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Youth Alliance Learn Environmental Lessons

Members of the Focus Maui Nui Youth Alliance kicked off the 2011 program year by carrying out a key strategy in protecting the island’s natural environment. With the help of adult environmental experts and volunteers, the high school students combed Kamaole III Beach Park in Kihei while engaging in lessons about the importance of sea […]

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Engaging Science Students in Project-Based Learning

Award-winning science teacher Margaret “Maggie” Prevenas shares her passion for learning by escorting her students outside the classroom. “As a teacher, I need to bring my students outside and into their environment so they can really see how it works,” she said. Over the course of one school year, the Kalama Intermediate School teacher and […]

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The Environment—and You

Ten things you can do to protect the Environment: Buy local Car pool to work Grow native plants in your yard Use biodegradable products whenever possible Install rooftop photovoltaic panels for hot water Maintain your car, especially if it’s an older model Support your local watershed partnership Adopt your favorite park and help keep it […]

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An Exemplary Steward of the Environment

All volunteers who make a difference in the community by improving the environment deserve recognition, but volunteering every day for ten years and transforming an unkempt coastline into a thriving native ecosystem represents an extraordinary achievement. Mike Perry, retired Lahaina Postmaster, has been instrumental in transforming 20 acres of Kanaha Beach Park, makai of the […]

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