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MEO Youth Services hosts town hall on suicide and prevention

MEO Youth Services hosts town hall on suicide and prevention

A Moloka‘i Suicide Prevention & Awareness Day on Wednesday, July 27, culminates in a town hall gathering at Kalaiakamanu Hou Church Hall in Kaunakakai from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services in partnership with the County of Maui and E Ola Hou...

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Head Starts Laurie Saito named MEO Employee of the Month

Head Starts Laurie Saito named MEO Employee of the Month

Teacher Aide Laurie Saito, who endeavors to do what’s best for Head Start families, has been named Maui Economic Opportunity Employee of the Month. Amid the pandemic, Laurie has proven to be a team player with the flexibility and creativity to adapt to the changing...

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Carol Reimann installed as MEO Board President

Carol Reimann installed as MEO Board President

Maui Economic Opportunity symbolically put together the pieces of the Board of Directors leadership team, led by Carol Reimann, at the board’s annual meeting Thursday, July 7, at the MEO Wailuku office. Using a puzzle theme, retired Judge Rhonda Loo installed the...

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Sen. Brian Schatz makes a visit to MEO

Sen. Brian Schatz makes a visit to MEO

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz discussed Maui Economic Opportunity’s Kāohi youth program on Moloka‘i, federal transportation funding issues and the Hale Mahaolu Ke Kahua Housing Community during a half-hour visit to MEO’s Wailuku office on Thursday, July 7. He met with MEO...

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MEO Kahi Kamalii infant toddler center receives $15k donation

MEO Kahi Kamalii infant toddler center receives $15k donation

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Kahi Kamali‘i infant toddler center is the beneficiary of a $15,000 grant from the Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort Charitable Trust, the second year in a row the trust has made a donation to the Central Maui facility. The Charitable Trust selected...

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The MEO Minute 29

The MEO Minute 29

Director of Community Services Cassi Yamashita discussed available rental/mortgage assistance available, especially for families experiencing hardships from COVID-19, on The MEO Minute, a segment on the Wednesday, June 29, The Maui Daily. Cassi appears at about the...

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Paratransit discount coupon booklets renewed

Paratransit discount coupon booklets renewed

Discount fare coupon booklets for Maui Bus paratransit riders have been renewed for the next fiscal year with the approval of the Maui County budget, and current booklets will still be accepted. The booklets of 12 coupons cost $20; a savings of $4 for 12 rides with a...

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Youth beach park cleanup at Kanaha

Youth beach park cleanup at Kanaha

About 40 youths from Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui and Maui Family Support Services picked up six bags of trash at Kanaha Beach Park on Tuesday morning. The trash included bottle caps, cigarette butts, wrappers, broken...

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