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Maui Volunteers Recognized Through Pilot Program

July 5, 2011, 6:01 AM HST
* Updated July 5, 8:09 AM
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By Wendy Osher

Volunteer Heros recognized during National Volunteer Week, April 11, 2011. Picture includes from left to right..Gloria Adlawan (Maui Nui Botanical Gardens Volunteer), Lillian Murakami (Hale Makua Volunteer, and Mike Wilson (National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii, Maui Branch). County of Maui photo.

The County of Maui announced nominees for its quarterly Hero volunteer program. The pilot project highlights outstanding volunteers throughout the year who are recognized for their service and commitment to the community.

Nominees include:

  • Robyn M. Walters of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary;
  • Diana Schulte of Maui Nui Botanical Gardens;
  • Dr. Marcus Griffin of the Kihei-Wailea Medical Center;
  • Kay Leeson of the American Heart Association;
  • Jimmy Dadian of Habitat for Humanity Maui Ecycling, and
  • Erin Marie Olson and Dr. William Gintling of the Pacific Primate Sanctuary.

The Volunteer Hero Program is organized by the County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Volunteer Center.  Volunteer heroes are recognized throughout the year on the County website and through other local media outlets.

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