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#MauiSpecialRodeo – An event for children with special needs on Maui

The 4th annual Maui Special Rodeo is coming up on Sunday, November 8, 2015. We have many excited children with special needs signed up for this fun-filled event. Founded in 2010 by team roper, Cole Hendrickson for his senior class project, the Maui Special Rodeo is fast becoming one of Maui’s favorite annual events. This rodeo is dedicated to children with special needs and

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Flatbread Co. Benefit Night for HBC

Enjoy a night of delicious wood-fired pizza and fun with friends at Flatbread Co.’s benefit for Haku Baldwin Center. Your dinner is your donation! Join us on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 (yes, that’s Cinco de Mayo) down in Paia, where we’ll have a silent auction with something for everyone. Event runs from 5:00-10:00 p.m. A portion of all pizza sales (dine-in and take-out) will

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Happy #NationalVolunteerWeek!

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re celebrating all week long. Our therapeutic programs rely heavily on volunteer assistance. We have a wonderful team of people who come through our doors each week, helping us provide these programs at no cost to the community. We couldn’t do what we do without our volunteers! To all of our volunteers, past and present, we send our heartfelt

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#Volunteer with people and animals at Haku Baldwin Center

Join our volunteer team and help to make a difference in someone’s day. If you have a few hours to spare once a week, or once a month, we’d love to have you. Assist children with special needs during therapeutic horseback riding sessions or join our animal-assisted therapy/activities team on visits to facilities around Maui. Click on our VOLUNTEER PAGE for more information on

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CANCELLED: Fall Harvest Festival #FHF2014

PRESS RELEASE:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2014 Makawao, Maui, Hawaii   The Fall Harvest Festival, a fundraiser for Haku Baldwin Center’s non-profit therapeutic programs, has been cancelled. Due to the approach of Tropical Storm Ana (predicted to upgrade to a hurricane later today) and the potential for severe weather to impact the islands this weekend, the center is switching focus from event

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Silent Auction – Oct 19

Shop for a good cause! Proceeds from this silent auction benefit all of our therapeutic programs at Haku Baldwin Center, for children with special needs, military veterans, seniors, and patients of all ages. Held at the Fall Harvest Festival Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (auction ends at 2:00) 444 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui HI Bring the whole family! Mahalo to our

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Fall Harvest Festival – Oct 19


Join us for a full day of family-friendly fun in upcountry Maui!


Visit our sweet therapy animals in the petting zoo & our therapy horses in the pony rides. Bring the kids in costume and enter in the keiki costume contest (starts at 1pm). Bid on some fun & fabulous items in our silent auction. Grab a great lunch in our food booth & enjoy some shopping among our 50+ vendor booths. Call 808-572-9129 or contact us online for info.

Proceeds from this event support Haku Baldwin Center’s therapeutic programs for children with special needs, military veterans, seniors, and patients of all ages on Maui.

FHF 2014 Flyer

Vendor Spaces Now Open!

CALLING ALL VENDORS: Booth spaces are now open for the Fall Harvest Festival.  Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, so get your forms in now. Here are the details: Sunday, October 19, 2014 – 9:00 to 3:00 $40 per booth space Held at Haku Baldwin Center, 444 Makawao Avenue DOWNLOAD a Vendor Application Form Visit our Fall Harvest Festival Page for more

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HBC Featured on PBS Hawaii

We are thrilled to share this featured piece on our Therapeutic Riding Program, which first aired on October 31, 2013 on PBS Hawaii. Congratulations to the film students at King Kekaulike High School and teacher Mr. Ripani for putting this production together.  We enjoyed having you guys come and film at our center & are honored that you chose to feature HBC in your Hiki No project. Thank

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Sponsor a child with special needs

You can help to bring a smile (and a YEEHAW) to the face of a child with special needs. DOWNLOAD: Maui Special Rodeo Sponsorship Contribution Form The Maui Special Rodeo brings the true, upcountry rodeo experience to children with special needs, creating a safe & therapeutic environment for them to excel as they learn new rodeo skills (like roping, modified bull riding and horseback riding).

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