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Agricultural Micro Grants

Agricultural Micro Grants

More than 100 micro-farm grants awarded by MEO in Maui County funded program Maui County’s $2.5 million Agricultural Micro Grants Program, administered by Maui Economic Opportunity, purchased tractors, chippers and other supplies; put up fencing and sheds; and...

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Young entrepreneur makes donation to MEO

Young entrepreneur makes donation to MEO

A 7 1/2 year old entrepreneur chose the Maui Economic Opportunity Head Start program to receive $150 from the proceeds of her handmade bracelet sales. “I wanted to help people,” said Mila Diaz of Wailuku. “It makes you feel good . . . because I am giving to other...

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MEO Youth Services No Cost Enrichment Program

MEO Youth Services No Cost Enrichment Program

MEO Youth Services is offering programs for 5th to 12th grade students. Prevention Courses (Virtual Only) Each Course consists of 5 one-hour sessions. (Offered Year Round) Slick Tracy (For 5th to 7th graders)– A comic books series that focuses on the effects of...

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Coupons for fresh produce available for seniors

Coupons for fresh produce available for seniors

Applications currently are being accepted for the 2021 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, which provides low-income seniors with fresh produce from Maui farmers’ markets. Each participant will receive 10 $5 coupons, worth a total of $50, to exchange for...

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*Michael Kini named MEO 2020 Driver of the Year*

*Michael Kini named MEO 2020 Driver of the Year*

Michael Kini, who has driven paratransit buses for the last five years without an accident, was named Maui Economic Opportunity’s 2020 Driver of the Year. The announcement was made by Carol Davis and Chason Ishii of Atlas Insurance, which sponsors the cash award and...

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MISUSE OF DISABILITY PARKING PERMITS

Aloha, For immediate assistance, please contact your local police department and/or the parking lot manager. Police may cite a vehicle for failure to display a valid parking placard or special license plate, vehicle encroachment into the access aisle, or use of...

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Congratulations Alexandria Domingo

Congratulations Alexandria Domingo

Alexandria Domingo our Employee of the Month for January 2021! Alex is assistant director for early childhood services, having worked her way up during her 16 years with MEO from classroom teacher at the UH-Maui College Head Start site. The announcement was made at...

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New MEO buses blessed

New MEO buses blessed

Four new Maui Economic Opportunity buses that will be used to transport Maui youths, seniors and persons with disabilities were blessed Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at the MEO baseyard in Puunene. The 29-passenger buses were purchased by the County of Maui for a total of...

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Molokai Bus Blessing of P162

Molokai Bus Blessing of P162

Molokai receives a new ADA accessible bus Mahalo to the Maui County Mayor, Maui Dept of Transportation and the Maui County Council for the new wheelchair accessible bus for Molokai. This bus was blessed yesterday and will be used to service the expanded rural shuttle...

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