Maui Jim gives $100,000 to support disabled, elderly
Maui Jim Sunglasses has donated $100,000 to Hale Makua Health Services with the goal of encouraging other business to follow suit.
Hale Makua Health Services director of development Carlayna Nakamura said the group is thankful for the support in helping eliminate helplessness, loneliness and boredom in Maui residents. A portion of the donation will be used to purchase Tobii ATI specialized computer assistive equipment.
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WHOLE FOODS HELPS FUND KAIMUKÏ PERFORMING ARTS
As part of Whole Foods Market Kahala's Community Support Day, the store will donate 5 percent of all proceeds collected today to the Kaimukī High School Performing Arts Center.
The Performing Arts Center is trying to reach a $10,000 fundraising goal to help cover expenses. It recently received a grant from the Hawai'i Arts Alliance, which will match any donation that it receives up to $5,000.
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KA MOLE O NA PUA FESTIVAL AT LCC FEATURES STAR SINGERS
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the first Earth Day, Leeward Community College presents the Ka Mole o Na Pua Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 24 in the campus courtyards. Brother Noland, Sista Robi & Jeff Rasmussen and Tony Conjugacion headline the entertainment.
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KUALI'I A HIDDEN GEM AT MÄNOA HERITAGE CENTER
Kuali'i, a historic home named for a king of O'ahu who died in 1730, sits on the grounds of the Mānoa Heritage Center, along with Kukao'o Heiau and a native Hawaiian garden.
The center is on 3.2 acres and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Kukao'o Heiau is the only heiau remaining intact in the ahupua'a (land division) of Waikīkī. To visit, call 988-1287 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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TWO OF DAMIEN’S FINEST TO BE HONORED AT GOURMET FETE
Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and the late Army 1st Lt. Jonathan Brostrom will be honored with the first "St. Damien Legacy Awards" for service and sacrifice at Dole Ballrooms May 1. The event will feature epicurean food stations offering delicacies from Hawai'i and the European, American and Asian continents. For information, call David Gibson, at 440-9532, Roxane Goo at 841-0196 or the main office at 841-0195.
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UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PLANS COLLEGE FAIR AT WAIPAHU HIGH
An informational University of Hawai'i College Fair will be held at Waipahu High School cafeteria from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The gethering will cover college planning, scholarships and financial aid. Learn about careers in teaching, pharmacy, automotive mechanics, nursing, television, accounting and more. UH system colleges will be represented along with several private schools and nonprofit groups.
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