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MEO-Maui Fires Relief Fund

In an effort to get assistance out quicker, MEO is now accepting direct donations to be used for rental placements and other essential needs for those impacted by the fires. We have been in contact with landlords and Realtors about open units and are compiling a list.

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Maui Economic Opportunity

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MEO-Maui Fires Relief Fund

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MEO-Maui Fires Relief Fund



New MEO 14-passenger bus for Hana blessed

May 16, 2024

Maui Economic Opportunity Hana driver Kane Kanakaole blesses a new 14-passenger bus for East Maui residents on May 1 outside of MEO offices in Hana...

Elizabeth Whitehead, Estrelita Bradford, 80, honored at Older American event

May 14, 2024

Elizabeth Whitehead and Estrelita Bradford, both 80 years old, are recognized by MEO CEO Debbie Cabebe...

The Maui County Policy & Coordinating Council met Wednesday, May 8th

May 8, 2024

The Maui County Policy & Coordinating Council met Wednesday, May 8, at Maui Economic Opportunity....

Candidates and officeholders may join Kupuna Aloha Luncheon on July 27

May 8, 2024

David Yanagisako leads the Kupuna Aloha Luncheon in the Pledge of Allegiance on July 30, 2022, at the Grand Wailea. In an election year, more than 40 candidates for public office met with kupuna at the event.

MEO top nonprofit fundraiser in MHLA Visitor Industry Charity Walk

May 7, 2024

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Head Start team poses for a photo before embarking on the 2.6 mile Maui Visitor Industry Charity Walk course Saturday, May 4.

1,300 kupuna receive coupons for fresh food; SFMNP applications closed

May 3, 2024

All of the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program funds have been committed for the year, applications will no longer be accepted....

Fun, food and friendship at 52nd annual Kupuna Aloha Luncheon

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MEO, Inc, in partnership with the Maui County Planning and Coordinating Council, will host the 52nd Annual Kupuna Aloha...

23 youth join MEO’s overnight Kamp Kāohi on Molokai

April 19, 2024

Twenty-three Moloka‘i youth participated in games and activities that highlighted the negative impacts of alcohol, tobacco and....

MEO disburses Maui Relief TANF/HCF funds that help 4,000 people in 5 months

April 17, 2024

Monni Nash, Maui Relief TANF Program manager, helps an applicant for the program that assists those directly impacted by the Aug. 8, 2023, wildfires at Maui Economic Opportunity offices in Wailuku....



A new 14-passenger bus based in East Maui was officially blessed May 1 outside the Maui Economic Opportunity office in Hana.MEO Hana driver Kane Kanakaole, the great grandson of famed kumu hula Edith Kanakaole, performed the blessing with lei made for the bus. Following the blessing, Kane and Tuks Medeiros drove bus P166 around town.MEO runs the specialized Human Services transportation system on Maui, including East Maui; Lana‘i and Moloka‘i, through a grant from the county. MEO transports qualified riders at no cost to them to their jobs, shopping, medical appointments and youth and kupuna activities.The new bus, obtained through a State of Hawai‘i bus replacement program funded by the federal government, will provide rides to East Maui residents throughout the region and to Central Maui for shopping and to youth athletes to competitions island wide.East Maui residents interested in getting rides on MEO buses should contact the MEO Hana office at (808) 248-8282. ... See MoreSee Less
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