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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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Rose Ancheta named MEO branch manager on Lanai

Rose Ancheta named MEO branch manager on Lanai

Rose Jane Ancheta, a Lana‘i High alumna with a long career in health care on the island, has joined Maui Economic Opportunity as Lana‘i branch manager. Ancheta began in the post leading MEO operations on Lana‘i in March. She replaces Kaena Doolin, who moved to Oahu....

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The MEO Minute 20

The MEO Minute 20

On Wednesday, Executive Assistant Lee Imada discussed the lifting of the facemask requirement on MEO vehicles and the new Hana to Central Maui shopping shuttle on some Saturdays. His segment also appears at about 9 minute...

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The MEO Minute 19

The MEO Minute 19

The MEO Minute posts, which appear Wednesdays on Akaku's The Maui Daily, COO Gay Sibonga discussed services offered in Hana and on Moloka‘i and Lana‘i. Her segment appears at about the 10 minute mark....

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MEO Gala-We Are Ohana

MEO Gala-We Are Ohana

MEO fundraising Gala is set for April 30. Maui Economic Opportunity’s fundraising Gala ‘We Are ‘Ohana’, featuring Grammy winning slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson with a special appearance by Amy Hānaiali‘i, will be held Saturday, April 30, at the King Kamehameha Golf...

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The MEO Minute 18

The MEO Minute 18

Transportation Director Patty Copperfield took her minute on The MEO Minute on Wednesday, April 6, to discuss the continuing mask-wearing requirement on MEO buses, per the federal Transportation Security Authority. TSA extended the requirement until April 18 and is...

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