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Alex Mawae competes in Turtle Bay at the Stand-Up World Tour

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae competes in Turtle Bay at the Stand-Up World Tour

By Clare Seeger Mawae The opening of the Stand-Up World Tour for 2015 was the Turtle Bay Women’s Pro on Feb. 7 and 8 along with the Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge leading to the main event, The Sunset Pro at Sunset Beach. Alex Mawae from Molokai had the experience of his young life with […]

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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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EDITORIAL: Four Molokai fishermen arrested while protecting our natural resources

| December 20, 2014 | 14 Comments
EDITORIAL: Four Molokai fishermen arrested while protecting our natural resources

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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

Support for STEM education and behavioral health services for elementary students Ho’okako’o News Release KUALAPU`U, MOLOKAI – Hawaiian Airlines Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Kualapu`u Public Conversion Charter School for two new projects essential to the educational achievement of its students: Project Kūka`Ike STEM Education Program and Project Kuakupono Student Support Services Program. […]

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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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