UHMCM News Release
Are you interested in pursuing an entry-level position in law enforcement, private security, or looking to upgrade your skills? Starting this fall, University of Hawaii Maui College, Molokai (UHMCM) will be offering AJ 101: Introduction to Administration of Justice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in room 105, instructor is TBA.
The Law Enforcement I Certificate of Competence consists of three classes and will take a minimum of two semesters to complete. Upon completion, you will have the general academic knowledge, concepts, and theory pertaining to the criminal justice system. The Law Enforcement I Certificate of Competence will prepare you for careers in law enforcement, private security or other fields related to administration of justice.…
Imua Family Services News Release
Imua Family Services is pleased to announce a new chapter in the agency’s rich 69 year history. As of July 2015, Imua Family Services will be providing Infant and Child Development Services to families and children on the island of Molokai, making the organization’s services available County wide with ongoing services on Maui and Lanai. Families on the island will be able to access Care Coordination Services, Speech Language Pathology, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Special Instruction, and General Education Training for keiki birth through 3.
Imua Family Services, through a contract with the State of Hawaii Department of Health Early Intervention Section, will open an office at the Molokai Community Health Center (MCHC).…
By Megan Stephenson
Sitting down to a meal at home, with your `ohana, is such an important part of the day. Everyone shares their latest news, cracks jokes, nags about getting chores done, and tucks in to the ono food. Bonds strengthen while the body simultaneously refills on more energy. When done eating, do you ever feel sluggish or sleepy? This may seem like a natural course of the day, but it‘s actually a sign to get moving again. Walking or activity after eating a big meal, especially one full of carbohydrates like pasta and rice, helps break down the food you just ate, which has transformed into different types of energy — sugar or fat — that your body runs on.…
By Erik Svetin, MHS Student and Mathlete
Kualapu`u School winners: Kamalu Ka`awa Richardson, Leelan Corpuz, Aaliyah Cariaga, Kawena Davis, Sue Forbes-Kikukawa, Erik Svetin, Kim Link.
A year ago, I started a new annual math competition for Molokai elementary school students. I wanted to share my love and enthusiasm of mathematics with other younger students on island. My goal was to encourage other students to pursue an interest in math and to help them gain confidence with the skills needed to be successful mathematicians at Molokai High School and Molokai Middle School.
I just completed organizing and proctoring the entire competition on May 27.…
UHMCM News Release
Earn a certificate, bachelors and even a Master’s degree right here on Molokai! Courses are available through Distance Education. Visit the online link hawaii.edu/dl/programs to learn more about Distance Learning Programs offered throughout the University of Hawaii.
Distance learning in many cases provides students greater flexibility. Distance learning allows you to study around work, family, and social commitments. If you are interested in building skills, enhancing your career prospects, and obtaining a valuable certificate or degree then distance learning may be the right fit for you.
For questions regarding distance learning through the University of Hawaii, contact Theresa Tamanaha at (808) 553-4490 option 5.…
Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation News Release
Sarah Jenkins, center. Photo courtesy Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation.
A collection of Hawaii’s most talented scholar athletes gathered today at Outrigger Canoe Club to accept scholarship funds from the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation. The nonprofit awarded a total of $178,250 to 29 grantees and 44 scholarships to student athletes from 34 different high schools across six Hawaiian Islands.
Each year, the Foundation awards a $10,000 Ambassador of Aloha Scholarship to one individual that exemplifies outstanding skill and leadership in the classroom, in their chosen sport and in the community.
Sarah `Alohilani Jenkins was named the 2015 Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Ambassador of Aloha.…
By Laura Peterson
All of the sixth graders on the island converged in the Molokai Middle School (MMS) cafeteria for a fun day of activities created and led by the MMS student government on May 28. It was the second and last transition day for sixth graders, designed to introduce the students from different elementary schools to each other and to middle school life.
The student government of MMS showed true leadership skills and planned a day of fun activities, a tour of the school, and introductions to people such as Principal Dawn Mains and Aunty Tikka, the cafeteria manager, who provided everyone with ono cinnamon rolls! …
Kualapu`u School News Release
Kualapu`u Public Conversion Charter School second grader Keolamau Lawelawe won the Hawaii Agriculture Foundation’s (HAF) Localicious Hawaii Keiki Art and Essay Contest for the K-3 grade category. The contest theme was “My Favorite Local Dish and Where it Comes From.” Keolamau won an iPad Mini, and his classmates, parents and teacher, Kumu Loke Han, were treated to a special lunch and visit by Chef Alan Wong of Alan Wong’s restaurant. The gourmet lunch featured local ingredients and included ahi poke with sea asparagus, yellow and red tomatoes with li hing dressing, and a light “stew” of steamed kalua pork, shrimp, clams, spinach, in a buttered broth. …
Interval House Molokai News Release
Celebrate Summer Gardening and Reading with Interval House Molokai! Join us on Saturday, June 27, on the public library grounds from 10 a.m. through 1 p.m., to launch into fun and enriching summer activities.
Our AmeriCorps members have grown hundreds of veggie plants to give away to our community to start home gardens. Stop by and select from an assortment of herbs and green bean, sweet pea, cherry tomato, and mustard cabbage plants. We will be distributing children’s gardening books that highlight where food comes from, the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, and how to start gardens in your own backyards. …
Brayden Willing-McCutcheon, a 2014 graduate of Molokai High School, is attending the University of Northern Colorado where he is studying Physical Therapy as his major. He also made the UNC baseball team, NCAA Division I, however utilized his athletic Red Shirt year this year. He received honors with the Western Athletic Conference, being recognized for his academic achievements of maintaining a 3.3 or higher GPA during the baseball season.
Brayden is playing in a collegiate summer ball league with the Greeley Grays, where he is pitching as well as getting some split time in the outfield. He elected to play under the lights instead of in the ocean this summer.…