​Maui Visitor Industry Donates to Hui No Ke Ola Pono

​Maui Visitor Industry Donates to Hui No Ke Ola Pono

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WAILUKU, MAUI – Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA) responded to Hui No Ke Ola Ponoʻs request for sunscreen items for the two public community events taking place this Spring break. On Saturday, March 16th, The Kaiwahine Village Spring Festival will host an easter egg hunt, activities, crafts and more at 555 Kaiwahine Street in Kihei. On Tuesday, March 19th, the Ikaika Ohana Community Resource Fair will host health related training and resources including blood pressure testing, sunburn & hydration education, free job training, hand washing experiment, proper nose swab demo, covid test kits, cellphones, IKEA giftsets and Maui Foodbank Distributions at 112 Hakeleʻa Way, Kihei.

MHLA successfully donated 288 individual sunscreen containers, worth over $6,000 in retail value, to the Hui No Ke Ola Pono that will be available to Maui participants of these free March events. For more information on these events, please contact Keaka Aumua, the Community Program Coordinator at [email protected] or (808) 829-1426 ext 138.

"Maui has been through a lot these past few months and deserves support,” said Stephanie Kaplan, Kaiāulu Wellness Case Manager of Hui No Ke Ola Pono. “MHLA has shown the visitor industry’s generosity and willingness to help when needed.”

In addition to the Hui No Ke Ola Pono Donation, MHLA is hosting the upcoming Na Kupuna Appreciation Day on April 12th to provide resort-created meals and gifts to Maui’s seniors in need. For more information on how to help or donate to community causes such as these, visit www.mauihla.org.

Photo Caption: Christine Christensen, MHLA with Stephanie Kaplan, Hui No Ke Ola Pono. Photo Courtesy of MHLA

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