A wall in Pāʻia that was repeatedly vandalized and plagued by weeds, bottles, and trash, was transformed into a mural by youth from Maui Economic Opportunity.
Maui Economic Opportunity announced the receipt of a $150,000 three-year grant from The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to support its Being Empowered and Safe Together prisoner reintegration program.
Organizers are looking for thoughts on how the site could be of social and economic value to the community.
The agency currently provides subsidized transportation services to the elderly, low-income, individuals with disabilities, and disadvantaged youth in Maui County.
The agency was granted full operational control of the para-transit bus service on July 1, 2013. Since then, MEO officials have been working to bring staffing up to full levels.
MEO Business Development Center graduated 15 students who presented their business plans to Maui bankers at a graduation dinner held on April 23.
MEO Business Development Center graduated 34 students from its Core Four Business Planning course last month and is starting a special evening series March 12.
Maui business consultants present free workshops on a variety subjects at the Maui County Business Resource Center each month.
Maui Economic Opportunity recognized Bard Peterson and Agape Foundation Charitable Trust at its annual recognition luncheon Tuesday.
Several Maui County businesses have won 2013 SBA Small Business Awards, including Ardent Management, Blue Ginger Cafe, Rainbow Tax, Media Element and more.
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