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Expectant Moms in Hawaiʻi Wanted for Nationwide Gestational Diabetes Study

Kaiser Permanente Hawaiʻi Center for Health Research is seeking pregnant women in their first trimester and without diabetes to participate in the new nationwide GO MOMs study to improve gestational diabetes screening and diagnosis by better understanding blood glucose levels throughout pregnancy. The study is supported by the National Institutes of Health.

5-Year-Old Maui Boy on ‘Long Road to Recovery’ after 8-Hour Brain Surgery

Five-year-old Tekauri Kanata, a kindergartener at Waiheʻe Elementary School on Maui, underwent an emergency 8-hour surgery at Kapiolani Hospital on Oʻahu to remove a large and fast-growing tumor at the base of his brain. Now he faces radiation and chemotherapy on the long road to recovery.

VIDEO: Community Gifts Car to Maui Security Guard for Going Above and Beyond

Aina Townsend, 22, of Wailuku, drove off in his very first fully-paid-for vehicle on New Year’s Eve. The man who works as a security guard at a local grocery store didn’t know that doing what he felt was right would land him in such a lucky position.

Amid Pandemic and Difficult Finances, Maui Mom Turns to Midwife For Childbirth

Wendy Osher, News Director for MauiNow interviewed Jacilyn “Noelani” Lum Lung, a Maui resident who has been affected in a unique way by the ongoing pandemic. She’s 37 weeks pregnant and is hoping her insurance will contribute to her home birth given the COVID-19 cluster at the hospital and tight finances her family faces.

VIDEO: First Ever Seabury Hall-iday!

Seabury Hall announces its inaugural Seabury Hall-iday: Holiday Lights for Charity event on Friday, December 6th on the school’s Olinda campus. The …

FREE Family Event at the MACC to Celebrate 25 Years!

MACC’s FREE gift to the community! The evening will include two presentations of “The Spheres” by the performing arts company, Australia’s Strange Fruit(produced by Strut & Fret Production House), whose spectacular work fuses theatre, dance, and circus.

Register for the Maui Family YMCA Youth Triathlon!

The Maui Family YMCA promotes active participation in the sports of swimming, biking, and running. It is our hope that this event will foster increased…

Eleventh Annual Paddle for Life Event Next Month

For the 11th year consecutive year, cancer patients, survivors and supporters will gather at Hanakaʻōʻō Beach and traverse the ʻAuʻau Channel to the shores of Mānele Bay on Lānaʻi.

Piha 30: Celebrating 30 years of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi at Pāʻia Elementary

Speakers, speeches, and live entertainment by Nā Haumāna o Ke Kula Kaiapuni o Maui, Kamakakēhau Fernandez , Kamaka Camarillo, Kawika Aliinoa…

London Fashion Week Welcomes its First Hawaiʻi Designer

Years of hard work are finally paying off for Molokaʻi Designer Kanoelani Davis, who will soon be the first-ever fashion designer from Hawaiʻi to present her products at the London Fashion Week.

F-22 Raptors Visit Maui

The Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) hosted an F-22 Raptor exhibit for the public at the Kahului Airport OGG on the island of Maui, Hawaiʻi, Aug. 2

Video: Maui Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Maui Nowʻs Malika Dudley caught up with the Maui Family YMCA Health and Wellness Director. View video above…

Food Trucks, Entertainment & Fun! What is the Maui Sunday Market?

The Maui Sunday Market is held each Sunday from 4 pm – 8 pm, in the parking lot of the Kahului Shopping Center. The event features island vendors…

Free Books for Maui County Keiki – How You Can Help ‘Book Trust’

Our Malika Dudley interviewed Book Trust Hawaii Director, Katie McMillan for details on their yearly extravaganza. View the video above for more on what Book Trust does here in Maui County…

Blue Zones Maui Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

The Blue Zones Project has been on the ground in central Maui working toward making the healthy choice the easier choice. Our Malika Dudley interviewed, Laks Abraham, community program manager of Blue Zones Project to chat about project highlights and what we can look forward to from BZP in 2019.

Maui Boy Stands Up to Bullying With Message of Aloha

Our Malika Dudley interviewed a young boy who has experienced bullying here on Maui. His story is not unique, as more than 1 in 5 children experience being bullied each year, but at just six years old Lawaia Uwekoolani is wise beyond his years. The first…

12 Ways to Protect Your Home from Flooding

Flooding is the #1 Natural Disaster, yet only a small number of homeowners are covered by flood insurance.

The Keiki Playhouse Offers Summer Day Camps

Several summer camps are available at The Keiki Playhouse between June and August for kids up to age 12 at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center.

Kids’ Triathlon Open to Public at YMCA

The Maui Family YMCA is hosting a swim-bike-run triathlon on April 7 for kids ages five to 12, along with Healthy Kids Day festivities on April 21.

“The Keiki Playhouse” Grand Re-Opening at QKC on Saturday

Family-owned and operated “The Keiki Playhouse” will be re-opening in a new location with upgrades, new play structures and at a lower price point for customers. 
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