Ka 'Ohana O Kalaupapa wants to thank the Maui Arts & Cultural Center for making the recent exhibit "A Reflection of Kalaupapa: Past, Present and Future" such an overwhelming success.
Nearly 3,400 individuals attended the exhibit during its six-week run, a number we never anticipated. Every week, family members shared memories of their Kalaupapa ancestors. Our special events and guided walkthroughs always drew more participants than we expected. Mahalo, Maui!
The exhibit focused on photographs by Wayne Levin that were elegantly installed by Gallery Director Neida Bangerter. Neida also worked with the 'Ohana to develop an outstanding gallery guide produced by the MACC to give gallery visitors additional information.
We are grateful to the teachers who brought their students to the exhibit for class discussions and assignments. We were so impressed with the interest level of the students, who we hope will continue to learn more about the history of Kalaupapa.
We thank the Hawaii Council for the Humanities and the Fred Baldwin Memorial Foundation for grants that enabled the MACC and the 'Ohana to hold workshops and develop special features that emphasized the many Maui connections to Kalaupapa.
We also thank The Maui News for such wonderful coverage Melissa Tanji, Rick Chatenever and Matthew Thayer captured the spirit of the exhibit and had a great deal to do with the huge turnout.
Finally, special thanks to the entire MACC staff, especially to Neida, and to the dedicated docents who helped make this exhibit the best it could be.
Ka 'Ohana O Kalaupapa
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On behalf of the board and staff of the J. Walter Cameron Center, we wish to extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who made our Casino Night Viva Las Vegas event a success. Thanks to all our volunteers, sponsors and everyone else who contributed to and/or attended this fun-filled fundraiser, and a special thank-you to Elvis Klaschka and the All Star Band for their performance. They were great!
The Cameron Center has been a special place on a special island for 39 years, and with your help we hope to be here for many more. Thanks again to all our friends and supporters!
J. Walter Cameron Center
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Thank you to the many people who visited Habitat for Humanity Maui's table during the 5th Annual Maui County Housing and Human Concerns Department's Volunteer Expo.
More than 40 people stopped by our table. They expressed interested in learning about our mission and were willing to play a guessing game. The game allowed them the opportunity to learn about the many items that we sell in the ReStore and that are sold to the public at reduced prices.
We build homes for people in need, and volunteers help to reduce their costs. Call us at 242-1140 to learn how you can make a difference.
Habitat for Humanity Maui
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