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Hana Parent Night Leads to Legislative Advocates

Hana Parent Night Leads to Legislative Advocates

March 19, 2020

Pristine and Tyra-Li Perry are the inspiring high school students behind Project Ho‘omana in Hana, Maui. Project Ho‘omana’s vision is to empower youth to make good decisions and healthy choices, especially when it comes to underage drinking, smoking, and substance…

Maui demonstrates Complete Streets and launches Vision Zero

Maui demonstrates Complete Streets and launches Vision Zero

December 12, 2019

What would a future with zero traffic fatalities and better integration of all modes of transport look like? On October 26, 2019, Mayor Victorino presented a Vision Zero Proclamation for the County of Maui with the goal of zero traffic…

Planning for multiunit smoke-free housing ordinance in Maui County

Planning for multiunit smoke-free housing ordinance in Maui County

September 10, 2019

The Maui, Molokai, Lāna’i Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawai’i (Coalition) has decades of experience when it comes to policy change, but some policies still feel daunting to consider. One such policy is a smoke-free multiunit housing ordinance, especially since we…

Maui County is ‘training the trainer’ on vape education

Maui County is ‘training the trainer’ on vape education

May 26, 2019

Youth vaping has reached epidemic proportions nationally and Maui County is no exception. In fact, we have much higher youth use rates than the national average, with 32.3 percent of our high school students actively vaping and 18.3 percent of…

Maui Nui Youth Council Celebrates Success

Maui Nui Youth Council Celebrates Success

March 2, 2019

While there are a number of youth-serving organizations in Maui County, there hasn’t been an established group that is laser-focused on the youth voice in policymaking around health and substance use. In 2016, three Maui County coalitions came together to…

Maui Give Healthy

Maui Food Bank launches Give Healthy food drive

February 16, 2019

Food banks receive a wealth of unhealthy food donations: processed food, heavily-salted canned vegetables and beans, and other items with shockingly long shelf lives. While well intentioned, these foods often go to populations that are at a higher risk of…

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