Archive for September, 2012

I Aloha Molokai ‘mahalo’ for show of unity against ‘Big Wind’ and for alternative energy solutions

| September 28, 2012 | 2 Comments
I Aloha Molokai ‘mahalo’ for show of unity against ‘Big Wind’ and for alternative energy solutions

Aloha. On behalf of I Aloha Molokai I would like to personally thank the nearly 200 people who turned out last Thursday (Sept. 20) for the Hawaii Clean Energy PEIS meeting here on Molokai. A total of 68 people testified against the proposed Big Wind/ Undersea Cable project on Molokai and Lanai, and not one […]

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Molokai Arts and Media Academy offers intersession for youth to analyze and create social media

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Molokai Arts and Media Academy offers intersession for youth to analyze and create social media

“Public opinion can be influential, the media can be influential.” — Noam Chomsky By Alestra Menendez Media is essentially a means of communication. The exciting thing about media in the 21st century is that it is in the hands of the beholder, as opposed to being transmitted by few to the masses, as is the […]

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Team Bradley regains title after a wild start to Na Wahine o Ke Kai

| September 26, 2012 | 1 Comment
Team Bradley regains title after a wild start to Na Wahine o Ke Kai

Team Bradley regained the title of the best women’s paddling team from the Waikiki Beach Boys on Sunday in a tumultuous 34th annual Na Wahine O Ke Kai race. Rough conditions for the 41-mile race across Kaiwi Channel slowed the winning time to 6 hours, 14 minutes and 47 seconds. Team Bradley, made up of […]

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Imua football! Fans witness blowout win over Hana in first official game on Molokai in over 50 years

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Imua football! Fans witness blowout win over Hana in first official game on Molokai in over 50 years

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Missing canoe paddler found six miles from starting point at Kamalo Wharf

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Missing canoe paddler found six miles from starting point at Kamalo Wharf

Rescue crews from the Puko’o Fire Station were called yesterday afternoon to search for a vessel in distress on Molokai’s south shore. At 3:31 p.m. the rescuers responded to Kamalo Wharf, according to a report from Maui County Fire Chief Lee Mainaga. Someone on shore saw what looked like a one-man canoe drifting one mile […]

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Large waves swamp 10 boats before start of Na Wahine O Ke Kai race

| September 24, 2012 | 2 Comments
Large waves swamp 10 boats before start of Na Wahine O Ke Kai race

Battling 41 miles of swells across the Kaiwi Channel normally presents the biggest challenge to the women paddlers in the Na Wahine O Ke Kai race. But yesterday morning, with a shore break at Hale O Lono Harbor measuring 8-10 foot Hawaiian (face height of the wave), just paddling to the starting line proved more […]

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Kanemitsu Bakery fails health inspection, again

| September 21, 2012 | 5 Comments
Kanemitsu Bakery fails health inspection, again

Kanemitsu Bakery will remain closed after a Wednesday inspection by the State Department of Health found it had not fixed the health code violations found in June. The order to close the bakery at 79 Ala Malama St. in Kaunakakai came on June 25. Kanemitsu Bakery has been in business on Molokai since 1926. The […]

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Alternatives to ‘Big Wind’ heard at U.S. Department of Energy scoping meeting

| September 20, 2012 | 3 Comments
Alternatives to ‘Big Wind’ heard at U.S. Department of Energy scoping meeting

The federal process to create an alternative energy plan for Hawaii may have changed but many of the same questions about the impact on Molokai linger. The U.S. Department of Energy came to Molokai last night for the seventh of eight statewide scoping meetings for a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement intended to lay the groundwork […]

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Alternative energy scoping meeting bound to draw ‘Big Wind’ protests tonight

| September 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
Alternative energy scoping meeting bound to draw ‘Big Wind’ protests tonight

Tonight, 5:30 p.m. at the Mitchell Pau’ole Center, will be the seventh of eight statewide scoping meetings to help create a renewable energy plan for the state. The U.S. Department of Energy, in cooperation with the Hawaii State Energy Office, is preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement that will lay the foundation for future energy […]

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Seabury tops Molokai in first-ever regulation eight-man football game in Hawaii

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Seabury tops Molokai in first-ever regulation eight-man football game in Hawaii

There were a lot of “firsts” for Molokai High School football when the Friday night lights came on at War Memorial Stadium: • The 6:30 p.m. kickoff against Seabury Hall was the first sanctioned eight-man high school football game every played in Hawaii. The eight-man format is popular at small and rural high schools on […]

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