Author Archives: Marie Nowell

Sweet Thing

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Sweet Thing

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All four children have played a large role in the business since its beginning. Each child has their own specialty ranging from Tabitha’s candle manufacturing, to salad dressing which is created by the couple’s eldest child Elijah. Both products can be purchased locally at Bamboo Pantry in Kaunakakai.

Younger daughter, Elisabeth, is starting her own new business making chap stick and perfume from wax and honey. The youngest daughter Esther is busy helping wherever she is needed most.

Main product line includes regular honey, white honey, honey combs, and honey sticks.

Molokai Meli can be contacted at 1-800-434-2550 or email

Molokai Film Festival Preview

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Wholesome Fun for the Entire Family

By Marie Nowell

Come join family and friends at the 5th annual Festival for Molokai in celebration of music, arts, culture and film perpetuating our Hawaiian culture.

The Molokai Film Festival will be taking place Saturday, October 18th at Duke Maliu Ball Park. Gates open at 3:30 p.m.

Bring your lawn chairs & blankets to enjoy an evening of entertainment. Live music with Uncle Boy Kanae, Ukulele falsetto Virtuoso Kamaka Kehau, Multi Na Hoku Hanohano winner Brother Noland, “The Master of Hawaiian Street Guitar” Henry Allen, Lono, and Hula. Please leave your coolers at home.

Be apart of the World Premiere on a Molokai made film, “Molokai Ka Hula Piko.” Also on the roster, is another new Hawaii made film, “Chief”, which premiered at the Sundance film fest. Films start at sunset under the Molokai stars.

Aside from the films, check out the arts and crafts booths and grab some delicious food from several different food stands.

The film festival also will be promoting Molokai’s fight against cancer.

Admission is free. For More Information Contact Ken Burgmaier, phone: (808) 573.5530