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Applicants wanted for care assistant program

The University of Hawaii Maui College’s Office of Extended Learning & Workforce Development is seeking applicants for a 15-week nursing certificate program that begins March 21 and ends June 30.

The program is offered with full study funding.

Classes run Monday through Thursday and there will be online lectures as well as in-person labs and clinical simulations. The extra-occupational program includes 10-11 hours of class per week plus additional time to study.

Students learn the basics of nursing and nursing in order to prepare for the state-certified nurse exam and to become a qualified entry-level healthcare professional. Help is also provided in looking for a job or finding internships in order to meet the requirements for study funding.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, and pass a campus health certificate, including a COVID-19 vaccination.

For more information or to apply, call (808) 984-3606 or email [email protected]


Nisei Center hosts virtual author talk

The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center will be his “An afternoon with the author” Zoom Talk on January 15th at 1:30 p.m.

Author Rebecca Taniguchi will talk about her book, “Hiro’s war.” A limited number of signed copies of the book are available from the center.

For more information or to reserve a copy of Taniguchi’s book, call (808) 244-6862.

To register for the lecture, visit us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CIu8Sn-4SZGgaEFKre8HhA.


Rotary Club hosts BeyondWater CEO

Sharon Crean, BeyondWater CEO, will be the guest speaker at the Kihei-Wailea Rotary Club meeting at Kihei Lutheran Church on Wednesday from 12pm to 1pm.

Participants should bring their own packed lunch. Drinks are served.

The scholarship starts at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, please contact Allan Weiland at [email protected]


Volunteers wanted for the cleanup in Honolua

Down The Hatch Restaurant will host a cleanup event in Honolua Bay on January 15th from 8:00 am to 10:30 am.

Volunteers of all ages can stop by the Honolua Bay Lookout at any time. Volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes and long pants, and bring a face mask, work gloves and a water bottle. Garbage bags and refreshments are provided.

For more information, email [email protected]


Fuel program benefits Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association has been selected as a beneficiary of the Ohana Fuel ‘Fuel up’. Do good ‘program from January to March.

During these months, a portion of all gasoline sales from Maui Ohana Fuels locations will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association Hawaii Chapter that serves Maui County.

“As our community continues to be affected by the coronavirus, we must step up our efforts to support our most vulnerable populations like Kupuna. By obtaining gasoline from Ohana Fuels, you are helping the Maui Alzheimer’s Association fulfill its mission to improve the care and support for all facing this devastating disease. “ said Scott Corderman, event director for Walk to End Alzheimer’s-Maui. “The money we collect stays in the community and we couldn’t be more grateful for partnering with Ohana Fuels.”

More information is available at www.ohanafuels.com or www.alz.org/hawaii.


Beginners Tai Chi Chuan course offered

From January 25th, a 10-week beginner Tai Chi Chuan course will take place in Kula on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m.

The cost for 10 courses is $ 150.

To sign up or for more information, contact Sifu Jan Easter Corner at (808) 280-6437, Sifu John Rivera at (808) 264-1600, or email [email protected] or tcmmaui @ yahoo. com.

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