Archive for May, 2014

Grant award keeps Kualapu’u School pre-kindergarten program open for 2014-2015 school year

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grant award keeps Kualapu’u School pre-kindergarten program open for 2014-2015 school year

Ho’okāko’o Corporation News Release Ho’okāko’o Corporation, Kualapu’u School’s local school board, received notification that its Hawaii State Legislative Grant-In-Aid (GIA) application was approved for funding. The school is awaiting final budget approval from the governor’s office. This grant allows the school to keep its pre-kindergarten program open for the 2014-2015 school year, which is especially […]

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Strongest field ever in Maui Jim Molokai Challenge and Surfski World Championship

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Strongest field ever in Maui Jim Molokai Challenge and Surfski World Championship

The 2014 Maui Jim Molokai Challenge and Surfski World Championship on May 18 was the strongest field perhaps ever in the 38-year history of the Kanaka Ikaika Molokai channel crossing. Featuring nearly half a dozen previous champions and a $10,000 purse, the world’s best were prepared for 3-1/2 hours of battle with the Kaiwi Channel. […]

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‘Aha Kiole ‘O Mana’e discusses watershed and OHA at regular meeting

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
‘Aha Kiole ‘O Mana’e discusses watershed and OHA at regular meeting

Sitting in a circle, where all mana’o is treated equally, the ‘Aha Kiole ‘O Mana’e working group met last night at the Kilohana Recreation Center. Despite a small turnout, the group was able to identify key issues for Molokai’s East End as it moves forward to create a sustainable system of land management. The ‘aha […]

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Tahitians dominate field in Maui Jim Kaiwi Solo OC-1 Molokai World Championship

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tahitians dominate field in Maui Jim Kaiwi Solo OC-1 Molokai World Championship

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Kaunakakai Harbor ferry terminal improvements complete

| May 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
Kaunakakai Harbor ferry terminal improvements complete

The State Department of Transportation held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday to unveil the completion of the Kaunakakai Harbor improvements. When local meetings were held on the improvements two years ago, the project was estimated to cost $5 million and take one year to complete. Now, two years and $9.1 million later, the project is […]

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National story raises awareness and helps nourish future of Farmer tennis

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
National story raises awareness and helps nourish future of Farmer tennis

Maintaining a competitive high school tennis team on this small island is a challenge. Everyone on Molokai already knows this and now the rest of the tennis world knows it as well. Last year history was made when Pono Chow and Kamanu Pascua took the Maui Interscholastic League title in doubles, the first time a […]

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19-year old male found dead yesterday in Mapulehu area

| May 21, 2014 | 9 Comments
19-year old male found dead yesterday in Mapulehu area

UPDATE 5/22/14 — On 05/21/14, at approximately 12:37 p.m., Jeffrey K. Davis, a 39-year old male with no local address, was placed under arrest in connection with the murder investigation which occurred on Molokai on 05/20/14, claiming the life of Koshari Kahikili. Davis is currently in custody and has not been formally charged as the […]

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‘Better Choices, Better Health’ series offered on Molokai

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
‘Better Choices, Better Health’ series offered on Molokai

County of Maui News Release The County of Maui is pleased to offer the Better Choices, Better Health (BCBH) workshop series on Molokai for six consecutive Thursdays beginning June 19, 2014. The workshop series will be held 9:30 a.m.-noon at Alu Like’s Kulana ‘Oiwi Multicultural Center in Kaunakakai. Better Choices, Better Health is an evidence-based […]

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Harlem Ambassadors bring basketball, fun and a positive message to performance tomorrow evening

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Harlem Ambassadors bring basketball, fun and a positive message to performance tomorrow evening

The Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Team brought its positive message of music, dancing, fun and, of course, basketball, to Molokai High School and Middle School today. The assembly today came with the theme “stay in school, stay off drugs.” Team leader “Lady Magic” talked to the students about what it takes to be an Ambassador — […]

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Baseball team takes fifth place in state championship tournament

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Baseball team takes fifth place in state championship tournament

With consecutive wins over Hawaii Prep and Radford, the Molokai High School baseball team earned fifth place in the Wally Yonamine Foundation Division II State Championships. The Farmers defeated Hawaii Prep 9-2 this morning at Les Murakami field on Oahu by scoring eight runs in the first three innings to jump out to an 8-0 […]

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