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Gabe Johnson & Elizabeth Dela Cruz join MEO Board

Gabe Johnson & Elizabeth Dela Cruz join MEO Board

Maui County Council Member Gabe Johnson and the chairperson of the Head Start Policy Council, Elizabeth Dela Cruz, have joined the Maui Economic Opportunity Board of Directors. Johnson, who holds the Lana‘i residency seat on the council, will represent The Lana‘i...

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New play structures installed at MEO Head Start preschools

New play structures installed at MEO Head Start preschools

Children attending eight Maui Economic Opportunity Head Start preschoolsites are enjoying new play structures in a $506,000 renovation project completed last week. The new play structures are open air with a lower profile and provide for better safety and supervision...

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MEO Hana Office reopens Thursday

MEO Hana Office reopens Thursday

The Hana Office of Maui Economic Opportunity, located in the Hana Community Center, will reopen Thursday, Oct. 13, for in-person business after being closed for renovations nearly two years ago. The office in the Maui County facility is located at 5101 Uakea Road and...

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Head Starts Ashley Caris named Employee of the Month

Head Starts Ashley Caris named Employee of the Month

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Employee of the Month Ashley Caris offered insight and empathy for workers and clients as Head Start preschool made decisions amid the uncertainties of the pandemic. “This empathy has been useful in many instances, such as the logistics of...

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Head Starts Laurie Saito named MEO Employee of the Month

Head Starts Laurie Saito named MEO Employee of the Month

Teacher Aide Laurie Saito, who endeavors to do what’s best for Head Start families, has been named Maui Economic Opportunity Employee of the Month. Amid the pandemic, Laurie has proven to be a team player with the flexibility and creativity to adapt to the changing...

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