Archive for October, 2011

Local Halloween celebrations = spooky fun

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments
Local Halloween celebrations = spooky fun

Click the link on the bottom to see the Maunaloa Elementary School Halloween parade. It’s Halloween on Molokai, which means lots of fun for keiki and adults alike. On Friday, Hotel Molokai held its annual Halloween costume contest. Prizes were awarded for scariest, funniest, most original and most Hawaiian costumes. Music from Mobettah, “da band,” […]

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St. Francis ends Molokai’s run to repeat as state volleyball champions

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
St. Francis ends Molokai’s run to repeat as state volleyball champions

Molokai will not repeat as state volleyball champions after losing to St. Francis on Wednesday 25-27, 25-16, 25-15, 25-11 in the first round of the New City Nissan/Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division II Girls Volleyball State Championships in Kaimuki. Senior Leenell Hernandez had 10 kills, one block and one ace for the Farmers, who […]

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Annual Business & Food Expo returns Nov. 5

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments
Annual Business & Food Expo returns Nov. 5

The Molokai Chamber of Commerce will host its ninth annual Business & Food Expo at the Lanikeha Center in Hoolehua on Saturday, Nov. 5. Pu Ke Pono Maika’i (Sharing the Goodness) offers an exciting venue that brings much-needed economic stimuli to Molokai and attracts both island residents and visitors alike. Last year the event attracted […]

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Finally! New fire station receives blessing and dedication

| October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments
Finally! New fire station receives blessing and dedication

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Farmers defend state volleyball title starting tomorrow

| October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments
Farmers defend state volleyball title starting tomorrow

Last Thursday, down by a set to Hana in the semifinals of the MIL tournament, it looked like the Molokai Farmers might not be returning to the state championship volleyball tournament for a sixth straight year. And then Molokai senior Leenell Hernandez — the only returning starter from last year’s team that won the division […]

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Football team caps undefeated season with win over St. Anthony

| October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments
Football team caps undefeated season with win over St. Anthony

The seniors led the way Saturday at Molokai High School field in a romp over St. Anthony to end the football season. While taking apart the Trojans, the Farmers also established a foundation for building future excellence in Molokai football. After the 68-16 home victory over St. Anthony, the 13 seniors received special recognition for […]

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Molokai High School first quarter honor roll announced

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Molokai High School first quarter honor roll announced

This week, Molokai High School announced its principal’s honors list and honor roll for the first quarter of the 2011-12 school year. The principal’s honors list is for students who have earned a grade point average of 4.0 or higher while enrolled in six or more courses, four or more of which are solid courses. […]

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Comic creator demonstrates art at Molokai Public Library today

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
Comic creator demonstrates art at Molokai Public Library today

Cartoonist Jon J. Murakami will present a lecture-demonstration today at the Molokai Public Library on the art of cartooning. The program is suitable for ages 10 or older and begins at 3 p.m. In celebration of Teen Read Week (Oct. 16-22), Audra Furuichi, co-creator of the webcomic “Nemu Nemu,” and Murakami, creator of the “Gordon […]

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Department of Taxation temporarily closing Molokai Office

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Department of Taxation temporarily closing Molokai Office

Department of Taxation News Release KAUNAKAKAI – The State of Hawaii Department of Taxation Molokai Office will be closed for three weeks beginning Oct. 17, 2011. Due to the upcoming Oct. 20 tax return deadline, temporary staffing at the Molokai Office location will be available tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 20, and Friday, Oct. 21. Also, taxpayers […]

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Kamehameha Schools seeks after-the-fact permits for Keawa Nui improvements

| October 18, 2011 | 1 Comment
Kamehameha Schools seeks after-the-fact permits for Keawa Nui improvements

Keawa Nui Farms, 12 miles east on Kamehameha V Highway, has made numerous upgrades to its shrimp and fishpond facilities over the past 20 years. Unfortunately, neither the three tenants nor the owner of the property, Kamehameha Schools (KS), bothered to seek the proper permits when making these improvements. KS approached the Molokai Planning Commission […]

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