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OHA Grant Issued for Maui’s 10th Annual Celebration of Fathers

January 22, 2016, 7:22 AM HST
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Maui Family Support Services.

Maui Family Support Services.

Maui Family Support Services, Inc. received a $6,800 grant from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs in support of its 10th Annual Celebration of Fathers event to be held on the grounds of University of Hawaiʻi Maui Campus on June 18, 2016.

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs which advocates for the betterment of conditions of all Native Hawaiians is guided by a vision and mission to ensure the perpetuation of the culture, to protect the entitlements of Native Hawaiians, and to build a strong and healthy Hawaiian people and nation.

The funds provided by OHA will allow MFSS to expand and enhance this annual event which focuses on the vital importance of fathers in the social, academic, and behavioral development of their children.

Maui Family Support Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit agency incorporated in 1980 to provide early childhood development services to families on Maui. The agency has provided over 35 years of continuous service to residents of Maui County.

MFSS’ mission is to promote healthy family functioning by providing supportive services that build on family strengths utilizing our collective resources toward the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The agency serves the islands of Maui, Lānaʻi and Molokaʻi.

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