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Hometown Hero Jennifer Oberg

Hometown Hero Week 26 Winner - Jennifer Oberg

Congratulations to our Hometown Hero week 26 winner, Jennifer Oberg! Jennifer, a wedding gown designer and master dressmaker spearheaded a medical grade mask making project earlier this year distributing 10,000 masks to health care workers, doctors, dentists, first responders throughout Maui. Later transforming into a "sewing hui" that now makes fabric masks for schools, benefiting both teachers and students. The masks are free of charge. Donations help to provide the volunteers with lunch.

Thank you Jennifer for the dedication you have shown to our community. Through your selfless acts of giving we are reminded of the importance of compassion for others and that true aloha spirit lives on in Maui County, even through the toughest times. You are a real life hero and we are forever grateful.

Click here to listen to why Jennifer was nominated on Kiss 99.9 FM - The Morning Kiss.


If you would like to honor someone who has demonstrated outstanding service, giving, compassion or other service to the community, submit your nomination at

A partnership with Maui Health and Pacific Media Group, a Hometown Hero is chosen and recognized each week on 99.9 KISS FM - The Morning Kiss, and online. Each winner also receives $50 worth of gift cards!