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MEO has been providing transportation services throughout Maui County since 1969. MEO operates MEO Human Services and Maui Bus Paratransit Services. MEO Human Services provides specialized service throughout Maui County, including door-through-door service to the most vulnerable clients living outside the paratransit service area. The Paratransit Service is operated complementary to Maui Bus fixed routes on Maui island, providing curb-to-curb service for persons with disabilities living within three-quarters of a mile of the fixed route.

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. Title VI Notice

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. operates it programs and services without regard to race, color and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Any person who believes that she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI must file a complaint within 180 days of the alleged occurrence to any of the following:

  • Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc., 99 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI 96793.
  • Hawaii State Department of Transportation, Office of Civil Rights, 869 Punchbowl St., Room 112, Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, Att: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE, Washington, D.C., 20590

If information is needed in another language, contact (808) 587-2022

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4 weeks ago

MEO Transportation
MEO Transportation is hiring for the following positions:* Full-Time PAT Driver at $22.89/hour - CDL Type B (or better) with Passenger & School Bus Endorsements (there are options for CDL Training)* Hourly PAT Paratransit Driver at $23.68/hour - No CDL Required* Full-Time Reservationist at $19.59/hourMEO will be at Pacific Media Group's Job Fair at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center this Saturday, April 23rd from 11AM-2PM. Complete our online application at form.jotform.com/211886975983175 and bring a copy of your current resume to expedite the process with our HR Team. For more information visit www.meoinc.org/careers/current-career-opportunities/ ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

MEO Transportation
Transportation Director Patty Copperfield took her minute on The MEO Minute on Wednesday, April 6, to discuss the continuing mask-wearing requirement on MEO buses, per the federal Transportation Security Authority. TSA extended the requirement until April 18 and is working on new health and safety policies. The segment, which appeared on Akaku's The Maui Daily can be found at about the 2 minute mark. cloud.castus.tv/vod/akaku/video/624e4dd3867be20008bba33d?page=HOME ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

MEO Transportation
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Lanai

2 days ago

MEO Lanai
*Volunteers sought for surplus food distribution on Lana‘i*Maui Economic Opportunity’s Lana‘i Branch needs volunteers to assist with the monthly surplus food distribution to residents in need.The distribution at the MEO office at 1144 Ilima Ave., No. 102, usually occurs at mid-morning on the third Thursday of the month. However, due to last minute changes in the shipping schedule to the island recently, this week’s distribution could be held on Friday, May 20, said Rose Jane Ancheta, Lana‘i Branch manager.Volunteers will be asked to unload crates, pack food packages and assist during the distribution and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. They also will have to complete a training program.Those interested in supporting the food distribution on Lana‘i, should call Ancheta at (808) 565-6665. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

MEO Lanai
*Rose Ancheta named MEO branch manager on Lana‘i* Rose Jane Ancheta, a Lana‘i High alumna with a long career in health care on the island, has joined Maui Economic Opportunity as Lana‘i branch manager.Ancheta began in the post leading MEO operations on Lana‘i in March. She replaces Kaena Doolin, who moved to Oahu.Prior to joining MEO, Ancheta worked in the health care field, most recently as a certified clinical medical assistant at Straub Family Health Center in family practice. She joined Straub in 2015.Her resume also lists time at Ke Ola Hou O‘Lana‘i and Lana‘i Community Health Center and Aiea Vision Clinic and Pacific Cardiology on Oahu in positions including community health care worker/certified nursing assistant, lead medical assistant and medical biller/receptionist.Ancheta earned an applied science degree in medical assisting from Heald College on Oahu in 2004 and received certifications as a phlebotomist and nursing assistant. She graduated from Lana‘i High in 2002.As Lana‘i branch manager, Ancheta will manage the Lana‘i office and staff of three and administer MEO programs on the island. This includes rental and utility assistance and surplus food and Sansei Farms produce distribution and supporting the Lana‘i kupuna Planning and Coordinating Council members.The agency also operates the Maui County supported Human Services bus transportation system on Lana‘i, transporting youth, seniors and persons with disabilities to shopping, dialysis, senior meal sites, sports and other activities. The Lana‘i shopping shuttle includes a once-a-week subsidized trip to Lahaina to pick up groceries and supplies.The branch manager acts as a liaison between the Lana‘i community and MEO, informing the community about MEO programs and helping identify and assess needs.For more information about MEO Lana‘i, call (808) 565-6665. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

MEO Lanai
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Molokai

6 days ago

MEO Molokai
Maui Economic Opportunity's Moloka‘i team participated in the fourth Keiki Fest and first Teen Fest events in April, both presented by the Community Action Team. The Keiki Fest was held April 23 at the Mitchell Pauole Center and the Teen Fest for middle and high school students on April 30 at the Lanikeha Community Center. Both events featured food, prize drawings and resource booths. Napua Bicoy of Early Childhood Services joined the Keiki Fest and Mela Candalario, Kāohi program coordinator, and Moloka‘i Branch Director Mahie McPherson, the Teen Fest. The latter event registered 300 youths and 100 of them visited the MEO table. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

MEO Molokai
*MEO at Moloka‘i Drug Free Movement event*Youths tried to connect the dots with inebriation simulation goggles, picked up swag and learned about Maui Economic Opportunity services at the Moloka‘i Drug Free Movement event on Saturday, May 7, at Kūlana ʻŌiwi in Kaunakakai.Sponsored by the Molokai Island Foundation, the event, which drew about 200 people, featured free food, entertainment by Augie T, Kekoa Carvalho, Jeremiah Kaholoaa and Terann Pavao, prize drawings and information booths.Between 50 and 75 people stopped by the MEO table, where information on the new Kāohi program was available. Funded by the Nuestro Futuro Foundation, Kāohi offers prevention services for under-age drinking, tobacco and vaping as well as suicide and bullying for youths ages 11 to 18. Information on MEO transportation services and business development and financial literacy classes also were shared.The MEO Moloka‘i team handed out Youth Services swag, including stickers for the crisis text line and under-age drinking prevention campaign. There was an activity where youths donned goggles simulating effects at 0.17 to 0.2 blood alcohol levels – way higher than the 0.08 legal limit in Hawai‘i – while trying to connect the dots.For more information, contact MEO’s Moloka‘i branch at (808) 553-3216. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

MEO Molokai
*Mahie McPherson named MEO Moloka‘i Manager*Mahie K. McPherson officially took over as Maui Economic Opportunity Moloka‘i Manager in late March and will run agency operations on the island while serving as liaison to the community and identifying needs.She replaces longtime manager, Yolanda Reyes, who retired after 12 years at the helm of MEO Moloka‘i.McPherson joins the 57-year-old nonprofit Community Action agency after a diverse employment background. Prior to joining MEO, she worked at the county Department of Motor Vehicles and Licensing in Kaunakakai for 10 years as a customer service representative.She spent six years in Kalaupapa as a facilities management clerk with the Kalaupapa National Historical Park and state Department of Health as business services supervisor and office assistant. Her resume also included stints with Kamehameha Schools Maui high school as administrative coordinator and Parents & Children Together – Family Peace Center as program assistant.McPherson has online Bachelor of Science degrees in Business & Human Resource Management from the University of Phoenix and in Criminal Justice Administration from Central State University. She also earned an Associate Degree in Human Services from the University of Hawai‘i Maui College on Moloka‘i.In the community, she has been an officer and board member of school and parent organizations in Kaunakakai and Kualapu‘u elementary schools and a member of the state Commission on the Status of Women.As Moloka‘i Manager, McPherson will direct MEO programs on the island and connect with the community to identify and assess needs. Most MEO programs are available on Moloka‘i, including a Head Start preschool in Kaunakakai; specialized Human Services transportation that takes residents to dialysis, health appointments, shopping and other activities; rent and utility assistance; job and employment training; monthly food distribution; business planning classes; and kupuna club support through the Planning and Coordinating Council.In the last month, MEO Youth Services began its bullying and suicide prevention program and the alcohol and substance abuse prevention program Kā ohi at Moloka‘i High and Intermediate.For more information about MEO Moloka‘i programs, call (808) 553-3216. ... See MoreSee Less
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