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MEO helping students get to school on Molokai

MEO helping students get to school on Molokai

Maui Economic Opportunity on Moloka‘i has stepped in to offer transportation services to youths who could not be accommodated by the public school bus service. The state Department of Education sent out an email to families last week indicating that about 17 students...

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MEO had bus fuel lines cut

MEO had bus fuel lines cut

MEO had fuel lines cut with gasoline taken from two buses.  Extra security measures have been taken. Fuel prices have been rising like crazy but theft is not the answer. https://bit.ly/3PsDQUK

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Paratransit discount coupon booklets renewed

Paratransit discount coupon booklets renewed

Discount fare coupon booklets for Maui Bus paratransit riders have been renewed for the next fiscal year with the approval of the Maui County budget, and current booklets will still be accepted. The booklets of 12 coupons cost $20; a savings of $4 for 12 rides with a...

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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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