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Kohala Center to study how Mo’omomi fishing regulations impact health on Molokai

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kohala Center to study how Mo’omomi fishing regulations impact health on Molokai

Kohala Center News Release The Kohala Center has received a grant from the Health Impact Project to study the potential health impacts of proposed regulations associated with a community-managed fishery policy for the Hawaiian Native Mo‘omomi Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area on the north shore of Molokai. State-level decision-makers are reviewing the current fishery management policy […]

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Editor of The Molokai News takes position at Molokai High School

| September 2, 2014 | 10 Comments
Editor of The Molokai News takes position at Molokai High School

By David Lichtenstein Teaching and journalism have been the two loves of my professional life over the past 30 years. Now the pendulum has swung back toward teaching as I have accepted a full-time staff position at Molokai High School’s Alternative Learning Center. I did not want pass up the opportunity to have a positive […]

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Kualapu’u School receives $50,000 grant from Hawaiian Airlines Foundation

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kualapu’u School receives $50,000 grant from Hawaiian Airlines Foundation

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Alex Mawae charges to second place in the Juniors division at the Hawaii Paddleboard Championships

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae charges to second place in the Juniors division at the Hawaii Paddleboard Championships

By Clare Seeger Mawae Twelve-year-old Alex Mawae from Molokai has had quite a year in the world’s fastest growing water sport of stand-up paddling while racking up some credible placings in some notable events. Most recently, Alex competed at the Duke’s Ocean Fest on Oahu last Saturday, taking second place in the under 17’s Juniors […]

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Ohana Eye Center to partner with Molokai Community Health Center

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ohana Eye Center to partner with Molokai Community Health Center

Ohana Eye Center News Release Ohana Eye Center is moving Sept. 2 to be part of the Molokai Community Health Center located at 30 Oki Pl. Kaunakakai, HI 96748 (The old Pau Hana Inn). Currently, the practice is located at 10 Mohala St. behind Paddlers’ Inn. “We’re excited to be partnering with Ohana Eye Center,” […]

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Two arrests made on Molokai to begin nationwide ‘Get Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Two arrests made on Molokai to begin nationwide ‘Get Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

Maui Police Department News Release As the nationwide “Get Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign continues, the Maui Police Department reported arresting 19 people for impaired driving over the weekend. The campaign began Aug. 14 and runs through Sept. 1. As part of the campaign, police will continue to set up roadblocks at unannounced locations […]

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UH professor to give talk about Hawaiian sovereignty in Ho’olehua next week

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
UH professor to give talk about Hawaiian sovereignty in Ho’olehua next week

Dr. Keanu Sai, a professor at University of Hawaii, Windward Community College, will be on Molokai next Wednesday, Aug. 20, to offer a talk titled “Hawaii: An American state or a state under American occupation?” The presentation will take place at the Lanikeha Center in Ho’olehua from 5-9 p.m. Dr. Sai provides a counter-narrative to […]

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Fall sports schedule announced, high school loses athletic director

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fall sports schedule announced, high school loses athletic director

After two years as athletic director at Molokai High School, Hoku Haliniak has announced she will be leaving Molokai this month to work for Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) as the new Director of Sports Information. She will be replaced by MHS science teacher and girls basketball coach Lee DeRouin. A couple of exciting […]

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Power now restored after fallen tree cuts off 480 Kamalo customers

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Power now restored after fallen tree cuts off 480 Kamalo customers

Maui Electric News Release Shortly after midnight, approximately 480 customers in Kamalo, 10 miles east of Kaunakakai, lost power when trees came down on power lines along Kamehameha V Highway. Power was restored to all affected Molokai customers at 3:15 a.m. Downed trees and debris in electrical lines kept Maui Electric crews busy throughout the […]

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More tropical storm conditions expected within 36 hours

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
More tropical storm conditions expected within 36 hours

Maui County Emergency Civil Defense Notifications Updated 11:05 a.m.: A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area within 36 hours. EFFECTS: The center of Tropical Storm Iselle is moving toward the west near 15 mph and this motion is expected to continue through early Sunday with some slowing […]

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