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Community Announcements

2/3/08 Updated

The following announcements may or may not be supported by King Kekaulike High School or the Department of Education, but are presented for your information (and as time permits). Place the cursor on the highlighted words, and click for more information.
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  1. Are you prepared for an earthquake? At you’ll find a self test on whether you know what to do in case of an earthquake. You answer 10 questions & get an immediate response to this cute website. U.S. Geological Survey is one of their resources.

  2. Kalama Intermediate School's kNotesare brief, emailed notes to Kalama Intermediate School parents, to keep them informed of what is happening on that campus. The Kekaulike Complex of schools is composed of 5 elementary schools (Paia, Haiku, Makawao, Pukalani & Kula) & 1 intermediate (Kalama), with most of the students feeding into King Kekaulike High School. If you are a Kalama Intermediate School parent, please email to sign up for kNotes.
  3. Support for Foster Care in Hawaii’s Communities (11/29/07)
          The Department of Human Services awarded Partners in Development Foundation (PIDF) a master contract to form Hui Ho’omalu, a consortium of community providers that provides opportunities for Hawaii’s families to become a foster/resource family.
          Among all state agencies, including the Department of Education, there is a potential pool of individuals and families who may wish to reach out to a foster youth by providing support and care in a warm family environment. If you are interested in this opportunity, click here to see their brochure, and follow the steps to become a general license foster/resource parent.
          In the spirit of laulima, partnership, team work, and community building, we encourage you to explore this opportunity to contribute to the welfare and well-being of Hawaii’s foster youth.
          Have questions? Contact Dr. Steven M. Shiraki, Administrator, Student Support Section, at (808) 733-4400 or click here to email For more information, please call Ms. Lee Kalama, Recruitment Coordinator, Hui Ho’omalu, at (808) 441-1115.

  4. Boys & Girls Upcountry Club
    (2/3/08)<       The Upcountry Boys & Girls Club will be open: Monday - Thursday from After-School to 7PM and Friday from After-School to 9PM.
          BGCM Upcountry serves over 450 members and averages almost 100 members daily. They are located between Eddie Tam Gym and Kalama Intermediate, in historic Makawao Town. For more information, call 572-6916.

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  1. Bus Service
    Maui County has recently expanded bus service to upcountry areas. For schedules & information, click here or visit, or call the county at (808) 270-7511 or Roberts Hawaii at (808) 871-4838. (7/6/06).

  2. Drug Hotline: # 1-800-9 NO-METH or 1-800-966-6384
    to learn where to call if you suspect drug activity in your neighborhood.

  3. Fight Breast Cancer: Click here & again at "donating a mammogram". Corporate sponsors uses the number of hits to donate a free mammogram to the underprivilege.

  4. Kula Hospital Thrift "Kala Iki" (Little Money)Store

  5. Makawao Library Hours

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More Information on the Above:

  • Kula Hospital Thrift "Kala Iki" (Little Money) Store

          Kula Hospital Auxiliary runs a well organized store in a house to raise funds for the hospital and its patients. Each year they raise $15,000-$20,000 to purchase birthday and Christmas presents, TVs, easy chairs, and defibilators; they bring in entertainers or take patients out on outings for meals.
          Different rooms in the house carries things such as: 1) Children's clothing, 2) Miscellaneous (buttons, lamps, drapery, 3) Men's clothing, 4)Ladies Wear, 5) Dining & Living Room have Housewares, and 6) in the garage you can find wall to wall books, tapes, magazines, baby furniture, chaires, mattresses, small appliances, little benches, chairs, tables, bedding, etc.

    Open 3 Days a Month
    Days Open: 2nd and 4th Saturday; and 3rd Tuesday
    Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

          For more information, call Kula Hospital at 878-1221.

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  • Makawao Public Library Hours:
    Monday & Wednesday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday & Sunday Closed

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