MAUI COUNTY SISTER CITIES IN THE NEWS!
ALOHA to FUKUYAMA, JAPAN
MAUI COUNTY'S 23rd SISTER CITY!
On Feburary 11, 2008, Resolution No. 08-10, the Maui County City Council votes YES to adding Fukuyama, Japan as a most welcome new Maui County Sister City. Over the years, there has been ongoing interest between our county and Fukuyama. In September, 2007, Mayor Akira Hade of Fukuyama, Japan and delegation were joined by Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares, Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona and Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann in the annual Maui County State Fair.
For an official ceremonial sister cities welcome, Mayor Tavares will lead a Maui delegation to Fukuyama for their famous Rose Festival in May 2008.
CALL FOR ENTRIES IN MAUI 2008 YOUTH ART SHOWCASE!
For the last two years, Maui County has invited its 23 Sister Cities to participate in the Young Artist Showcase. This year the deadline for art submission is April 4th. The winner will be announced and a $300 award will be presented. Click here for entry form, rules and details.
2007 YOUTH ART TOUR TO ARRIVE ON MAUI , APRIL 2008!
Ten Finalists and U.S. Tour! Maui County’s Sister City - Manila, Philippines is among 10 winners!
The Office of Economic Development and Maui County Sister Cities Foundation announced today that Maui’s entry “Our World, Our Home” by Jeane Renee Nubla from Manila, Philippines was selected as one of 10 winning pieces of art. These ten winning art pieces will be displayed at the Maui County Business Resource Center for the month of April and on Maui in April 12, 2008 as part of the “Culture & Arts Day” celebration.
To View the 2007 Sister City Art Contest Finalists. This wonderful art will be right here in Maui during April 2008. Next year this could be your art!
By the way...
Where is Maui County? We are part of the aloha state of Hawaii, USA.
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Who are the Maui County 23 Sister Cities? Please click here to learn more.
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Please join the Maui County Sister Cities Foundation... It's fun and rewarding. Click here to download an application or call 808-873-8247 for more details.