Every year in a quiet way, one of the kindest and most generous Christmas Celebration takes place when Aaron Placourakis, hosts the clients and workers of Ka Lima O Maui for their annual Christmas luncheon. For almost 20 years, he has offered this special gift. It originally took place at Sarento’s on the Beach in Kiehi. Aaron’s aloha for Ka Lima gang continues to flow and this year’s for the second time, the celebration took place at Manoli’s Pizza Company (https://www.manolispizzacompany.com/) in Wailea. Mahalo nui loa to Aaron Placourakis and the staff of Manoli’s for this awesome Christmas gift.
The Annual Meeting and Thanksgiving Luncheon took place today at Ka Lima O Maui. For the first time, it was held at our New Home at 127 Mahalani Street behind the Cameron Center in Wailuku. In addition to an ono Thanksgiving meal catered by Dani’s, Ka Lima gave out its Annual Awards and heard from Mayor Mike Victorino, Board President Dave Jorgensen, and Executive Director JD Wyatt.
Car Wash #1 at Ohana Fuel’s “Fuel Up. Do Good” was a BIG Success! It was held on Saturday, August 6 from 8 am to 12 noon at Ohana Fuel/Minit Stop on Wakea Avenue in Kahului. Mahalo to everyone who made this Ka Lima O Maui’s Car Wash a big success: * Ohana Fuel for giving us the space, equipment, and supplies and naming Ka Lima O Maui the recipient of this quarter’s “Fuel Up. Do Good” Program. * All the people who took the time out to come by and have their vehicles washed. * All the staff, workers, and participants who did such a great job on each and every vehicle that came in for a wash. Look for our second and last Car Wash at Ohana Fuel/Minit Stop on September 24. For more information, call 808 244-5502.
Ka Lima O Maui has been selected as the upcoming beneficiary of the ʻOhana Fuels’ Fuel Up. Do Good. program. Through the program, ʻOhana Fuels serves the needs of the local community by donating a portion of proceeds from every gallon of gasoline purchased at ʻOhana Fuels stations in that community. For sales made during the months of July through September, donations will go to Ka Lima O Maui. In addition, ʻOhana Fuels will donate the space and supplies to allow Ka Lima O Maui to set up a carwash on Aug. 6 and Sept. 24 at their Wākea Avenue site in Kahului to benefit the Hui Club of Ka Lima O Maui. Sign up now to have your vehicle washed, please contact us at 808 244-5502
100 Holes of Golf – one of Maui’s most successful fundraisers & most unknown ultra-distance sporting events on Maui took place at the Wailea Blue Golf course on Saturday, May 28. This was the 45th time it has been played and it has raised over a million dollars for Ka Lima O Maui. On Saturday, 18 determined and generous guys played golf from 5 am to 7 pm to help Ka Lima O Maui, one of Maui’s oldest non-profits. Led by Larry Stubblefield, there is no shortage of heroes in this group who play to help people with disabilities that live and work on Maui. This will be Larry’s 40th year participating in it and the 39th time he has organized it. Not to be overlooked were David Robinson who completed his 30th year of doing 100 Holes and Dale Madden who complete his 20th year of 100 Holes. Dale,
Ka Lima O Maui is canceling our 15th Annual Golf Fundraiser set for Saturday, February 26 at The Dunes at Maui Lani. We regret any inconvenience! For information, call 808 244-5502 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you in February 2023.
Unfortunately, due to Covid 19, Ka Lima O Maui was unable again this year to have our Annual Board Meeting/Thanksgiving Luncheon. We look forward to carrying on that tradition next year. Meanwhile, our 2nd Thanksgiving Drive-Thru was a Big Success! Mahalo to Dani’s Catering, Esther, and all the staff who worked so hard to make sure it worked out so great. HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!