OHA News Release
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the second round of Fiscal Year 2018 `Ahahui Grant program. The `Ahahui Grant program provides funding support for community events on all islands.
Events eligible for this Round 2 are events scheduled to occur between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2018. The Round 2 application deadline is Sept. 15 at 4 p.m.
OHA invites prospective applicants to visit oha.org/grants to find the full solicitation, to access the online application system, and to view the schedule of orientation sessions and registration information.
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an orientation session.…
Maui County Council News Release
Finalization of the Draft Molokai Community Plan continues and Maui County Council Member Kelly King has announced an upcoming talk story meeting. The meeting will address implementation items in the update of the Molokai Community Plan and will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mitchell Pauole Center.
This will be a facilitated community meeting to discuss the prioritization of implementation items currently listed in Chapter 12 of the Draft Community Plan. A link to the full draft plan is available online at mauicounty.us/king under the Quick Links heading.
All interested community members are invited and encouraged to attend.…
HPR News Release
On August 8, the relocated Hawaii Public Radio (HPR) transmitters on Haleakala were converted to full power.
Station fans in terrain-shielded parts of Molokai and Maui, who have been experiencing compromised reception when tuning in to KKUA 90.7 (HPR-1 News) and KIPM 89.7 (HPR-2 Classical) can now enjoy clear, strong signals again.
HPR embarked on this project not only to improve the quality of our service to your island, but in anticipation of energy savings to the station.
The relocation has not been easy — from the necessity of custom fabricated parts on the East Coast to recent road closures to the Haleakala summit — but throughout this process, you have been extraordinarily patient and understanding.…
Molokai Canoe Festivals Committee News Release
Historical records dating back to 1865 note Hawaiian outrigger canoe race competitions as one of the many events our kupuna took part in during annual la kulaia, days of festivities honoring the Kingdom of Hawaii and especially honoring our beloved monarchy. During that era, kulaia generally occurred once a year during a national holiday or birthday celebration of a mo`i (monarch).
After the overthrow of our beloved Hawaiian Kingdom, kulaia festivities changed focus and no longer celebrated the Kingdom and monarchy. In historical records, we see the shift from national celebration to simply canoe race competitions.…
Called2impact News Release
For the first time, the Broken Youth Rally is coming to Molokai. Performances from Impact 808 and Landon Mauricio will transform the way you think and illustrate that anything is possible. Live music, exciting performances, and an awe inspiring message awaits you at Broken Youth Rally. It’s a rally for the youth, but it’s really for all ages.
Everyone is broken. When presented with the question “How are you doing?” our response most of the time is “I’m OK.” This Broken Youth Rally will bring students to the realization that we all are broken, in one way or another.…