January 3, 2008
MOlOKaI news, MOlOKaI style - sInce 1985 cIrculatIOn 5,200 Island-wIde
The Year in PhoTos
1 `Ihi `ihi: Patches of endangered
fern are discovered at La`au Point.
1 2 Aloha Festival: The islands favorite
people were featured in the 61st Aloha
4 3 Railan Alavazo: Turns surfing into art
8 at the Molokai Ohana 70’s Surf Meet.
4 Lono: Releases Old Style IV - his
new CD is entirely about Molokai.
2 5 Ka Hula Piko: Dancers give moving
performances in tribute to late Kumu
Hula, John Ka`imikaua.
6 Ho`omau: Hawiian ‘opio rock
9 out while perpetuating Hawaiian
language and culture.
5 7 After 40 years of shuttling the
people of Molokai Hawaii’s oldest
regional flyer is closes its doors.
8 Return to La`au: Pilipo Solatario
chants as he arrives on the beach during
the one-year anniversary march.
9 You Win Molokai: Under adverse
public scrutiny Molokai Properties
Limited withdraws their EIS.
10 Youth Rodeo: Molokai `opio
3 6 10 made a strong showing at High School
Rodeo Association events this year.
The Year in Review
was a lively year Queen Lili`uokalani’s birthday, and the Ka 2007 In RevIew
Stew out oF 2007 for our island and Hula Piko celebrate the Hawaiian culture. David Letterman Features Dispatch Story
LookInG BaCk at moLokaI’S
2007. Page 2 our staff at The Sadly, 2007 marked the first year the Ka On the “Small Town News Segment,”
Molokai Dispatch has taken pleasure in re- Hula Piko was celebrated without its creator, David Letterman featured Molokai Dispatch
porting these events weekly. As the year has John Kaimikaua, who passed away in 2006. reporter, Adam Bencze’s story about a Maui
come to a close, we are grateful to have the However, his wife Ka`oi took charge of this Subway Restaurant owner trafficking drugs.
Gov. Linda Lingle
talks about 2008 chance to represent the people of Molokai in year ’s event, and organized it in a way that Bencze’s story discussed how two men
state spending a positive light. would make Kaimikaua proud. were each being held on $1.5 million bail in
with a focus The fight to save La`au Point against a It was one of the worst summers for connection with what police are calling the
on Harbor multimillion dollar development divided the wave-starved surfers. But those who re- biggest drug bust in Maui County history.
Improvements. island in ways many wish it had not. While lentlessly punched in their time-card at the However, it was Bencze’s witty “Fatigued
Page 4 the fight already begins again, many have beach were awarded with a few swells on Editor’s Note: In restaurant vernacular, Ani-
enjoyed a reprieve in the past few weeks. the south shores of the Hawaiian Islands. ban would have to sell roughly 2.3 million 12-
A large brush fire in June consumed After decades of air service from inch club combos to pay his fine,” that caught
3,000 acres of Molokai Ranch land. A new Molokai’s favorite green-tailed planes, the The Letterman Show’s interest.
fire station site was approved just east of Air Shuttle has shut down, giving way to
Kaunakakai, and plans to build one in the newcomers Pacific Wings and Go Airlines. eC election Results
West End are on the way. We invite you to read along about the In the largest voter turnout in Molokai
Gasoline prices skyrocketed. While $4 rest of this eventful year as we present the Enterprise Community (EC) history, challeng-
a gallon might seem astronomical compared 2007 Year in Review. ers Bridget Ann Mowat and Leila Stone upset
SLIpaS to mainland standards, it is still cheaper recumbent board members Colette Machado
New youth club have begun than most other areas of the world. Hau`oli Makahiki Hou, and Claud Sutcliffe on Wednesday, January
their quest to better the Our cultural traditions are still alive Molokai Dispatch. 31.
community. Page 14 and strong. Events such as Aloha Week, “RevIew” ContInueD on paGe 3
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W.A. Quality Masonry Making Beef stew out of 2007
• ConCrete • BloCk • roCk Looking back at 2007 on Molokai.
Free estimates! By CLIFton kaumuaLI’I
“Professional Services At Reasonable Prices”
s I look back at Molokai’s wonder- Speaking of “town”, a lot has changed!
ful history, I cannot recall a single Every time I go down to the wharf when
Wiliama akutagaWa, liC. # C-26379 year to date that has had more the barge is here, it seems like a lot more
changes and new things brought to this is- stuff is coming in than going out, and I
Ph: 558-8520 | Cell: 658-0611 | Fax: 558-8540 land than in 2007. mean A LOT more stuff!
Wait….you don’t think so? Well let’s Take’s has moved, Kalama’s is now un-
take a small step back in time to 12 months der new ownership (Thanks for everything
Molokai Craftsman Richard Harder Construction, Inc.
ago and see what has occurred here on the
friendly isle since then. I’m sure you’re prob-
Kapua! You’re the best!), Radio Shack is here
(maybe temporarily, I don’t know), open
Remodeling Specialist ably thinking, “OK, so where market Saturdays is more
Finish Carpentry & Cabinets
Additions • Decks • Houses
do we start?”
Let’s pick a few really
crowded with vendors than
ever before, and the county
General Contractor noticeable things and then workers got a brand new
Ceramic Tile • Wood Floors Lic. BC 24577 throw them all together like vacuum pump truck! I saw it
40 Years Experience John Wainwright (808) 552-0380 the ingredients necessary to two weeks ago sucking up the
20 Years Molokai make a huge pot of beef stew huge ponds (mini lakes) by the
References 808-558-8966 Serving Hawaii for 30 Years
P.O. Box 344 • Maunaloa, HI 96770 (I’ll leave the Tabasco bottle drive-in and Ace hardware!
on the side)! Good job guys!
of? cal The biggest thing I no- We’re going to have a
ro l to
ky ticed was $4.14 for a gallon of drive-thru burger joint soon
Island regular gasoline and it seems
like the price steadily increas-
(again, still in denial)! The
Post Office, Friendly Market,
Roofing Services es 2 cents every month!
Since I’m on the subject of transporta-
& American Savings Bank
get REALLY crowded sometimes. I try to
Quality roof repars & re-roofing of all
and any types of roofs. tion, haven’t you noticed a lot of new cars avoid going to town on Friday’s. It seems
Call for more info or free estimates: on the island? And have you noticed that as if more change is inevitable in ‘08, pos-
most of these shiny, rust free vehicles are sibly and probably more than what has oc-
553-4382 being driven by NEW Molokai residents? curred in ‘07!
25 Years experience I saw a beautiful black Mercedes coup the We cannot forget about the whole
other day rolling into town from the east. “Molokai Ranch-La’au Point” issue. It’s
Sparky’S ElECtriC Molokai
I remember when Shirley Rawlins had the
first and only Mercedes on the island…and
been an unreal rollercoaster ride during
the past few years and it looks like the end
interior & exterior Wiring Same day service, 24hr that wasn’t too long ago! is near. My mana`o: We’ve got to come to
Cesspool & Septic Pumping, So where are most of these new peo- some kind of conclusion soon. The sooner,
35 Years Experience Guaranteed Cesspool ple coming from? I’ve conversed with the better. It’s either yes or no! Let’s all
Rehabilitation, Waste Oil many of them myself and I’ve come to the move forward and come to an agreement
& Don’s Construction Disposal, Grease Traps & Grease
Disposal, HAZMAT Disposal
conclusion that they’re coming here from on a PONO solution.
Additions, Remodels & Decks EVERYWHERE! Other major changes include the end
H: 808-558-8275 | C: 808-658-5176 567-POOP So where do they live you may ask?
Most of them live anywhere that is for sale
of the Air Shuttle and the introduction of
Go! Airlines & Pacific Wings; One local
or for rent such as West End, Mauna Loa, business gone and two mainland busi-
Kalae, East End, Kawela, and a few places nesses move in. Don’t forget that the Ha-
in or near Kaunakakai. These new people waii Superferry travels across our northern
live EVERYWHERE on Molokai! coastline from Oahu to reach Maui (now
I asked a few of them, “So what made I’m permanently in denial!). Brace your-
you want to move to Molokai?” Their #1 self Molokai because there’s no telling how
Serving Hawaii Since 1977 reason was to leave the “rat race back home” the Superferry is going to affect us, even if
and their #2 reason; there was no #2 reason! they don’t land here!
For All Your Excavation Needs Everyone new to Molokai, at least
the people that I have met so far, wanted
So that’s my 2007 Molokai review.
There’s still a very long list of things out
• Roadways • Site Work • Underground Utilities to leave the traffic, the shopping malls, the there that I haven’t even mentioned but I got
• Grading • Demolition • Septic Systems pollution, the overpopulation, and every- to finish cooking this pot of stew right now!
thing else that comes with it….behind. Is most of this change good or bad for
• Land Clearing • Hauling • Rock Walls OK, I can understand what you’re talk- Molokai? That’s for you to decide. I’ve al-
ing about but think about this…What if ev- ready made up my mind. But remember to
erybody in the world wanted to escape the always Aloha ke kahi i ke kahi (Love one
“rat race” and move to Molokai? Believe it another) no matter what happens!
or not (I’m in the denial stage right now) but
this is happening RIGHT NOW!!! Editors Note: The views & opinions ex-
About twenty years ago, Maui started pressed & shared by Mr. Kaumuali’i do not re-
to transform into what we’re currently ex- flect those of the Molokai Dispatch and/or their
Ph: 553-9963 contractor lic aBc-18118
Post Office Box 482239, Kaunakakai, Hawaii 96748 periencing. The Molokai “rat race” is just
beginning and it looks like Kaunakakai
staff members. All comments, questions, and
responses to this article should be sent to leo@
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2007 Year in review January 3, 2008 • The Molokai DisPaTch • Page 3
“RevIew” ContInueD FRom paGe 1
assist in the formation of regional `aha
M o w a t moku councils, which advise on all matters
and Stone cam- regarding the management of the state’s
paigned on a natural resources.
clear ‘No to
La’au develop- Fresh Ihi Ihi Found at La`au
Walter Ritte, along with his wife Lo-
retta and his sister Scarlett, found two
answer in this unofficial referendum a re-
small patches of the endangered ihi ihi at
sounding NO; a favorable result for sup-
La`au Point, which fueled the anti-devel-
porters of Hui Ho’opakele ‘Aina and oth-
opment arsenal of tangible reasons to op-
ers who voted for the Mowat-Stone bloc
pose the Ranch’s proposed development of
and clearly believe La’au is worth saving.
This result is an important one to the
Molokai botanist Bill Garnett said the
community involvement process; MPL has
area is home to a historic population of the
always maintained that there is a ‘silent
plant and it’s expected to turn up in many of
majority’ of Molokai residents who are in
those places after the next serious rainfall.
favor of the Master Land Use Plan. This
election was pivotal in proving what anti-
development supporters have maintained molokai air Shuttle Halts Service
all along - that there is no silent majority, After 40
and in fact most people do not support the years of shut-
development of La`au. tling the peo-
ple of Molokai
keiki expo 2007 b e t w e e n
day, February 10,
over 500 people
ports, Hawaii’s oldest regional flyer is clos-
attended the 3rd
ing its doors. The family owned airline flew
their last flight this past Sunday. A spokes-
Expo at the Mitch-
person for the company said the closure
ell Pauole Center.
was the result of an ongoing dispute with
The event gave parents an opportunity to
the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
access the on-island childhood services
over printing and adhering to a regular set
and programs while their keiki had a blast
with races, ice-cream making, toys to play
Hank Younge Jr, founded Air Molokai
with, constant hands-on activities and a
in 1967 – the company became Molokai Air
crazy-fun jumping castle.
The keiki of Moloka’i provided much
Shuttle under Hank’s son Henry Younge
III 15 years ago.
“Gifts of the Islands”
of the entertainment for the day, both for-
mal and informal. The crowds were ser-
“We sincerely thank Molokai for • Hawaiian Jewelry
years of loyal business and apologize for
enaded by the nahenahe voices of Na Keiki • Tropical Fashions
stopping,” said the elder Younge from the
o Ka Punana Leo o Moloka’i and capti-
vated by the hula dancers of Halau Hula
company’s office at the commuter terminal • Hula Kahiko Dancers
at Honolulu International Airport; “but the
company could never survive the fines it
Nov 27-30, 50% OFF • Hawaiian Christmas
would have faced.”
Lions on the Loose silk arrangements & Ornaments
A group of 22 dancers from Au’s Sha-
olin Arts, a cultural and martial arts soci-
molokai activists Support taro Bill other items. • Exquisite Woodwork
ety based in Honolulu, graced the Molokai
community with a tra-
crowded Mon & Thurs 11am-3pm 567-6083
ditional Chinese New
the front of the Tues, Wed & Fri 10am- 3pm Mon - Fri 10am - 4pm
Hawaii State Closed on Sunday
Year celebration Feb.
Capitol Building 658-0181 or 567-6788
March 30 to pro-
This past year
test the death of
was the Year of the
a bill that would
Lion, according to the
impose a 10 year
Chinese calendar. The
moratorium on GMO testing in taro.
dancers performed inside two four-legged
Bill 958 passed through the Senate in
lion outfits. A red lion represented courage,
January, but was shelved by the House of
while a green lion represented friendship.
Representatives after University of Ha-
waii researchers protested the proposed
Helm and mitchell Celebrated ban. They argued the ban was simply too
Thirty years ago stringent, and would leave Hawaii’s taro
George Helm and farmers defenseless against plant diseases
Kimo Mitchell were like taro leaf blight, which have devastated
claimed by the seas other pacific islands’ crops.
between Kaho`olawe But defenders of the taro say that re-
and Maui, leaving an searchers aren’t considering the social as-
indelible mark upon pects of the issue; specifically, that Native
Molokai. On March 7 members of the com- Hawaiians consider taro to be an ancestor
munity celebrated their lives, and paid incarnated, and that if GMO taro escaped
tribute to their achievements with a party the lab, it could spread throughout the
at Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove lasting long state, cross pollinating and compromising
into the night. natural taro. home of the onolicious breakfast!
The bill is most likely dead for this year’s
Come by and try our nightly dinner specials such as:
session, but will almost certainly be revived
Reviving Hawaii’s `aha moku System
in next year’s governmental sessions, with or • Barbecue babyAhi w/ribs with house made guavaw/ Lilikoi Butter
back barbecue sauce
A bill to create `aha moku councils
and put together an integrated system of
without changes made in the interim. • Spicy Crusted Lime Cilantro • Opakapaka
All specials come with rice or potatoes, sauteed vegetables & fresh green salad.
natural resources management passed a
first hearing in the Hawaiian Senate in annette pauole-ahukuelo Honored Open Tuesday - Saturday for breakfast, lunch and dinner;
March. The bill that originated on Molokai The Small Business Association (SBA) Monday for breakfast and lunch; Nightly dinner specials and Thursday
involved collaboration from kupuna of all designated Annette Pauole-Ahukuelo to re- night Prime Rib w/ au jus. Call or come by!
islands. ceive the County of Maui Financial Cham-
• BReakfaST: 7 aM - 11 aM 5 Lunch:PM Day
The ground-breaking bill would later
be approved by the State Senate, empow-
pion Award for empowering Molokai en-
trepreneurs through Molokai’s Kuha`o • DinneR SPeciaLS: PM - 8
When in kona the kuakini cookhouse! 331-1331
ering native Hawaiians by officially recog- Business Center.
nizing their knowledge and expertise.
The bill establishes a commission to “RevIew” ContInueD on paGe 6 Ph: 567-9655 MahaLo
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improvements in our state finances and critical role ports play in our state’s
to healthy budget surpluses, particu- commercial well-being, while also re-
Hayaku Gas & Go
Molokai’s Newest FaMily owNed
larly during the extraordinary growth
period of 2003 to 2006.
Today, our economy is still strong,
but growing at a moderated rate. Re-
specting our environment.
In the 2009 supplemental budget,
we propose a total of $124.4 million in
revenue bonds to begin the first phase
Gas statioN & sNack shop flecting this new economic framework,
last month I submitted to the Legisla-
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The ambitious upgrades encompassed
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Island WIde update
step aerobics, Weights, toning/stretch
¤ Thurs, Dec 20 ¤ Tues, Dec 25 5-6 p.m. Na Pu`uwai Fitness Center. 553-5848.
¤ Fri, Jan 4
step aerobics, Weights, kickboxing
6-7 a.m. Na Pu`uwai Fitness Center. 553- ► Merry Christmas! Ho`olehua Hawaiian civic club ► Grand Reopening Of Molokai’s
5848. Molokai catholic community Kulana `Oiwi, Conf. Rm., 5:30 p.m. JAZZERCISE LITE!
The Molokai Catholic Community invites you Molokai archery club Home Pumehana, 5 p.m. COST: FREE on all
Molokai Humane society to celebrate Christmas with us. Christmas Day Indoor Shoot, MPC, 7 p.m. (Open to Public) three days! Plus Luck Number Drawing and
Coffee’s of Hawaii 1p.m. Mass, 8 p.m. at the Mitchell Pauole Center. Snacks! Come join us for one hour of fun! Bring
► EC Board of Directors Meeting There will be caroling before the Christmas your weights, mats, water bottle.
DHHL/OHA Conf. Rm, 4-6 p.m. Masses.
step aerobics, Weights, toning/stretch
5-6 p.m. Na Pu`uwai Fitness Center. 553-
¤ Thurs, Dec 27 the BulletIn Board
5848. step aerobics, Weights, kickboxing
Molokai archery club 6-7 a.m. Na Pu`uwai Fitness Center. 553- ► Molokai Moringa to protect Haloa the taro, to know what
5848. (kalamunguy) Project Molokai’s ‘new farmers’ are growing, to
Indoor Shoot, MPC, 7 p.m. (Open to Public) know who these ‘chemical companies’ turned
The second of a series of informational meet-
step aerobics, Weights, toning/stretch ings about Moringa, better known as Kala- farmers are, new rules and laws to protect us
¤ Fri, Dec 21 5-6 p.m. Na Pu`uwai Fitness Center. 553- from these chemical companies now farming
munguy in Hawaii, will be held at the Lani-
► Attention Homesteaders! 5848. keha Community Center on Friday, December on our island.
A Meringa Kalamunguy Project Meeting will Molokai archery club 21 at 6 p.m. Sponsored by Hui Ho’opakele `Aina
be held at the Lanikeha Community Center, Indoor Shoot, MPC, 7 p.m. (Open to Public) The mission of the Molokai Moringa Project Winona laduke to visit Molokai!
Middle Room 6 p.m. For more information call
is to set up a test site to grow moringa, pro- Jan. 12-Renowned indigenous rights leader,
Jim 567-6007. ¤ Fri, Dec 28 vide on-site skill training for economically Anishinaabekwe (Ojibwe) Native, and two-
Meo annual celebration, challenged individuals and other persons
All of our Departments, including Transpor- ► ‘A Touch of Gold’ with special needs, and to encourage the
time Green Party US Vice Presidential candi-
Paddlers Inn Presents “Oahu’s Hottest Band” in date Winona LaDuke will talk story about her
tation, will be closed from 10 – 12 p.m. No development of an island emergency food/ experience and struggles in protecting food
services will be provided during this time. Be- concert Dec. 28. Tickets on Sale now in limited fuel supply.
quantities. Call Paddlers for more information. sovereignty, restoring food systems and pro-
fore and after this time, the regular scheduled tecting Indigenous cultures and foods from
553-5256. Anyone interested in further information or
routes will be in service. genetic modification.
participating in the project is encouraged to
¤ saT, Dec 22 ¤ saT, Dec 29 contact Kim Schelinski, 567-6007. As Program Director of the Honor the Earth
arts & crafts Fair & Farmers’ Market arts & crafts Fair & Farmers’ Market ► Tutu & Me Update! Fund, Winona works on a national level to
Across from Library, Kaunakakai, takes place Tutu & Me Traveling Preschool will be on va- advocate, raise public support, and create
Across from Library, Kaunakakai, takes place
all morning. Every Saturday. cation beginning December 17. Classes held funding for frontline native environmental
all morning. Every Saturday.
at the Mitchell Pauole Center will resume on groups. She also works as Founding Director
► Donald Sunshine Book Molokai Martial arts for White Earth Land Recovery Project.
Filipino Martial Arts, for ages 14 and up. Sat- January 14, and classes held at the Kualapuu
Signing urdays, 12-3 p.m. At Home Pumehana – Hale Rec Center will resume on January 15. Other Guests include: Louie Hena (Tesuque
The Molokai Fine Arts Gallery will be hosting Pueblo), Paula Garcia, and Andrea Hanks
a book signing with Dr. Donald Sunshine.
Maha`olu Senior Center. Please contact coach ► Lu`au by the Sea
Mark at 808-558-8144 or 808-336-0936. Treat someone you love to the 2008 Lu`au (White Earth Band of Ojibwe/Dine).
The event will feature his new book Molokai
Moments, as well as offering other Sunshine al-anon meeting by the Sea, and you’ll also be helping a de- The event will be held at the Mitchell Pauole
works. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Ka Hale Po Maikai Office downstairs. 13.5 serving family from Molokai build their own Center, 6 p.m.
miles east of Kaunakakai on the Mauka side of home. Tickets for the Molokai Habitat for Photo exhibit at Molokai Museum
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Moore Center ¤ sun, Dec 23
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is still part of the living culture, while the
In revIeW The festival is a long Hunters protest Conservancy plan
“RevIew” ContInueD FRom paGe 3
valleys of Halawa and Wailau also leave us standing tradition on Molokai hunt-
Each year with evidence of a highly subsistence not- Molokai, spanning over ers and their sup-
the SBA awards so-long-ago past. Both places illustrate, like 50 years here. Japanese porters lined the
individuals who few others, viable communities supporting culture is celebrated in sidewalk on Ward
make outstanding themselves through subsistence practices dance, music and mar- Avenue during
achievements in well into the 20th century. tial arts performances. Saturday’s “Great
Hawaii’s business This year’s festival was no different, and Guns” show at the Blaisdell Center in
world. Pauole- ka Hula piko 2007 everyone who attended left with a smile a Honolulu, holding signs and protesting
Ahukuelo has had over 600 visits and The Ka Hula Piko little bit of extra knowledge about the rich against the Nature Conservancy’s plan to
meetings with clients before the first half of missed its founding fa- Japanese cultural traditions. import a New Zealand-based professional
2007 was even over. “My priority is to help ther for the first time hunting contractor, Pro Hunt, to reduce
Molokai people get ahead not only in their since its inception in massive marijuana Cultivation Found the wildlife population on Conservancy-
business but also in their personal lives as 1991. John Ka`imikaua Police confiscated almost 500 marijuana owned or managed lands.
well,” she said. passed away in 2006, plants last week that were being cultivated The clash between the Molokai Hunt-
and he has been regard- in a private property in Ho`olehua. U`i ers Association (MHA) and the Conser-
molokai public Library turns 70 Cabanting called the police after her
ed as the man who put vancy stems from the MHA claims that the
husband discovered the plants in their 40-
Molokai on the map as Pro Hunt would diminish local game on
the birthplace of hula. Molokai, and that the Conservancy failed
“Federal conviction for trafficking
Ka`imikaua’s wife, Ka`oi, hosted the to listen to the Molokai community in its
100 or more marijuana plants is punish-
ceremony in her late husband’s dedication. decision-making process.
able with 5-40 years in prison, plus up to $2
Those who participated in the even cele-
million in fines, according to the U.S. Drug Ranch off the molokai Irrigation System
brated Ka`imikaua’s and what he had done
Enforcement Agency. Under Hawaii State Deputy Attorney General Myra Ka-
The community celebrated the Molokai in perpetuating the tradition of hula.
law, cultivation of 25 plants is a felony, and ichi said Molokai Ranch must remain off
Public Library 70th anniversary with mu- The male performers displayed pas-
cultivation of 100 or more plants is punish- the Molokai Irrigation System (MIS) “until
sic, dancing, and hula performances. sion, talent and pride in their dance – quali-
able with 20 years in jail plus a $50,0000 all environmental effects, if any, are suffi-
The library was completed in 1937, a ties that Ka`imikaua strived to pass on to
fine. All those charges are for first offense, ciently and properly addressed.”
time when communication with the out- his halau.
and could double with a second offense. Molokai Ranch is allowed to use the
side world was not so easy. Back in those
Community Seeks to Buy molokai Ranch MIS to transfer a maximum of two million
days, books represented a window to the a`ole Superferry gallons per day from Well No. 17 to the
rest of the world. For decades, residents of Molokai have
Anti-develop- west side of the island.
Today, as the world became so much fought to stop resort development on their
ment waves gen- Because the MIS is considered state
more intrinsically connected, the library rural island. The community has finally
erated on Molokai property, an environmental assessment
still stands almost the same as it was 70 launched what it believes will be a final
reached the shores must be done before anyone uses it. This
years ago. solution: a campaign to purchase Molokai
of other Hawaiian is in compliance with the Hawaiian Envi-
Ranch, and create a community-based
a Legacy of Sustainability Islands. On Maui, ronmental Policy Act, according to Alan
company to own and manage these lands.
From the begin- several anti-Superferry protesters showed Murakami, an attorney with the Native
The campaign plans to raise $200 million,
ning of history, the up at Kahului Harbor wearing A`ole La`au Hawaiian Legal Council (NHLC).
starting with the community itself.
practice of sustainabil- shirts, and waving anti-development signs.
ity and subsistence was On Kauai, residents put together a plan Hawaiian Roots, the Lono Story
the cornerstone of Ha- molokai obon 2007 to oppose the ferry, inspired on Molokai’s On an island blessed with talented mu-
waiian existence. On The island community attended in past battles against major corporations. sicians, one in particular stood out in 2007.
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2007 Year In revIeW
to the young, Lono too Farewell to the Ranch The county’s resolution to crack down parison with the famous food and business
passes on Molokai his- Why would anyone on illegal TVRs could diminish their numbers expo held in different communities across
tory through his carefully in their right mind walk in East Molokai, presumably fostering TVR the state.
crafted music. This year out on a career just one growth in town. B&Bs, on the other hand,
Molokai was blessed with year short of retirement? would still be allowed on the East End. monsanto molokai
a new CD from this gifted Clarence Loo had just the The Molokai Dis-
Molokai musician. right answer. Boogie masters patch published a series
Lono’s new CD, Old Loo, who worked Maui Aids Foun- of articles overlooking
Style IV, is entirely about Molokai. Each for the Molokai Ranch dation sponsored a Monsanto’s operations
song represents a little about Molokai’s his- for over 27 years, was costume party at Pad- on the island, including
tory, which Lono studies from books and asked to gather support dlers Inn the weekend the growth of genetical-
from conversations with kupuna. to the La`au Point devel- before Halloween. A ly-modified crops.
opment from local ven- wide variety of com- Monsanto purchased Hawaiian Re-
Returning to La`au dors. According to Loo, a majority of his munity members came search from the Holden family in 2000.
vendors were either undecided or against to boogie and honor Corn research in Hawaii stretches back to
the proposed development. He said that it the foundation. the late 1960’s when farmers sought out
wasn’t right for Ranch managers to expect The festivities included singing, danc- Hawaii as a more dependable location for
their workers to coax support from com- ing, transgender performances, and a cos- the production of winter crops.
munity members. “You cannot do that on tume contest. The lively and comical MC Today, Monsanto Molokai provides
Molokai,” he said. Kunane kept the crowd entertained. The agricultural development services, includ-
highlight of the night was the costume con- ing the growth and hybridization of vari-
One year after a historic march to the vacation Rental Issue test, which was pretty tight. A dance-off ous strains of corn for seed production. The
La`au Point, the Molokai community re- Transient Vacation Rentals, or TVRs, decided the winner, Hanohano Naehu, a strains of corn include both natural and
peated the feat. This year, an important ku- have a history of finding strong opposi- basketball player with all the right moves. biotech varieties.
puna joined the march. tion from Molokai’s longtime residents.
Last year, Pilipo Solatario stood beside They have said in past public meetings that a taste of aloha you win molokai
a gate along the trail and watched his oha- TVRs help push real state prices up, rob- The Lanikeha building in Ho`olehua Molokai residents did their homework,
na and around 250 others walk past him. bing the community of affordable housing. served as the sending Molokai Properties Limited (MPL)
They were on their way to La`au Point in On the other hand, realtors who manage stage for the 5th back to the drawing board this past Novem-
protest of the proposed development. TVRs argue that they provide maintenance Annual Food ber. Under adverse public testimony and
Solatario said he felt torn and con- jobs to the community as well as rental op- and Business scrutiny by the State Land Use Commission
fused. “I saw my ancestors marching tions for visitors. Expo last No- (LUC), MPL decided to withdraw the Envi-
alongside those people…. I felt mixed up The Molokai Planning Commission vember. Food ronmental Impact Statement (EIS) for their
because I couldn’t join them.” (MPC) board members welcomed Maui booths were spread around the building’s proposed La`au Point development.
This year, Solatario decided he would County’s Department of Planning staff in surroundings. Inside the Lanikeha, several Most of the testimonies heard by LUC
not be able to stand by watching family one of the longest and most crowded meet- business booths exhibited their products. In commissioners were critical of MPL’s 3,000-
friends walk past him again. The kupuna, ings simple but important changes were between food demos and door prize give- plus page document.
who works for over a quarter of a century proposed including allowing TVRs to oper- aways, Hawaiian musicians entertained “The environmental laws are very pre-
at the company that is proposing to devel- ate in business districts. This would poten- the public. cise, and they (MPL) chose the options they
op those sacred Hawaiian lands, decided tially open the doors to this kind of busi- “Some people refer to this as the Taste thought were best for the community and
to take a more active stance and join the ness in Kaunakakai. The proposal would of Molokai,” the president of Molokai themselves,” LUC chairwoman Lisa Judge
march. also allow B&Bs to operate within rural Chamber of Commerce (MCC), Barbara said. But at the end of the day, the lack of a
and agricultural districts. Haliniak Haliniak said, making a com- thorough EIS proved too much for MPL.
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January 3, 2008 • The Molokai DisPaTch • Page 9
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Free what situations make you feel at home in the world. (2)
Always be scheming to provide yourself with those experi-
ences and situations. (3) Take a vow that nothing will ob-
struct you from seeking out and creating pleasure, peace,
love, wonder, and an intimate connection with life.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): “Too much aggression is dan-
gerous,” writes George R. Elder in his book An Encyclopedia
Astrology of Archetypal Symbolism, “but, then, so is too little.” One of
your main assignments in 2008, Libra, draws on that wise
InterpretatIons by rob brezsny counsel. Unfortunately, you don’t have any good role mod-
els who can demonstrate how to gracefully express just the
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Do you know what an ex-
right amount of sinewy force. Everyone’s either too pushy
pansion joint is? No, it’s not slang for a marijuana cigarette
or too meek. You’re going to have to figure out how to pull
you smoke in hopes of enlarging your worldview. Rather,
off this subtle yet momentous feat all by yourself.
it’s an architectural term referring to the flexible sections
that are built into a bridge or brick wall. These ensure that SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): “Dear Rob: Here are my New
the structure can safely adjust as its construction materi- Year’s resolutions. (1) I vow to Siamese-twin together my
als expand and contract in response to changing weather bad-ass, no-hype, wide-eyed self with my tricky, strategic,
and temperature. Since I expect that you will be building puzzle-loving self. (2) I vow to rage on like a dancing war-
a new metaphorical edifice or renovating an existing one rior in the urban wilderness, keeping peak experiences
in 2008, I wanted to get you thinking about this. Expansion and total slaphappy victory at the top of my priority list,
joints should be a key element in your plans. In fact, now while at the same time I play hide-and-seek with the dark
is a perfect time to meditate on how to make them and delicious secrets that fuel my soul’s lust for wicked mean-
where they will go. ing. (3) I vow to deepen the collaborative efforts of my
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): The average person changes
and my listen-carefully-to-the-flow-of-the-underground-
residences 11 times in the course of his or her life. Having
river caginess. -Double Intense Scorpio.” Dear Double
lived in 33 different homes so far, I’m way above the norm.
Intense: Scorpios everywhere will benefit from hearing
What about you, Taurus? I’m guessing that you will either
your resolutions, which is why I’ve made them 2008’s first
make a major move in the coming year, or else you will find
your true spiritual home. Here’s a third possibility: You may
penetrate more deeply into your existing abode, transform- SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): In my dream, I was ad-
ing it from a place of shelter to a sublime sanctuary -- re- dressing a crowd of Sagittarians in a festively decorated
imagining it and reinventing it and reinhabiting it with an hall. It was the first week of 2008. “You are not yet ready
intensity that amazes you. for the wonderful things you think you want,” I told them.
“To actually get them, you will have to change yourself in
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): I’m guessing your heart will
the coming months; you will have to shed some old condi-
be smarter than usual in 2008. At the very least, love won’t
tioning that is interfering with your quest for success. Do
make you stupid, as it sometimes has in the past. Here’s a
you know what that old conditioning is? Find out NOW!
suggestion to help ensure that your higher intelligence is
Figure out how you need to transform yourself in order for
always guiding your decisions about intimacy: Develop a
the world to give you what you yearn for.”
habit of looking for the best in your intimate companions.
I hope that in the coming months you will frequently ut- CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Do you ever wonder if
ter declarations like the following: (1) “I love how you give God loves Brad Pitt and Paris Hilton more than he loves
me your full attention when we talk.” (2) “I love how in you, as seemingly evidenced by those celebrities’ charmed
touch you are with yourself.” (3) “I love that you can make lives? Do you suspect that Tiger Woods’ fame and Bill Gates’
me laugh even when I’m mad.” (4) “I love your impeccable wealth mean that fate is friendlier to them that it is to
sense of timing -- how you call or show up at the right you? If so, you’re in for a major surprise, Capricorn. Events
moment.” (5) “I love how free you make me feel to tell the in 2008 will bring you big deliveries of the next best things
absolute truth.” (These words of praise and more were lifted to riches and fame. You’ll get more proof than you’ve had
from the book What I Love Most About You.) in a long time that God and fate adore you.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): In the fifth century B.C., the AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): As I began my hike around
culturally rich city-state of Athens was a democracy, while the lake, I asked the spirits for a vision that would serve as
militaristic Sparta was a dictatorship. But they put aside a symbol of your life in 2008. “Give me a sign,” I said aloud,
their differences and came together in a great collaboration gazing to the heavens. Soon I came upon two rattlesnakes
to fight off the Persian invasion of Greece. I suspect you may copulating on the path ahead of me. It was a beautiful
make a similar move in 2008, Cancerian. A person or institu- ruckus. I stopped a few yards back to watch, reasoning that
tion you have regarded as an adversary could become your they were too preoccupied with each other to attack me.
ally. An influence from which you have always set yourself When they finally disengaged, I retreated. Just then I saw
apart may help you pull off a feat of strength you couldn’t a very pregnant woman approaching me. She was walking
have done otherwise. alone with her head down, lost in thought. I called her at-
tention to the snakes and convinced her that for the sake of
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): “It’s now possible to fake every-
our well-being, we should flee the scene. And that, Aquar-
thing,” writes David M. Hopkins in his book Counterfeiting
ius, was the sign I asked the spirits to send me about your
Exposed. He’s not just referring to digitally altered photos of
life in 2008. What does it mean? That’s for you to meditate
celebrities and singers who lip-sync to pre-recorded vocals
on. Here’s a hint: Appreciate and learn all you can from the
during their supposed live performances. He means every-
beautiful ruckus you’ll encounter, but preferably from a
thing in the world, from vintage wines to famous paintings
safe distance. And be protective of other people who may
to designer jeans. At least five percent of all products on the
be more vulnerable or less alert than you.
planet are phony. I bring this to your attention, Leo, because
I’m putting you on high alert for frauds and cons and de-
Weekly Sudoku ceptions of every kind. You should be the top whistleblower
of the zodiac in 2008, the chief bullshit-detector and con-
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): “I must create a system, or
be enslaved by another man’s,” wrote visionary poet Wil-
liam Blake. I suggest you write out that quote and keep it
structive critic. in plain sight throughout 2008. The coming months will
be prime time for you to design a highly organized, richly
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your main assignment in 2008
disciplined approach to living the life you want to live, and
is to become highly skilled at feeling good. Does that sound
doing it with such rigor and vigor that you will never again
like something you might want to do? If so, here’s the be-
have to be controlled by or pay constant homage to some-
ginning of a regimen you could follow: (1) Be constantly
one else’s life plan.
taking notes about what experiences give you delight and
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Yoga, MaSSage, etC
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Appointment, call oahu yOga ClaSSeS puBliC 5 BeDrOOM, 3.5 BatH
808.261.2500 on-going, all levels welcome HOuSe
Weds. 5-6:30pm / saturdays For rent. Prefer section 8. $1,600/mo.
attOrNey at laW – Pay own electric. Call 336-0009.
9-10:30am 14 mile marker east at
iSlaND OF MOlOKai Baha’i Center for more info call
Maria sullivan -Family Law, 1 BDr.CONDO FOr reNt
553-3930 newly remodeled, ocean view,
Wills & estates, Civil Matters.
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H. PArr, AIA, Licensed in Hawai`i, 1989. Classes every sat & sun at leaSe meter installed.
California & nevada. 808 553 8146 / FAX 10:30am, KIds yoGA on Mon at
port with large deck. Walking distance to town.
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553 8147 email@example.com 3pm. 558-8225 home with yard. Please call 808- $270,000 (FS) Lot 116, 2.05 acres. Unobstructed
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newly renovated fully furnished, $415,000 (FS) 5.161 acres , Ocean View, Lot
remodels, quality custom work. COlleCtaBleS available october 2007, bottom 106, Pa Loa Loop Molokai Beach Cottage
30 years experience. Frank 760- Genuine Molokai Gifts & floor. $1100. Call Molokai Realty, $275,000* (FS) Unit 5 - 2 bedroom !1 bath with
Kawela Plantation I D
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Morning Market in downtown renovated “Kawela Barns” under $375,000 Seaside Place (FS) 14,137 square feet
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at Pu’u o Hoku ranch. offering
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destinations. Call for more info
(r) 1-800-210-0221. Century 21
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at 553-5011for appt. appointment. cell: (808) 336-1364
realty specialists email@example.com (next to Mcc campus).
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years experience installed, ocean views, Fs. Also
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• Honey Bee Removal
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estate, etc. 808-553-3801,
call 552-2781 maintenance. Call for your
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email@example.com, free estimate, you won’t be • Largest selection of grafted fruit trees
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for office space, behind Brath ClaSSiFiedS disappointed. • Exotic flowers: haliconias & much more
NeeD $$ FOr yOur 4 lines for $6. prices effective
building (the old legal aid building),
available now for $750 a month, plus September 1, 2007. 808-553-5327 Consultations, Installation,
Maintenance & Organic Work Shops
Meo offers loans from $500- Submit via email: editor@
security deposit, excluding utilities.
$10,000 for start-up or expansion of Call 808-661-2033. theMolokaiDispatch.com Or 808-336-0477 658-0117
your business. For more information by phone: (808)-552-2781
call Kuulei Arce at the Meo OCeaNFrONt
Just past the 19 mile marker East End
January 3, 2008 • The Molokai DisPaTch • Page 13
island real estate
kalaupapa airport Pu`u o hoku
KePuhi BeaCh kalaupapa trail/lookout
kaluakoi Villas 470 ironwoods golf Course
Kaluakoi golf ho`olehua
Course hoMeSteadS • KuaLaPu`u Town
ke nani kai
460 kaMakou ko`olau
PAPOHAKU ho`olehua airport
• maunaLoa Town
• KaunaKaKai Town Manae
La`au PoinT hale o lono hotel Molokai
Happy New Year From The Staff Of Friendly Isle Realty.
May the love of Christmas be with you throughout the New Year
FIVe star cOndO PlantatIOn estate suZanne’s PIcK . . . . . waVecrest resOrt a-104
Molokai Shores oceanfront 2 bedroom 2 bath unit Large two bedroom 2 bath home with additional This week’s best buy! Kaulakoi Studio #1225 . Enjoy this top of the line oceanfront one bedroom
234 is one of the best upgraded condos at Molokai 3 buildings consisting 6 bedrooms six baths. Large You can’t beat the view! . A new refrigerator and condo sold together with fine furniture. Hard to
Shores. All new stainless steel appliances, total gathering room. Beautifully landscaped grounds much more. Treated with tender loving care!! fine comparable units like this for sale. Offered at
renovation plus all new furniture. Definitely one of with numerous palms and fruit trees on 1.5 acres at Ask for Suzanne O’Connell, RB 808-336-0412 or $349,000
a kind. Offered at $459,000 fee simple east Molokai. Offered at $1.6 mil. Must see 558-8500. Em:firstname.lastname@example.org
KaMIlOlOa HIeGHts HOMe
PrestIGeOus estate Kawela PlantatIOn 2 acre lOts waVecrest “OceanFrOnt” Well designed ocean view 4 bedroom 2 bath home with
Custom home, 5 bdrm 3.5 bath home with large New listings, Lot 215 with building pad, water 1B/1B. Beautiful tropical décor and views of large family room on lower level, work room, patio
pool and hot tub. Large open deck to enjoy meter and great views. Short walk to beach asking Maui and Lanai. A-211. Great price $310,000. areas. Must see to appreciate Offered at $595,000
unobstructed panoramic views. Many new $300,000. Lot 221 with ocean views $349,900 Lot Make an offer! Ask for Suzanne O’Connell, RB
808-336-0412 or 558-8500. Em:email@example.com waterFrOnt VIew HOMe
improvements. Beautifully landscaped grounds. 119, ocean view $285,000. Plus 5,500 acre common Enjoy stunning views over Kupeke Fish Pond to
6.7 acres. Offered at $1,650,000 Larry & Sandy area includes 3 acre oceanfront home owner’s OceanFrOnt estate Maui from this lovely Two bedroom home with
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Ke nanI KaI 114 waVecrest resOrt c-306 market. Plantation style 3 bdrm 2.5 bath home on
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RARELY AVAILABLE: Second floor condo at West Molokai Resort with a loft. Makes it work Marceline “Mickey”
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Or you could move in full time as the space is truly adequate &.feel like you are on vacation 553-5939
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Plantation Style Home LUXURY HOME - OCEAN VIEW: Selling a slice of paradise for only $595,000. Perfect
Molokai’s Tropical East End Completely remodeled inside any other Molokai
home for the growing family or couple who likes to entertain. This well built & main- properties for sale call
and out including custom made bamboo cabinets-glass tained home is being offered fully furnished. The quality, fine details and openness
inserts, custom concrete counters, tile floors in kitchen, make it irresistible. Live close to Kaunakakai and yet feel worlds way from hustle & Friendly Isle Realty, Inc
dining and baths, stainless upgraded appliances, Maple bustle. If you want a substantial home see this one. at 553-3666 and ask for
laminate flooring, ceiling fans in all rooms, glass block and OCEAN VIEW LOT: $140,000. Ready to build. Close to Kaunakakai. Great neighbor-
hood. Call soon.
tile shower in guest bath, large oval tub in master bath,
new roof, solar water heater, large corner lot, fully fenced
yard with additional gate access in back for boat or trailer
parking, plus much more. Libra Resort Properties, Inc. P. O. Box 365, Maunaloa, Hawai`i 96770
Ph: (808) 552-2244/2475 Fax: (808) 552-2244
Additional bonus room, 1/2 bath, and laundry area accessible
from carport. Outdoor shower. Banana, orange and plumeria West molokai ResoRt, “villas” Condominium
trees shade the spacious backyard. Price: $393,000 “FoR Rent” Largest sized studio in complex, fully furnished &
upgraded, tastefully decorated, in a quiet & peaceful setting, with
Ke Nani Kai building lot including house
Ke Nani Kai is a low-rise condo project with 120 plans partial ocean view. Conveniently located nearby are laundry facili-
units. All units have large lanais over looking the Single family building lot including house plans. Take ties & open parking. Pool usage available. Unit available after New
surrounding tropical gardens. Dishwashers, washer advantage of this owner’s change of plans with a view lot on Years for short or long term rental. Call rental agent for details.
and dryer, refrigerator/freezer and most units are fully the Northside of Maunaloa town priced to sell at $139,995.
furnished. Other amenities include two championship
tennis courts, a huge free-form swimming pool and a Resort condo 1-808-567-6363 P. O. Box 177
heated whirlpool spa. Price Slashed on this end unit West Molokai Resort condo. Fax: 567-607 4 Kualapuu, HI
Owner must sell and has reduced the price to $249,000 and email@example.com
r e a L e s tat e
109 2/B 2/B $435,000 155 2/B 2/B $380,000 may consider financing. Great ocean view.
111 2/B 2/B $485,000 239 2/B 2/B $430,000 ready to build • NEW LISTING! Kaunakakai, Vacant Land, 7754 Sq.Ft. • East End, PUKOO 3 bdrm/2 ba, large 2 car
113 2/B 2/B $450,000 249 2/B 2/B $399,000 $79,000 Yes only $79,000 for this residential building in Fee, Makai side of Kam V Hwy, Asking $145K No meter. garage,1.9+ acres, F/S, Public access to ocean
• Kualapuu, Commercial, corner and cool 1AC commercial across the street. $950,000. reduced
151 2/B 2/B $419,000 Kaunakakai. Level and ready to build out. Take advantage
of this exception buy. corner lot. Great potential. Fee simple, $325,000.00 • Ke Nani Kai Unit 232 Large C unit, 2nd floor.
• Kualapuu, vacant land. .187 acres.Fee Simple. Corner of 2/2 End unit. Ocean view. Completely remodeled,
Corner of Maunaloa & Kalae Hwy., PO Box 1979, Kaunakakai, HI 96748 | Ph:(808)-553-3648 Kalae Hwy and Farrington Ave. Asking $143,000. New furniture & appliances $495,000.00 F/S
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This Week’s Featured Listing: Marceline “Mickey” O’Connell (R)
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around the toWn
Molokai slIPas club is “walking the walk” OHa Helps Fund Koa canoe
New youth led club have begun their quest to e are pround to announce that Hawaii has also
The Molokai Canoe Racing As- been generous
better the community. sociation (MCRA) has received a in its support
grant from OHA in the amount of $24,999 and has created
closing hose nozzle,
to help finance the construction of our koa a video to help
shower timer, toilet
canoe. raise addition-
leak indicators &
The grant period extends from Oct. 1, al funds. And a
an educational bro-
2007 through Sept. 30 , 2008, and is much big MAHALO
chure. “Water con-
appreciated. It will allow the transfor- to MCSC for
servation should be
mation of a koa log generously donated their part as A haku lei of gratitude
important to every-
to MCRA by David Matsuura of Umikoa our grant Fiscal rests atop the stump cut
one, but it’s not, so
Ranch on the island of Hawaii, into a Sponsor. for Molokai’s koa canoe.
we want to educate
beautiful koa racing canoe to be used by Mahalo to
our community on
Molokai in the future HCRA State Cham- everyone who has participated in the sup-
what they can do
pionship Regattas. port of this long awaited project.
to help and make
The work on the canoe is being under- Mahalo, Liko Wallace, President
them aware”, states
taken by Master Canoe Builder, Kirkwood Molokai Canoe Racing Association
Whitney when she
Clarke of Kamalo, Molokai. Coffee’s of
is questioned about
Left to right, Crisselda Antonio, Taylor Tanaka, Denichel Ruiz, Karen her Project. A big
Harada, Karly Apo, Summer Jenks-Puaa & Whitney Apo. Mahalo to the Coun-
Hele On with Ka`ohele
outh Leader and founder Whitney ty of Maui Water De-
Apo was asked “How can I make a partment for donating the items, the SLI-
difference?” for her Senior Project PAS were able to definitely make an impact
and the first thing that came to her mind on the homes that they visited.
Ua ho`omaka ka wa na ho`okupu i ke akua `o Lono. Ua le`ale`a
was her community. Their next quest Whitney says is an
makahiki ma ka puka `ana pü na po`e ma ka hula, ka `ai `ana, a me ka
So with the help of the Kuha’o Busi- Energy Conservation Project as well as
`o Makali`i ma ka hikina a pa`ani `ana i na pa`ani makahiki.
ness Center, she ventured to learn how to many more projects to follow in 2008.
ua pau ma ka pau `ana `o I na loa’a ia ‘oe i na ninau, na mana’o e
write grants and how to start her own
Makali`i i ke komohana. Ua ‘olu’olu e kakau mai ia’u ma ko’u leka uila:
club. The Molokai Students Learning
kapu `ia ke kaua ma këia wa. Ua ha`awi `ia firstname.lastname@example.org
Important Public Assistance Skills, or
SLIPAS Club, is part of the 4H organiza-
tion and their mission is aimed at giving
youth the opportunity to give back their MOLOKAI
community through Service Projects.
On December 18th the SLIPAS hit
BAD ASS GRASS
the road with their Water Conservation
Specializing in instant lawns
Project. Visiting nearly 70 homes, they using Seashore Pasaplum
distributed bags full of water saving
items: shower head, bathroom faucet
Karly & Denichel showing off their water saving William Davis
aerator, kitchen faucet aerator, self- 553-5913
Friday, January 4 Happy New Year Molokai!
Home Pumehana, 5 p.m. • Open New Years Eve till 3 p.m., New Years Day till noon. Pounding
Saturday, January 5 mochi on Dec. 30 around noon, public is invited to participate.
Home Pumehana, 1 p.m. • Free Wireless internet is here for our customers
• $3.99 Early Bird Breakfast Special (8-9 AM weekdays)
Sunday, January 6
Mitchell Pauole Center Hall 3 p.m. • Grindz to go: Roast Pork w/gravy $10.95, Teri Beef $10.95, Hamburger Steak
w/gravy $10.95, Mahimahi $19.95, Katsu $10.95
COSt: Free on all three days!
• We also have milk shakes, smoothies, sundaes and ice cream floats
Plus Luck number drawing and
NEW Hours: Counter - Mon-Fri 6:30 am-3 pm, Weekends 8am-5pm
Come join us for one hour of fun!
store - Weekdays 8 am-6 pm, Weekends 8am-5 pm
Bring your weights, mats, water bottle. Market: 558-8186 | Counter: 558-8498 | Mile 16 East End of Molokai
Ask us about gift certificates & Catering.
Home Pumehana Molokai livestock cooperative
S l au g h t e r h o u S e & P r o c e S S i n g Fac i li t y
wholesale or retail cut & wrap Butchering
Housing applications MiniMuM reQuireMents
Molokai “no Ka Heke” $.50 per pound
for the 84-unit elderly Sec- at tiMe of application:
tion 8 rental housing complex 1. Age: At least 62 years old Island Beef
located at 290 Kolapa Place, 2. HUD income Limits: • Boneless Stew Meat Cattle: $100 per head
Kaunakakai, Molokai, are One Person: $38,000 • Short Ribs Hog: $50 per head
available at all Hale Mahaolu Two Persons: $43,450 • Steaks: T-Bone, Rib Eye, (under 300lbs.)
site offices, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 3. Capable of achieving an Porterhouse
p.m., Monday thru Friday. independent living status. refrigeration Fees
Please call to order or schedule $10/day after initial 24hrs.
Phone: 567-6994 | Fax: 567-6994 | email: email@example.com
P.O. Box 1569, Kaunakakai, HI 96748
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL HAPPY HOLIDAYS MOLOKAI!
872-4100 (Maui) or 553-5788 (Molokai) Place your beef order for the Holidays. Prime rib roast,
Hale MaHaolu is a private, non-profit corporation tenderloin roast, & Prime steaks. need your hog prepared
for the Holidays? Make an appointment early.
January 3, 2008 • The Molokai DisPaTch • Page 15
letters & announCements
to Our Beloved “Manae” community on Molokai
t the beginning of 2007, Pastor made Service and MEO for picking up our 4 chil- shared by generous hearts and hands.
a drastic change by leaving his dren for school and returning them home Many of these plants now reside with us
BarrY Jerome place of employment after almost 30 safely. Thank you to our former principal, in Kalamaula. Each blossom and leaf that
o’KeeFe years. This change came quite suddenly and Mr. Stephen Petro, along with the staff and surrounds us now, reminds me of the won-
caught us by surprise! It started a chain of students of Kilohana Elementary School derful community we left behind.
52yrs of Kualapuu, Molokai whirlwind events that ended in a matter of and MEO Headstart for providing a nur- Thank you for all your beautiful
Born on Sept. 18, 1955 Spokane, weeks. However, when I look back now, it turing environment for our children. From smiles, kind words, big hugs and waves
Washington, Died Dec. 22, 2007 at his was the best and bravest thing he could have east to west, Kilohana is the best! of aloha that still warms our hearts. Thank
home in Kualapuu, Molokai. done for himself. Change gave him and the Thank you to all who displayed you for still checking on us, asking how
He is survived by his wife family that he loves, a wonderful opportu- countless acts of kindness and stopped we’re doing, and making us feel we are
Rosalina O’keefe of Kualapuu, nity for self-renewal and self-discovery. throughout the years to assist us when we still a part of a wonderful community.
Molokai, and his sons Sean Ehu- Now as this year comes to an end, I had car troubles along the road and flood- While Pastor may drive out occasion-
kai O’keefe of Kualapuu, Molokai want to thank all of our former neighbors ed streams. An extra big mahalo goes out ally to fish, dive or bring his family and
and Christopher Kahiwa (Tracie) and the east end community for accepting to Han Han and Alan for trying their best friends out for a ride and while I may still
O’keefe of Paia, Maui. He is also us into their hearts and lives as family and to work on and revive our tired and over- drive out to work; whenever we see those
survived by his daughter Brittany friends. Most importantly, thank you for worked cars and trucks. majestic mountain ranges and refreshing,
Nohea Lee O’keefe of Kualapuu, taking such wonderful care of our family Thank you to all of those who would sparkling ocean, we can never forget our
Molokai and mother Jean O’keefe throughout the years. leave party invitations at our front door . family community. Although the miles
of Kualapuu, Molokai. His father Thank you to “Lope” for always be- They would always bring a smile to our separate us now, the good memories will
is the late Michael O’keefe of ing by our sides to guard and keep us safe. faces. And although we may not have been forever bind us.
Kualapuu, Molokai. His sister are Thank you to Brownie Gilman, Harold S. able to attend each special event, our hearts You Are Forever In My Heart,
Michelle Michael, Melissa Smith, Wright and June Wright for giving us an were touched by your love. Olivia “Ming-Toi” Mollena-Riel
Megan Dyan, Mary Dyan. opportunity to live, work, and raise our Thank you to all those patient fisher
Service times: Friends may 4 children out at Hale Kawaikapu. Thank men and hunters who took Pastor under PS - I would like to also thank the
call at a memorial service on you to our neighbors who would watch their care and taught him how to catch, multitude of family and friends who came
Dec. 29, 2007 from 9am with over and help. Thank you to Kip Dunbar clean, prepare meals and feed his family. out and helped us with our whirlwind
mass at 11am. at Saint Sophia for spearheading neighborhood projects He shared those skills with all of his chil- move. And last but definitely not least, I
Catholic Church in Kaunakakai, that minimized floodwater from flowing dren who learned too. would like to thank my mom, Olivia Ro-
Molokai. into our house. I will never forget all the bountiful drigues Mollena, for leaving us a place to
Thank you to Moana Dudoit’s Bus food, fruits, flowers and plants that were come home too.
Molokai Millworks From the Ohana of samuel Kamuela Kini
Michael Mosher The Ohana of Samuel Kamuela Kini express our deepest “MAHALO a me ALOHA”
to the many family and friends who shared their love, prayers, and kindness in our time
RemoDeLInG SpeCIaLISt of sorrow at the loss our beloved husband, father, and papa. We especially appreciate the
all phases of Construction generosity of Hula Hands and American Legion Post #28.
also specializing in finish work & cabinetry
A heartfelt Mele Kalikimaka a me Hauoli Makahiki Hou 2008.
Ilona, Kammy, Leslie, Kalei, the Samuel K. Kini Ohana
TSAO g&m Variety
( F o r m e r ly G u y s , i n c )
DESIGN Fishing & Camping
K I T C H E N & B AT H Fishing and diving gear including
C A B I N E T R Y fishing lures, rods and reels, spear
guns and more! carying a full
selection of camping supplies too.
Auto PArts • tools & Accessories • PAint • HArdwAre • FisHing tAckle
MON-Fri 8 A.M. - 6 P.M., SAt 8 A.M. - 4 P.M.
C a L L Co n n i e
Phone 553.4328 fa x 5 5 3 . 4 3 8 1 301 Ala Malama Ave next to the Post Office in Kaunakakai • 553-5980
weeKLy PuzzLe answers
Wanted: two part-time
The Mediation Center of Molokai
would like to hire two part-time COMPUTER NEEDS?
teachers (10 hours a week $15 hr), COMPUTER QUESTIONS?
one male and one female, to help set I CAN HELP YOU .....
up and teach the opio Project (which Ronald SaSada
will teach Win-Win Communication dba SaSada & SonS
CO M P U T E R RE PA I R & S E RV I CE
and Conflict Resolution, in the con-
• Equipment Repair and Training
text of traditional Hawaiian values)
• LAN (Local Area Networking) Installation/Training
to our 7th graders. For details, quali-
• Virus, Malware, Spyware and Trojan removal
fications, and an application, please
and internet/network security
call Claud sutcliffe at the Mediation
• Customized Total Hard Drive Backup Program
Center, 553-3844. Applications will • High-Speed Internet troubleshooting and service
be accepted through January 3rd, and • Providing Apples/Mac support too!!!
the positions will begin January 14th
The Mediation Center is an equal op- PHONE 567•6198 | Fax: 567•6266
portunity employer. Home grown Molokai Boy here to help!!
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Make it Molokai TM
E n c h a n t i n g O l d h awa i i
hoMe siTes CONDOMiNiUMS iSLAND HOMeS
Kanoa Beachfront Home Private quiet location 3 bedroom 2 bath with
PAPOHAKU RANCHLANDS NEW LISTING! Kaluakoi Condo 2145 Top floor NEW LISTING! Wavecrest B106 Top- a den or 4th bedroom on Kanoa fishpond. Spectacular ocean views,
unit with loft newly remodeled, tropical safari of-the-line remodeled unit with a good rental sunsets and the island of Lana’i. Property has mature landscaping and
home site 234 Six acre ocean home site 231 5.1 acre corner design.$410,000 history. $257,000 is completely furnished in Hawaiian decor. Shown by Apt.
view property with views of the lot with ocean views. Short walk Kaluakoi Villas # 2171 Oceanfront second floor Wavecrest C212 Nicely remodeled condo Offered at $1,395,000.
north west coastline. Short walk to to beach on cul-de-sac street. corner unit newly remodeled with hardwood floors,
beaches.$495,000 Priced to sell $499,000 located on east end with views of Maui and NEW LISTING!
granite countertops and tiled lanai. New appliances & Lanai. New kitchen and furnishings. $239,000 Papohaku Ranchlands 96 Hao Ke’ehi Place New ocean view
home site 401-B RARE 3.5 acre home site 132 21.5 acres furnishings. Shown by Apt. Asking $349,000
NEW LISTING! Molokai Shores 106 1B/1B “Green Home” with photovoltaic solar panels and back up
home site located on Kaluakoi of sweeping ocean views Kaluakoi Villas #1175 Elegant remodeled condo Ocean front unit with long term rental generator. Electrical meter installed for hook up to County. Tile flooring
Golf Course. Unobstructed views on private cul-de-sac street. with sweeping views across landscaped lawns and history, Steps from the beach $215,000 (LH) throughout home & lanai. Unobstructed views of the ocean & O’ahu.
of ocean & Beach. Steps away from $599,000 golf course to the blue Pacific Ocean. $279,000 Fee Available. Watch sunsets and Whales form your lanai. Partial landscaped. House
ocean. $1,500,000 PRICE REDUCED home site 91 ocean view
Kaluakoi Villas #1143 High-end remodeled NEW LISTING! Molokai shores 317 pad cleared for 4,000 sf home.$945,000.
home site 24 Expansive ocean property with abundant wild life 2B/2B w/Loft. New remodeled unit with Maunaloa hilltop home 4 bedroom 2 bath Luxury Ranch Estate on
unit totally reconfigured to take advantage of
views with colorful year round and year round one-of-a-king wrap around deck. Exquisitely furnished. three-quarters an acre of sweeping ocean view land. O’ahu and Diamond
the space. New kitchen, washer & dryer and
sunsets. Nice 5 acre building lot Molokai Sunsets. $550,000. Show by Apt. $435,000 FS Head plus year round sunsets can be seen from this Ranch Estate.
many more upgrades. Must see $299,900.
close to beaches. $485,000 home site 83 Best Priced lot Located on a private road this home has some of the best views available
Paniolo Hale #M3 Rare ocean view unit on the NEW LISTING! Molokai shores 125 First
home site 237 7 acres Ocean in the Ranchlands. Close to golf course. Steps from the white sandy beach. floor unit with long term rental history on Molokai. Fully furnished. Mature tropical landscaping throughout the
view property short walk to beaches and golfing. Asking Furnished. Priced to sell $479,000. $229,500 property. Must see this property. Shown by apt. $1,650,000
Papohaku Beach. $579,000 $299,000.
MAUNALOA ViLLAge LOtS
eASt eND PROPeRtY
RARE Honomuni 2.12 acres of Old Kama’aina land. You can hear the sound of the waves and the
CO M M e R C i A L
D-84 Top of the hill, unobstructed views. $180,000 Hawaiian birds singing all day. There are Papayas, bananas, avocado, and Noni trees. There is also a Parcel # 117 Village Grill $1,800,000 FS Great opportunity for a
D-73 Larger lot, 8,103 sf with Ocean views. $139,900. Seller says SELL IT! rare Kamani tree on the land. A small house is nestled in the landscaping and is suitable for living in restaurant business on the West Side Plus 3 free-standing buildings 1.8
D-55 6,416 sf residential ocean view $150,000 while building your tropical hideaway. Shown by appointment. $1,490,000 ac Land 2,510 Sf Bldg.
D-35 Ocean views 7,135 sf lot. Walk to village $134,995. Seller says SELL IT! Commercial Lots in Maunaloa Village Priced $139,500 to $448,500. Call
D-27 Nice ocean view lot on cul-de-sac. 7,066 sf $142,500 MANiLA PLACe ReSiDeNtiAL BUiLDiNg LOtS Jill for more info.
C-40 Unobstructed ocean view lot on South side $114,900 Lot # 30 15,394 square feet $129,500 Lot # 133 19,347 square feet $162,500
Jill McGowan Realtor
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Covering ALL of Maui County Meschter: Thank you very much, Norman
Lani of Zac’s Fumigation.
Marla and Barbara Jean, our steadfast plantation mules,
are ready to take you on a coffee-field wagon tour under the
Call toll Free beautiful Moloka‘i sky. You’ll experience the whole intricate
art of coffee production—sorting, processing, roasting,
packaging—then enjoy a coffee tasting and get a free 7-oz.
1-888-787-7774 bag of our delicious beans. (Monday–Friday 8 a.m. and 1
p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.) Or take the Morning Espresso Walking
Tour. (Monday–Friday 10 a.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.) Or visit our
Plantation Gift Shop and Espresso Bar and
Deli, open daily. (Ask about our
incredible Mocha Mamas!)