Archive for November, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving! Let’s create a sustainable future for Molokai

| November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Happy Thanksgiving! Let’s create a sustainable future for Molokai

Happy Thanksgiving to all the loyal readers of The Molokai News! Yesterday we ate our fill, shared our blessings and expressed our gratitude for life’s bountiful gifts. So today it would seem appropriate to offer an update on what Sust ‘āina ble Molokai is now doing to improve our island’s food security. The local non-profit […]

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‘Ohana by Hawaiian approaches its 2014 take off

| November 27, 2013 | 2 Comments
‘Ohana by Hawaiian approaches its 2014 take off

When Hawaiian Airlines announced the name of its new interisland air service, ‘Ohana by Hawaiian, the statement said flights to Molokai and Lanai would begin sometime this summer. Molokai is still waiting. At the time of the announcement on Feb. 11, the airline’s parent company, Hawaiian Holdings Inc., had already purchased two 48-seat ATR 42 […]

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Man jumps overboard on Molokai ferry in escape attempt

| November 26, 2013 | 2 Comments
Man jumps overboard on Molokai ferry in escape attempt

Shortly after the Molokai Princess ferry left Kaunakakai Harbor at 4 p.m. Friday, Molokai resident Imua Mawae jumped overboard in an attempt to escape police custody. Mawae, 27, was in the process of being transported from Molokai to Maui on an unrelated bench warrant arrest on Nov. 22, according to Maui Police Lt. William Juan. […]

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Power knocked out at Kaluakoi on Friday

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Power knocked out at Kaluakoi on Friday

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Community meeting seeks public input on Mitchell Pau’ole Center expansion plans

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Community meeting seeks public input on Mitchell Pau’ole Center expansion plans

County of Maui News Release The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) today announced a community meeting will be held on Molokai to present information and receive public input on the proposed expansion of and ADA improvements at Mitchell Pau’ole Center. The meeting will be held at Mitchell Pau’ole Center, located at […]

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Kaunakakai port sees second highest shipping volume increase in state

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kaunakakai port sees second highest shipping volume increase in state

All but one of the neighbor island ports served by Young Brothers Limited experienced an increase in shipping volume for the first nine months of 2013, according to the third quarter report from Hawaii’s only intrastate cargo service. With the purchase of Lanai by Larry Ellison, Lanai experienced the greatest increase. Volume rose at the […]

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Agreement with Maui County requires Monsanto to disclose pesticide use

| November 21, 2013 | 7 Comments
Agreement with Maui County requires Monsanto to disclose pesticide use

County of Maui News Release Mayor Alan Arakawa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Monsanto earlier this month, thereby obtaining assurances from the company that they will engage in safe practices involving restricted-use pesticides. The MOU comes after bills were passed in Kauai and Hawaii Counties involving restrictions on the use of pesticides. While […]

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Mokulele Airlines plans to fly from West Oahu to Molokai

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mokulele Airlines plans to fly from West Oahu to Molokai

For those seeking an alternative for travel between Molokai and Oahu, Mokulele Airlines has a proposal that avoids Honolulu International Airport. Mokulele hopes to receive approval and supporting comments for its plan to begin scheduled interisland flights from West Oahu to Molokai, Lanai and Maui. Flights will originate from the former Barbers Point Naval Air […]

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Home Business Bill to receive public input tomorrow at Mitchell Pau’ole Center

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Home Business Bill to receive public input tomorrow at Mitchell Pau’ole Center

Do you run a business out of your home? Are you considering one? Then the Nov. 20 Maui County meeting at the Mitchell Pau’ole Center may be of interest. The 6 p.m. meeting tomorrow in Kaunakakai will gather public input on Maui County’s pending Home Business Bill. This will be one of six countywide meetings […]

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Six local small businesses benefit from Maui County revitalization grants

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Six local small businesses benefit from Maui County revitalization grants

County of Maui News Release The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) and Lokahi Pacific announced in October that a total of $48,303 in Small Business Revitalization grants has been awarded to businesses in Hana, Molokai, and Lanai. These areas have been identified as the areas in Maui County hardest hit in their ability to […]

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