On March 16, 2019, world-renowned ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro visited Aloha House to share his music with clients in the nonprofit’s Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program in Makawao. Aloha House promotes recovery and healthy lifestyles to individuals and families by providing compassionate, effective and comprehensive behavioral health services with the spirit of excellence and aloha. (more…)
Alive & Well General Manager Michael Ray with Jenifer Daruty, the Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner leading the Pilot Program. Alive & Well is supporting the project by offering Malama clients a discount on dietary supplements
Thanks to a $10,590 grant from the HMSA Foundation, local nonprofit Malama Family Recovery Center recently launched a Pilot Nutritional Therapy Program. Malama provides caring, holistic substance abuse treatment to women and children so families can live safe, independent and healthy lives. It is the only women-specific addiction treatment center on Maui and the only place on the island where babies and young children can live with their mothers while they get help. (more…)
On Saturday, April 6, 2019, Maui Youth & Family Services, with funding from the Arbonne Charitable Foundation, will host a free event for Maui youth ages 12-18 called ‘The Gift of You.’ There will be live music, cultural activities, inspirational speakers, free food, interactive booths from various community groups, games and giveaways, including a chance to win an iPad. Confirmed speakers/entertainers include Olympic volleyball athlete Annette Lynch, world-renowned ukulele player Derick Sebastian and Hawaii’s reggae ambassador and Maui favorite Marty Dread.
“This will be one of the most exciting events for Maui teens this year,” said ‘The Gift of You’ Chair and Arbonne International Executive National Vice President, Autumn Shields. “We are excited to celebrate the youth attendees and help them discover their gifts, abilities, talents and strengths. We want each and every one of them to feel special and get excited about doing productive and positive things in their lives.” The event will go from 10am-2pm in the student lounge of the University of Hawaii Maui College’s Pilina Building, in Kahului.
For more information, contact Autumn at 720-394-7058 or visit facebook.com/makoaproject
On March 1, 2019, Maui Youth & Family Services (MYFS) broke ground on its new Coordinated Programs Facility in Makawao. MYFS empowers youth and families challenged with behavioral health issues to become responsible, self-fulfilled and contributing members of the community. (more…)
Members of the Hawaiiana Management Company Maui office Massy Cashen, Doug Lefler, Carol Gentz, Steve Chopek and Penny Munroe with Malama Clinical Director Dr. Lisa Ponichtera at the treatment center’s Therapeutic Living Facility
On February 11, 2019, 5 members of the Hawaiiana Management Company’s Maui office visited local nonprofit Malama Family Recovery Center to deliver a donation totaling more than $5,000. Malama provides caring, holistic substance abuse treatment to women and children so families can live safe, independent and healthy lives. It is the only treatment center on Maui where babies and young children can live with their mothers while they get help. (more…)