The Molokai Dispatch News Release
We are excited that Sage Yamashita, a senior at Molokai High School, will be interning with The Molokai Dispatch. During her internship, Sage will help provide news coverage of community events and MHS sports through photography and reporting. She will also gain hands-on experience with all aspects of weekly newspaper operation over the next semester.
Sage’s parents are Melinda and Matt Yamashita, and after graduation, she plans to study marketing.
“I’m starting my senior year and I’m using this year as a starting point to learn some new skills, get out into the world, and prepare myself for college,” she said.…
DHHL News Release
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) and County of Maui Highways Division will conduct tree trimming work on Kolea Ave in Ho‘olehua, Molokai, beginning Monday, Aug. 8 through this week.
Tree trimming crews will be on-site and working within the roadway from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with temporary traffic redirections and elevated noise levels during the scheduled work interval.
The work is expected to be completed by Aug. 12, weather permitting. DHHL lessees impacted by the work in the area have been notified via USPS mail of the work and have been asked to remove any personal property, including vehicles, between Kolea Avenue and their homestead lots.…
UH Molokai Extension News Release
Are you interested in learning the tricks and trades of using small equipment on your farm to become more efficient? Join us for live demonstrations and a talk story session with farmers using these tools. Tools include hand tools, cultivation tools, irrigation supplies/tools, walk-behind tractor, soil tilther and more.
The workshop will be held on Aug. 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the UH Extension Farm (old MCC Farm) located just past Kumu Farms at 652 Huuai Road. Funding for the workshop is provided by the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement. Partners for this program include Sustainable Molokai, Go FARM Hawaii, and UH Molokai Cooperative Extension Service. …
By Rick Schonely
Longtime Molokai Middle School science teacher Scott Hemenway is the August Ace for the Hui O Kukui Golf Club. Hemenway shot 41-38 for a gross total of 79 and with his 12 handicap his net 67 got him the victory.
Mahalo to the staff and management of Iconic Ironwood Hill Golf Course for perpetuating the game of golf on Molokai.…
On Aug. 22, I left a bank bag containing a deposit slip and a large cash deposit on the top of my car. This was not a smart thing to do, as I forgot it and drove off. The bag fell off on the side of the road. After searching, to no avail, I assumed that all was lost, with the complication that the money was not mine. As it turned out, a good Samaritan found the bag and turned it into the police department intact. Through the deposit slip, the police were able to return it to its owner.
As the good Samaritan did not provide a name, I feel that it is appropriate for me to thank the whole community of Molokai for fostering such an atmosphere of aloha. …