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PBN report: MEO CEO discusses 2021 highlights, 2022 goals

PBN report: MEO CEO discusses 2021 highlights, 2022 goals

Maui Economic Opportunity CEO Debbie Cabebe highlighted the work of the Being Empowered and Safe Together team and its partners who support recently released inmates reintegrate into the community in the Pacific Business News report headlined “Nonprofit Report:...

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MEO program facilitates vaccination-booster clinic for deaf

MEO program facilitates vaccination-booster clinic for deaf

Thirteen members of the Maui deaf community received their COVID-19 booster shot and two got their first vaccine shot Monday in a vaccination event coordinated by Maui Economic Opportunity’s Maui Independent Living Center. Most of those attending the event at the...

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Kathy Jimenez named MEO September Employee of the Month

Kathy Jimenez named MEO September Employee of the Month

Rental Assistance “Guru” Kathy Jimenez, who has been offering funding, empathy and hope to families beset with financial difficulties due to the pandemic, was named Maui Economic Opportunity’s Employee of the Month for September. “Faced with an ever-changing landscape...

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48th Maui County Senior Fair a virtual affair

48th Maui County Senior Fair a virtual affair

The 48th Maui County Senior Fair – held virtually for the second year in a row due to the pandemic – offered entertainment from Na Pilimehana and Kaina Kountry, messages from top Hawaii and Maui County government officials, exercise breaks by Enhance Fitness and prize...

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MEO receives $211,226 grant for senior employment program

MEO receives $211,226 grant for senior employment program

A Maui Economic Opportunity program that provides on-the-job training for Maui County seniors and is currently seeking applicants has received a $211,226 federal grant that runs through June 2022. Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) was established by...

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National Employ Older Workers Week

National Employ Older Workers Week

It's National Employ Older Workers Week from Sunday, Sept. 19, to Saturday, Sept. 25. The theme for this year's Week is: "The Future is NEOWW!" Over the past year, older workers have shown a remarkable ability to adapt to the changing demands of a dynamic workplace....

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

¡Buenas Tardes Everyone! Today begins the celebration of *Hispanic Heritage Month*! Just a little information; "Hispanic" refers to Spanish speakers or those who descend from Spanish-speaking populations, "Latino" refers to those who are from or are descendants of...

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MEO helps client with his employment needs

MEO helps client with his employment needs

Bryan Benz, an enrollee in Maui Economic Opportunity’s BEST (Being Empowered and Safe Together) Reintegration and Employment Services programs, was so excited to shop for work-related items – with the financial support of MEO – at Ross Dress for Less in Kahului on...

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MEO Gala Honors Mayor Michael Victorino

MEO Gala Honors Mayor Michael Victorino

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...

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MEO receives $150,000 OHA award for fresh food program

MEO receives $150,000 OHA award for fresh food program

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc., today announced receiving a $150,000 award for a fresh food voucher program that will support the Native Hawaiian community through the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) COVID-19 Impact and Response Grant. ‘Ai Hua will help to reinforce...

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