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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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Coast Guard rescues eight people after vessel sinks 12 miles west of Molokai

| August 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
Coast Guard rescues eight people after vessel sinks 12 miles west of Molokai

Eight people were plucked from the water off Molokai after the boat they were in sank. The Coast Guard said the group sent a distress signal about 12 miles west of Molokai on Sunday, the Associated Press reported. The boat’s emergency radio beacon was activated, and rescuers located the 21-foot boat. The eight people were […]

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Youth in Motion gears up for fun season of activities

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Youth in Motion gears up for fun season of activities

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Remains of Saint Marianne return to Hawaii

| August 1, 2014 | 5 Comments
Remains of Saint Marianne return to Hawaii

The remains of Saint Marianne of Molokai — “beloved mother of outcasts” — returned to Hawaii yesterday, drawn by a hearse to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace in downtown Honolulu for a ceremony and Mass. Ste. Marianne Cope was 80 when she died of natural causes in 1918 at Kalaupapa where she served […]

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Ke Nani Kai cats sent to Montana to settle arbitration ruling

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ke Nani Kai cats sent to Montana to settle arbitration ruling

The cat controversy that has divided the residents of the Ke Nani Kai condominiums is resolved … for now. As of yesterday, the final four property cats were trapped at the West End condos, removed and — along with another three cats kept at the Aka’ula Cat Garden — are now being flown to a […]

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NTSB finds pilot error the cause of deadly Puko’o helicopter crash

| July 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
NTSB finds pilot error the cause of deadly Puko’o helicopter crash

The National Transportation Safety Board reported on Friday that the helicopter crash on Molokai that took five lives in November of 2011 was caused by pilot error. According the published NTSB determination, the pilot for Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, Nathan Cline, failed to maintain clearance from mountains during inclement weather. Cline, a Canadian couple and newlyweds […]

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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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Baxter breaks own record at 18th annual Molokai2Oahu Paddleboard World Championships

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Baxter breaks own record at 18th annual Molokai2Oahu Paddleboard World Championships

Molokai2Oahu News Release A year after the Kaiwi Channel delivered a thrashing to each paddler in the 2013 race, yesterday’s waters surprised an international field of top paddleboarders by delivering fast conditions. The result produced new records and a host of new champions at the 18th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O). New records came […]

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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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