Show features 'community conversations'
Crossroads, a live weekly TV program on Akaku: Maui Community Television begins the new year with a channel change on Tuesday.
Hosted by Lucienne de Naie, the program will be televised from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays on cable Channel 55.
The show features "community conversations" about Maui events, issues and people.
Tuesday's show will feature guests from Faith Action for Community Equity Maui discussing plans for Maui's first interfaith service in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King. The interfaith service is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 21 at Christ the King Church in Kahului.
The Crossroads program will be rebroadcast at 8 a.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Jan. 15. It also can be viewed via live streaming at akaku.org Channel 55 at any of those times.
For more information, call 214-0147.
Christmas tree recycling available
Jamboree Troop 190 is providing curbside or drop-off Christmas tree recycling in the Central Maui area from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 12.
The troop is raising money to attend the National Jamboree in Virginia, according to an announcement. For curbside pickup, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-7139 or 268-6795.
Christmas trees should be left at the curb with no tinsel, ornaments or flocking. A cash or check payment should be attached to the tree in an envelope.
To drop off a Christmas tree, bring it to the Boy Scouts of America Scout Service Center at 200 Liholiho St. in Wailuku.
The suggested donation is $10.
Harada to share memories of Kalaupapa
Takayui "Taka" Harada, the brother of Kalaupapa patient Paul Harada, will speak at a 7:30 a.m. Wednesday meeting of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise at the Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.
Harada will share details of his brother and wife Winifred, who were Hansen's disease patients residing at Kalaupapa. In addition to sharing about his family's journey in dealing with this disease, he will read poetry from his book, "Kalaupapa in Poetry."
Harada was born and raised on Kauai and attended the University of Hawaii. He has resided on Maui since 1965.
Breakfast costs $22. For more information, contact club President Patty Hemmen at 280-8372 or see the club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.
Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers
Volunteers are being sought to help Habitat for Humanity Maui's "Out with the Old and In with the New" event on Jan. 19 as part of Martin Luther King Jr. National Service Day.
King called for social justice and opportunity, and that people bridge differences and come together in unity.
Volunteers are needed to do demolition and renovation work at several Harbor Lights units.
For more information, call 242-1140.
Radio station manager to address Rotary
Debbie Probst, the general manager and sales manager for the H. Hawaii Media Radio Stations on Maui, will be the Rotary Club of Lahaina's guest speaker at noon Thursday at the Royal Lahaina Resort.
Probst also serves on the HandsOn Maui Volunteer Advisory Committee and the Kihei Fourth Friday Committee.
Lunch may be ordered from the resort's menu.
For more information, call Rotary Club of Lahaina President Liz May at (808) 721-5909.
Meeting set for school's 75th anniversary
A meeting to plan Baldwin High School's 75th anniversary celebration will be held at 5 p.m. Jan. 23 in the school's library.
The 75th anniversary festivities will be held in October. Alumni, staff, and other individuals interested in helping to plan the anniversary events are invited to attend.
For more information, contact Lynn Araki-Regan at 280-1299 or send email to email@example.com.