MAC News Release
Molokai Arts Center (MAC) announces the return of the Soup ‘R Bowl on Saturday, March 1. This is our annual fundraising event to help raise funds for youth scholarships and programming in the visual and performing arts.
There will be a silent auction that will feature our visiting ceramic artists and several of our local artists including music and performing arts. So this year our potters are hard at work creating 500 unique stoneware soup bowls. Stoneware is a type of clay which is fired at extremely high temperature making it durable and oven-safe. Each beautiful bowl is signed by the artist who created it.…
By Jeannine Rossa
The Molokai in Business series focuses on local businesses, both old and new. It is our way of helping you get to know your local businesses. Our intent is to support our local businesses, help people who want to start a business, and tell a good story.
What: Visual Resonance Media, a professional video production, media consulting, and website design business
Who: Daniel Emhoff
When: By appointment
Where: Will travel to you
How: 808-553-8125; email@example.com; visualresonancemedia.com
We all know Daniel Emhoff as the Director of Akaku Community Television’s Molokai Media Center, where he teaches classes in videography and editing, and films community events for Akaku Public Television. …
Tulsi Gabbard News Release
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard announced the creation of the first-ever Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Academic Competition. The “House STEM App Challenge” offers high school students in Hawaii and across the country an opportunity to compete in the creation of a software application — commonly referred to as an “app” — for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice.
“Our students are equipped to become leaders in technology and innovation, and friendly competitions like the House STEM App Challenge encourage them to explore advanced industries,” said Gabbard. “I invite all Hawaii high school students in to participate in this exciting inaugural competition.…
Sust `aina ble Molokai News Release
Sust `aina ble Molokai is excited to announce the Molokai Go Local! Business Directory. This is a Molokai Business Directory in the making, funded in part by First Nations Development Institute and the County of Maui Office of Economic Development.
The purpose of the directory is to support our local businesses and strengthen our local economy. It will also be added to our ongoing Molokai-pedia project, which is aimed at creating a database for the island.
Sign-up is free to list your business. You can either submit a hard copy form or go online. Hard copies are available for pick-up and drop-off at the Sust `aina ble Molokai office (in the old Headstart Building, up the road from Lanikeha) or at the Kuha`o Business Center (2 Kamoi Street, suite 600). …
By Dr. Stewart Morgan, Molokai Humane Society
At the Molokai Humane Society, we see lots of dogs that have been injured in ways that could have been prevented. The first step to keeping your dogs safe is knowing where they are. If your pets are in your fenced yard, you should always check on them at least one to two times per hour to make sure that they are safely in your yard. Also make sure that they are not eating or digging in areas where they should not be.
Keeping your pets from roaming is the responsible thing to do and is the law!…
HTFG Molokai Chapter News Release
Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers (HTFG) is a statewide nonprofit organization, dedicated to tropical fruit research, education, marketing and promotion. The Molokai Chapter is made up of members that are gardeners, farmers and interested community members who meet monthly to share ideas about promoting products, skills and agricultural opportunities. Meetings are held the first Monday evening of every month. The next meeting is March 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Mahana Gardens.
This month’s featured farmer is Marshall Joy, owner of Joy Farms in Ho`olehua. Marshall is an amazing man, one of five young (“true hearted”) farmers in Molokai and the youngest beekeeper in the state attaining recognition with his award winning Hoolehua honey.…
By Ayda Ersoy
In my last article, I talked about starting your journey to health and fitness by taking small steps. Let’s look now at the first step that you can start right away. This week, start by trying to drink more pure water. Let’s look at the benefits.
Water increases energy. Since your brain is mostly water, drinking it helps you think, focus and concentrate better and be more alert. And your energy levels will increase.
Water helps you lose weight – filling your tummy if consumed prior to meals, it reduces hunger, raises your metabolism and has zero calories!…
Hawaii Energy News Release
This spring, Hawaii Energy is offering free, one-day workshops with tools and resources for Hawaii’s teachers to learn about and teach energy efficiency in the classroom. The Molokai workshop will be held on March 1 at Molokai High School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Teachers of all subjects from Kindergarten –through 12th grade are welcome to attend. There are two types of workshops. One is Energy Education that teaches the concepts of force, motion, light, sound, heat, electricity, magnetism and energy transformations. The other is Building Science, aimed at helping students learn how buildings can become more energy-efficient through various measures such as lighting inspections, measuring electricity plug loads and taking temperature readings.…
DLNR News Release
Navigating a complicated and time-consuming regulatory path for restoration of traditional fishpond systems in Hawaii should soon become more efficient and manageable, thanks to a proposed statewide programmatic general permit process. Statewide public hearings on this proposed process are being held to gather input. The Molokai hearing will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Kulana `Oiwi Halau from 6 to 8 p.m.
Known as Ho`ala Loko I`a, this consolidated process is intended to provide cultural practitioners with a single application and permit, processed by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL).…
Six Molokai swimmers are headed to the state competition this weekend on Hawaii Island to culminate a season of dedication and records.
“This is the best year since I’ve been coaching for four years,” said coach Jessie Ford. “We’re building on our successes and we want to build the momentum.”
The swimmers will be racing in two boys relay events, the 200 yard medley and the 200 freestyle. Medley competitors are Luke Kikugawa, Caulin Nelson, Nui Helm and Michaiah Soares, while Keao Ross and Conan Kawano will make up the freestyle team along with Helm and Soares, who are competing in both races.…