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For Client and Staff Health and Safety, the MEO Office will be closed to all in-person traffic except by appointment

Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at midnight, MEO will be closed to all in-person traffic to our facilities. However, staff will be available by phone, email or in-person by appointment ONLY.

Please stay home and email to discuss your individual needs and we will contact you.

If you do not have the ability to email us, to minimize your hold time, please contact the department you need assistance from directly and only contact the Administration office if you are not sure who to contact. We will do our best to respond before the end of business on the day that you call.

All MEO staff and clients are required to wear face masks at all times when when meeting in-person and when riding MEO vehicles.



Take Leadership With Debbie Cabebe (Video)

March 1, 2021

Join Debbie Cabebe, CEO of Maui Economic Opportunity, as she talks about MEO’s response during Covid-19, the state of non-profits and the legacy of the Nisei Veterans and MEO.

Benefactor award presentation

February 23, 2021

Maui Economic Opportunity Board President Bard Peterson and CEO Debbie Cabebe presented MEO’s Benefactor of the Year and certificate of congratulations from Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino to Maui Soda & Ice Works on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at the company plant on Lower Main Street. The Nobriga family has owned Maui Soda for the […]

MEO receives $10,000 grant from Kent & Polli Smith Family Fund to help with rental, utility costs

February 19, 2021

The Kent & Polli Smith Family Fund of the Hawai`I Community Foundation provided a $10,000 grant to Maui Economic Opportunity for rental and utility assistance to people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant went to first-time applicants for rent and utility assistance. A total of 21 households and 54 people received help through the […]

Donor gives $400,000 to Grand Wailea workers

February 18, 2021

The $400,000 Maui Malama Project, administered by Maui Economic Opportunity, assisted 94 households of Grand Wailea Maui workers with rent/mortgage, utility, child care and other expenses. Dr. John W. and Patricia Canzano funded the grant to help workers impacted by the closure of the resort due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents of South Carolina, the […]

Arleen Gerbig, Jaimie Dukelow, Maui Soda lauded for volunteer work at MEO celebration

February 12, 2021

Hawaiian Electric and Aloha United Way launch Hawai‘i Utility Bill Assistance Program

February 4, 2021

Fund established with $2 million from company shareholders Hawaiian Electric is the founding sponsor of Aloha United Way’s new statewide program to help qualifying families recover from the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hawai‘i Utility Bill Assistance Program will begin accepting applications through the Aloha United Way website on Feb. 8, 2021 […]


Coupons for fresh produce available for seniors

Coupons for fresh produce available for seniors

Applications currently are being accepted for the 2021 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, which provides low-income seniors with fresh produce from Maui farmers’ markets. Each participant will receive 10 $5 coupons, worth a total of $50, to exchange for...

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*Michael Kini named MEO 2020 Driver of the Year*

*Michael Kini named MEO 2020 Driver of the Year*

Michael Kini, who has driven paratransit buses for the last five years without an accident, was named Maui Economic Opportunity’s 2020 Driver of the Year. The announcement was made by Carol Davis and Chason Ishii of Atlas Insurance, which sponsors the cash award and...

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Aloha, For immediate assistance, please contact your local police department and/or the parking lot manager. Police may cite a vehicle for failure to display a valid parking placard or special license plate, vehicle encroachment into the access aisle, or use of...

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Maui Health, Maui County Office on Aging and Seabury Hall are partnering to offer kupuna 75 years old or older one-on-one help to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments through the Kūpuna Help Desk.The Kūpuna Help Desk will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the J. Walter Cameron Center in Wailuku. To book an appointment, call Seabury Hall at 572-7235 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Walk-up appointments are available on a space-available basis.Kūpuna Help Desk is staffed by Seabury Hall students who have been trained to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments on VAMS, the federal Vaccine Administration Management System. Seabury Hall has held three smaller Kūpuna Help Desk events in January and February at the schoolʻs campus in Makawao. This weekend’s event is the first scheduled in Central Maui. All vaccine appointments will be scheduled for Maui Memorial Medical Center’s vaccine clinic, which is administering the Pfizer vaccine. Kūpuna Help Desk staff also will help kūpuna book their second vaccine appointment after the first shot is administered. ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to Alexandria Domingo as MEO's January 2021 Employee of the Month!"Alex" is assistant director for early childhood services, having worked her way up during her 16 years with MEO from classroom teacher at the UH-Maui College Head Start site.The announcement was made at the virtual General Staff and Annual Recognition Awards on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.Ashley Caris nominated Alex for the honor and will receive $50. Alex earned an extra day off and $150. ... See MoreSee Less
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