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Mayor declares May Community Action Month, praises MEO

Mayor declares May Community Action Month, praises MEO

Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino declared May Community Action Month in the county and recognized Maui Economic Opportunity for its contributions, especially with its work during the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual proclamation ceremony was held Tuesday, May 4, and...

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MEO thanks retiring Sen. J Kalani English…

MEO thanks retiring Sen. J Kalani English…

MEO thanks retiring Sen. J. Kalani English for his years of service in support of MEO and Maui County Maui Economic Opportunity wishes to thank retiring state Sen. J. Kalani English for all he has done in the County Council and the state Legislature to support and...

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MEO gala now set for Aug. 28

MEO gala now set for Aug. 28

CONTACT: Lee Imada MEO Executive Administrative Assistant Ph.: (808) 243-4306 (w) (808) 283-0428 (c) Email: lee.imada@meoinc.org The “. . . Do What Is Right” Maui Economic Opportunity Gala, which has been postponed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is now...

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Administrative Professionals Appreciation Breakfast

Administrative Professionals Appreciation Breakfast

MEO held its annual Administrative Professionals Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday, April 21, in the classrooms. The Administrative Professionals and their  supervisors attended the breakfast, which  included a COVID-19 anagram contest,  won by Alohalani Haupu and...

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Testimony from a parent of MEO Head Start

Testimony from a parent of MEO Head Start

Margaret Burrows-Nahoopii, who has a child enrolled in MEO Head Start, offers a heartfelt appreciation for the life-changing services the early-childhood program offers. "Without them, this Momma would be a struggling Momma, trying to do things on my own," she says in...

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MEO’s Debbi Amaral: A Champion For Children

MEO’s Debbi Amaral: A Champion For Children

Debbi Amaral, Maui Economic Opportunity’s director of Early Childhood Services, accepted her Champions for Children for Early Learning as an individual award in a virtual ceremony Wednesday, April 7. Amaral was one of 11 Champions for Children, presented by Hawai`i...

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Driver aids rider suffering seizure on his bus

Driver aids rider suffering seizure on his bus

Steve Aganos was driving his Maui Economic Opportunity bus on Kahului Beach Road at about 5 p.m. Feb. 10 for his next pickup when he heard the troubling sound of a rider possibly experiencing a seizure. He pulled over the bus on Wahinepio Drive, near the Maui Arts...

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New Hawaii Fueling Network facility blessed at MEO baseyard

New Hawaii Fueling Network facility blessed at MEO baseyard

Maui Economic Opportunity and Hawaii Petroleum officials on Monday, March 29, blessed a new gasoline and diesel fuel station at the MEO transportation baseyard in Puunene. The new station, which will go into service Thursday, April 1, was built for MEO by Hawaii...

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