Come join The Rotary Club of Lahaina and the Lahaina Rotary Youth Foundation as we proudly present our annual fundraiser of “A Night Under the Stars” on May 11th 2019 at 6pm at the Lahaina Jodo Mission.
Entertainment includes grammy award winning George Kahumoku and the Lahainaluna Jazz Band.   Tickets include full buffet and soft drinks including Salads, Galbi, Chicken Katsu, Mahi Mahi, Sides, Desserts, and More!  This event is BYOB!
Since it’s inception, the Rotary Club of Lahaina has awarded over $1,000,000 in scholarships to West Side seniors and has donated thousands of dollars in computers, equipment, and school supplies to elementary and middle schools in West Maui.   Come help us raise additional funds for scholarships and schools with your tax-deductible gift!
Tickets are currently on sale as a $60 dollar donation for General Admission.  VIP tickets are also available for a $100 donation, and full tables of 10 are available for an $800 donation.  Because the Lahaina Rotary Youth Foundation is a 501(c)(3) all ticket sales and silent auction items are tax deductible.  Ticket prices include a full buffet, drinks, entertainment, and the event is BYOB.
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A Night Under The Stars Annual Fundraiser 2019-04-30 10:00:00Z 0
Posted on Mar 01, 2019
The Rotary Club of Lahaina along with the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise and Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset placed the first 22 rescue tubes on West Maui County Beaches on February 26th, and February 28th.  The installations included Papalaua Beach Park, Ukumehame Beach Park, Launiupoko Beach Park, and Puamana Beach park.  The rescue tubes will help provide an aid in saving lives and hopefully eliminate the instances of double drownings at those locations.
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Rotary Club of Lahaina Installs Rescue Buoys DBN 2019-03-01 10:00:00Z 0 rescue buoys,rotary club of lahaina
Posted on Feb 01, 2019
Rotary Club of Lahaina President Darryl Ng, PP Rick Nava and wife Rina Nava, and PP Mila Salvador made the club's twice yearly trip to the Philippines to see the work done since our last visit and to setup some new and exciting programs for communities in the PI.  Our first stop was to Ilo Ilo where we were invited to the annual Dinagyang Festival that celebrates the indigenous peoples of the Philippines. This was especially fitting as we are working on or have recently completed projects for Bajao and Atti tribes of indigenous peoples. 
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Rotary Club of Lahaina Philippines Projects 2019-02-01 10:00:00Z 0 philippines
Posted on Dec 22, 2018
The Rotary Club of Lahaina hosted a year-end social at Napili Point open to all West Side Rotarians including The Rotary Club of Lahaina, The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise, and The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset.  It was a great time for all and we watched the sunset while President Darryl Ng bartended and all participants brought great pupus for our potlock!  We hope to do more socials together to create further fellowship among fellow Rotarians!
West Side Rotary Year End Social 2018-12-22 10:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 19, 2018
The Rotary Club of Lahaina along with the awesome staff at the Whaler, a luxury condiminum on Kaanapali beach, installed televisions in 15 classrooms at Lahaina Intermediate School.  Our Rotary club heard about the need for the installations when we were told that although TVs were delivered over a year ago, they were being strapped to carts because of the high cost to install (The DOE had received bids for upwards of $1000 per room!).  Rotary Club of Lahaina members including President Darryl Ng, President Elect Kalei Jaramillo, and Service Chair and PP Mila Salvador (Who is General Manager at the Whaler), along with whaler team members were able to install all TVs in 5 hours.  We are very grateful to the Whaler for helping us with the needs of our local Intermediate school.  The school will no longer have to worry about broken TV's on their carts!
TV Install Project at Lahaina Intermediate 2018-10-19 10:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Lahaina and The Whaler at Kaanapali Team up to clean up Kanaapali Beach!  Come join us for our next beach cleanup on Saturday, November 3rd at 8am Makai (oceanside) of the beach Hale!   Parking is free (just tell them you're with the beach cleanup) and The Whaler provides coffee, iced tea, water, snacks, and all the equipment needed to help keep Kaanapali Beach clean!
August 4th Quarterly Beach Cleanup Darryl Barret Ng 2018-08-04 10:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Lahaina teams up with OfficeMax Lahaina to donate hundreds of items and over $300 to our local elementary and intermediate schools!
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Annual School Supplies Drive Huge Success Darryl Barret Ng 2018-08-04 10:00:00Z 0 officemax,rotary,rotary club of lahaina,school supplies
The Rotary Club of Lahaina prides itself on the partnerships we have made with clubs in the Philippines to bring school supplies to needy children, and to provide clean drinking water and sanitation to areas that have none.  Believe it or not, many schools in the Philippines, even in the most developed of areas, lack access to clean water and sanitation for those that cannot afford it.
Lahaina Rotary Club Makes A Difference In Philippines 2018-07-15 10:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club Of Lahaina Help Raise Funds For Hawaii & Kauai 2018-07-08 10:00:00Z 0 disaster relief,project kokua
Posted on Jan 12, 2018
Please join us next Thursday January 18, 2018 at the Royal Lahaina to welcome our Guest Speaker Joanne Doell.  From 1998-2016 Joanne Doell was a UHMC/OCET/EdVenture Noncredit Instructor in following classes: Computer Tech & Software, Effective Supervision, Customer Service, WorkForce Development, Personal Enrichment.  She spent 10 years as Coordinator/Instructor in College for Kids program, and was a Program Developer for several areas of Non-Credit classes.   She has been a Rotarian approximately 10 years & is was President of Rotary Club of Kihei-Sunrise 2014-2015 and Co-President the following year. Currently she is a member of Wailea club.   She has a BA/MA Speech Pathology & Audiology, and is a retired teacher of Special Ed, Gifted and Middle Schoolers.
Guest Speaker Joanne Doell 2018-01-12 10:00:00Z 0
On Monday October 30, 2017 members of the Rotary Club of Lahaina, Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise, and Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset all got together to get ready for the BIG Halloween Parade!  We stuffed 500 goodie bags with candy and toys to give out to all the keiki who are in the costume contest.  We also had help from the Maui Preperatory Academy in getting our Rotary Float put together.  It was a wonderful time of getting together with all the Rotary Clubs of Lahaina to "Make a Difference"!  
Mahalo to all who were able to help, and we hope to see everyone at the Halloween Parade!!
Preparing for Halloween Parade 2017-10-31 10:00:00Z 0
Guest Speaker Liz Foote 2017-08-17 10:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 03, 2017
The Rotary Club of Lahaina will be at Long's in the Cannery Mall on Saturday July 29, 2017 from 9am to 3pm for a School Supplies Drive!  Please stop by and say hello, and help us support our youth by donating school supplies to help them "GROW THEIR BRAINS!" =)  
School Supplies Drive Debbie Schichtel 2017-07-03 10:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 27, 2017
Come join us for lunch at the Royal Lahaina on July 13, 2017 at 12 noon as we welcome our guest speaker Kai Pelayo the Community Affairs Manager of Monsanto Hawaii.
Kai Pelayo
Community Affairs Manager
Monsanto Hawaii

Kai Pelayo has been the Community Affairs Manager for Monsanto Hawaii on Maui since January 2016. In his capacity, he serves as a community liaison for the company, to promote positive education and meaningful dialogue.
Kai came to Monsanto Hawaii with 38 years of experience in community service and the hospitality industry. He previously served as Director of Operations for the Grand Wailea Resort, and before that, as the Director of Food and Beverage for the Westin Maui. He has also held executive positions with Hyatt and Starwood Hotels.
An active member of the community for many years, Kai’s numerous contributions include serving as:
- President of the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce.
- Vice President of the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
- President of Maui Economic Opportunity.
- Chair of the University of Hawaii Maui Campus HOST Committee.
Raised on Maui, Kai is proud to be a graduate of King Kamehameha III School and Lahainaluna High School. He has also successfully completed the Preferred Institute/Washington State University Leadership Development Program, and received numerous awards for his leadership
Guest Speaker Kai Pelayo from Monsanto Debbie Schichtel 2017-06-27 10:00:00Z 0
On Thursday, April 27, 2017, The Rotary Club of Lahaina invited all of our 2017 scholarship recipients to our weekly luncheon meeting.  Representing Lahainaluna High School, Molokai High and Maui Prep Academy, 11 recipients were able to join us, with four unable to attend.  The Maui Prep students were joined by long-time MPA advisor Keenan Reader, and Lahainaluna's acting Principal Daniel Espaniola was onhand to support his students.
In all, these students received a total of $21,000 to help them begin this new phase in their lives.  We wish them all the best of everything.
Pictured: Past President Rick Nava, Sophia Johnston (MPA), Paul Gaper (LHS), Past President Eric Van Ketel, Iwalouise Bryan (LHS), curent RCL President Marti Wukelic, Taylor Asio (LHS), Past President Joe Pluta, Elizabeth James (MPA), Daniel Ornellas (MPA),  Tea Vana'ata (MPA), MPA Advisor Keenan Reader, Lexi Leon (MPA), Alexa Narayan (MPA), Kamryn Perry (MPA) and Sarah Wilhelm (MPA).  Not pictured: Alana Power (through HRYF grant), Shania Abut and Jamie Fujii - all from Lahainaluna High School, and Erik Svetin, from Molokai High School.
Congratulations, Scholarship Recipients! Marti Wukelic 2017-05-02 10:00:00Z 0
We've always known Maui is filled to the brim with wonderful friends and neighbors, and your generosity and spirit of good fun has proved it true, once again.  The Rotary Club of Lahaina held a special event at the Lahaina Yacht Club on Saturday, April 1, 2017 and the support was beyond measure.  Through attendance, participation in a silent auction and a "suggested donation"drawing, you helped us raise over $3000 for our scholarship fund!  
On Saturday, April 15, the scholarship committee interviewed 14 high school seniors - from West Maui and the island of Molokai - and thanks to you - we were able to award ... wait.  You have to wait until after the three schools hold their award ceremonies!  We'll let you know which students were awarded.  But in the meantime, please enjoy some photos of the event...
Mahalo, Maui!!! Instant Wine Cellar Social a great success 2017-04-19 10:00:00Z 0
Do you enjoy a nice bottle of wine?  If so, then you might really enjoy helping us with our Second Annual Instant Wine Cellar event!  For a suggested donation of just $10 per ticket, you could be a lucky winner.  First place receives 30 bottles, second place receives 20 and third place receives ten.  Now this isn't just any old wine; it's all good quality.
Not a wine lover but plan on being in Lahaina on Saturday, April 1?  Would you like to join us at the Lahaina Yacht Club for our social?  $25 per person, which includes "endless pupu" table.  The bar is no host.  If you're interested, email for details.
Second Annual "Instant Wine Cellar!" Marti Wukelic 2017-03-14 10:00:00Z 0
Stocking up on school supplies can be a daunting task, particularly for families who have several keiki in school at the same time.  To help alleviate the financial impact, our Maui Rotary Clubs sponsor a School Supply Drive each year.  Generally held the last weekend in July at various locations island-wide, the supplies and monetary donations are collected and distributed our schools within our respective areas.
The three Lahaina Clubs each hold their own drive, but then pool their resources and distribute equally among the West Maui elementary schools.
Here are some photos from start to finish:  Our Rotary Club of Lahaina volunteers who collected the items, the volunteers from all three Lahaina Rotary Clubs who organized and distributed the collections, and finally ... RCL volunteers delivering the goods to Princess Nahienaena Elementary School.  In addition to these supplies, we collected $300 for their use, as needed. 
Just another modest example of Rotary Serving Humanity.  Mahalo to all ...
School Supply Drive 2016 Marti Wukelic 2016-08-03 00:00:00Z 0
Mahalo, Maui, for making our fundraiser such a smashing success!  Click on "Photos" to see some of the fun.
We're in the process on finalizing a great community project, made possible by the generosity of those who supported this event.  Stay tuned ...
It's time to party like it's 1975! There will be music, singing, dancing, food, contests and more ... If you remember the 70s, take a trip down memory lane. If you weren't born yet, come see what you missed. No Host bar, silent auction, a costume contest, funked up farm food from Chris and his Shark Pit team and outstanding music by Maui's own Djblast himself - Bud Galarita.

Advance tickets $20 per person ($25 at the door)  

How many tickets do you want? You can contact any member of the Rotary Club of Lahaina, pick them up at Shark Pit Social Club, or purchase via Paypal (see button in the far right column).  If you choose PayPal, be sure to add your name in the comments section, so your tickets will be waiting for you at the door!

And remember ... events like this help us fund scholarships, food drives, community projects and so much more ... you rock, Maui.
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Maui Preparatory Academy Scholarship Recipients 2015-04-23 00:00:00Z 0
Interact Induction Ceremony at Maui Preparatory Academy 2014-12-22 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary Helping in the Campaign to End Polio 2014-10-22 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Sep 12, 2014
Please mark your calendars for October 25, 2014 Rotary Club of Lahaina Golf Scramble.  Get your registration forms in early. Forms are available on the homepage download section. Extended Cut off Deadline call Rick Nava  808-298-3953  Call us, See you there!
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Posted by Lahaina News on Jun 03, 2014
Congratulations to the Rotary Club of Lahaina - Lahaina Rotarians award $28,500 in college scholarships!
LAHAINA - Art Ortiz, past president of the Rotary Club of Lahaina, announced in 2014 that his club, in conjunction with the Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation and Lahaina Rotary Youth Foundation, is awarding $28,500 in college scholarships to graduating seniors from Lahainaluna High School, Lanai High School, Maui Preparatory Academy and Molokai High School. 

Lahaina Rotarians Awarded $28,500 in College Scholarships Lahaina News 2014-06-04 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 15, 2013
15th Annual Christmas  Block Party for the homeless and shelter kids of Maui! Honorary Lahaina Rotary Member Pastor Laki Kaahumanu and Church on the Go helping those in need in the community. Slideshow Photo's by Joseph Pluta
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Rotary to Launch New Web Site Normʻs Voices of Maui 2013-09-19 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Lahaina Moves Toward Goal of 50 Members 2013-09-19 00:00:00Z 0
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