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MEO seeks residents to fill out Community Needs Survey

MEO seeks residents to fill out Community Needs Survey

Maui Economic Opportunity has begun circulating a survey on the causes of poverty in Maui County to be used in the development of a Community Needs Assessment and Action Plan that the nonprofit generates every three years. As a Community Action Partnership nonprofit,...

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Construction Industry of Maui donates to MEO

Construction Industry of Maui donates to MEO

Maui Economic Opportunity received a check for $2,500 from the Construction Industry of Maui on Wednesday, May 18, to support the agency’s programs to reintegrate, train and employ recently released inmates. This is the second consecutive year that the construction...

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The MEO Minute 22

The MEO Minute 22

MEO Board President Bard Peterson, who will be completing his two-year term in July, gives a recap of the "We Are ‘Ohana" fundraising gala in the May 11 The MEO Minute on Akaku's The Maui Daily. The event was held April 30 at the King Kamehameha Golf Club. The segment...

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The MEO Minute 21

The MEO Minute 21

CEO Debbie Cabebe took her turn on The MEO Minute on Akaku's The Maui Daily to talk about Community Action Month. MEO is Maui County's Community Action Agency, part of a national network of nonprofits whose mission is to battle poverty. Debbie's segment is at about...

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Mayor declares May Community Action Month with MEO

Mayor declares May Community Action Month with MEO

Mayor Michael Victorino proclaimed May Community Action Month in Maui County on Wednesday, May 4, with staff from Maui Economic Opportunity, the county’s Community Action Agency, attending and turning the Mayor’s Conference Room into a sea of pink polo shirts. MEO,...

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MEO Annual Report for fiscal year 2021 available

MEO Annual Report for fiscal year 2021 available

The Maui Economic Opportunity 2021 Annual Report: A Year of Resilience & Flexibility has been released by the 57-year-old nonprofit agency serving Maui County residents in need. The report, covering the fiscal year Oct. 1, 2020, to Sept. 30, 2021, includes...

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Michael Victorino declared May Community Action month

Michael Victorino declared May Community Action month

Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino declared May Community Action month in Maui County. MEO is the county’s Community Action Agency, one of four in Hawaii and more than a thousand nationwide, whose goal is to battle poverty and support people in need.

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Governor among those attending MEO Gala fundraiser

Governor among those attending MEO Gala fundraiser

More than 250 attendees of Maui Economic Opportunity’s “We are ‘Ohana” Gala fundraiser, which included Gov. David Ige, enjoyed a night of Hawaiian music and entertainment by Jeff Peterson and Amy Hānaiali‘i and learned about the breadth of the nonprofit agency’s...

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The Ohana Gala fundraiser

The Ohana Gala fundraiser

Maui Economic Opportunity "We are ‘Ohana" Gala fundraiser on Saturday, April 30, at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu drew about 250 people. Jeff Peterson and Amy Hānaiali‘i entertained their gathering with their special sounds of Hawaii. Among the dignitaries...

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Mahie McPherson named MEO Molokai Manager

Mahie McPherson named MEO Molokai Manager

Mahie K. McPherson officially took over as Maui Economic Opportunity Moloka‘i Manager in late March and will run agency operations on the island while serving as liaison to the community and identifying needs. She replaces longtime manager, Yolanda Reyes, who retired...

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