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MEO to assist workers involved in human trafficking case
MEO to assist workers involved in human trafficking case
September 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Maui Economic Opportunity is assisting a group of low-income farm workers involved in a state-wide human trafficking case. An agency press release reports the case is believed to be the largest in U.S. history. Immigration officials say they expect 25 out of the 62 Hawaii victims they represent will be getting their green cards within […]


$331,000 federal grant to help Maui’s low income farm workers
$331,000 federal grant to help Maui’s low income farm workers
June 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Maui has been awarded a labor grant to help low-income farm workers.  The $331,137 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor is being overseen by Maui Economic Opportunity.  Anyone who has been employed as an agricultural worker over the past two years is encouraged to apply for assistance.  Fundign will go toward job training, educational […]


Harry Johnson, MEO Transportation Director; Sandy Baz, MEO CEO; Gregg Lundberg, Westin Ocean Resort Villas G.M.; and Lyn McNeff, MEO Chief Operations Manager.  Photo courtesy: ARDA-Hawaii.
Donation made to support MEO transportation facility
June 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The American Resort Development Association of Hawaii (ARDA-Hawaii), a timeshare organization, donated $1,000 to the Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO) agency for the construction of a transportation facility in Pu’unene. The donation is aimed at demands for transportation services to the elderly and those with special needs on Maui.  The planned transportation facility was designed to […]


VIDEO: Seniors and Disabled fight for MEO bus funding
VIDEO: Seniors and Disabled fight for MEO bus funding
April 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YgpP5BPRWA[/youtube] Seniors and disabled residents showed up in force at the county building Tuesday morning (April 20, 2010) to speak out against proposed cuts to a portion of funding for the MEO bus system.  Maui Economic Opportunity currently provides transportation services to the elderly, disabled and under served groups. “No wheels, no […]