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Friday, June 11, 2021

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.
Sunday, February 14, 2021

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.
Thursday, December 31, 2020

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.
Thursday, April 23, 2020

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.
Monday, December 02, 2019

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 …
Friday, November 22, 2019

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.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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…
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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.
Friday, August 30, 2019

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…
Saturday, August 17, 2019

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.
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