Helping People… Changing Lives

With vaccinations and easing of pandemic restrictions, the MEO Office in Wailuku is open to the public in-person.

Staff will continue to be available by phone and email.

If you are not feeling well, please stay home and contact us by email or by phone at (808) 249-2990.



Kaui Alo-Palau retires after 2 decades at MEO

February 1, 2023

Kaui Alo-Palau retires after 20 years at MEO

The Business of Being Blind

January 24, 2023

“The Business of Being Blind,” a workshop for family, friends, co-workers and employers of people who are blind....

The MEO Minute-Week of 1-8

January 13, 2023

Debbie Cabebe, CEO of Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc., tells us just a few of the things they have planned for 2023...

Lorna Tagorda named Employee of the Month

January 11, 2023

Top prize of $700 in ‘Imi Pono anti-vaping youth challenge

January 10, 2023

The campaigns include three components – slogan, poster/brochure and short public service announcement video...

MEO Head Start to begin accepting applications for 2023-24

January 9, 2023

MEO’s Head Start, a 100 percent subsidized preschool program for low income families, will begin accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year beginning Wednesday, Feb, 1...

MEO Gala: A Nite At The Movies on March 25 sponsorships available

January 5, 2023

Maui Economic Opportunity’s 5th Annual Gala: A Nite At The Movies will be held from 5 to 9 p.m...

Imi Pono The Greatest Challenge 2023 focuses on vaping prevention

January 4, 2023

The third ‘Imi Pono: The Greatest Challenge, which gets underway Monday, Jan. 9, focuses on the “anti-vape movement” with high and middle school students creating public awareness campaigns...

Maui News named CEO Debbie Cabebe and MEO as People Who Made A Difference in 2022

January 4, 2023

The Maui News named CEO Debbie Cabebe and MEO as People Who Made A Difference...



For All Maui County (Maui, Moloka'i & Lana'i)Please report all resident structural property storm damages that have occurred from the rain event that began on January 27, continue to follow us for more updates through our social media platforms and at ... See MoreSee Less
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Maui Economic Opportunity gave a warm and sentimental retirement send off to Kaui Alo-Palau, who has been a fixture for the last 20 years. A luncheon was held in her honor on her last day today. Kaui told the story of her hiring and how she kept secret that her Mom, Verna, was a Head Start teacher. As the first one in the office everyday, Kaui said she enjoyed seeing the smiles of everyone starting their day. "The word 'Aloha' is spelled in the plummeria (of the MEO logo). I am very proud to have worked here," she said at the luncheon. ... See MoreSee Less
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We received a phone message from someone trying to retrieve their items left on MEO property in Waiehu. When we returned the call, the person's voicemail had not been set up.We are hoping that the individual will call 808-243-4316 and leave a name, date, and requested time of pick up. Please make sure that the voicemail is set up so that we can confirm pickup. Others wishing to retrieve their items can leave a message at that same phone number.Mahalo ... See MoreSee Less
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