Meeting topic plans for Kipahulu area
Updates on a commercial services plan and the Kipahulu comprehensive site plan will be discussed at Haleakala National Park's Kipahulu community meeting on Wednesday.
The meeting begins at 5 p.m. at Kalena Triangle.
Those attending can meet Polly Angelakis, new park chief of interpretation, and review the new park management organization.
Council Member Couch to talk at Rotary
Maui County Council Member Don Couch will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Kihei sunrise meeting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.
Couch will speak on issues affecting South Maui residents, including home-based businesses. He also will talk about the direction of the Maui County Council in the upcoming term. There will be time for audience members to ask questions.
The cost of the breakfast is $22. The public is invited.
For more information, contact Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise President Patty Hemmen at 280-8372.
School to hold evacuation on Wednesday
Maui Waena Intermediate School will hold a schoolwide evacuation drill from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Students will walk by foot along Onehee Avenue to the Kahului Community Center soccer field.
Golf tournament to benefit Hale Kau Kau
Mulligans on the Blue will host its 10th annual golf tournament to benefit Hale Kau Kau on Saturday at the Wailea Old Blue Course.
The noon shotgun start will consist of a four-person scramble.
Prizes include a car donated by Maui Toyota, hotel accommodations and more.
Entry fee is $150 for single players who will be paired or $500 per team. Fee includes golf, lunch and dinner, entertainment and awards.
To register, call Deanna Craig at (808) 874-1131, email email@example.com or visit the restaurant in person.
Hale Kau Kau is St. Theresa Church's program to provide a free, hot meal to anyone, no questions asked. The program started in 1991 and every evening feeds 100 to 140 people who don't have the resources to meet their basic need for food.
Program volunteers also deliver a hot evening meal to 50 to 60 homebound elderly, ill and disabled people. Hale Kau Kau collaborates with Keolahou Church to provide free emergency food supplies weekly to 40 to 50 individuals and families.
Rotay club to sell trees and wreaths
Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise will sell noble fir Christmas trees and wreaths in the Lahaina Cannery Mall parking lot. The trees will be sold beginning from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, then daily thereafter. Weekend hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekday hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m.
The cost is $75 for a 6-foot tree, $50 for 3- to 4- foot trees and $25 for wreaths.
All funds raised will be used for community projects in Lahaina.
Donations are also welcome to fund trees to be donated to needy families selected by Women Helping Women. Donations can be made for the full or partial amount of the tree. All donations are tax deductible.
Free delivery to homes and businesses is available. For free delivery or to place a phone order, call or text Ann Neisman at 281-1807.
Volunteers sought for Haleakala trip
Friends of Haleakala National Park is seeking volunteers for a Dec. 1 to 3 service project in Haleakala Crater.
Participants will hike into the crater, stay free for two nights in Kapalaoa Cabin, and do service work to protect the area's native plants. Participants will also have free time for hiking, stargazing, photography or relaxation.
Park entrance and cabin fees are waived for volunteers doing service work with the Friends of Haleakala National Park. A maximum of 12 people can be accommodated on each trip, and participants must be able to hike in and out of the crater carrying their sleeping bag and a share of the food.
For more information, visit the website www.fhnp.org. To reserve a spot on the trip, call 876-1673.
Volunteers sought for Sandy relief
Compassion In Action-Maui Inc. is partnering with Samaritan's Purse International to assist with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
Jimmy Ino will lead an adult team of men and women. Meals and sleeping quarters will be provided. The group is tentatively scheduled to depart Maui on Nov. 26. Additional teams will be formed after Christmas. Team members are asked to make a commitment of at least two weeks for the project. To obtain more information or register, visit www.samaritanspurse.org. Ino may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The public is also encouraged to donate airline miles for the team members or offer a tax-deductible donation toward airfare costs. Checks are payable to Compassion in Action-Maui Inc., 432 Waiehu Beach Road, Wailuku, 96793; write Hurricane Sandy Relief in the memo.
For more information, call the church office at 244-1286.
Tournament raises $10,096 for charity
A total of $10,096 was raised during the Komen for the Cure Charity Golf Tournament held on Oct. 20 at the Wailea Emerald Course.
Tournament proceeds were donated to the Hawaii affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
"We're thrilled about how much we were able to raise for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and very appreciative of the many people - volunteers, sponsors, and players - for their generosity and hard work," said Jennifer McNally, tournament co-organizer and Wailea Golf Club director of sales and marketing.