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Reward offered for help in Koshari Waits murder investigation

| June 20, 2014 | 3 Comments
Reward offered for help in Koshari Waits murder investigation

Maui Police investigators released information this week that Molokai murder victim Koshari Kahikili Waits was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head. Waits, 19, was found dead one month ago near the area where he lived in Mapulehu on Molokai’s East End. A man on a moped saw Kahikili lying […]

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

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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Traffic accident on Maunaloa Highway results in fatality

| June 18, 2014 | 3 Comments
Traffic accident on Maunaloa Highway results in fatality

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Molokai High School announces honor roll students

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Molokai High School announces honor roll students

Molokai High School has announced its principal’s honors list for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year. This list is for students who have earned grade point averages of 4.0 or above while enrolled in six or more courses, four or more of which are solid courses. For the fourth quarter they are: Grade […]

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Cable and Internet service out for three days on West End

| June 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Cable and Internet service out for three days on West End

West End customers of Oceanic Time Warner Cable lost both cable television and Internet service for three days earlier this month before technicians could repair a broken fiberoptic cable. The outage began on June 2 when a tree branch rubbed through a node on one of TWC’s fiberoptic trunks. By 3 p.m. that day, the […]

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NTSB says pilot error caused West End plane crash in February

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
NTSB says pilot error caused West End plane crash in February

The National Transportation Safety Board issued an accident report last Wednesday, June 4, that blames pilot John Weiser, Jr. for the crash of his airplane the evening of Feb. 27. Weiser, 79, crashed his twin-engine Partenavia P68 Observer while approaching the Panda Ranch Airport, a small landing strip on the West End of Molokai. Based […]

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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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GMO moratorium petition gets required number of signatures

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
GMO moratorium petition gets required number of signatures

County of Maui News Release The Office of the County Clerk has certified that the SHAKA Movement has collected the required amount of additional valid signatures needed to advance to the Council a petition to place a moratorium on the cultivation of genetically engineered organisms, County Clerk Danny Mateo announced today. “The SHAKA Movement submitted […]

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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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