The Maui News - Weekender
Roots School to host children’s fair Feb. 11 Volunteers needed for Kipahulu trip
high school student researchers from Baldwin High School, Kamehameha Schools Maui and Hawaii Technology Academy, along with 30 junior researchers from Iao Intermediate School, St. Anthony School and Lokelani Intermediate School.
Volunteers from Maui’s science and engineering community will judge the students’ projects.
Up to 20 blue ribbon merit winners will be invited to represent Maui at the 2023 Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair in April. The top two senior division projects will represent Maui at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in May in Dallas, Texas.
Roots School will host its annual children’s fair from 2 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the school’s campus in Haiku.
The Alice in Wonderland-themed event will feature
games, food, face-painting, balloon-twisting, a cake walk, used book sale and an online auction, according to a news release.
Tickets are $15 per person and all proceeds will benefit the school’s tuition aid program. Roots School is located at 740 Haiku Rd. in Haiku.
For more information, call (808) 250-7988 or email development@rootsmaui. org.
The Friends of Haleakala National Park is seeking volunteers for a three-day, two-night service trip in the Kipahulu District of Haleakala National Park Feb. 18-20.
Work may include native plant habitat restoration, greenhouse cleanup and maintenance, weeding, loi restoration on the Pipiwai Trail and other activities.
No backpacking is required, as participants will drive to the area to camp in tents or cars and prepare meals in the bunkhouse, which is equipped with a kitchen, shower and outhouse.
Participants may carpool to Kipahulu early on the morning of Feb. 18.
For more information and to make a reservation for the trip, email firstname.lastname@example.org.