Making Christmas Special

Every year for the past 16 years, Aaron Placourakis of Tri-Star Restaurants has hosted the clients and workers of Ka Lima O Maui for a great Christmas Luncheon. This year, in spite of Covid-19, he still made Christmas very special for the Ka Lima Ohana. Sadly, Sarento’s on the Beach, which was the venue all of those previous years, is now closed. Still, in spite of these challenges, Aaron kept his commitment alive by having the staff of Manoli’s Pizza Company and Nick’s Fishmarket prepared lunches to go for over 100 Ka Lima O Maui clients and workers. So again this year, for the 17th straight year, all of the Ka Lima guys enjoyed a great Christmas Grab and Go luncheon thanks to Aaron and his great staff. Mahalo to Aaron Placourakis, and the staff of Manoli’s Pizza Company, and Nick’s Fishmarket for this awesome Christmas gift to Ka Lima

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New Executive Director, JD Wyatt!!!

Ka Lima O Maui announced JD Wyatt has been named executive director of the nonprofit dedicated to “enhancing lives through self-reliance” for adults with disabilities on Maui. Wyatt succeeds Chantal Ratte, who recently retired after 27 years with the organization. Wyatt was the director of the Hawaii Nature Center — Iao Valley, and most recently, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters Maui. Wyatt’s career spans over 30 years of both private sector and nonprofit leadership. “Many changes have taken place at Ka Lima O Maui this year, but one thing remains the same: our commitment to “Enhancing Lives through Self Reliance”.  As the new Executive Director, I’ve had the opportunity to work with Chantal and staff over the past two months through the transition. I’ve been amazed daily by the focus and caring energy directed towards the adults with disabilities we all serve. I had the opportunity to work with our

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Sentry Tournament of Champions helps Ka Lima O Maui

Mahalo Sentry Tournament of Champions for helping Ka Lima O Maui and for doing so much in our community!!! Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii – Tournament officials and representatives from Sentry Insurance announced that more than a dozen Maui non-profit organizations benefitted from the 2020 Sentry Tournament of Champions, totaling more than $450,000 in total generated funds. Sentry Insurance Chief Marketing and Brand Officer, Stephanie Smith, joined by Sentry Tournament of Champions officials and non-profit representatives, announced that $459,743 was distributed to the community organizations. “This has been a challenging year for so many on Maui and around the world, and we are humbled and excited to be able to bring some good news to inspire some hope,” said Alex Urban, executive director of the Sentry Tournament of Champions. “On behalf of our players, sponsors, fans, volunteers, and everyone who loves this tournament, we are proud of the difference we can help

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14th Annual Benefit Golf Fundraiser

Mahalo nui loa to all of the golfers, the sponsors, the donors, the staff & volunteers, and The Dunes at Maui Lani for making the 14th Annual Benefit Golf Fundraiser the BEST ever for Ka Lima O Maui. We thank each and every one of you for your kind and generous support. We cannot do all the good things that Ka Lima does without all of your help. Thank you for reminding us again why Maui No Ka Oi.             

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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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