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Jacqueline Kapu and Kamalei Santos Bras. Photo courtesy Jessica Pearl Photography.
Kihei Teen Crowned Miss T.E.E.N. Maui 2012
January 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Life, People
 

The title was the inaugural event for the pageant on Maui, featuring young ladies competing for their own individual purpose. The Miss T.E.E.N. organization stands for: Teenagers Exemplifying Excellence Nationally.


Dr. Michael H. Dang
Maui Gets New Heart Surgeon on Valentine’s Day
January 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

Dr. Dang previously served as the Chief of Surgery and Chief of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery at The Queen’s Medical Center. In his new capacity on Maui, he will join the Maui Heart and Vascular Clinic located at 1849 Wili Pa Loop in Wailuku.


(From left): MCDS scholarship chair Dr. Peter Fay, Mrs. Mariye Lau for Dr. Jonathan Lau scholarship co-chair, UHMC DH students Andrea Hetherington and Kerilyn Dofa, Tokunaga Scholarship donor Mrs. Sara Jean Tokunaga, and UHMC DH students Maricel Paet and Mary Kahaialii.  Photo courtesy of University of Hawai'i Maui College.
Dental Hygiene Students Earn Maui Scholarships
January 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Health & Wellness
 

Four Maui students are the recipients of scholarships established to promote and support careers in dental hygiene. The students are all graduates of the University of Hawaii Maui College, and are enrolled in their first year of the college’s dental hygiene program.


Exterior sunset view The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali.  Courtesy image, Sumithra Balraj/Westin Maui.
Maui Westin Hotels First With OSHA Certification
December 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Health & Wellness
 

Westin Risk Management Officials: Our pro-active approach has resulted in reduction of accidents and costs involved.


A volunteer at KHAKO weeding to make room for more plants in the community garden.
PHOTOS: Volunteers Planting Homeless Community Resources
December 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, People
 

A new community garden is being planted at Ke Hale A Ke Ola by the Community Work Day Program, which has been recently funded by a grant which will implement 16 gardens in Maui.


Blood Bank Hawaii logo.
Maui December Donors Get Sweet Treat
December 25th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Health & Wellness
 

In Hawaii, only 2% of the eligible population donates blood, and more donors are always needed. Maui donors will receive a special “Pint-for-a-Pint” ice cream coupon for donating blood during the December Blood Bank drive on the Valley Ise.


Image Courtesy: State Department Of Health
Hawaii Health Officials Release Influenza Education Videos
December 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Health & Wellness
 

The Hawai’i State Department of Health today announced the release of a new series of influenza education videos.
Working in partnership with the Department of Education and private schools, the video series was developed with input from students and teachers as well as community pediatricians.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: 250 Kids Get New Set of “Wheels” From Maui Car Dealer
December 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Maui News, People
 

Confusion quickly turned to surprise, smiles, and cheers, when the owner of the car dealership, Jim Falk, announced that the “new wheels” were for all 240 of the kids who had arrived by busload from six Boys & Girls Clubs on Maui.


Photo credit: Hep Free Hawaii
New Funds Link More Hepatitis Patients To Medical Care
December 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Health & Wellness
 

Hepatitis B and C are the most common known causes of liver cancer in Hawai’i, and Hawai‘i has the highest rate of liver cancer in the US. According to Hawai‘i State Department of Health estimates, about 50,000 people in Hawai‘i may be living with hepatitis B and C, and most of them are not in treatment or have even sought medical care.


From Left: Matt Meola, Hank Gaskell, Leona Bak Nomura, J. Kalani English, Albee Layer. Photo courtesy of Nancy Meola.
Surf Film “Innersection” Showcases Maui Talent
December 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, People
 

The event also served as a fundraiser for Kuau Mart, the now closed but far from forgotten favorite North Shore surfer spot for grinds previously near Ho’okipa Beach Park.


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