Park campground and road reopened
Hosmer Grove Road and campground in Haleakala National Park were reopened Sunday morning, according to the park service.
The area had been closed Saturday due to the danger of flash flooding.
People who wish to camp or hike the Hosmer Grove Loop trail should check with park staff at headquarters or call 572-4400 for more information.
Maui family support group receives grant
Maui Family Support Services Inc., along with the Ho'oikaika Partnership, has received $150,000 from the Hawaii Community Foundation.
The funds will be used to increase the knowledge and skills of partnership members, expand the partnership to include Molokai and Lanai community members, to educate policymakers and to provide a yearly conference in which community members can participate in planning and promoting "Protective Factors," which teach methods to decrease child abuse and neglect and to strengthen families.
Maui Family Support Services is a private, nonprofit agency that provides early-childhood development services to Maui families. The agency serves as the fiscal agent for the Ho'oikaika Partnership, which supports child abuse- and neglect-prevention efforts countywide.
The Maui News set to publish fun guide
The Maui News will be publishing a Summer Fun Guide of activities for children and teens on April 13.
The deadline to submit information is noon April 2.
Submit the following:
* Name of program and for what ages.
* Sponsoring organization or business.
* Program times and dates.
* Location of the program.
* Description of program.
* Cost of the program.
* Contact information.
Information may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 242-9087 or mailed to Summer Fun Guide, The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku 96793.
Photos may be submitted for use on a space-available basis. Shots of people doing things are preferable; group shots are unlikely to be used. Photos may be emailed in digital tif, jpg or eps formats with a minimum resolution of 300 pixels per inch. Individuals in photos must by identified by first and last name.