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MEO Youth Services sign wave to bring attention to suicide

MEO Youth Services sign wave to bring attention to suicide

Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services continued a decade-long tradition of sign waving to bring community awareness to suicide on Tuesday, Sept. 13, along Kaahumanu Avenue fronting the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center. The event was held to mark National Suicide Prevention...

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Molokai residents participate in suicide prevention training

Molokai residents participate in suicide prevention training

Twenty Moloka‘i residents learned to be suicide prevention gatekeepers in training sessions Tuesday and Wednesday conducted by Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services. The four sessions held over the two days at MEO’s Kaunakakai office covered recognition of the...

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Suicide prevention trainings set Aug 23-24 on Molokai

Suicide prevention trainings set Aug 23-24 on Molokai

Suicide Prevention Basics, two-hour training workshops, will be offered by Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services on Aug. 23 and 24 at MEO in Kaunakakai. The trainings are for parents/guardians and will cover suicide risks, warning signs, how to listen, self-care...

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MEO Youth Services wraps up summer program for youth

MEO Youth Services wraps up summer program for youth

Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services summer program came to an end last week after a busy two months of community service projects, such as reading to preschoolers and organizing Bingo for kupuna, and fun activities that included snorkeling at Molokini and a Maui...

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MEO Youth Services hosts town hall on suicide and prevention

MEO Youth Services hosts town hall on suicide and prevention

A Moloka‘i Suicide Prevention & Awareness Day on Wednesday, July 27, culminates in a town hall gathering at Kalaiakamanu Hou Church Hall in Kaunakakai from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services in partnership with the County of Maui and E Ola Hou...

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Youth beach park cleanup at Kanaha

Youth beach park cleanup at Kanaha

About 40 youths from Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui and Maui Family Support Services picked up six bags of trash at Kanaha Beach Park on Tuesday morning. The trash included bottle caps, cigarette butts, wrappers, broken...

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MEO Kaohi youth program under way on Molokai

MEO Kaohi youth program under way on Molokai

Youth in the inaugural Maui Economic Opportunity Kāohi program on Moloka‘i helped with food distribution and learned about vehicle maintenance, including changing wiper blades and fixing a tire. MEO Youth Services brought its drugs, alcohol, smoking, bullying and...

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MEO Youth Services kicks off summer break-new program year

MEO Youth Services kicks off summer break-new program year

About 30 intermediate and high school youths and their families joined Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services gathering on May 27 to welcome summer break and register for the program that guides youths away from harmful and detrimental behaviors. Youth Services runs...

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MEO at the Molokai Drug Free Movement

MEO at the Molokai Drug Free Movement

MEO offers information, swag 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...

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