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Alex Mawae and Youth in Motion place strong in M2O despite grueling conditions

| August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae and Youth in Motion place strong in M2O despite grueling conditions

By Clare Seeger Mawae The M2O (Molokai2Oahu) Paddleboard World Championship race always brings out the top paddlers to cross the Kaiwi Channel 32 miles between the islands of Molokai and Oahu. Each year is difficult, but the conditions in this year’s 19th annual crossing on July 26 were perhaps the most grueling ever. Light winds […]

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Editorial: TMT offers knowledge for next generation of Hawaiians

| May 27, 2015 | 5 Comments
Editorial: TMT offers knowledge for next generation of Hawaiians

By Kaohu Paleka I’ve been hearing a lot about the arguments going on around Mauna Kea and the construction of a Thirty Meter Telescope. Personally, I think the locals are exaggerating the impact of the telescope that the University of Hawaii is planning to put on the mountain. I read an interesting article in the […]

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Kohala Center to study how Mo’omomi fishing regulations impact health on Molokai

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kohala Center to study how Mo’omomi fishing regulations impact health on Molokai

Kohala Center News Release The Kohala Center has received a grant from the Health Impact Project to study the potential health impacts of proposed regulations associated with a community-managed fishery policy for the Hawaiian Native Mo‘omomi Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area on the north shore of Molokai. State-level decision-makers are reviewing the current fishery management policy […]

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UH professor to give talk about Hawaiian sovereignty in Ho’olehua next week

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
UH professor to give talk about Hawaiian sovereignty in Ho’olehua next week

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Molokai-4-Molokai attracts international field for downwind race

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Molokai-4-Molokai attracts international field for downwind race

By Clare Mawae Molokai was the center of stand-up paddling activity last weekend with the most epic wind and amazing downwind paddling conditions. Molokai came through with a dream weekend of paddling with two incredible races touching the Molokai shores. On Saturday was the Maui-2-Molokai race where 80-plus competitors crossed the Pailolo Channel from Maui […]

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Na Wahine O Ke Kai receives OHA grant

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Na Wahine O Ke Kai receives OHA grant

OHA News Release The Na Wahine O Ke Kai Race Committee, producers of the 2014 Hawaiian Airlines Na Wahine O Ke Kai Molokai to Oahu Canoe Race, announced today that it will receive $4,000 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), Ahahui Community grant. This race is considered the world championship of outrigger canoe racing […]

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U.S. Department of the Interior to visit all islands to solicit opinions on Hawaiian governance

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
U.S. Department of the Interior to visit all islands to solicit opinions on Hawaiian governance

The U.S. Secretary of the Interior has begun the process of producing a ruling on how and whether or not to re-establish a true government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians. In these preliminary steps of the process, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior is soliciting public opinion. Meetings will take place at multiple locations on Kauai, […]

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Message to OHA trustees at Molokai meeting: Create unity before seeking nation building

| June 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Message to OHA trustees at Molokai meeting: Create unity before seeking nation building

Amidst concerns about the direction of its nation building efforts, the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs held its regular meeting today on Molokai at the Kulana ‘Oiwi Halau. Building a clear consensus out of a multiplicity of Hawaiian interests has always been OHA’s challenge. Since Act 195 established the Kana’iolowalu — […]

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OHA trustees meet tonight, tomorrow at Kulana `Oiwi Halau

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
OHA trustees meet tonight, tomorrow at Kulana `Oiwi Halau

OHA News Release Native Hawaiians on Molokai will get an opportunity to provide feedback to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) at a community forum as well as a regular meeting scheduled by the Board of Trustees. The community meeting is designed for OHA officials to listen to concerns and highlight efforts to improve conditions […]

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Molokai Canoe Club participates for first time in sailing canoe race

| June 9, 2014 | 2 Comments
Molokai Canoe Club participates for first time in sailing canoe race

An old sport has become new again for a team of Molokai paddlers who participated for the first time in the Wa’a Kiakahi race Sunday, part of the Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association race series. Nine boats sailed and paddled out of Ka’anapali Beach on Maui yesterday morning and landed in Kaunakakai Harbor a little more […]

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