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MEO Teen Financial Literacy workshop set in June

MEO Teen Financial Literacy workshop set in June

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Teen Financial Literacy Workshop will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. June 20, 22, 27 and 29. The four-session program offered through MEO’s Business Development Center covers budgeting and savings, basic banking, applying for jobs, credit and...

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MEO BDC director meets with emergency shelter residents

MEO BDC director meets with emergency shelter residents

Maui Economic Opportunity’s David Daly discussed programs offered by his Business Development Center from financial literacy to business planning to a handful of residents at the emergency shelter Wahi Ho‘omalu ‘O Wailuku. Daly, director of BDC, held an informal talk...

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MEO Core Four Business Planning Course to start new series

MEO Core Four Business Planning Course to start new series

Maui Economic Opportunity Business Development Center’s next series of the Core Four Business Planning Course will be starting Tuesday, March 1. All classes will be held online via the Zoom platform. The Core Four Business Planning Course is a five-class series on how...

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BDC offers a FREE Financial Literacy Workshop for adults

BDC offers a FREE Financial Literacy Workshop for adults

The “Money Matters” Adult Financial Literacy Workshop is a two part series that will be held February 16 & 17 via Zoom. This workshop is available to all Maui County residents, including Lana'i and Moloka'i.  Workshop topics include: Understanding Spending...

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MEO Core Four Business Planning Course

The first Core Four Business Planning series of 2022, presented by Maui Economic Opportunity’s Business Development Center, starts Tuesday, Jan. 4. All classes will be held online via the Zoom platform. Core Four focuses on how to write a business plan and provides...

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Winner of business plan contest appears on Hawaii News Now

Winner of business plan contest appears on Hawaii News Now

Thank you to Jim Mendoza of Hawaii News Now for reporting on the winner of a $25,000 grant in a Maui Economic Opportunity Business Development Center business planning contest. Landa Ampong was interviewed for the story on God’s Lanes, LLC, a startup e-commerce retail...

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Applications for Agricultural Micro Grant Program available

Applications for Agricultural Micro Grant Program available

Applications for the popular Agricultural Micro Grant Program 2.0 – which offers up to $25,000 in grants to Maui County small farmers and administered by Maui Economic Opportunity – are available beginning today, Oct. 14. The $1.5 million Maui County-funded program is...

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God’s Lanes athleisure startup wins $25,000 MEO program grant

God’s Lanes athleisure startup wins $25,000 MEO program grant

Landa Ampong’s business plan for God’s Lanes, LLC, a startup e-commerce retail company offering faith-based athleisure apparel to Christian men and women, was judged the best plan and awarded $25,000 in a Maui Economic Opportunity Business Development Center contest....

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David Daly named MEO Employee of the Month for July

David Daly named MEO Employee of the Month for July

David Daly, who empowers clients to “to go beyond to take their passions and make it a way of life,” has been selected MEO’s Employee of the Month for July. The director of MEO’s Business Development Center, which offers classes in business planning and financial...

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