developed the FlushAware app and online education system. He will demonstrate how the new FlushAware app works and discuss solutions to Maui’s wastewater challenges.

To register for the presentation, visit the webinar bit.ly/FlushAware.


Wetlands camp offered in March

Learning Endeavors will be hosting its four-day Spring Break Maui Wetlands camp for students ages 7-12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 14-17.

Campers will participate in restoration projects, arts activities, citizen science and the creation of stop motion animations in the classroom and at Kealia Ponds National Wildlife Refuge and La’ie Wetlands. Tuition is $225 per camper for residents and $295 per camper for non-residents. There is a $20 discount for families with siblings. Each camper will receive a free t-shirt if they register before March 4th.

To enroll a child, visit learningendeavors.org/camps. For more information, call (808) 793-3322 or email [email protected]

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