Rescue Tube Project
  • On June 6 at KAM#1 beach--Lauren Arnold, myself, Mark Barry & Kelly Trang supported the filming at the beach & in the water of  Waena Middle Sch Tech Club for Instructional video & RCKW sponsored their pizza lunch at Pizza Madness.
  • PSAs are in the works with AKAKU & Waena Middle Sch Technology Club (WMS- TC)
  • Instructional Video for RT use is in the the works-- hoping for Premier showing at meeting -Aug 2 mtg--when they will have representatives as our speakers that day.
  • I have sent in PressRelease to MAUI Times for article-- no response. Anyone have special connections there?
  • Press release sent to Wailea publication vis Karin Carlson
  • need to pursue radio PSA --it's on the list
  • HEY Brah-- column note was sent by Jason about stolen/missing RTs-Maui Times
  • Jason Denhart, Mark Harbison & MaryMargaret Baker will attend Hawaii Tourism Authority presentation on Mon July 17 presentation-- possible funding source for remaining RTs & supplies-- at Many irons in the fire to promote this project at MACC.
  • 2013: Rotarian Magazine article about rescue tube project by Rotary Club of on Kauai.
  • September 2014: Club member Cecelia Camp arranged a meeting with Mayor Alan Arakawa and representatives of Parks and Recreation Department and Fire Department Ocean Safety. 
  • Many, many meetings 
  • April 6, 2017: Maui County Council agreement signed 
  • May 27, 2017; Installation #1—22 tubes on Kalama, Charlie Young, Cove, and Kamaole 1, 2 & 3 beaches
  • June 24, 2017: Installation #2—18 tubes on Keawakapu Beach

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