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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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MEO Youth Services takes suicide prevention class to Molokai

MEO Youth Services takes suicide prevention class to Molokai

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Youth Services introduced its Suicide Prevention Basics Training to 50 7th-graders at Moloka‘i Middle School on April 11 and 12 in a program funded through a Maui County grant. Youth Services Director Dane Ka‘ae flew to Moloka‘i to teach...

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A family night of games-dinner by MEO Youth Services

A family night of games-dinner by MEO Youth Services

Fourteen families – 65 individuals in total – joined Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services ‘Ohana Night and enjoyed a meal, took a family photo and played Outburst on March 24 at MEO in Wailuku. Mary Leyva, the Maui County Tobacco-Free coordinator, also spoke to...

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Kāohi program for youths on Molokai

Kāohi program for youths on Molokai

Thank you KITV for doing a story on our Kāohi program for intermediate and high school youths on Moloka‘i. The program, which will begin soon, will offer in-school and after-school evidence-based curriculum and activities to prevent alcohol and substance abuse,...

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Heart healthy walk by MEO staff, youths

Heart healthy walk by MEO staff, youths

About 20 Maui Economic Opportunity staff and Youth Services participants took a brisk walk around the J. Walter Cameron Center on Tuesday, Feb. 1, to kick off American Heart Month. Youth Services led heart healthy activities and monitoring at the nonprofit agency....

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Youth Services makes headbands for Head Start preschoolers

Youth Services makes headbands for Head Start preschoolers

To mark Chinese New Year and the Year of the Tiger, Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services made “tiger” headbands with special messages for students and staff in MEO Head Start preschools. The intermediate and high school students worked on the paper headbands on...

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MEO’s Youth Services holiday activities

MEO’s Youth Services holiday activities

Maui Economic Opportunity's Youth Services holiday activities were featured in the Jan. 11, 2022, online edition of the AFOP Washington Newsline. A photo of Haley Taibemal wrapping gifts leads the segment on Youth Services' gift wrapping, gift collections for Ka Hale...

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MEO Youth Services keiki learn about Makahiki

MEO Youth Services keiki learn about Makahiki

Kumu Teva Medeiros taught 10 Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services keiki about traditional Makahiki customs on Tuesday, Dec. 28, at Ulua Beach in Kihei. He imparted on the high school and intermediate youths the importance Native Hawaiian warriors put on physical...

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MEO Youth Services gift wrapping raises nearly $900

MEO Youth Services gift wrapping raises nearly $900

The morning rain did not dampen Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services’ fifth annual gift wrapping event on Dec. 22, which raised $863 in donations. Youth Services’ staff and intermediate and high school students wrapped hundreds of gifts. The money raised will go...

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