Archive for July, 2013

Native Hawaiians encouraged to enroll with Kana‘iolowalu

| July 31, 2013 | 2 Comments
Native Hawaiians encouraged to enroll with Kana‘iolowalu

CNHA News Release The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) supports state law enacted as Act 195 that creates the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission to establish a “base roll” of Native Hawaiians interested in organizing a Native Hawaiian Government recognized by the state of Hawaii. We encourage Native Hawaiians across the United States to learn […]

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Tropical Depression Flossie knocks out power islandwide

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tropical Depression Flossie knocks out power islandwide

An eerily yellowish-orange sky, high winds, heavy downpours and a brief blackout visited Molokai late yesterday but the island still escaped Tropical Depression Flossie with only minimal damage. A lightning strike that hit a Maui Electric Company power plant knocked out power islandwide at 7:40 p.m. yesterday. Power was restored by 8:25 p.m. The most […]

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Aussies lead the way in 17th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Aussies lead the way in 17th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships

Molokai2Oahu News Release Paddleboarders in the 17th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager, were engaged in a game of chess with the ocean as they tried to maneuver through wind and water that seemed to constantly counter every move they made in an effort to push away from the […]

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Maui Electric urges public to take precautions for Tropical Storm Flossie

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Maui Electric urges public to take precautions for Tropical Storm Flossie

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Molokai Planning Commission overturns Maui County rejection of design for new Friendly Market warehouse

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Molokai Planning Commission overturns Maui County rejection of design for new Friendly Market warehouse

The Molokai Planning Commission meeting Wednesday once again showed that the gap between Maui and Molokai is actually much wider than the Pailolo Channel. Friendly Market has been jumping through regulatory hoops since April of 2010 to receive permission from Maui County to build a new warehouse and loading dock, according to Luigi Manera of […]

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Kawela Bridge construction to start again on Monday

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kawela Bridge construction to start again on Monday

Construction work on the new Kawela Bridge will resume Monday after a delay of more than three months, according to Goodfellow Bros. Project Manager Todd Svetin. Goodfellow Bros., the general contractor for the project, received word from the State Department of Transportation on Tuesday that they have the approval to begin work again. Work on […]

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World’s best paddlers ready for Molokai-2-Oahu World Championship on Sunday

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
World’s best paddlers ready for Molokai-2-Oahu World Championship on Sunday

The Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships, presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager, celebrates its 17th year on Sunday with athletes from 15 countries as well as celebrities from the world of surfing and television. The 32-mile open ocean challenge sold out in record time this year. Among the top athletes to watch includes: • Oracle Team […]

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Hui Up program offers new refrigerators at serious discount

| July 23, 2013 | 1 Comment
Hui Up program offers new refrigerators at serious discount

The Blue Planet Foundation returns to Molokai this summer with its Hui Up refrigerator exchange program in an effort to save local residents money and energy. Hui Up started on Molokai in 2011 and 56 families took advantage of the program at the initial visit in July. Overall, nearly 200 families on Molokai and Lanai […]

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Bargeful of hope: Half of Molokai participates in Convoy of Hope’s ‘Day of Compassion’

| July 22, 2013 | 1 Comment
Bargeful of hope: Half of Molokai participates in Convoy of Hope’s ‘Day of Compassion’

Almost half of Molokai’s estimated population of 7,200 people came out to Kaunakakai Ballfield Saturday evening to take part in Convoy of Hope Hawaii’s event. Convoy of Hope Hawaii, a faith-based organization, called the event the “Day of Compassion.” Unlike anything that has come to Molokai before, this impressive organizational effort involved 563 volunteers, 12 […]

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Inaugural Molokai-4-Molokai paddle race makes a big splash

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Inaugural Molokai-4-Molokai paddle race makes a big splash

By Clare Seeger Mawae Eight weeks ago, the M4M (Molokai-4-Molokai) was born with the idea of keeping paddlers on Molokai for another race the day after completing the Maui-to-Molokai World Cup of SUP. With much discussion after the last Maui-to-Molokai canoe race in April, the M4M idea received its blessing. The event would come alive […]

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