Micro Business Loan Program
The County of Maui is committing $1 million for the program, which will be administered by the Maui Chamber of Commerce, to support economic viability.
The Micro Business Loan Program provides five-year loans of $7,500 to $15,000 and seven-year loans of $15,001 to $25,000. Eligible businesses must have no more than 10 employees, including owners and full- and part-time workers. Businesses must also be located in Maui County for at least a year before March 4, 2020, and be registered to do business in Hawaii at that time.
Additionally, businesses must have sales revenue of $750,000 or less and have the ability to create full- or part-time employment for low- to moderate-income residents. They must also demonstrate the ability to repay the loan and have reasonable credit history and payment records.
Applications and loan criteria and guidelines for applying are available at
phone number is
Resources for Recovery
The US Senate published a terrific resource outlining the various relief programs available to U.S. Small Businesses.
Click on the link below to access the guide.
CARES Act Guide
Alzeheimer's Assoc. Classes/Support On-Line
Due to contingency planning for the COVID-19, the Alzheimer's Association will transition our classes and support groups to an online platform this month. I understand this isn't ideal, but the health and safety of each of you, your family, and our volunteers is our top priority. If you need assistance accessing our programs online please feel free to call or email me. I have included the zoom link for the classes and if you are not at a computer you can participate by calling in by phone. Please see the below links and changes to programs this month. I am available by phone for Care Consultations if you need support please call 808-518-6650.
March 26th 2020: Brain Health Lunch Time Series: Your Brain on Meditation Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Moved to Zoom https://zoom.us/j/319727885
March 31st 2020: Support Group for Alzheimer’s and dementia Caregivers Maui Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Moved to zoom and telephone. PLEASE RSVP.
Aloha Chapter is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Meeting ID: 398 263 801
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The March 23rd class at Kaunoa will also be rescheduled, TBD.
I hope you all stay healthy!
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For information on previous Community Meetings
Open the Blog Page and select "KCA Community Mtg" category.
New Hats $20, purchase at community meeting or Kula Hardware & Nursery or Joe's Kula Auto
Upcoming Community Meetings
Members and non-members are invited to attend at the Kula Community Center (just above Holy Ghost Church).
Next Community Meetings:
Wed. May 20th CANCELLED
Wed. Sept 16th 7:00pm
Wed. Nov 18th 7:00pm
Click this link to suggest a meeting topic or to get directions.
Previous Meetings - Archive
Board Meeting Schedule
The KCA Board meets for one hour on the first Tuesday each month at the Kula Elementary School at 5:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. To place an item on the agenda, please contact: KCA President, Pua Canto at 633-3079, or email to: cantodoreen (at) gmail.com
Next Board Meetings:
Tue. Apr 7th CANCELLED
Tue. May 5th CANCELLED
Tue. June 2 CANCELLED
Tue. July 7 5:30pm (via ZOOM)
KCA Board Vacancy
The KCA Board has several vacancies and is seeking community members who would like to join the Board. We meet at Kula Elementary School monthly on the first Tuesday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm.
Click here if you are interested and you will be contacted shortly thereafter.
The vision of the Kula community Association is to preserve open space, support agriculture, maintain a rural residential atmosphere, and to work together as a community. The specific purpose of this association is to improve the quality of life for the residents of Kula, to promote civic welfare and generally to benefit the community of Kula.
Kula Community Association
P.O. Box 417 Kula, Maui, Hawaii 96790
Webmaster: Chuck Carletta
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Photo Credit: Dawn Jernaill, St. John's Church photo in headers.