Maui Hosts 5th Annual Volunteer Expo
By Maui Now Staff
More than 20 non-profit agencies will be on hand as featured vendors at the upcoming Volunteer Expo 2012.
The 5th annual event honors and celebrates the generous spirit of volunteerism and will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2012, at the main stage of the Queen Ka’ahumanu Shopping Center in Kahului.
“This is a great way to showcase these exhibitors to the community. The world of non profits is what helps make Maui No Ka Oi” said Wendy Stebbins, County of Maui Volunteer Coordinator.
Exhibits and displays include the following:
- HandsOn Maui featuring the Auwahi Wind project
- The Maui Marine Sanctuary Volunteer Council, joined by Hawaiian National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
- Hale Makua
- The Coral Reef Alliance and Kaanapali Makai Watch
- The Hailiimaile Community Garden
- Other vendors include the Maui Historical Society, Bailey House Museum and many more.
Featured entertainment includes: Zumba instructor Keoni Manuel; Ukulele virtuoso Derick Sebastian; the Maui Academy of Performing Arts; and the Seabury Hall Hawaiian Ensemble.
The Volunteer Expo is sponsored by the County of Maui, Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Volunteer Center, Tri-Isle RC&D, Inc. Mokulele Airlines, Grand Wailea Resort, Auwahi Wind Project, Sempra US Gas and Power and the Queen Kaahumanu Center.