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MHS senior honored by 2014 HMSA Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
MHS senior honored by 2014 HMSA Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program

Xrystina Bicoy, the recently graduated Molokai High School senior, was among 21 students honored on June 14 at the the 2014 HMSA Kaimana Awards and Scholarship Program luncheon. School principals, athletic directors, students and family members came from across the state to the Hawaii Convention Center to honor Hawaii’s top high schools and the finest […]

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The Molokai News goes on vacation

| June 23, 2014 | 6 Comments
The Molokai News goes on vacation

The news never sleeps. But the people who report it do and right now this one-person news operation needs a nap. The Molokai News has consistently offered news about Molokai for five years without missing a week. Now the publication is taking its first-ever vacation. Call it recharging the batteries, sharpening the edge of the […]

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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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Reward offered for help in Koshari Waits murder investigation

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

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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

A serious rollover accident involving a pickup truck on Maunaloa Highway last month has turned fatal. Harry Shizumu, 86, who lived in the Kaluakoi area, died on June 4 at Maui Memorial Medical Center as a result of the injuries sustained in the May 8 accident, according to the Maui Police Department. As originally reported, […]

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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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