Archive for October, 2012

Hawaiian Airlines purchases planes to fly to Lanai and Molokai

| October 31, 2012 | 3 Comments
Hawaiian Airlines purchases planes to fly to Lanai and Molokai

The parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings Inc., announced recently it has purchased an airplane to begin scheduled service to Molokai and Lanai. The Pacific Business News reported that the company will acquire a second ATR 42 twin turbo-prop airplane next month and begin service with both aircraft by next year. The two planes […]

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An open letter from I Aloha Molokai: Hold off on undersea cable proposal until PEIS process is complete

| October 30, 2012 | 4 Comments
An open letter from I Aloha Molokai: Hold off on undersea cable proposal until PEIS process is complete

To: Governor Neil Abercrombie, Lieutenant Governor Brian Schatz, State Energy Administrator Mark Glick and staff, Members of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, and Carl Freedman, IRP facilitator. Aloha Honorable Officials: Today three processes regarding our energy future are running on parallel tracks: (1) the IRP, or Integrated Resource Planning, (which involves 68 officials, experts and […]

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Sports briefs: Volleyball season ends with semifinal tournament loss; Football team finishes with big win; UH men’s basketball practices at The Barn

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Comment
Sports briefs: Volleyball season ends with semifinal tournament loss; Football team finishes with big win; UH men’s basketball practices at The Barn

The girls volleyball season came to an end for Molokai last Thursday when the Farmers lost to Seabury Hall in the semifinals of the Maui Interscholastic League Division II tournament. Seabury won the MIL regular season title so it was not unexpected when they swept Molokai 25-10, 25-9 and 25-15 at the Seabury gym. Seabury […]

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First quarter Molokai High School honors list released

| October 26, 2012 | 2 Comments
First quarter Molokai High School honors list released

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Canonization of Saint Marianne inspires Molokai witness

| October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment
Canonization of Saint Marianne inspires Molokai witness

The reflections of Greta Martinez, librarian at Kualapuu Elementary School, show the depth and passion of the Catholics in attendance at Sunday’s canonization of Mother Marianne Cope at St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City. Saint Marianne follows Saint Damien as the second saint to come from Hawaii and, more specifically, from the Hansen’s disease settlement […]

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Alex and Josie Mawae dominate Na Kama Kai Challenge during the finals of the Stand-Up World Series 2012

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Alex and Josie Mawae dominate Na Kama Kai Challenge during the finals of the Stand-Up World Series 2012

By Clare Seeger Mawae The final event of the Stand-Up Paddle World Series was held at Turtle Bay, Oahu, Oct. 13-14. This year a new event was added called the Na Kama Kai Challenge. This event was designed for those new to the sport and up-and-coming young racers under 15 years old. The kids were […]

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Hawaii Health Connector to hold first meeting on Molokai Nov. 7

| October 23, 2012 | 1 Comment
Hawaii Health Connector to hold first meeting on Molokai Nov. 7

Hawaii Health Connector, an agency designed to improve access to affordable health care coverage, will hold an introductory meeting Nov. 7, 11 a.m., at the Molokai Community Health Center dining room. Governor Neil Abercrombie established the Hawaii Health Connector through Act 205 in July of 2011 in accordance with the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable […]

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Seabury captures MIL eight-man football title with 20-19 win over Farmers

| October 22, 2012 | 4 Comments
Seabury captures MIL eight-man football title with 20-19 win over Farmers

Seabury Hall overcame a fourth quarter deficit, home field advantage and a determined Molokai team to beat the Farmers on Saturday in the final home game of the season 20-19. The two teams have proven they are closely matched. Over two games, Molokai has lost by a total of 4 points. At War Memorial Stadium […]

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Special Forces team paddles in Molokai Hoe to a victory for Wounded Warriors Project

| October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Special Forces team paddles in Molokai Hoe to a victory for Wounded Warriors Project

When Team SOF (Special Operation Forces) competed in the Molokai Hoe Oct. 7, the goal was not to beat seven-time returning champions Shell Va’a from Tahiti, but to claim a victory for all the wounded warriors who have served their country valiantly. Representing all four major branches of the U.S. military, the nine members of […]

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Kalaupapa residents receive audience with pope in preparation for Sunday’s canonization of Blessed Marianne

| October 18, 2012 | 3 Comments
Kalaupapa residents receive audience with pope in preparation for Sunday’s canonization of Blessed Marianne

Kalaupapa’s nine Hansen’s disease patients now in Rome had the opportunity to meet Pope Benedict XVI yesterday. These patients, along with their caregivers and Honolulu Bishop Larry Silva, are part of the official tour that will be in attendance at the Vatican on Sunday when Blessed Mother Marianne Cope becomes a saint of the Catholic […]

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