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Mel Paoa dies after being rescued from the waters near Kamalo Wharf

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mel Paoa dies after being rescued from the waters near Kamalo Wharf

Uncle Mel — a Molokai firefighter himself who had retired only two years earlier — was a well-known and beloved member of the Molokai community. According to reports on KHON2, Paoa is known for his love of sailing off Molokai, where he was born and raised, married and raised his children. “Those who are close […]

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Alex Mawae smashes personal goal at Olukai Stand-Up Race on Maui

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae smashes personal goal at Olukai Stand-Up Race on Maui

By Clare Seeger Mawae Twelve-year-old Alex Mawae of Molokai charged hard at the Olukai Stand-Up race May 2, taking second place in his division of 17-and-under racers in a record time of 1 hour, 9 minutes, 26 seconds. The course, from Maliko Gulch to Kanaha Beach along Maui’s North Shore, covers eight-plus miles. Mawae smashed […]

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Two arrests made on Molokai to begin nationwide ‘Get Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Two arrests made on Molokai to begin nationwide ‘Get Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

Maui Police Department News Release As the nationwide “Get Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign continues, the Maui Police Department reported arresting 19 people for impaired driving over the weekend. The campaign began Aug. 14 and runs through Sept. 1. As part of the campaign, police will continue to set up roadblocks at unannounced locations […]

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Power now restored after fallen tree cuts off 480 Kamalo customers

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Power now restored after fallen tree cuts off 480 Kamalo customers

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More tropical storm conditions expected within 36 hours

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
More tropical storm conditions expected within 36 hours

Maui County Emergency Civil Defense Notifications Updated 11:05 a.m.: A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area within 36 hours. EFFECTS: The center of Tropical Storm Iselle is moving toward the west near 15 mph and this motion is expected to continue through early Sunday with some slowing […]

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Maui County prepares for Tropical Storm Iselle

| August 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Maui County prepares for Tropical Storm Iselle

In anticipation of Tropical Storm Iselle, Mayor Alan Arakawa has declared an official state of emergency for the entire County of Maui, effective 11:10 a.m. on Aug. 6 and extending until further notice. All non-emergency County personnel were sent home at noon today with the possible exception of County elections employees. Determinations regarding County elections […]

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Water department asks residents to conserve water

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Water department asks residents to conserve water

Maui County Dept. of Water Supply News Release The Department of Water Supply advises all customers to conserve water when Iselle hits the county due to high winds and/or flooding that could disrupt power supply to water sources. Customers should store drinking water now for use during the storm in the event water service is […]

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Maui County changes refuse collection and landfill schedules

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Maui County changes refuse collection and landfill schedules

County of Maui News Release The County of Maui Department for Environmental Management has announced new refuse collection and landfill schedules as of Aug. 1, 2014. Residential refuse pick-up schedules will remain the same except for no pick up on county holidays. On Molokai, for those whose normal pickup falls on a holiday, your rescheduled […]

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Single family Seaside home destroyed in fire yesterday

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
Single family Seaside home destroyed in fire yesterday

A house in the Seaside Place neighborhood in Kaunakakai was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon, leaving a family of seven without a home. Molokai firefighters received the alarm at 5:24 p.m. Monday regarding a structure fire at 308 Seaside Place. When firefighters arrived, they found the 1,400-foot single family home fully engulfed in flames. Units […]

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UH Manoa reaches out to local students at back-to-school event

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
UH Manoa reaches out to local students at back-to-school event

UH Manoa News Release University of Hawaii at Manoa will be reaching out to Molokai students and their families at the Freshman Foundation and Back to School Event on Aug. 5 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the UH Maui College, Molokai Education Center. UH Manoa offers distance education courses and degree programs to Maui County, […]

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