Molokai Middle School grant recipients. Photo courtesy of Monsanto
Monsanto News Release
Molokai Middle School was among the schools receiving a total of 10 grants totaling nearly $10,000 were awarded to Hawaii public schools and educational organizations from the Monsanto Hawaii Science Education Fund. The Fund is a program established by The Monsanto Fund to support science education in Hawaii’s public schools.
Recipients included Lahainaluna High School, Maui High School, Molokai Middle School, UH-Maui College, Castle High School, Kaiser High School, Mililani Middle School and Waialua High and Intermediate School.
Funds went to support a variety of STEM-related programs: a plant propagation and growth research project, a Challenger Learning Center Hawaii experience, and equipment and supplies for agricultural sciences biology, chemistry, life science, anatomy and physiology classes.…
UHMCM News Release
Attention high school juniors or seniors and their parents. Do you want a head start on your college career? We have a great opportunity for you!
The start date for our 2017-18 Cultural and Natural Resource Management program for our high school students has been postponed until the Fall Semester. If you missed the application deadline or weren’t aware of this program, here is another opportunity to sign-up. We have 11 spots still available.
This program focuses on bridging traditional cultural knowledge with Western science, illustrating that they can co-exist. The course schedule will be: HWST 231 (Fall ’17), HWST 207 (Spring ’18), and ANTH 165 (Summer ’18 — this course may change).…
Computer projection of completed MLT Building
MLT News Release
On Thursday, July 6, the Molokai Land Trust (MLT) and two dozen board members and friends gathered on the former Kualapu`u theater lot to cleanse and bless the land in preparation for the construction of MLT’s future office, nursery and base yard. The first shovels of dirt mixed with soil and sand from all MLT’s preserves were turned, and magically a cloud sprinkled rain on the gathering and a rainbow shimmered over Kualapu`u. With the building permit in hand, construction will commence on Aug. 1.
Guests shared personal stories about the former theater, which entertained Molokai residents many decades ago.…
Photo by Gloria Reed
Paddlers from Molokai Canoe Club placed first in the open class of a Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association race between Kaunakakai and Kailua, Oahu on Saturday, July 8. They also won the division race the following day between Kailua and Haleiwa. The team clocked in on Saturday finishing the race in 7 hours 1 minute, while they swept Sunday’s competition in 4 hours 23 minutes.
The mission of the nonprofit Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association is to revive and practice the ancient Hawaiian skills and values learned in sailing canoes. The association holds public educational and sailing events in the state, according to organizers.…
The Molokai Little League Majors (ages 11-12) finished up their season last week at Dorvin Leis Field in Kihei. After winning their first two games in convincing fashion, Molokai lost to Central Maui Little League in the championship bracket 13-2.
Molokai then moved to the consolation bracket with a chance to face Central again but lost to Kihei 5-3 to end their season with a third place finish in the District 3 Little League.
Central went on to defeat Kihei in the championship game 10–0 and will represent District 3 in the state tournament later this month.…