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.
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