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Mokulele Airlines lei’s island hoppers on King Kamehameha Day

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mokulele Airlines lei’s island hoppers on King Kamehameha Day

Mokulele Airlines News Release Mokulele Airlines celebrates King Kamehameha Day tomorrow by lei’ing the first 500 passengers who travel from all nine Hawaiian airports, including Molokai and Kalaupapa airports. “Mokulele was founded in 1994 by a native Hawaiian, Rebecca “Kawehi” Inaba with the goal to share the beauty of the islands with passengers,” said Ron […]

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Editor of The Molokai News takes position at Molokai High School

| September 2, 2014 | 10 Comments
Editor of The Molokai News takes position at Molokai High School

By David Lichtenstein Teaching and journalism have been the two loves of my professional life over the past 30 years. Now the pendulum has swung back toward teaching as I have accepted a full-time staff position at Molokai High School’s Alternative Learning Center. I did not want pass up the opportunity to have a positive […]

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Kualapu’u School receives $50,000 grant from Hawaiian Airlines Foundation

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kualapu’u School receives $50,000 grant from Hawaiian Airlines Foundation

Support for STEM education and behavioral health services for elementary students Ho’okako’o News Release KUALAPU`U, MOLOKAI – Hawaiian Airlines Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Kualapu`u Public Conversion Charter School for two new projects essential to the educational achievement of its students: Project Kūka`Ike STEM Education Program and Project Kuakupono Student Support Services Program. […]

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Ohana Eye Center to partner with Molokai Community Health Center

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ohana Eye Center to partner with Molokai Community Health Center

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Ke Nani Kai cats sent to Montana to settle arbitration ruling

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ke Nani Kai cats sent to Montana to settle arbitration ruling

The cat controversy that has divided the residents of the Ke Nani Kai condominiums is resolved … for now. As of yesterday, the final four property cats were trapped at the West End condos, removed and — along with another three cats kept at the Aka’ula Cat Garden — are now being flown to a […]

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NTSB finds pilot error the cause of deadly Puko’o helicopter crash

| July 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
NTSB finds pilot error the cause of deadly Puko’o helicopter crash

The National Transportation Safety Board reported on Friday that the helicopter crash on Molokai that took five lives in November of 2011 was caused by pilot error. According the published NTSB determination, the pilot for Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, Nathan Cline, failed to maintain clearance from mountains during inclement weather. Cline, a Canadian couple and newlyweds […]

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Kualapu’u Elementary School receives Verizon grant to build science curriculum

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kualapu’u Elementary School receives Verizon grant to build science curriculum

The hope and excitement of a new school year could be felt last night at Kualapu’u Elementary School. Before the first day of school today, parents and students had the opportunity to meet teachers, pick up new uniforms and receive a free spaghetti dinner from the school’s Parent-Student Organization. Also in attendance was Bill Hozey […]

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Makani Kai Air keeps Kalaupapa air service contract

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Makani Kai Air keeps Kalaupapa air service contract

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded Makani Kai Air a four-year, essential air service contract for Kalaupapa. The DOT first selected Makani Kai for the service in November of 2011 and the new contract will mean service will continue uninterrupted. The DOT’s EAS program subsidizes commuter airlines for routes servicing rural communities across the […]

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Hawaiian Airlines named title sponsor to Molokai Hoe and Na Wahine O Ke Kai races

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hawaiian Airlines named title sponsor to Molokai Hoe and Na Wahine O Ke Kai races

Hawaiian Airlines continues to expand its presence on Molokai with its recent decision to sponsor Hawaii’s two premier outrigger canoe paddling races. The two world championships of outrigger paddling will now be called the Hawaiian Airlines Na Wahine O Ke Kai and the Hawaiian Airlines Molokai Hoe. This year the women’s race takes place Sept. […]

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Molokai General Store going out of business

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment
Molokai General Store going out of business

Businessman David Mikami has announced the closing of Molokai General Store (301 Ala Malama Street) in Kaunakakai. The last day of business will be Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. The clearance sale begins today at 9 a.m. with the entire inventory at 20 percent off as well as select items at higher discounts. Everything must go! […]

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