Planning meeting for anniversary Aug. 21
A meeting to plan Baldwin High School's 75th Anniversary celebration will be at 5 p.m. Aug. 21 in the school's new library.
Anniversary festivities will be held in October 2013.
Anyone interested in helping to plan the anniversary events are encouraged to attend this planning meeting.
For more information, contact Lynn Araki-Regan at 280-1299 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bullying expert to speak Wednesday
Social inclusion and bullying expert Kim John Payne will present a public lecture at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Haleakala Waldorf School in Kula. Participants will learn practical play-ground-, classroom- and home-based tools to help children deal with bullying.
For more information, call the school at 878-2511or visit www.waldorfmaui.org.
Family Movie Night is Tuesday in Kihei
Kihei Public Library will offer a free screening of the animated movie "How to Train Your Dragon" during Family Movie Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Based on the book by Cressida Cowell and set in a mythical world of vikings and wild dragons, this action comedy is rated PG and features the voices of Gerard Butler, America Ferrara and Jonah Hill.
Free popcorn will be provided by the Kay A. Allen Memorial Fund.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed. For more information, call the library at 875-6833.
'Be a Jerk' ideas and strategies sought
The Department of Housing and Human Concerns is encouraging youth community groups or schools in Maui County to submit ideas and strategies to prevent underage drinking for its "Be a Jerk" campaign.
Funding of up to $5,000 per initiative is available. The application deadline is Wednesday. Initiatives will begin this month and end by Sept. 29.
Art-appreciation events begin Friday
Kalama Heights, an independent retirement community, will host three free art-appreciation events Friday through Aug. 19 at its facilities, located at 101 Kanani Road in Kihei.
Friday will be an artists' showcase, with pupu and refreshments. Saturday will be a Elvis Tribute, with lemonade and cookies. Aug. 19 will be a family picnic.
To make a reservation call 879-1500.
Rotary Club to hear about KIRC projects
Daniela Maldini, public information specialist for the Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission, will speak at the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.
Maldini will discuss projects and activities of KIRC, which was created to manage the Kaho'olawe Island Reserve while it is held in trust for a future Native Hawaiian sovereign entity.
Cost of breakfast is $22. The public is invited.
For more information, call Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise President Patty Hemmen at 280-8372 or visit the club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.
MHS Class of 2002 reunion Sept. 1
The Maui High School Class of 2002 will hold its 10-year reunion at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Lulu's Lahaina Surf Club and Grill.
The evening will include heavy pupu, live music and photos by Mino'aka Photobooth.
Each graduate may bring one guest. The cost is $45 per person. There will be no refunds. The deadline to register is Aug. 22.
To register or obtain more information, visit www.mauihigh2002.blogspot.com.
Libraries to be closed for Statehood Day
All public libraries will be closed in observance of the Statehood Day holiday on Friday. Makawao Public Library, which is normally closed Fridays, will also be closed Saturday in observance of the holiday.
For more information, call your local library or visit www.librarieshawaii.org.
Shelter receives donation of mattresses
KAHULUI - Ho'omoana Foundation donated 23 new twin mattresses to Family Life Center in Kahului for its recently renovated Ho'olanani shelter. The donation arrived just in time to accommodate an increase in bed capacity from 15 to 50 beds, according to a news release.
The Ho'omoana Foundation is a private foundation that helps nonprofit agencies with client needs,"one person at a time."
Family Life Center is a social service agency that provides emergency shelter, food, clothing and counseling to meet individual needs.
For more information about Family Life Center, call 877-0880.
Credit union awards scholarships
The following students from Maui County have each been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Maui County Federal Credit Union: Kei Lynn Asakura, University of Oregon; Taryn M. Fukuroku, New York Institute of Technology; Amanda M.Y. Jorgensen, Colorado State-Pueblo; Keani M.O. Kahuhu, Azusa Pacific University; Jaimelyn K.P. Kane, Stanford University; Cody K. Knutson, Oregon Institute of Technology; James K. Mattos, Kapiolani Community College; Destin M.K.L. Olaso, University of Oregon; Jon I. Takahashi, University of Hawaii at Manoa; and Clinton H. Zane, University of San Diego.
Monk Seal Foundation to hold fundraiser
A fundraiser for the Monk Seal Foundation will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight Aug. 24 at the Maui Brewing Co. Brew Pub in the Kahana Gateway Shopping Center.
The event will feature a "Special Seal Brew" pouring. Half of the night's pint sales will benefit the foundation, a Maui-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving endangered Hawaiian monk seals.