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MEO helps Kimokeo Foundation distribute donations on Lanai

MEO helps Kimokeo Foundation distribute donations on Lanai

The Kimokeo Foundation working hand in hand with Maui Economic Opportunity provided dry goods for kupuna in need on Lana‘i in late January, coincidently when there was a disruption in food surplus shipments to the island. The foundation donated toilet paper, paper...

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Patty Copperfield named MEO Employee of the Month

Patty Copperfield named MEO Employee of the Month

Transportation Director Patty Copperfield was selected Maui Economic Opportunity November Employee of the Month for her “can-do” attitude and modeling teamwork for her department. Patty was recognized at the MEO holiday staff gathering on Dec. 21. Her nominator,...

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Darrell DeMello retires after 25 years of driving for MEO

Darrell DeMello retires after 25 years of driving for MEO

Darrell DeMello parked his bus for the last time in the Maui Economic Opportunity Puunene lot on Jan. 14, 2022, ending a 25-year career as a passenger assisted technician driver. A retirement gathering was held on his last day at the Puunene Transportation facility....

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Paratransit Advisory Committee to meet Jan 4 via Zoom

The Paratransit Advisory Committee will be convening its second meeting at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 4, via Zoom. The advisory committee provides a link between riders, caregivers, businesses, institutions and the Maui County Department of Transportation and Maui Economic...

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MEO Hana Branch Manager Jonnie Oliveira interviewed by HPR

MEO Hana Branch Manager Jonnie Oliveira interviewed by HPR

Maui Economic Opportunity Hana Branch Manager Jonnie Oliveira talked story with Hawaii Public Radio’s Noe Tanigawa about MEO bus services and life in Hana in a report that aired Friday, Aug. 20. Part of HPR’s The Aloha Friday Conversation, Tanigawa’s report lasted...

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10 new Maui Bus paratransit buses blessed

10 new Maui Bus paratransit buses blessed

The Rev. John Hau‘oli Tomoso blessed 10 new Maui County paratransit buses, which should be on the road in the next two weeks, on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at the Maui Economic Opportunity base yard in Puunene. Maui County Department of Transportation and MEO officials were...

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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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