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Testimony from a parent of MEO Head Start

Testimony from a parent of MEO Head Start

Margaret Burrows-Nahoopii, who has a child enrolled in MEO Head Start, offers a heartfelt appreciation for the life-changing services the early-childhood program offers. "Without them, this Momma would be a struggling Momma, trying to do things on my own," she says in...

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MEO’s Debbi Amaral: A Champion For Children

MEO’s Debbi Amaral: A Champion For Children

Debbi Amaral, Maui Economic Opportunity’s director of Early Childhood Services, accepted her Champions for Children for Early Learning as an individual award in a virtual ceremony Wednesday, April 7. Amaral was one of 11 Champions for Children, presented by Hawai`i...

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Young entrepreneur makes donation to MEO

Young entrepreneur makes donation to MEO

A 7 1/2 year old entrepreneur chose the Maui Economic Opportunity Head Start program to receive $150 from the proceeds of her handmade bracelet sales. “I wanted to help people,” said Mila Diaz of Wailuku. “It makes you feel good . . . because I am giving to other...

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Congratulations Alexandria Domingo

Congratulations Alexandria Domingo

Alexandria Domingo our Employee of the Month for January 2021! Alex is assistant director for early childhood services, having worked her way up during her 16 years with MEO from classroom teacher at the UH-Maui College Head Start site. The announcement was made at...

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Congratulations Rosemarie Nitta

Congratulations Rosemarie Nitta

Please join us in congratulating Rosemarie Nitta, Teacher Aide at UHMC. She recently completed her Child Development Associate Credential training! Rose joined our MEO Head Start team in August of 2019 and immediately found that although she was passionate about...

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Congratulations Miss Alex!

Congratulations Miss Alex!

Please join us in celebrating our very own Assistant Director of Early Childhood Services, Alexandria Domingo, for reaching an important milestone of completing her B.A Degree from UH West O'ahu! Better known as "Miss Alex", Alex started her career with MEO Head Start...

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Congratulations Ms. Grace!

Congratulations Ms. Grace!

Please join us in congratulating our Ms.Grace Colcol, Lead Teacher in Kihei, on her accomplishment of completing her B.A Degree from UH West O’ahu! Ms. Grace worked hard to obtain her degree while balancing family, school assignments and projects, and working as a...

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