Archive for September, 2012

Undefeated start puts volleyball girls atop the MIL

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Undefeated start puts volleyball girls atop the MIL

After the first two weeks of Maui Interscholastic League volleyball action, the lady Farmers sit atop the MIL after straight-set victories over Lanai last week and Maui Prep this past weekend. Lanai visited Molokai Sept. 7 for two matches at The Barn. Molokai won on Friday 25-16, 25-18 and 25-19. The Pine Lasses did no […]

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Letter: Illegal gating of Mo’omomi is not pono

| September 14, 2012 | 1 Comment
Letter: Illegal gating of Mo’omomi is not pono

The Department of Hawaiian Homelands announced recently that it will install a gate to restrict vehicle access to Mo’omomi on Molokai’s north shore. The hope is that this gate will prevent overfishing and vandalism in the area. Homesteaders who wish to camp or visit Mo`omomi will be able to pick up the gate key from […]

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West Molokai Association Board unanimously opposes ‘Big Wind’ and undersea cable project

| September 13, 2012 | 3 Comments
West Molokai Association Board unanimously opposes ‘Big Wind’ and undersea cable project

West Molokai Association News Release The Board of Directors of the West Molokai Association (WMA), representing the owners of 811 West Molokai properties, has unanimously declared its “resolute opposition” to the proposed “Big Wind” industrial wind project and Hawaii inter-island undersea cable, and stated it will take whatever steps necessary to halt the project. The […]

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Hawaiian Immersion students receive Tahitian and French lesson in preparation for hosting Tahiti guests

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Hawaiian Immersion students receive Tahitian and French lesson in preparation for hosting Tahiti guests

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Vote for Sust‘āinable Molokai on Facebook

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Vote for Sust‘āinable Molokai on Facebook

Sust‘āinable Molokai has been selected as the only finalist from Hawaii in the Tom’s of Maine “50 States for Good” program and now has a chance to win up to $50,000 in support of a community project that will engage student and community volunteers to plant 5,000 trees to heal our ‘aina (land) and recharge […]

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Just one more race: Mawaes nominated for SUP Grom of the Year award

| September 10, 2012 | 1 Comment
Just one more race: Mawaes nominated for SUP Grom of the Year award

By Clare Seeger Mawae The past 12 months have been quite the ride for Molokai’s Josie and Alex Mawae, both of whom started paddling with Youth In Motion’s program. They were, and still are, the youngest paddlers to race a 9.5 mile course from Maliko Gulch to Kahului in 2011 and 2012. Other accomplishments include […]

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Molokai Mom sponsors GMO protest the week of Sept. 17

| September 7, 2012 | 9 Comments
Molokai Mom sponsors GMO protest the week of Sept. 17

Free informational dinner and movie at Kulana ‘Oiwi Halau on Sept. 14 The group Molokai Mom has organized a weeklong protest against Genetically Modified Organisms on Molokai. The protest is titled “Occupy Monsanto: Global Action Against Genetic Biohazard.” Scheduled for Sept. 17-21, Molokai Mom has encouraged people to wear all black when they target the […]

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UH men’s basketball team coming to Molokai

| September 6, 2012 | 2 Comments
UH men’s basketball team coming to Molokai

The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team will play Chaminade in “The Barn” on Molokai on Dec. 15. UH made the announcement on its athletics website yesterday when it unveiled the men’s basketball schedule for 2012-13. “We play for and represent all of Hawaii,” UH head coach Gib Arnold said on the website. “We’re grateful […]

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After a long and frustrating journey, Molokai Veterans Center nears completion

| September 5, 2012 | 6 Comments
After a long and frustrating journey, Molokai Veterans Center nears completion

Back in 2005, before Charmaine Tavares was elected mayor of Maui County, Larry Helm, commander of Molokai Veterans Caring for Veterans, approached Mayor Alan Arakawa for assistance with installing a water meter at the site for a new veterans’ center. At the time, no one could foresee the struggles the veterans would face in attempting […]

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Kalaupapa photo exhibit displayed at Maui Arts & Cultural Center until end of month

| September 4, 2012 | 3 Comments
Kalaupapa photo exhibit displayed at Maui Arts & Cultural Center until end of month

A photo exhibit, sponsored by Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa, depicting life at the Kalaupapa settlement has been traveling around the state since last December. Now the historic photos have landed at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center where they will stay until the end of the month. The exhibit, titled Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa: E […]

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