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Kawela Moku begins its mission by identifying local resources

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kawela Moku begins its mission by identifying local resources

The Kawela Moku of the Molokai Aha Kiole system met yesterday for the first time to begin organizing the community in an effort to protect area resources through the use of the ancient Hawaiian management system. About 13 people from the Kawela Moku — which stretches from Kamalo in the east to Kalamaula in the […]

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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

Just as they do each year at the Molokai Hoe, the Tahitians dominated the Maui Jim Kaiwi Solo OC-1 Molokai World Championship, the premier open ocean boat race for single canoes held Sunday. Paddlers from Tahiti captured four of the top five spots in the open division. Steeve Teihotaata won the race across the Kaiwi […]

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Images from the 23rd annual Ka Hula Piko

| May 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
Images from the 23rd annual Ka Hula Piko

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This weekend’s 23rd annual Ka Hula Piko celebrates birth of hula

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
This weekend’s 23rd annual Ka Hula Piko celebrates birth of hula

“Kui I Ke Kiu” — like the kiu wind — is the theme for the 23rd annual Moloka’i Ka Hula Piko festival, which began yesterday. The three-day festival to celebrate the birth of hula will culminate with Saturday’s ho’olaule’a at the Lanikeha Community Center from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. This will be the second year the […]

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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

Kamehameha Schools News Release The April 30 application deadline for Kamehameha Schools’ Pauahi Keiki Scholars cycle 1 preschool scholarship is fast approaching. The Pauahi Keiki Scholars (PKS) program provides need-based scholarships for keiki who attend participating non-Kamehameha preschools. Last year, Kamehameha Schools provided over $15 million to 2,341 Native Hawaiian children attending eligible preschools in […]

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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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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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Free grant writing workshop this month can help Native Hawaiian and other non-profit groups

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Free grant writing workshop this month can help Native Hawaiian and other non-profit groups

If you are involved with a non-profit organization that would like help in grant writing, a free workshop this month at Kulana ‘Oiwi might be just what you need. Hi’ilei Aloha, LLC is offering this no-cost workshop (normally there is a $25 registration fee) on March 22 at the Kuala’ Oiwi conference room from 9 […]

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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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