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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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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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