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Construction Industry of Maui donates to MEO

Construction Industry of Maui donates to MEO

Maui Economic Opportunity received a check for $2,500 from the Construction Industry of Maui on Wednesday, May 18, to support the agency’s programs to reintegrate, train and employ recently released inmates. This is the second consecutive year that the construction...

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MEO Abilities Awareness Fair entertains, educates

MEO Abilities Awareness Fair entertains, educates

Hundreds of people visited information booths, took in the entertainment and learned about acceptance of persons with disabilities at the third Maui Economic Opportunity Abilities Awareness Fair on April 30 at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center. Put on by MEO’s Maui...

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MEO collects 158 long sleeve shirts for farmworkers

MEO collects 158 long sleeve shirts for farmworkers

Maui Economic Opportunity collected 158 shirts for the National Long Sleeve Shirt Drive, aimed at protecting farmworkers from pesticides and heat in the fields, from March 26 to April 2. MEO works with farmworkers and farms statewide through the National Farmworker...

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Nearly 500 individuals assisted by Mexican Consulate at MEO

Nearly 500 individuals assisted by Mexican Consulate at MEO

The Mexican Consulate handled about 480 appointments on March 26 and 27 at Maui Economic Opportunity in Wailuku, helping individuals and families with their passports and other documentation. This was the first visit by the Consulate in two years due to the pandemic...

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Volunteer of the Year nominee

Volunteer of the Year nominee

Corina Gutierrez, who has been working long distance from New Mexico on her own time with Maui Independent Living Center, received her certificate and MEO kukui nut lei as Volunteer of The Year nominee for Community Services last week. MILC Coordinator Nani Watanabe...

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Aloha Independent Living Hawaii gives tablets to MEO clients

Aloha Independent Living Hawaii gives tablets to MEO clients

Aloha Independent Living Hawaii (AILH) arranged for four Maui Economic Opportunity Maui Independent Living Center (MILC) deaf clients to obtain cellular-enabled iPads, accessories and one-year of data connectivity to help them live independently. The individuals, who...

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‘Ai Hua Food Voucher program under way

‘Ai Hua Food Voucher program under way

Applications are being accepted from Native Hawaiians impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic for the ‘Ai Hua food voucher program, funded by a $150,000 Office of Hawaiian Affairs grant and administered by Maui Economic Opportunity. A fillable application is available...

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