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Lady Farmers Host Volleyball Tournament

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Lady Farmers Host Volleyball Tournament

Photo by Rick Schonely

The Lady Farmers Volleyball team will host the Maui Interscholastic League Division II Girls Volleyball Championships this week at The Barn in Ho’olehua. Molokai finished the season as the number two seed with a 10-2 record after winning two matches last week over Haleakala Waldorf. The Lady Farmers won both nights in three sets. Thursday’s score was 25-14, 25-19 and 15-17. On Friday, it was another three-set win 25-14, 25-16 and 25-15.

Last Thursday night was senior night, and six seniors were honored: Kawohi Duvachelle, Kaitlin DeRouin, Taye Mowat, Stasia Kaahanui, Mary Rose Ringor and Mary Grace Ringor.…


Friday, September 28th, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Department of Agriculture pursuant to Chapter 91 Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) will hold public hearings as follows:

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Department of Agriculture Conference Room Plant Quarantine Conference Room
635 Mua Street, Kahului, HI 96732 1849 Auiki Street, Honolulu, HI 96819

Monday, November 5, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 9 to 11 a.m.
Department of Agriculture Conference Room Department of Agriculture Conference Room
4398A Pua Loke Street, Lihue, HI 96766 16 E. Lanikaula Street, Hilo, HI 96720

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 3 p.m.…

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Molokai Art in Juried Exhibit

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Community Contributed

By Paula Scott, Hawaii Craftsmen Board of Directors, Molokai Representative

The Hawaii Craftsmen 2018 Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition is proud to announce its 51st installation, which will be held at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, Main Gallery. The exhibition is free to the public, and opens for viewing from Oct. 25 through Nov. 11. Our juror this year will be Isabella Ellaheh Hughes, Co-Founder and Director of the Honolulu Biennial Foundation.

On behalf of the Hawaii Craftsmen Association, congratulations goes out to Molokai artists Dan Bennett, Terry Klerlein, Kim Markham and Paula Scott, whose submitted works was juried into the 2018 Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition.…

Air Riflery Finishes Season

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Air Riflery Finishes Season

Photo by Naupaka Kamai

The Molokai High School Boys and Girls Air Riflery teams finished their seasons at the MIL Championships last Saturday at Baldwin’s Jon Garcia Gym.

The Lady Farmers were led by Maria Angst, who finished in 16th place overall with a score of 482. Melody Kaili-Kalua finished in 52nd with a score of 433. The girls took seventh place as a team.

For the boys, Gavin Makekau was the tops finisher in 54th with a score of 433 and Charles Kamai-Cacpal was 69th with 412 points. Molokai finished sixth in the team standings.

A total of 98 shooters from all over Maui County participated in this year’s championships.…

And Then The Rains Came

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Community Contributed
By Fr. Pat Killilea, St. Francis Church, Kalaupapa

“When the rains came, I looked to heaven. When they washed away my dreams, I cried all night. In my heart I knew you’d be there because I felt the love and then I saw the light.”
As a lover of good vocalists who give us good music and meaningful lyrics (I do sing in the shower on occasion), I have been haunted in recent days by these lyrics, sung by singer and song writer, Beth Rowley. Beth, born in Lima Peru to missionaries, grew up in their native city of Bristol, Wales and has been giving voice to both soul and gospel music.…

E-Cycling Temporarily Closed

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

County of Maui News Release

E-Cycling, the county-sponsored electronics recycling program, has been temporarily closed at Molokai’s Naiwa Landfill until Jan. 2, 2019.

Changes to the e-waste market, which involves collecting, shipping and processing electronic equipment such as computers, monitors, printers and TVs, are cited as the reason behind the closure.

“E-waste markets have changed and immediately affect how e-waste can cost-effectively be collected and shipped from Molokai to be processed on the Mainland,” said Kevin Collins, owner of ECycling Maui and the county’s new E-Cycling program contractor.

Molokai residents will again be able to recycle computers, monitors, printers and TVs with the program starting Jan.…

40th Wahine Channel Crossing

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

40th Wahine Channel Crossing

Their hands joined together, hundreds of women from around the world racing in the 40th annual Na Wahine O Ke Kai took collective breaths during the pule at Hale O Lono before the start of the grueling channel crossing. A deep history of wahine have crossed before them.

In 1954, two years after the men’s channel race began, a women’s crew proposed to make the crossing but coaches and officials believed the Ka’iwi Channel to be too dangerous for women to handle. It was more than 20 years before two crews of women made the first unofficial crossing in 1975. On Oct.…

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