Early in May, the Maui Branch of the American Association of University Women will be awarding the Ruth Deichman Scholarship and other scholarships to deserving students at the University of Hawaii Maui College. We chose to honor Ruth's memory because of her years of AAUW service and her efforts toward our local scholarship program.
Our members wish to thank all those who contributed to scholarships by buying tickets to our annual whale watch, donating directly to the scholarship fund, providing food and/or door prizes for the whale watch and telling others about it.
We especially wish to thank the Pacific Whale Foundation and the crew members of Ocean Voyager for an outstanding and informative whale watch. We are grateful that PWF has generously supported our scholarship program in numerous ways for many years.
If you would like to support scholarships, contact Maui Branch President Cheryl Bergman at 244-1850. Also, plan to attend next year's whale watch on the first Sunday in March.
whale watch chair
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Nan Inc., T.J. Gomes Trucking Co. Inc. and Hawaiian Cement recently worked at Maui Preparatory Academy to complete a part of their county-required improvements for the subdivision where Maui Prep is located. Nan Inc. donated workers and heavy equipment to complete the work and negotiated with T.J. Gomes and Hawaiian Cement to get reduced pricing for the materials.
Maui Preparatory Academy
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The Maui Family YMCA would like to give a big mahalo to all our sponsors that supported the first annual YMCA Basketball Tournament, making it an enjoyable experience for more than 300 individuals.
Please support our sponsors; they support our community.
Local sponsors: Marmac Ace Hardware, Maui Lani Golf Course, Baldwin High School, The Ritz Carlton, Maui Jim's Sunglasses, Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Ruby Tuesday, Sheraton Maui Resort and Monkeypod Kitchen.
Event volunteers: Maui Association of Hawaii Basketball Officials, Valley Hardware, Bill Gearon, Dean Duque, Jeff Anderson and Kalei Houpo.
Maui Family YMCA
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Thank you to the many volunteers who have joined us at our construction sites, ReStore, events and committees!
Highest volunteer hours for January - March "shout out" goes to: Cherice Aguiar, Eddie Auwae, Darryl Banks, Jim Briske, Ken and Mary Corman, Whitney Cabanilla, Richard Carr, Mike Gerry, Timothy Kanehe, David Lundquist, Benjamin Pahukoa, Chanell Paoa, Penn State Collegiate Challenge group of five, Sherry Racadio, Bryce Takabayashi, University of Minnesota Collegiate Challenge group of 11 and Martin Villalpando.
Individual recorded volunteer hours for each location may reflect two hours to more than 100 hours.
More than 300 volunteers produced 4,000-plus volunteer hours. Call us at 242-1140 or email email@example.com to schedule your day.
community relations director
Habitat for Humanity Maui