RAM member works toward a litter-free Maui

Published in The Maui News – Saturday, July 15, 2017 By Sarah Ruppenthal If you bump into Yvonne Aileen at the beach, there’s a good chance she’ll be carrying one of two things: a large trash bag or a five-gallon plastic bucket. Either…

RAM goes ‘all in’ for Maui County students

Looking for a way to give back—and have some fun while you’re doing it? Well, here’s a safe bet: You can roll the dice, spin the roulette wheel and help Maui County students achieve their academic goals on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from…

Realtors® work to keep Maui's beaches safe

South Maui’s beaches just got a little bit safer thanks to the Rotary Club of Kihei-Wailea, which raised funds to install 28 lifesaving rescue tubes at six beach parks last month. As part of a two-year community service project, the Rotary…

RAM members support keiki in need on Maui

It is a sobering reality: According to the National Children’s Alliance, nearly 700,000 American children are victims of neglect or physical or sexual abuse every year. In Hawaii, more than 50 percent of reported victims of crime are under…
Looking back on it now, Barbara Ruberto says there was a time she couldn’t imagine paddling an outrigger canoe 16 miles across the open ocean—four years in a row. “I’m from the Midwest,” she said. “So, no, back then, this was something…

RAM member makes 'aha' moments happen

For Linda Briske, there’s no greater joy than watching the proverbial light bulb go on in a child’s head during a weekly mentoring session. “It’s so rewarding to see how quickly a student progresses, mostly all on their own,” she…

RAM member rides to make a difference

Tracy Stice is ready to go the extra mile—545, to be exact—to help fund the fight against HIV/AIDS. Next month, Stice, a Realtor®-Broker with Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, will join thousands of cyclists for the annual AIDS/LifeCycle,…

RAM members take steps toward hearth health

The statistics should give you pause: According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. Every day, nearly 2,200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease, an average of one death every…

RAM members win big for Maui's keiki

The good times were rolling at Mulligans on the Blue on Saturday, March 11, when dozens of RAM members took the field for the sixth annual Bocce Ball Fundraising Tournament benefitting the Maui Food Bank’s Aloha BackPack Buddies program. The…

RAM executive shares ‘magic of mediation’

It goes without saying that conflict is an inevitable part of everyday life. Many of us think of conflict as a destructive force, but it can also be a catalyst for positive change—the trick is knowing how to manage conflict constructively.…