Archive for December, 2013

MECO explains rash of recent power outages, vows to make problem a ‘top priority’

| December 31, 2013 | 3 Comments
MECO explains rash of recent power outages, vows to make problem a ‘top priority’

Power went out on Molokai Dec. 19, 22 and 26, affecting some customers — particularly on the East End but also other parts of the island — for over an hour each time. There has also been at least another two short outages over the past several weeks. When the outage is reported, Maui Electric […]

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Farmers dominate Spartans to claim top spot in MIL girls’ basketball

| December 30, 2013 | 2 Comments
Farmers dominate Spartans to claim top spot in MIL girls’ basketball

The Seabury Hall and Molokai girls basketball teams entered this weekend with identical 4-0 records in Division II of the Maui Interscholastic League. After two games at The Barn this weekend, only Molokai remains undefeated as it proves itself to be the dominant team in the MIL again this year. The lady Farmers, returning MIL […]

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Ke Nani Kai lawsuit against condo association settles for $1.2 million

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ke Nani Kai lawsuit against condo association settles for $1.2 million

After having their $3.87 million jury verdict set aside, Jim and Nancy Bevils recently agreed to a $1.2 million settlement with two insurance companies for the Ke Nani Kai Condominium Association. In March of 2012, the Bevils proved in an eight-day jury trial that they had been the victims of harassment and intimidation by the […]

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Saint Marianne Cope returns to Hawaii in 2014

| December 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
Saint Marianne Cope returns to Hawaii in 2014

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Mele Kalikimaka from The Molokai News!

| December 25, 2013 | 2 Comments
Mele Kalikimaka from The Molokai News!

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The Legacies of Queen Lili’uokalani: Tour comes to Molokai in January

| December 24, 2013 | 1 Comment
The Legacies of Queen Lili’uokalani: Tour comes to Molokai in January

HSPLS News Release The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) presents “He Lei, He Aloha: This is a Lei of Love, The Legacies of Queen Lili’uokalani” at neighbor island libraries. This free program celebrating the enduring legacies of Queen Lili’uokalani will be at 19 neighbor island public libraries and the Hawaii State Library from Jan. […]

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Girls basketball team begins regular season with 4-0 record

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Girls basketball team begins regular season with 4-0 record

The Molokai girls basketball team returned to the hardwood last week to defend its Maui Interscholastic League title with two wins against Hana. The girls traveled to Hana on Dec. 13 and thoroughly beat the Dragons 36-12. Molokai’s tenacious defense forced 30 Hana turnovers in the victory. The next day the two teams played again […]

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Molokai Gold earns blue ribbon award for top honey in the state

| December 20, 2013 | 2 Comments
Molokai Gold earns blue ribbon award for top honey in the state

If you haven’t heard the buzz about local honey, here‘s the scoop: Molokai has the best honey in Hawaii! That is according to the expert judges at the 2013 Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge. Conducted by the Big Island Beekeepers Association, this year’s annual contest attracted 132 entries from 41 beekeepers across four islands. The Molokai […]

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Kualapu’u students experience military-style fitness challenge

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kualapu’u students experience military-style fitness challenge

Sergeant Rudy Dela Cruz Jr., a 2000 Molokai High School graduate, brought his U.S. Army training back to Molokai last Friday to teach students at Kualapu’u Elementary School some important lessons about fitness, teamwork and leadership. Students at Kualapu’u, Molokai’s only public charter school, receive 30 minutes of daily physical education instruction as well as […]

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IAM cancels third annual Alternative Energy Festival over concerns with neutrality and transparency of Ikehu Molokai project

| December 18, 2013 | 2 Comments
IAM cancels third annual Alternative Energy Festival over concerns with neutrality and transparency of Ikehu Molokai project

I Aloha Molokai News Release IAM regrets to announce the cancellation of its third Alternative Energy Festival, scheduled for Jan. 14. We had hoped once again to host vendors, speakers, and vigorous public discussion of energy options for our island, and our state. Recent confidential negotiations between Molokai Ranch, California wind developer Princeton Energy, Maui […]

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