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Mentorship Program to Hold ‘Ohana Night

July 12, 2012
The Maui Weekly

On Friday, July 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the Maui Police Department's Kihei District, along with the U.S. Attorney Flo Nakakuni, the State of Hawai'i Department of the Attorney General, Kihei Youth Center, County of Maui Prosecutor's Office and Lokelani Intermediate School will sponsor the Choice Mentorship Program's 'Ohana Night at the Kihei Youth Center, where attendees can meet Choice participants and mentors and their families.

The event will include a buffet dinner, entertainment and door prizes.

Call 879-8698 to make reservations.

This program involves officers from the Maui Police Department's Kihei District and employees from the other participating agencies who will volunteer as mentors for at-risk youth for one year. A year's worth of activities have been scheduled with a graduation ceremony scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2013.

The Choice Mentorship Program was the brainchild of Officer Emily Kibby of the Maui Police Department's Kihei District. Officer Kibby, under the guidance of her commander, Captain Tivoli Faaumu, submitted the grant application through the U.S. Department of Attorney General.

This program is designed to continue the Maui Police Department's efforts of community involvement and being role models for at-risk youth.

The Choice Mentorship Program is funded in part through a Project Safe Neighborhood grant from the U.S. Department of the Attorney General.



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