The Society for the Prevention Cruelty to Animals Maui would like to express our thanks to everyone who has helped and continues to help us with our ongoing "Fix-a-Cat" clinics. Without their financial support and volunteer hours we couldn't do what we do.
Our cat clinics have fixed more than 1,000 pet and community cats with the help of many dedicated volunteers, including Susan Baillie and Wellness Vet Services and vet techs Cynthia Lippert, Michelle Dupre and Nichole Hugg, pre- and post-surgical volunteers Julie Foster, Cindy Texiera and tattooist Cynthia Bocodok.
Our clinic setup and check-in helpers David Raatz, Bethann McVicker, Chris and Holly Jenkins deserve special thanks for dealing with the public and cats so well the first thing in the morning.
We also say mahalo to Belinda Bolling and friends at Whole Foods Market for the ono grinds and also to Salty Dog Pet Grooming and neighbors in Happy Valley for our clinic location.
All of us at SPCA Maui send our biggest thanks to everyone in the Maui community who care enough to help us "fix" Maui's cats and dogs.
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Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Maui
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Thank you to Frank De Lima for coming to Kamalii Elementary School on Sept. 11. The students, staff and parents enjoyed learning the importance of having "aloha" in our thoughts, words, heart and actions. We also learned about the importance of good health habits to stay focused, learn and achieve our educational and career goals.
Thank you to the sponsors of this program: Combined Federal Campaign, Friends of Hawaii Charities Inc., Abigail K.K. Kawananakoa Foundation, HMSA Foundation, Chevron Corp. and the Hawaii State Department of Education.
Bode Woodard, student council vice president
Hunter Shields, student council treasurer
Kim Otani, principal
Kamalii Elementary School
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Mahalo to the many generous donors and volunteers who helped us on our seventh annual Build-a-thon on Sept. 13 and 14 for a Kahului family!
We had individuals, business groups, nonprofit supporters, retirees, friends and family joining us.
They repaired the leaking roof, replaced damaged ceiling with drywall, scraped off old exterior paint and brushed on new paint, tore out old carpet and installed new wood laminate flooring, took out louvers and installed sliders, patched up areas, planted flowers and plants and much more.
Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui and Mayor Alan Arakawa read proclamations. Bubba Gump and Aloha Mixed Plate provided lunches.
Call us at 242-1140 for an application or to volunteer. Join us to make an impact for a family in need.
Habitat for Humanity Maui