Es­cape room helps to fight hunger

The Maui News - - TODAY’S PEOPLE -

The Mys­tery Maui Es­cape Room has taken on the fight against hunger on Maui by launch­ing its “Cans for Clues” pro­gram, ac­cord­ing to an an­nounce­ment.

The pro­gram en­cour­ages play­ers to do­nate food to get ex­tra games for food items. Play­ers may use the clues to help them solve the mys­tery in the es­cape room, the an­nounce­ment says.

Mys­tery Maui part­nered with Hui Hau­mana, a club at the Univer­sity of Hawaii Maui Col­lege ded­i­cated to feed­ing stu­dents who are work­ing to earn a col­lege ed­u­ca­tion but are strug­gling be­cause of lack of food.

All food do­na­tions col­lected will be turned over to the club, which is work­ing with the Maui Food Bank.

The es­cape room is at 81 N. Mar­ket St., Suite 200, in Wailuku. The en­trance faces the Wailuku mu­nic­i­pal park­ing lot.

For more in­for­ma­tion, send email to [email protected]­tery­maui .com or, to book a game, go to mys­tery­maui.com. about how to ac­cess fed­eral grant money of up to $1 mil­lion through fed­eral Small Busi­ness In­no­va­tion Re­search and Small Busi­ness Tech­nol­ogy Trans­fer fund­ing pro­grams.

IN­NO­VATE Hawaii is look­ing for is­land com­pa­nies in fields like agri­cul­ture, val­ueadded food pro­duc­tion, tech­nol­ogy prod­ucts, biotech­nol­ogy, aerospace and me­dia. We­bi­nar top­ics in­clude grant ac­count­ing, pro­posal es­sen­tials, com­mer­cial­iza­tion es­sen­tials, tech­nol­ogy-driven mar­ket in­tel­li­gence and how to work with the Depart­ment of De­fense, Depart­ment of En­ergy and Na­tional Sci­ence Foun­da­tion.

Up­com­ing we­bi­nars are set for Tues­day, Wed­nes­day, Thurs­day and Jan. 23. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Go to sbir we­bi­na­rseries.eventbrite.com. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.htdc.org/events/ or con­tact [email protected] The cost is $10 per we­bi­nar.

Isle com­pa­nies also are el­i­gi­ble to ap­ply for the Hawaii state match­ing grant pro­gram, which pro­vides funds of up to 50 per­cent to as much as $500,000. the pub­lic.

Per­fec­tion Bra Fit­ting Sa­lon is lo­cated at 39 Cen­tral Ave. in Wailuku. Reg­u­lar hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tues­day to Satur­day.

For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.per­fec­tion­brafit­ting.com or call 495-7232.

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