With an increasing demand for storage space and limited area for its vehicles, Makoa Trucking & Services plans to add a 1,920-square-foot steel warehouse at 40 Hio Place, across the street from Rawlins Chevron station.
Last Wednesday, the Molokai Planning Commission approved a Special Management Area (SMA) Minor Permit for New Horizon Enterprises, Inc. dba Makoa Trucking & Services. The project must begin no later than Sept. 30, 2017 and must be completed within two years of the start date.
Makoa Trucking Co-owner Chris Mebille said in recent years their expanding storage business has left less room for their trucking operations.…
MVCV News Release
One of Hawaii’s two senators is coming to Molokai. Sen. Mazie Hirono is going to hold a town hall meeting at the Veterans Center on Tues. Oct. 13 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. She is a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and she is very interested to find out the problems or concerns of our veterans and how she can help. She would also like to hear any ideas you may have.
So please write down the date and time, along with what you’d like to discuss with her. Remember, this is your chance to talk to a person who can make your thoughts heard in Washington.…
By Jesse Church
Aloha all my fellow veterans and residents of Molokai, old Jesse here with all the veterans news and upcoming events. In the 1960s with the war in Vietnam raging and the Civil Rights movement in full swing, political activism in the U.S. among many young Americans on college campuses was at its highest. Groups like Students for a Democratic Society appeared and activities like burning of draft cards became common place. With the huge opposition to the war, draft-age males fled to Canada and other countries by the thousands in an effort to avoid their obligation to the U.S.…
By Marie Yamashita
“You people here are so lucky,” said my good friend Ethel, who had come from Oahu with her husband and friends to spend another weekend golfing and staying at the Sheraton. “It’s beautiful here and the course is better than our Mid Pacific Country Club on Oahu.”
That was way back in the early 1980s. Many times I had heard similar words from those who visited our island, not only from those who golfed, but others who came primarily to luxuriate in the hotel’s vacation atmosphere or to dine in the charming dining hall.
The view of Kepuhi beach was breathtaking.…
Nene O Molokai press release
Photo by Michael Walther.
Koloma Smith reported the return of the kolea at Kilohana School at 10 a.m. on Aug. 6, marking the beginning of the fall migration of the Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva). Koloma won the 18th annual Krazy for Kolea Kontest and earned a Kolea Research Hawaii T-shirt from the Hawaii Audubon Society and a gift certificate for one scoop of ice cream at Kamoi Snack-N-Go.
The kolea is a swift flying shorebird and has been clocked migrating at 118 miles per hour, although an average of 56 to 60 miles miles per hour is more typical.…