MEO Gala Honors Mayor Michael Victorino

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August 31, 2021

The 2020 Maui Economic Opportunity “. . . Do What’s Right” fundraising gala went on Saturday night, Aug. 28, online after being postponed three times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The livestreamed event on Zoom, the MEO website and Facebook honored Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino and featured the music of Nevah Too Late. Victorino and his wife, Joycelyn, Sen. Roz Baker, Rep. Troy Hashimoto and council Chair Alice Lee attended the livestreamed event from the MEO Wailuku offices. The gala can be viewed at **

Here are some photos from the event.

Council Chair Alice Lee presents her tongue and cheek list of ways to reduce tourism to Mayor Michael Victorino.

Rod Antone, Maui Hotel and Lodging executive director, watches a taped performance by Nevah Too Late projected onto a wall. Antone served as emcee for the MEO fundraising gala.

Attending the event honoring Mayor Michael Victorino were (from left) emcee Rod Antone, state Sen. Roz Baker, council Chair Alice Lee, Joycelyn Victorino, Mayor Victorino, state Rep. Troy Hashimoto and MEO CEO Debbie Cabebe.

MEO CEO Debbie Cabebe speaks at the 2020 MEO “. . . Do What’s Right” fundraising gala.

Mayor Michael Victorino brought his wife, Joycelyn, to the stage.

Dane Ka‘ae stops a car as Cliff Ceasar greets the driver picking up dinner at the King Kamehameha Golf Club. Because the gala was switched to a livestreamed event, the meals were packed for distribution at the drive-thru event.

Patty Copperfield (from left), Debbi Amaral and Jeff Amaral provide plate lunches at the drive-thru event.

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