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5A & The Lahaina Community

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Here’s another story of success in our effort at 5A Rent-A-Space to help our community. M. Elizabeth May General Manager AAAAA Rent A Space 3600 L. Honoapiilani Rd. Lahaina  HI  96761 Aloha Liz, Maria & Tony! Once again your team has made things happen on the West Side for Woman Helping Woman!  THANK YOU!!! I want to thank you for the LAST MINUTE assistance at 4:30pm on Saturday! Maria’s wiliness to send out Tony, even though he needed to be back to the office by 6pm, was a tremendous help. Pema’s client, Michelle, had a crew of 7 wonderful male volunteers to assist her, however they were not available until late in the afternoon. While Keith at the front desk at Napili Point was approving of this work being done on a Saturday, we did need to move swiftly.  Michelle’s crew had 2 pickup trucks & one SUV, however the entire load would not have fit in them, which prompted my call. Tony was able to take all of the items to Lahaina for them along with t

Rotary Club Lahaina Whale Watch Benefit For Boys and Girls Clubs of Maui

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5A & Women Helping Women

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5A Rent-A-Space has taken on a new project and the goal of helping women who need it.  WHW is Women Helping Women, and they state: 
 "The mission of Women Helping Women is to end domestic violence through advocacy, education and prevention; and to offer safety, support and empowerment to women and children, victims of domestic violence." 5A is a drop off location for all clothing, furniture and home equipment of the kind that can help a women make a new start in life. They also take donations of funds, as with every new home situation there are unexpected needs. You’re welcome to contact Liz May at Lahaina 5A, (808) 669-5200 or at her e-mail: liz5a@aol.com Recently they had a drive and challenge to gather as many donations as possible and here are some e-mails about the results from Stacey Moniz, Executive Director. From: Stacey Moniz [ mailto:staceymoniz@gmail.com ] 
 Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 5:52 PM
 To: RenĂ©e Ward @ Subject: End of yea

New 5A Level 2 Electric Car Charging Station On Maui

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5A RENT-A-SPACE COMPLETES LEVEL 2 ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING STATION ON MAUI 5A Rent-A-Space has installed a Level 2 electric car charging station.  It’s up and in the testing stages right now and will be ready for public use within 2 to 3 weeks. 5A’s new Solar Panels were completed just weeks ago and  are  producing  enough  energy  for  their  storage facility  and  retail  center  next  door.  5A  will  sell remaining power to MECO for 220 average homes in the West Maui area. 5A Rent-A-Space has installed a solar system with a 600 kilowatt photovoltaic system that will feed 2,880 kilowatt-hours into Maui’s electric grid each day, prevent 1.7 million pounds of CO2 from being released in the atmosphere of Maui, be the equivalent of planting 29,350 trees and taking 243 autos permanently off the Island’s roads.  The result is a potential annual savings in electrical costs exceeding $284,000.  Governor Neil Abercrombie states, “Hawaii’s goals are ambitious; we are str