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64th Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

Ka Lima O Maui enjoyed its Annual Meeting and Thanksgiving Award Luncheon today. This is a celebration of the 64 years that Ka Lima has served the Maui Community. Highlights include Guest Speakers Mayor Michael Victorino and Cultural Practitioner Kimokeo Kapahulehua, both long-time supporters of Ka Lima O Maui. Awards were given to the following businesses and individuals: Awards o   Ambassador of the Year:  Esther Yap o   Custodial Contract of the Year:  Des Tobin Sheet Metal o   Grounds Contract of the Year:  J. Walter Cameron Center o   Grounds Employee of the Year:  Benny Yoro o   Custodial employee of the Year:  Kasey Palau o   Waiver Participants of the Year:  Fae Torres and Lynelle Mateaki o   Job Placement of the Year:  Rio Panuelo o   Employer of the Year:  Whole Foods Market o   Staff person of the Year:  Sarah Garbutt Executive Director Chantal Ratte highlighted the dedication of the workers of Ka Lima

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8th Annual Ka Lima O Maui Job Fair

Mahalo Nui Loa to everyone who made Ka Lima O Maui 8th Annual Job Fair a big success today! 30 Employers were present to recruit workers and over 200 participants from service providers, the schools and the general public attended. A special thank you to all of these employers who came out and to all of the participants who attended. See you at the 9th Annual Job Fair next year!!!                                                                                                                                                                 

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Staff Development Day

Staff Development Day for Ka Lima O Maui Staff included taking the “True Color Personality Test” and painting at Island Art Party. To start, all staff answered a questionnaire which then assigned a color that showed each person’s personality style. True Colors Personality Test is one such test with the use of four colors to represent four styles of being – green, blue, orange, and gold. Each of us has some of all these colors in our personality, but most of us have more of one than the others. We call this our dominant personality style. No one color is better than another. At Ka Lima O Maui where we value teamwork and social growth, it’s very helpful to have a variety of different colors so that we have all the personality traits we need to thrive as a community. A rainbow needs all of its colors to be a

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