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MEO Driver Supervisor Wendell Parker honored by Dale Carnegie

MEO Driver Supervisor Wendell Parker honored by Dale Carnegie

Maui Economic Opportunity Driver Supervisor Wendell Parker earned the “Breakthrough” award during a “Dale Carnegie: Skills for Success Course.” The award for the July 13 session was presented based on a vote of members of Wendell’s virtual class. Dale Carnegie courses...

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Free Lanai Shopping Shuttle resumes

Free Lanai Shopping Shuttle resumes

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Lanai Shopping Shuttle to Maui resumed Tuesday, May 11 after a hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded through Maui County grants, MEO buses pick up residents, mostly seniors, from their homes, take them to Manele Harbor to board the...

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Driver aids rider suffering seizure on his bus

Driver aids rider suffering seizure on his bus

Steve Aganos was driving his Maui Economic Opportunity bus on Kahului Beach Road at about 5 p.m. Feb. 10 for his next pickup when he heard the troubling sound of a rider possibly experiencing a seizure. He pulled over the bus on Wahinepio Drive, near the Maui Arts...

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New Hawaii Fueling Network facility blessed at MEO baseyard

New Hawaii Fueling Network facility blessed at MEO baseyard

Maui Economic Opportunity and Hawaii Petroleum officials on Monday, March 29, blessed a new gasoline and diesel fuel station at the MEO transportation baseyard in Puunene. The new station, which will go into service Thursday, April 1, was built for MEO by Hawaii...

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*Michael Kini named MEO 2020 Driver of the Year*

*Michael Kini named MEO 2020 Driver of the Year*

Michael Kini, who has driven paratransit buses for the last five years without an accident, was named Maui Economic Opportunity’s 2020 Driver of the Year. The announcement was made by Carol Davis and Chason Ishii of Atlas Insurance, which sponsors the cash award and...

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New MEO buses blessed

New MEO buses blessed

Four new Maui Economic Opportunity buses that will be used to transport Maui youths, seniors and persons with disabilities were blessed Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at the MEO baseyard in Puunene. The 29-passenger buses were purchased by the County of Maui for a total of...

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Molokai Bus Blessing of P162

Molokai Bus Blessing of P162

Molokai receives a new ADA accessible bus Mahalo to the Maui County Mayor, Maui Dept of Transportation and the Maui County Council for the new wheelchair accessible bus for Molokai. This bus was blessed yesterday and will be used to service the expanded rural shuttle...

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