Archive for February, 2012

‘Malama I Ka Wai’ is theme for 3rd annual Maui County Water Conservation Poster Contest

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
‘Malama I Ka Wai’ is theme for 3rd annual Maui County Water Conservation Poster Contest

Maui County DWS News Release The Department of Water Supply (DWS) is accepting entries from students of the County of Maui for its third annual Water Conservation Poster Contest. Entry deadline is March 9 and the contest is open to public, private and home-schooled students from kindergarten to 12th grade. Every student who creates and […]

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DLNR listening session tomorrow on Lanai

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
DLNR listening session tomorrow on Lanai

DLNR News Release The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is visiting Lanai to conduct a listening session on Wednesday, Feb. 29. It runs from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Lanai Senior Center. The DLNR Chairperson William J. Aila, Jr., First Deputy Guy H. Kaulukukui, and Water Deputy Bill M. Tam from Honolulu will be […]

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Pico earns top seed at state wrestling tourney

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Pico earns top seed at state wrestling tourney

As expected, Lahainaluna dominated the Maui Interscholastic League wrestling championships on Saturday at Baldwin High School. But it was a Molokai wrestler who earned the only No.1 seed out of the MIL in the upcoming state wrestling tournament. Senior Mikayla Pico will be the top seed in the 98-pound division when the Chevron State Wrestling […]

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Makani Ikaika O Molokai race series begins March 10

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Makani Ikaika O Molokai race series begins March 10

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Gov. Linda Lingle to create Molokai Advisory Board if elected

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Gov. Linda Lingle to create Molokai Advisory Board if elected

Linda Lingle Senate Committee News Release Governor Linda Lingle announced today that if elected to the U.S. Senate, she will create advisory boards on each neighbor island to give a voice to the statewide population of Hawaii at the federal level. During her eight years as governor, she implemented county advisory boards made up of […]

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Na Pu’uwai receives grant to help with diabetes education

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Na Pu’uwai receives grant to help with diabetes education

The Na Pu‘uwai Native Hawaiian Health Care System on Molokai recently received a $31,000 grant to help those with diabetes. The grant was announced Feb. 6 by the Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) Foundation as part of $450,494 in grant awards to 10 local health programs and community organizations in the fourth quarter of last […]

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Dhavin Basa wins heavyweight title at MIL wrestling meet

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Dhavin Basa wins heavyweight title at MIL wrestling meet

Molokai had one champion on Saturday at the Maui Interscholastic League wrestling tournament at Lahainaluna on Maui. In the heavyweight division, the Farmers Dhavin Spencer Basa defeated Bodean Bates of Lahainaluna to take the title. In the 137-pound class, Kailen Inouye, Molokai, lost to Nathan Inovejas, Lahainaluna, to earn second place. Molokai’s Shauden Pedro wrestled […]

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Mother Marianne Cope canonization set for Oct. 21

| February 20, 2012 | 3 Comments
Mother Marianne Cope canonization set for Oct. 21

Since Pope Benedict XVI made it official on Dec. 19 that Blessed Mother Marianne Cope would become a saint, the Molokai Catholic Community has been waiting to hear when. On Saturday, the date of the ceremony was announced: Oct. 21. Mother Marianne’s feast day of Jan. 23, her birthday, was also announced on Feb. 18 […]

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Kalaupapa traveling exhibit goes to Oahu March 2

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Kalaupapa traveling exhibit goes to Oahu March 2

The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement News Release Hilo, Hawaii – Over 1,000 people attended the debut of the Kalaupapa traveling exhibit at the East Hawaii Cultural Center (EHCC) in December 2011. The exhibit features the photographs of acclaimed photographer, Wayne Levin. Organized by the nonprofit organization Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa, the exhibit features 100 […]

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No suspects in senseless livestock killings at Kalae ranch

| February 16, 2012 | 14 Comments
No suspects in senseless livestock killings at Kalae ranch

Police are looking for suspects in the recent killing of several horses and cows on a Kalae ranch. On their 1,000-acre pasture near Meyer Lake, Richard and Roxanne French found a horse and three cows shot dead in December. The tragedy got worse last week. While surveying the pasture, Richard French found another horse and […]

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