Maui Humane Society’s Director Coordinator, J, has been doing Direct Release for over 10 years! J had the privilege of speaking with Susie Thieman on her last show of Maui NonProfit Notes about how Direct Release works, the services that J provides and how it helps!
Maui Humane Society reportedly receives about five lost pet claims every day. That’s upwards of 1,800 lost dogs at Maui’s shelter a year. To curb those numbers, the nonprofit has partnered with PetHub, a modern pet identification system out of Washington state, to distribute specialized pet tags that owners can add to their animal’s collar.
Cindy Paulos speaking with Director of Marketing and Communications, Katie Shannon regarding Wags to Riches, Maui Humane Society’s top fundraiser of the year! Top 6 fundraisers will bring shelter animals from the doghouse, to the penthouse on April 29, including the Four Seasons Maui, Andaz, Fairmont Kea Lani, Hyatt Regency, Royal Lahaina and Residence Inn Wailea Marriott
Trance and Mackie the hosts from DaJam 98.3, the most talked about radio show in Maui’s radio history, talked story LIVE with Director of Marketing and Communications, Katie Shannon, about all things Maui Humane Society. We all learned that Trance became a colony caretaker by accident and to LEAVE THE KITTEN WHERE IT’S SITTIN’!
Ed Kanoi, the host from 99.9 KISS FM’s, had a great LIVE conversation about all things Maui Humane Society with the Director of Marketing and Communication, Katie Shannon. Listen to their radio interview as they discuss the ever-going animal population, Paws-to-Adopt, the need for adoptions and fosters, staying open late on St. Patrick’s Day (open until 7pm!), as well as the Spring Break Pawty at the Andaz on March 25! Not to mention, Maui’s new dog licenses!
Cindy Paulos talking story with Katie Shannon about Elua, the 2nd Hawaiian puppy in the Puppy Bowl, over 110 dogs in Maui Humane Society’s care means we need fosters! And MHS 3rd Fridays, where Maui Humane Society will be open until 7pm every 3rd Friday of the month, starting on February 17
On January 11, Nikki Russell, Director of Community Outreach and Denise Bouey, Community Support Manager, sat with Susie Thieman, Maui Non Profit Directors radio show to discuss a variety of topics, mainly regarding foster!
Steve MacKinnon, CEO of Maui Humane Society spoke with founder of SilverShark Media, Jason Evans, on the 4th year of the podcast series. In this episode Steve talks about his path that led from criminal justice to Maui Humane Society, some differences in large shelters in big cities vs smaller shelters like MHS, the ongoing issue of overpopulation at animal shelters, an insight into some of the services offered by Maui Humane Society and so much more!
Katie Shannon, Director of Marketing & Communications sat with Susie Thieman, Maui Non Profit Directors radio show to discuss a variety of topics including the pet housing crisis, SOS Foster, what to do if you find an animal, Dog on Demand, Empty the Shelters (Oct 1-8), Fostering and more!
Hawaii Public Radio: Maui Humane Society’s kennels have been over capacity for more than a year.
The shelter is overcapacity due to the high surrender and stray intake rates that spiked because of the pandemic.
Workers say there’s an especially large surge of dogs.