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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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Recently released inmate works to restart his life

Recently released inmate works to restart his life

Lolesio Setefano was released from the federal correctional system after 10 years behind bars with hopes of restarting his life. He was referred to Maui Economic Opportunity’s BEST (Being Empowered and Safe Together) program in May. He came to the BEST program seeking...

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