Archive for June, 2011

Molokai wins first two games at Little League tournament

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments
Molokai wins first two games at Little League tournament

Molokai completed its run in the District 3 Little League Tournament Monday with an 8-0 loss to Central East in the Majors Division for 11-and-12 year olds. The Molokai team had advanced to the game at the War Memorial Little League Fields by defeating Lanai and Upcountry Maui on Saturday. Molokai defeated Lanai under the […]

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New short-term rental law reviewed by Planning Commission

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
New short-term rental law reviewed by Planning Commission

An ordinance designed to bring all Maui County short-term rentals into compliance received review today by the Molokai Planning Commission at its regular meeting. Also known as Transient Vacation Rentals, or TVRs, these rental homes are now only allowed under an unwieldy conditional permitting process. Kip Dunbar is the only Molokai property owner who has […]

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Seven years and 300 ukuleles later, KoAloha continues to support local youth

| June 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Seven years and 300 ukuleles later, KoAloha continues to support local youth

Declining budgets, combined with an increased emphasis on science and math education, have put music on the backburner for most schools. But music will always play an important role on Molokai. Walk down the hallways of any Molokai school during passing periods and you can hear the echoes of a strummed ukulele or the chorus […]

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Ko Molokai Keiki O Ke Kai Summer Surf meet holds second event

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments
Ko Molokai Keiki O Ke Kai Summer Surf meet holds second event

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Pacific Voyagers enter Kaunakakai Harbor for historic meeting between Polynesian brothers and sisters

| June 24, 2011 | 0 Comments
Pacific Voyagers enter Kaunakakai Harbor for historic meeting between Polynesian brothers and sisters

This historic event can be best experienced through these videos: First vaka entering Kaunakakai Harbor Lei greeting for Pacific Voyagers Pacific Voyagers greeting protocol It has taken 35 years for Tahitian sailing canoes to visit Hawaii. Yesterday it was Molokai’s turn to say “Aloha!” Molokai showed its appreciation of this historic meeting of Polynesian cultures […]

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Message to Pattern Energy: ‘No Big Wind on Molokai!’

| June 23, 2011 | 4 Comments
Message to Pattern Energy: ‘No Big Wind on Molokai!’

If there was any doubt whether or not Molokai residents want to be part of the largest wind power development in Hawaii history, last night’s meeting at the Mitchell Pau’ole Center was pretty conclusive: NOT! The meeting was the second of three meetings this week organized by Pattern Energy and Biological Capital, which have recently […]

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Molokai welcomes the Pacific Voyagers tomorrow

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Molokai welcomes the Pacific Voyagers tomorrow

The call is out to all of Molokai to share its aloha tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. when the Pacific Voyagers arrive at the Kaunakakai Harbor after sailing across the Pacific. Traveling in seven sailing voyaging canoes, or vaka moanas, the Pacific Voyagers left Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands on June 4. After 12 days […]

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New Molokai Humane Society budget will fund vet

| June 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
New Molokai Humane Society budget will fund vet

Finding an on-island veterinarian is one of the top priorities approved by the Molokai Humane Society at its board of directors budget meeting last night. Now the hard part. The non-profit organization, run by volunteers and one paid vet assistant, needs to locate a vet who is willing and able to move to Molokai. According […]

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Free breakfast for anyone under 19, courtesy of Maui County

| June 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
Free breakfast for anyone under 19, courtesy of Maui County

A Maui County free breakfast program is “working to make sure that no children in the County of Maui go hungry when school is closed this summer,” according to a recent county press release. All youth 18 years old or younger are eligible to receive a free breakfast any weekday. Over 10,000 children in the […]

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Dramatic, and existential, storytelling coming to Molokai Library

| June 17, 2011 | 0 Comments
Dramatic, and existential, storytelling coming to Molokai Library

HSPLS News Release “Novel Destinations: There’s the Door?” a dramatic stage presentation starring storytellers Neal Milner, Dann Seki, Nyla Fujii-Babb and musician “Gentleman” Jeffry Stephen Babb, will be a featured event for the 2011 Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) Teens and Adult Summer Reading Programs at six selected public libraries on Molokai and Oahu […]

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