The Polynesian Voyaging Society is the recipient of a $70,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente Hawaiʻi, that will be used to support its historic worldwide voyage aboard the Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia canoes.
Similar fundraiser walks are planned on other islands throughout the month, with the Maui event slated for this weekend, Saturday, May 10th. Funds raised from the events benefit hundreds of non-profit organizations around the state, with the Maui event going directly to non-profits within the county.
Small businesses on Maui have a new opportunity to network and grow through the first-ever Maui Small Business Week, May 12-16 at the Mākena Beach and Golf Resort, the non-profit Maui Business Brainstormers group announced.
An estimated 300 students, 120 teachers, and 75 industry professionals from across the state are attending the 5th Annual Hawaiʻi STEM Conference taking place today and tomorrow at the Wailea Marriott in South Maui.