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Local cockfight draws loyal supporters

| April 20, 2011 | 8 Comments
Local cockfight draws loyal supporters

CLICK TO SEE VIDEO OF CHICKEN FIGHT (SHOT WITH PERMISSION OF ALL PARTICIPANTS) Growing up on Molokai during the plantation days, chicken fighting was a way of life for Ronnie Rapanot Jr. “This is not only our culture but our recreation … this is like church,” said Rapanot. “So why I got to hide?” Sitting […]

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Capacity crowd raises the roof in ‘Battle at the Barn’ MMA event

| February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Capacity crowd raises the roof in ‘Battle at the Barn’ MMA event

A packed and boisterous crowd at The Barn on Saturday night cheered on local fighters who won nine of 12 fights in Molokai’s first ever Mixed Martial Arts event, the Battle at the Barn. The 14th and final bout of the night featured local boy Jireh Umi Torres winning the 135-pound amateur title over Gerald […]

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Videos: Heavy rains cause minor flooding

| January 13, 2011 | 0 Comments
Videos: Heavy rains cause minor flooding

After a night of constant rain, Molokai recorded almost six inches total precipitation over the past 12 hours. At about 8:30 a.m., this video was shot at the Kawela Bridge, approximately five miles east of Kaunakakai. This bridge is scheduled for replacement later this year by the State Department of Transportation because of the sediment […]

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Video: Mele kalikimaka from Kualapuu School

| December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments
Video: Mele kalikimaka from Kualapuu School

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Video: Maunaloa Elementary School flag ceremony

| September 7, 2010 | 0 Comments
Video: Maunaloa Elementary School flag ceremony

Students in grades 4-6 perform this flag ceremony, which includes the pledge of allegiance and Hawai’i Pono’i, on Sept. 1, 2010. This is a morning ritual for the school that is now under threat of consolidation by the Department of Education. The Board of Education is expected to make a decision on this matter on […]

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video: Firefighters in Kalamaula, Aug. 31

| August 31, 2009 | 0 Comments
video: Firefighters in Kalamaula, Aug. 31

Paste these links into browser for Youtube video: http://bit.ly/3kWn4v http://bit.ly/LnSdY

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