News briefs: Four softball players named to D-II first team; Kualapu’u students earn honors; Change in refuse collection schedule

| June 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Four Molokai softball players were selected to the Division II Maui Interscholastic League all-star team by The Maui News.

Pitcher Jasmine Borden was named to the MIL All-League first team.


Pitcher Jasmine Borden, who helped lead the team to the semifinal round in the state tournament, was chosen. Also picked were second baseman Amanda Makaiwi, third baseman Tyra Garces and outfielder Natalia Levi.

Fourth graders earn honorable mention

The Kualapu’u Elementary Charter School’s Hawaiian Language Immersion Program, Kula Kaiapuni o Kualapu’u, took honorable mention in the E Ola Pono campaign.

The HLIP fourth graders did a mentoring project to help incoming kindergarten students navigate the campus, learn how to read, play games and feel welcome. The school received $250. Lanai Middle School’s Peer Resource Program took top honors.

Refuse collection schedule changes

The County of Maui’s Department of Environmental Management announced that Molokai residents will be on the Furlough Friday schedule because of the upcoming furlough day on Friday, June 24.

Friday refuse pick up will be picked up on Wednesday, June 22. Maui and Lanai will have normal pickup on Friday with no change. For questions, call 553-3221 on Molokai.

Job posting in Kalaupapa

The National Park Service is advertising for a maintenance worker position at the Kalaupapa National Historical Park.

The Department of Interior stated it expects to fill multiple vacancies for positions ranging from 13 months up to four years.

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Kalaupapa Hansen’s disease patients and to Native Hawaiians in accordance with federal law.

The salary range is $19.89 to $23.20 per hour. The job will be posted until June 23. For more information go to http://1.usa.gov/lGSaZ3.

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