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Million Dollar Loan Fund Created to assist Businesses owned by Lanai Residents
March 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The MEO Business Development Corp. (MEO BDC) received a $1 million grant to create a revolving loan fund for businesses owned by Lanai residents. The Agape Foundation awarded the grant to assist Lanaians in their pursuit of successfully operating their own small businesses. A key component of the loan program is the Core Four Business […]


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MCC Renamed University of Hawaii Maui College
February 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Community College has a new name.  MCC drops its Community College Status and becomes the University of Hawaii Maui College. The name change was approved by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents during their monthly meeting held today on Oahu.  The change was proposed to accurately represent the college’s programs and services that […]


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Forum Presents Both Sides in Akaka Bill Debate
February 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

A Forum on the Akaka Bill will be held tonight, Tuesday, February 16, 2010, with speakers presenting both sides of the debate.  The bill was crafted to establish a process for Native Hawaiians to gain federal recognition. Speakers in support include Boyd Mossman, Robin Danner, and Blossom Feiteira; those against include Kaleikoa Ka’eo, Henry Noa […]


MCC Adds 769 Students, Enrollment up 24 Percent
MCC Adds 769 Students, Enrollment up 24 Percent
February 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Community College registered 4,078 students, a gain of 769 or 23.2 percent.  MCC reported the greatest enrollment increase behind Windward Community College where enrollment increased 24.3 percent. Statewide, the 55,761 students at the 10-campus University of Hawaii System set an all-time record for spring enrollment. Spring enrollment increased for a third straight year, with […]


Reenactment Retraces Events Leading to Hawaii’s Annexation
Reenactment Retraces Events Leading to Hawaii’s Annexation
October 29th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

‘A’ole loa! ‘A’ole loa! The Queen’s Women: A reenactment of the 1897Anti-Annexation Meeting comes to Maui.  This presentation comes to Maui on Monday, November 2, 2009 at 7 p.m., at Maui Community College Ka Lama room 103. Reporter Miriam Michelson visits Hawaii to attend the meeting of the Women’s Hawaiian Patriotic League to protest against […]


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Showing of “Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawaii” 10/29/09
October 28th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawaii, a film by Anne Keala Kelly comes to Maui on Thursday, November 5, 2009 beginning at 6 p.m. at Maui Community College, Ka Lama room 103. The documentary is a contemporary look at Hawaiian people, politics, and resistance in the face of laws, economy militarism, and real estate […]


UH SYSTEM FALL 2009 ENROLLMENT REACHES ALL-TIME RECORD HIGH OF 58,157
UH SYSTEM FALL 2009 ENROLLMENT REACHES ALL-TIME RECORD HIGH OF 58,157
September 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The fall 2009 opening enrollment for the University of Hawaii System reached an unprecedented 58,157, the highest in the institution’s history.  It surpasses fall 2008′s record enrollment of 53,5 09 by 8.7 percent.  For the second year in a row, UH’s fall opening enrollment has experienced an increase after remaining at 50,000 for five years. […]


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HAWAII METH PROJECT TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUM ON MAUI
August 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

The Hawaii Meth Project will hold a community prevention forum in Kahului on Maui on August 5, 2009. The nonprofit organization launched a hard-hitting island media campaign last month aimed at reducing first time methamphetamine use.  The forum will feature discussion with local leaders, information on prevention efforts and an overview of its volunteer program.  […]


MCC NAMED TO PRESIDENT’S COMMUNITY SERVICE HONOR ROLL
MCC NAMED TO PRESIDENT’S COMMUNITY SERVICE HONOR ROLL
March 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui community College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.The designation was issued by the Corporation for National and Community Service—and is the highest recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement.More than 100 students at MCC participate in a number of partnerships established with […]


A Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition, “Key Ingredients: America by Food”
A Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition, “Key Ingredients: America by Food”
February 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Event Calendar
 

Exhibit Host Site: Maui Community College, Ka`a’ike Building FREE! February 14 – April 12 (closed Sundays and holidays) Curated by Charles Camp, Key Ingredients: America by Food explores the connections between Americans and the foods we produce, prepare, preserve, and present at the table. Our recipes, menus, ceremonies, etiquette, and even our fast foods are […]


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