Maui students help make arrest!

Maui students help make arrest!

Sponsored by Maui Economic Development Board’s Women in Technology (WIT) Project, the Maui County 4-H Youth Development Program and the Maui Police Department (MPD) Forensic Team recently held this year’s 4-H Tech Connect event. This event challenged over 65 elementary, … Continue reading

Excite Camp provides inspiration for middle school girls

Excite Camp provides inspiration for middle school girls

Earlier this summer, middle-school girls had the opportunity to attend Excite Camp, a Women in Technology (WIT) program sponsored by the Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB). The main goal of Excite Camp is to educate participants in science, technology, engineering … Continue reading

Reserve your tickets now for Pathways to our Future!

Reserve your tickets now for Pathways to our Future!

Pathways to our Future is an annual event benefiting the MEDB Ke Alahele education fund. Featuresd are distinguished educators; Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui and Ms. Lyndelle Tsutsui; Mayor Alan Arakawa and Ms. Ann Arakawa, plus presentation of the 2015 Daniel … Continue reading

It’s not just a classroom anymore

It’s not just a classroom anymore

Lahainaluna High School arts and communications teacher Nancy Young used her Ke Alahele Education Fund grant to create a new environment in her classroom. Now, instead of the traditional classroom setting with rows of desks for students, Young’s created more … Continue reading

Students reach for the HI STARs

Students reach for the HI STARs

The recent Mini HI STAR (Hawaii Student/Teacher Research) Program of the University of Hawaii’s Institute for Astronomy, IfA, was sponsored by Maui Economic Development Board and Air Force Research Laboratory. The program provided 11 high school students from Maui and … Continue reading

Attendees boost their financial IQ

Attendees boost their financial IQ

When it comes to understanding one’s financials all types of businesses could use a boost. Such was the overwhelming sentiment by those who recently attended MEDB’s Technical Assistance Series workshop, “Boosting Your Financial IQ,” on Wednesday, July 15th. Held at … Continue reading

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“This Is More Than An Afterschool Science Club!”

“This Is More Than An Afterschool Science Club!”

The fun, new STEMworks AFTERschool Program for the 2015-2016 school year, presented by the Women in Technology (WIT) project of the Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), is for boys and girls, grades 6, 7 and 8. The program addresses the … Continue reading

Boost your financial IQ!

Boost your financial IQ!

Receive invaluable advice from accounting experts on how to improve your business’s efficiency, promote good accounting practices, and ultimately save on your taxes. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 9:30 am – 2 pm MEDB’s Malcolm Center, 1305 N. Holopono St., Ste. … Continue reading

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National Geographic workshop: Making connections from Hawai’i to the world

National Geographic workshop: Making connections from Hawai’i to the world

The recent National Geographic Workshop in Honolulu provided approximately 50 teachers from across the state with a deeper understanding of geography concepts and skills. The National Geographic Society funded the workshop in partnership with Maui Economic Development Board. “In this … Continue reading

Kaunakakai student goes to Space (Day)

Kaunakakai student goes to Space (Day)

“During Women in Technology’s Space Day program I learned about motorized robotic machines called Scribble Bots. I made one and it scribbles!” — Kristen Santiago, 5th grade student, Kaunakakai Elementary School, Molokai