INNOVATE program interns will be submitting their findings to the University of Hawaii Maui campus this Friday. For those interested, the presentations are open to the public in Room 225 of the Laulima Building. Presentations will be heard between 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

The main focus of the project was on resource use and  energy efficiency. Data was used from manufactures such as Maui Tempeh, Waikapu Pickles, and Maui Screen Printing. Recommendations will be made on how to cut costs and on becoming more sustainable.

The Sustainable Living Institute and the Hawaii Technology Development Corp. are the hosts and sponsors of the project. Anyone interested in an internship can learn more at

Kuhio Day Celebration

On Sunday April 1st starting at 7:00 am, the Kuhio Day Celebration will be taking place at the University of Hawaii Maui College in Kahului. The celebration is in honor of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole whose birthday is on March 26th and is a state holiday.

The festivities include all day entertainment, foods, crafts, games, farmers market, jumping castle, and an art contest for keiki. Cultural demonstrations and community information booths will also be happening at the festival.

We hope you’ve had a wonderful week and a great weekend!