Archive for March, 2013

Sports update: Softball team defeats Hana; volleyball boys top King Kekaulike

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sports update: Softball team defeats Hana; volleyball boys top King Kekaulike

Amanda Venegas-Makaiwi was the winning pitcher tonight for the Molokai High School girls softball team that defeated Hana 11-5 in Kaunakakai. Kapua Lee went 2-for-3 for the lady Farmers who jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the first inning. Molokai extended its lead to 9-1 with five runs in the third inning. The two […]

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Register now for K-6 Hawaiian Language Immersion summer school

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Register now for K-6 Hawaiian Language Immersion summer school

Kualapu’u School will be the site for Kula Kaiapuni Kauwela, a four-week Hawaiian language medium summer school. The program, offered by the Hawaii Department of Education and The Kamehameha Schools, will be open for students in grades K-6. There is a tuition cost of $190 per student. All students, even those not in a Hawaiian […]

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March in March: What we love we will protect!

| March 27, 2013 | 5 Comments
March in March: What we love we will protect!

Moms on a Mission–Molokai News Release Every Saturday during the month of March, thousands of individuals across Hawaii, including families with children, local farmers, and advocates for food safety, have been marching to express their love for the land, the ocean, and their desire to protect them from GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) chemical testing and […]

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Baseball and softball teams earn wins in shortened weekend action

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Baseball and softball teams earn wins in shortened weekend action

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Death of Honouliwai woman investigated as murder

| March 22, 2013 | 4 Comments
Death of Honouliwai woman investigated as murder

Malia Kahalewai, 24, of Honouliwai suffered fatal injuries on Wednesday as a result of a single gunshot wound to the chest, according to a report issued yesterday by the Maui Police Department. The call came in at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday from the Kawela Barns Apartment at 2626 Kamehameha V Highway in Kawela. The suspect, has […]

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Rep. Carroll speaks out against wind turbines and cables

| March 20, 2013 | 1 Comment
Rep. Carroll speaks out against wind turbines and cables

Rep. Mele Carroll News Release Rep. Mele Carroll (13th District) voiced many Molokai residents’ concerns in Honolulu on March 13 when she urged the Governor and the public utilities commission to find alternatives to proposed wind turbines and undersea cables on the island. Carroll introduced House Concurrent Resolution 189, which urges that island-specific alternatives be […]

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Over 400 children seen in annual Lions Club vision screening

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Over 400 children seen in annual Lions Club vision screening

Molokai Lions Club News Release During the first week of February an event took place that quietly swept through the island with little fanfare and no media coverage. A total of 633 children and adults were affected when the Molokai Lions Club held its yearly school vision screening and operated the Retina Vision Van (Project […]

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Sports briefs: Baseball team sweeps Lanai; Volleyball boys drop two to Kamehameha Maui

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sports briefs: Baseball team sweeps Lanai; Volleyball boys drop two to Kamehameha Maui

The Molokai High School baseball team opened Maui Interscholastic League play by winning two home games against Lanai over the weekend. On Friday in Kaunakakai, the Farmers blew the game open in the third inning with six runs. Another five runs was added in the fourth and fifth innings to make the final score 12-1, […]

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Michael Kikukawa meets President Obama

| March 15, 2013 | 4 Comments
Michael Kikukawa meets President Obama

Molokai High School senior Michael Kikukawa has had an exciting week of events in Washington, D.C. as part of the Hawaii delegation in the 51st annual United States Senate Youth Program. A total of 104 students representing every state in the country participate in this merit-based program. Over the past week the students have been […]

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Coffee Festival celebrates 20 years of coffee production on Molokai and 200 years in Hawaii

| March 14, 2013 | 2 Comments
Coffee Festival celebrates 20 years of coffee production on Molokai and 200 years in Hawaii

To celebrate 20 years of coffee production on Molokai, Coffees of Hawaii in Kualapu’u will be hosting a free two-day festival March 15 and 16. The festivities will be held at the plantation beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday. Saturday’s events begin at 9 a.m. This weekend’s celebration is in coordination with the coffee industry’s […]

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