Archive for April, 2014

Details emerge on Ikehu Molokai project to convert island to 100 percent renewable energy

| April 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
Details emerge on Ikehu Molokai project to convert island to 100 percent renewable energy

Ikehu Molokai News Release As previously reported, the Ikehu Molokai project proposes to convert the island’s electricity to 100 percent renewable energy. While the initial technical design of the project has evolved, the fundamental goals for the Ikehu Molokai project have not changed: • Stabilize and reduce the cost of electricity for Molokai residents and […]

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Aka’ula School in Kualapu’u celebrates its 10th anniversary

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Aka’ula School in Kualapu’u celebrates its 10th anniversary

By Madison Trenner, Fifth Grade On Saturday, April 5, Aka’ula School celebrated a decade of “learning and leading together.” On this beautiful spring day, current students opened with the school oli. Victoria Newberry presented a colorful history of how a group of energetic people came together and started a school. Toward the end of her […]

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Farmers earn MIL title with win over Lanai in final inning

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Farmers earn MIL title with win over Lanai in final inning

Down 11-7 in the bottom of the seventh and final inning, it did not look good for the lady Farmers in the championship game Saturday against Lanai for the Maui Interscholastic League title. But with Waipuna Paleka leading off, there was still reason for cautious optimism. The Molokai junior had already knocked a home run […]

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Applications for Kamehameha Schools preschool scholarships due April 30

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Applications for Kamehameha Schools preschool scholarships due April 30

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Registration begins for Hawaiian immersion summer schools on Molokai

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Registration begins for Hawaiian immersion summer schools on Molokai

By Manuwai Peters With interest and demand growing for Hawaiian language programs for kids entering middle school, a second Kula Kaiapuni Kauwela site will open this summer at Molokai Middle School. Kula Kaiapuni Kauwela at Molokai Middle is for students who will complete grade 6, 7 or 8 this school year. The Hawaiian language based […]

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Softball loss to Seabury today creates four-way tie for first place going into MIL tournament

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Softball loss to Seabury today creates four-way tie for first place going into MIL tournament

The Molokai High School softball team had a chance this afternoon to clinch the number-one seed for the Maui Interscholastic League Division II tournament beginning Friday on Molokai. Instead, the Lady Farmers will have to wait one more day to see who claims the top seed after dropping the final regular season game today against […]

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Galliard String Quartet offers free community outreach concert

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Galliard String Quartet offers free community outreach concert

When Honolulu’s Galliard String Quartet plays a concert, tickets normally go for around $30. For one night only, the people of Molokai will be able to enjoy this world-renowned string quartet for free. The quartet performs at Father Damien Church in Kaunakakai on Monday, April 28, at 7 p.m. The following day they will perform […]

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22nd annual Molokai Earth Day draws large crowd

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
22nd annual Molokai Earth Day draws large crowd

The 22nd annual Molokai Earth Day celebration on Friday brought out a large crowd to enjoy the food, live music, hula and, especially, the exhibits and information designed to help everyone take better care of our planet. Inside the tent at the Kaunakakai Ballfield were numerous exhibits. Sponsors of the event, The Nature Conservancy, showed […]

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Three brushfires in Kalamaula yesterday quickly extinguished

| April 18, 2014 | 8 Comments
Three brushfires in Kalamaula yesterday quickly extinguished

UPDATE 4/21/14: Molokai patrol officers arrested a 17-year-old male for Arson in the First Degree and Arson in the Third Degree. He was later released to his parents. Three separate brushfires yesterday on the mauka side of Kalamaula — all quickly contained and extinguished by firefighters — are believed to have been intentionally set, according […]

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Lady Farmers softball team beats Lanai in extra innings

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lady Farmers softball team beats Lanai in extra innings

After losing a high-scoring affair to Lanai on Friday, the Molokai High School softball team came back the next day to beat the Pine Lasses 7-6 in extra innings at Duke Maliu Field. On Friday, a total of 27 runs were scored … in just the first inning! Lanai jumped out to a 17-10 advantage […]

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