Ignite a Life Foundation News Release
Youths from throughout Maui County had the privilege of attending the Global Youth Leadership Summit July 19-25. This prestigious international conference is hosted by the Anthony Robbins Foundation and is held at University of California San Diego campus. The group is part of the Hawaii Leaders Core (HLC) whose mission is to “empower youth for a brighter tomorrow.”
Two students from Molokai were among the 38 youth to attend the summit. They were Royden Abafo from Aka`ula School and Patience Nakihei from Molokai High School.
HLC members traveling to the Leadership Conference will have the opportunity to meet and collaborate with other youths in a five-day program that provides participants ages 14 to 17 with an environment designed to boost them into leadership roles that will change their lives and communities.…
Molokai Chamber of Commerce News Release
At our first ever Molokai Export Seminar on Friday Aug. 15, John Holman, Pacific Director of the U.S. Commercial Service, U. S. Department of Commerce, will be offering advice about how you can export your product to the ever-expanding worldwide market. We invite you to come and bring a guest to the free seminar, which will be held at Paddlers Inn at 11:30 a.m.
This program will cover an overview of export process; selling: domestic vs. international; preparing yourself to sell internationally; shipping, logistics and documentation; and developing an international growth strategy.
Why sell internationally? …
Topside Molokai UCC Churches News Release
The Kamehameha Schools (KS) Deputation Teams (with students from all three campuses) will be leading worship services at the Topside Molokai UCC Churches on Sunday, Aug. 24. At 8 a.m., they will be at the Ho`olehua Congregational Church. At 9:30 am, they will be at Kalaiakamanu Hou. At 10 a.m. worship will be held at Kalua`aha Congregational Church. Finally, at 11 a.m. the team will be at Waialua Congregational Church. The Molokai community and KS/BE alumni are cordially invited to attend any of the worship services.
The KS Deputation Team began in the late 1940s under Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Campus Chaplain Stephen Desha, Jr. …
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. to 1 p.m. at the UH Maui College, Molokai Education Center.
UH Manoa offers distance education courses and degree programs to Maui County, including Molokai, in areas such as Education, Nursing, Business, and Social Work. Also offered is the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, which enables interested and qualified students to arrange interdisciplinary “major equivalents” for BA degrees. Visit manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/is for more information.
Kehau Newhouse, Program Coordinator for the UH Manoa Maui Outreach Program (outreach.hawaii.edu/credit/maui) will be available at the Freshman Foundation Event with general information on UH Manoa programs, and the Interdisciplinary Studies program in particular.…
UHMC, Molokai News Release
UHMC Molokai presents Freshman Foundation and Back to School Event on Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. First time freshmen will have the opportunity to discover tips on how to be successful in college, meet staff members, and learn about the programs and services available on campus.
A Resource Fair will be held from 12 noon to 1 p.m. All current and prospective UHMC Molokai studentsare welcome to join us for the following activities and services:
Student ID Photo-Taking Meeting Fall 2014 Instructors Learn about new certificates and degree opportunities available to Molokai students Discover distance education options for UH Bachelor and Master degree programs Apply for student support programs
For more information, contact UHMC, Molokai at 553-4490 ext #5 or stop by the Molokai Education Center.…
ProVision Solar News Release
The Hikiola Cooperative in Ho`olehua has installed a 12-kilowatt grid-connected solar array that will provide almost all of the power needed to run the coop. First organized in 1976 as a farm supply and marketing cooperative, Hikiola shifted to making supplies available to both farmer-members and the greater community. Paying one of the highest rates for electricity in the nation (52 cents/kilowatt-hour this month), small businesses on Molokai have more than ample incentive to go solar electric.
“We are thrilled with the installation of the PV system,” said the Coop’s long-time manager Tina Tamanaha. “The use of alternative energy is a positive step in our mission to lower the cost of supplies for our agri-business patrons.”
Marco Mangelsdorf, President of ProVision Solar, and the installer of the Net Energy Metered photovoltaic system, noted that “with the abundant sunshine on this part of the island, the system should really crank out the solar kWhs. …
DOH News Release
The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the County of Maui Department of Environmental Management have reached a settlement on two enforcement cases concerning solid waste violations at the Central Maui Municipal Solid Waste Landfill and the Molokai Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility. The combined settlement involves a cash penalty payment of $70,000 and a supplemental environmental project that is valued at not less than $70,000.
The proposed supplemental project is a household hazardous waste collection program for the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai to be conducted during fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015).…
KBC News Release
What to learn how to write an effective grant that best fits your event needs? An upcoming workshop called Effective and Efficient Grant and Event Advertising Workshop will show you how. Through a partnership by Destination Molokai Visitors Bureau (DMVB) and Kuha`o Business Center (KBC), the workshop will provide attendees with a step-by-step process for grant application, what are the “must do’s” to prepare for a successful event and advertising effectively and efficiently promoting your event to the target audience. It will be held on Monday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Molokai Community Health Center Great Room.…
UHMC Molokai News Release
In addition to classes held at our Molokai campus, the University of Hawaii Maui College, Molokai (UHMCM) offers a distance learning program with courses delivered through various technologies.
Online courses are taught completely online via the internet. Students access course material from their personal computers. Most online courses use Laulima, the course management and collaboration system for the University of Hawaii. Some courses are taught for residents of the neighbor islands through Interactive Television (ITV), using classroom facilities provided by, University of Hawaii, Maui College and the University Education Centers at Molokai, Lanai, Hana and Lahaina. Students meet at the ITV receive sites to participate in classes. …
Nene O Molokai News Release
Endangered Ae`o, the Hawaiian Stilt, hatched at the Koheo wetland.
The Monsanto Fund has awarded $8,000 to Nene O Molokai for its Wildlife Without Walls environmental educational program at the Koheo wetland. The funding will be used to purchase a laptop computer for field work at the wetland, enabling students to conduct onsite GIS (geographic information system) mapping of the on-going wetland restoration, and download water quality data collected with Pasco Probeware donated by the Center for Advanced Communications and Engineering at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Also included in the award is funding for the site’s operation and propagation supplies for the out-planting of native vegetation utilized culturally and agriculturally, and for endangered waterbird habitat enhancement.…