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Akakū Upstairs: Take Command Of Your Financial Future with Lis Arcienega

June 11, 2019

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Lis will walk us through the process of assessing financial goals and setting the things in motion that can help bring them to fruition. She will also talk about a new retirement paradigm in which folks take a break from work, gain some new technological skills, and then rejoin the workforce in a different capacity, possibly repeating the pattern several times.

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Akakū Upstairs: Protecting Hawaii’s Sea Turtles with Hannah Bernard and Magdalena Carey

May 29, 2019

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Sea turtles are threatened and endangered species, yet they are both beloved by tourists and a favorite food source for sharks. Maintaining its population is critical to nature’s balance, not to mention Hawaii’s tourist economy.

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Akakū Upstairs: The Uncertain Future of Internet Access in Hawaii – Burt Lum

May 29, 2019

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Keeping up with the speeds available to mainland customers will require new cables connecting Hawaii to the grid, but who will foot the bill? Will Hawaii businesses be able to compete in the global economy?
As higher resolution video and “the internet of things” place bigger and bigger demands on our broadband network, the need for new infrastructure is obvious, but who is planning for the next stage?

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Transforming the Lives of Maui’s Homeless

May 15, 2019

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Lisa Darcy is a long-time advocate for those living unsheltered on Maui and the founder of “Share Your Mana”. She is designing an easily-replicated, sustainable blueprint for combating preventable outcomes in homelessness, mental illness, and addiction.

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Earth Day Will Last All Week on Akakū! Watch it at 6pm April 22nd on Akakū Red Channel 54

April 17, 2019

(KAHULUI)  On Monday, April 22, 2019 millions of people will be celebrating Earth Day with…

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“Maui Film Festival Preview” and Call for Entries w/Director, Barry Rivers

April 12, 2019

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This year’s festival will run from June 12-16, 2019 and will include events in Wailea as well as at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center and Wailuku’s historic Iao Theatre.

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