Teachers offered hands-on lessons at STEM conference

Teachers offered hands-on lessons at STEM conference

Sadie Mossman holds a perfect attendance record at the Hawaii Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Conference presented by Maui Economic Development Board. “MEDB always brings in great resources at the conference and I come away every year learning something,” … Continue reading

Haiku chef concocts locally sourced pies, hummus

Haiku chef concocts locally sourced pies, hummus

Haiku resident John Cadman’s career as a hotel sous chef, a school cafeteria manager and now the owner of a locally sourced food business has always focused on healthy alternatives. “I just felt like it was my destiny,” Cadman said, … Continue reading

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Baldwin senior: Robotics, STEM education paid off

Baldwin senior: Robotics, STEM education paid off

Baldwin High School robotics team captain Joey Albright has been accepted into six colleges with plans to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. He says his experience with robot building and the task of writing grants to fund the robotics … Continue reading

Youth Alliance sees judicial system in practice

Youth Alliance sees judicial system in practice

For 16-year-old twins Jessie and Jordan Haylor, participating in a recent Maui Youth Alliance visit to 2nd Circuit Court in Wailuku was eye-opening. “It was such an incredible experience being able to converse with Judge Peter Cahill,” Jessie said. “I … Continue reading

Pukalani Elementary pupils learn to enjoy science

Pukalani Elementary pupils learn to enjoy science

Students in kindergarten through 5th grade at Pukalani Elementary School are enjoying, even getting excited about, science these days, according to Curriculum Coordinator Jasmine Domingo. So much so, that more than 100 of them have been engaging in extracurricular, school-sponsored … Continue reading

Auxiliary supports Maui Memorial Medical Center’s mission

Auxiliary supports Maui Memorial Medical Center’s mission

For more than four decades now, Maui Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary members have poured time and energy into supporting the hospital’s mission to provide high quality medical services. The 62 active volunteers, according to President Amy Hanlon, give approximately 10,000 … Continue reading

Betsill Brothers instills honor to build business

Betsill Brothers instills honor to build business

At Betsill Brothers Construction Inc., business is more than building affordable homes and buildings. It’s about building relationships, a value inspired by the family patriarch, Doyle Betsill Sr. “We provide excellent service to our customers and our dad, who was … Continue reading

Environmental engineer enjoys encouraging young girls

Environmental engineer enjoys encouraging young girls

An environmental engineer is giving back by encouraging young girls to think about the possibilities in their future. Audrey Chihara, a 2004 Lahainaluna High School graduate, has been participating as a mentor in Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day since … Continue reading

Ke Alahele grant helps Hana students link past and future

Ke Alahele grant helps Hana students link past and future

Hana High School science and natural resources teacher Paulo Burns says he and many of his students are visual learners, meaning that seeing is believing for them. So, when Burns and his students received 10 computer tablets, a projector, a … Continue reading

Maui Food Technology Center’s 1st Annual Supply and Service Expo

Maui Food Technology Center’s 1st Annual Supply and Service Expo

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Maui Food Technology Center will hold their 1st Annual Supply and Service Expo at the Hannibal Tavares Community Center in Pukalani from 10 am to 3 pm. This is the perfect opportunity for new or … Continue reading