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January 29, 2014 - Volume 30, Issue 5


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I M UA MA ka h i k i By Catherine Cluett | Editor-InChief


housands gathered from Molokai and around the state to perpetuate the traditional season of peace and harvest and test their strength and athletic prowess in Ka Molokai Makahiki. In its 33rd year of revival after observation of the ancient season had dwindled around Hawaii, the three-day event drew record numbers to celebrate both the meaning behind the event and its friendly competition. “People say, ‘if you want to see the original, go to Molokai,’” said Walter Ritte, one of the event’s organizers. “We’ve kept it low key so it has the cultural essence to it… the feel and spirit of Makahiki is strongest here.” Onlookers crowded close, cheering as their favorite teams competed in such events as uma (arm wrestling), kukini (running races), ulu maika (Hawaiian bowling) and others. While the competition can get fierce, it remains friendly. “It’s not all about winning,” said Kaunakakai sixth grader and student president Meali`i Kalani. “We just compete to have fun… I was also cheering for Kilohana and Kualapu`u [teams] because I have family there too.” Meali`i said she and her fellow students began training for Makahiki in October. She represented her school in Konane, or Hawaiian checkers, having earned the honor after beating classmates in the game during preparation for Makahiki. Kualapu`u School had a strong showing in the popular hukihuki (tugo-war) event in the elementary division. Announcer Hanohano Naehu said the school has frequently “dominated” the competition in the past few years.

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“Their style is different than we’ve seen over the years,” Naehu told the crowd. After the sixth graders’ win, he said that team had been undefeated since Kindergarten. Kualapu`u Principal Lydia Trinidad wouldn’t reveal any secrets of their success, but credited a “great team of teachers and students.” “The sportsmanship and celebrating the island is the best part,” she said. Kualapu’u School was the winner of the First Annual Wayne Meyer Trophy Award as the Elementary School Champions. This year, the competition featured elementary, high school and adult teams from Molokai, Maui, Hawaii Island, Oahu and even Los Angeles, California. Ritte said with more off-island representation than ever, spread through word of mouth, the event and accommodations are “maxed out.” Ritte said he lost count of how many off-island teams were represented this year. Kau`i Aikala, a teacher at Kamehameha School Maui, was born and raised on Molokai. She said after bringing students over to celebrate Makahiki on Molokai for the first time last year, she was able to gain the school’s support to fund a larger group of third, fourth and fifth graders this year. She said prior to Saturday’s events, she made sure the students completed a service project on Molokai, as well as visited various traditional Makahiki sites on the island. “Before they have fun, they must show respect,” she said, adding that they are grateful for the hospitality and support they were shown by Molokai organizations and individuals. Abraham Ramirez of Los Angles

Girls Basketball MIL Champs By Jessica Ahles | Staff Writer


Photos by Catherine Cluett

Makahiki Continued pg. 2

he Lady Farmers had only one loss under their belt against Lanai when they entering the Maui Interscholastic League Division II Basketball Championship this year. But that didn’t phase them last weekend as they came away with the championship title, sweeping Lanai 65-37. Top scorers were Tiara English with 20 points, Illana Meyer with 17, and Lehiwa Pedro and Hepuakea Falealii both scoring 8. “I thought the girls made a huge leap during practice and prepared well for the MILs,” said coach Lee DeRouin. “We put a great deal of pressure with our guards did a great job defensively.” DeRouin said the girls basketball program has had a history of talented athletes. In the past seven years, they have played in six state championships, taking the title in 2009. This MIL tournament title marks the second consecutive season moving them to states. They played against Hana in the semi-finals, 39-25, and Lanai to win this year. “Both Hana and Lanai had improved [since we played them last] and we knew we had to step it up,” said DeRouin. “It was about who wanted it more and the ladies did a great job in both games to win the championship.” Moving forward, DeRouin said they anticipate finding out how they’re seeded in the state championship next weekend. Until then, they’ve reserved the Barn, extending their allotted practice season to prepare. “Anything can happen in the tournament, but if we continue playing strong, we have a good chance,” said DeRouin. “It’s a great opportunity to represent Molokai in states.”

Ventures in Vanilla By Catherine Cluett | Editor-InChief


eep in one of Molokai’s lush east valleys, a translucent, arched roof frames green peaks and greener foliage as far as the eye can see. “These are the girls!” says Patty McCartney with motherly pride, stepping through the door and glancing around fondly. She tilts her head to get a closer look at each, brushing them gently with her hand and telling them they’re beautiful and growing well. The girls are vanilla plants, a type of orchid vine producing beans that hold one of the world’s most popular flavors and fragrances. “I come up here and talk to them, sing to them, fertilize and pollinate them,” she says. Her 50 plants produce about 1000 beans annually. Each bean was hand pollinated by McCartney. Right now, the plants are in a rest period for a couple of months between growing seasons, but McCartney is expecting

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Vanilla Continued pg. 2

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Hanabusa Talks With Molokai By Catherine Cluett | Editor-InChief


ith the primary election approaching in August, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa made a stop on Molokai last week and sat down to talk story with residents and answer questions. Here, The Molokai Dispatch summarizes some of those questions and her responses. A fourth generation resident from the Waianai coast, Hanabusa said though she is not Native Hawaiian, the cause is especially important to her, along with education and seeing student success in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Question (Q): How do you see the future of energy in Hawaii? Colleen Hanabusa (CH): You’re not going to go independent of fossil fuels overnight. For Molokai, you could probably invest in photovoltaic. We generate power better on the neighbor islands than on Oahu -- but Oahu has the biggest demand. So how do we get that source to Oahu? Many are now saying geothermal is a good economic opportunity for Native Hawaiians. The submarine cable concept is one we all understand. The problem has always been with who will pay for it and environmental concerns about what will it be like running electricity under the ocean. A lot of the future of Hawaii will depend on technology. I’ve always thought communities should power generate for themselves. We need the cable only if power needs to be transported. Shouldn’t each island be self-sufficient? That should be the first question we ask. Q: There’s a lack of input from local people from Hawaii. People are waiting for Obama to use executive order for Hawaiian recognition and how will that trickle down to us? CH: It’s pending in Washington whether consultation will become codified as part of the rules of the Secretary of the Interior. One of the issues the President has been looking at is whether or not he will by executive order make the decision to do federal recognition…

the consequence of that is still unclear. One of the concerns is… the Hawaiian Nation would be in excess of 500,000 people. How would you define the people and their rights? These are legitimate questions that people don’t have the answers to. Q: Our blood quantum is dwindling and we see our grandchildren not even having 25 percent. So what’s going to happen to future generations of homesteaders? How can we pass this land on in perpetuity? CH: Native Americans have Indian Country held in trust forever, whereas DHHL uses a fee simple. That changes the whole structure. More than likely that would have to go to Congress to change DHHL to Indian Country. Alaskans and Native Americans have recognition, but Native Hawaiians don’t. The other side of [making DHHL land in perpetuity] is that there are still beneficiaries who qualify who want to get land but they’re waiting. They wouldn’t be able to get it if the land never goes back into the pot, so to speak. Q: In case of a tsunami, there is no secondary access road for the east end of Molokai. What can we do to change this? CH: You’re preaching to the choir -- I have a lot of empathy with what you’re saying because I’m from Waianae, where we have the same situation. The issue is who is going to pay for it. It’s all going to be in the details of what it will go and which communities will be affected, and who should share in that cost. Get the legislature to do a study and then they can look to appropriate funds for planning.

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makahiki Continued From pg. 1 came with a native organization called the Harmony Keepers. He said during the adult decathlon event Friday evening that as a group that endeavors to protect the traditions of native peoples and their ancestors, it was an honor to visit Molokai to participate in the perpetuation of Makahiki. Molokai’s Suliana Aki, last year’s

vanilla Continued From pg. 1 buds to begin appearing soon. As she visits each orchid, supported by a pipe trellis, she looks for signs of new life. After almost 10 years of growing vanilla at her farm, Pualani O Molokai, McCartney launched a new venture last month selling vanilla products-- grown, produced and bottled on Molokai. “I bought her entire first batch of about 18 bottles. It sold out in one month,” said Nannette Walters of Mahana Gardens, who markets McCartney’s vanilla. “People love it.” Vanilla is reportedly the world’s second most expensive spice because it is so labor intensive to produce. McCartney can attest to that. Because there is no natural pollinator for vanilla in Hawaii, McCartney hand pollinates the creamy white flowers every morning so they produce beans. Each flower only last one day, so timing is critical. Using her fingernail, McCartney dabs pollen from the flower’s anther to fertilize its ovary. Each plant can produce 100 to 150 beans each growing season, which lasts about 10 months. After the beans form, she watches for the green pods to turn yellow at the tip -- then harvests them one by one. She “blanches” the beans, or submerses them in boiling water for about 10 minutes. Then begins the process of “sweating.” “I roll them up in a dark towel in a blanket inside a down jacket for 10 days,” she said. Every day, she removes them from their warm wrappings for about four hours and places them in the sun -- often on the dashboard of her truck, she said. For the next two to three weeks, McCartney “massages” each bean in her hands to maintain their flexibility and bring out the oils in the pods. Finally, the beans -- which were harvested looking like green beans and now appear flat and dark brown -- are stored in a dark box for six months to develop their coveted vanillin flavor. She calls her annual harvest tiny compared to that of large vanilla farmers. “It’s not for everybody,” she said of the labor and patience needed. “But here on Molokai, it shows it can be done… there’s so much potential [here] and a unique opportunity for valueadded products.”

‘Foo-foo Plants’ Aside from the time-consuming processing of the beans, the plants themselves are extremely susceptible to disease, and McCartney works constantly to keep them clean. “I call them foo-foo plants -- they take a lot of care and they’re very particular,” she said. It’s been a long journey of trial and error that’s led to the bottles of vanilla McCartney now markets. Nine years ago, McCartney was researching lilikoi on the Internet, with plans to make growing the fruit her next agricultural venture. But she said the links kept leading back to vanilla. So she gave in to fate and redirected her efforts toward vanilla. Her first plants she calls a fiasco. She obtained a grant for Molokai agricultural development projects to fund the endeavor. After rallying friends to help her clear land, build irrigation, install growing support for the vines and plant the vanilla plants, they all succumbed to disease. After more disappointing failed attempts, she contacted the University of Hawaii for help. One of the staff members who came to offer assistance was Janice Uchida with the Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences Department. “It’s part of our job to do research and find answers to help growers so we were happy to help her,” said Uchida. “Because she’s a positive individual and willing to solve problems that she comes across… she [has been] successful.” Five years ago, Uchida and fellow botanists visited McCartney’s farm and not only provided her with the vanilla


decathlon wahine champion, agreed that competing is an honor. “It’s nice to do what our ancestors used to do and compete against the different islands,” she said. Also among the weekend’s guests attending Ka Molokai Makahiki was a team from Hawaiian Airlines visiting the island in anticipation of the company’s coming Ohana by Hawaiian service to Molokai, according to an Instagram post from Hawaiian’s public relations company.

plants she now grows, but also offered some tips. One piece of advice UH botanists gave McCartney was to install a greenhouse with a solid cover, which Uchida said is important to control both water and disease. McCartney followed their suggestion, and Uchida said her willingness to change her growing methods has contributed to her overcoming the challenges she faced. “She was extremely enthusiastic and very good at keeping everything clean,” said Uchida, adding that, as McCartney had experienced, disease prevention in growing vanilla is critical. McCartney now does all her own propagation so she can continue growing her girls. Beginning as a six-inch cutting, it takes about two years to start fruiting “if you do everything just right.” Each plant can produce for at least eight years.

Extracting the Value Have you ever been tempted to taste commercial vanilla straight from the bottle? If so, you’ve probably puckered your mouth at its bitterness. But not McCartney’s. In addition to a delicate but intoxicating vanilla aroma, it has a natural sweetness that complements its rich flavor. That’s because it’s made with food-grade glycerin rather than a base of alcohol. “I’m allergic to alcohol,” said McCartney. “So two years ago, I got a big vat of glycerin and [dumped in] a bag of beans.” She read up on how to make extract, and last summer, took a Hawaii Masters Food Preservers class offered on Molokai by Ken Love to learn more about value-added products. “It was inspiring,” she said. With the help of additional grants along the way, she set December as her goal to launch her vanilla products. After letting the beans sit in a gallon of glycerin for six months, researching and ordering appealing bottles to hold the vanilla essence and designing labels to display her products, she succeeded in selling her first value-added products last month. “There’s value in a vanilla bean,” she said. “But [creating a product] increases the value so it becomes economically viable.” Marketed as a beauty product, McCartney said the glycerin makes a great skin moisturizer or can be added to your favorite body lotion or shampoo. She said some customers have also told her they use it in cooking. So far, her products have been getting rave reviews. “People are excited about the fact they can recognize the product but they love that it’s grown and bottled on Molokai,” said Walters, who will soon be opening a shop called Molokai Mercantile to offer other local farmers and producers a place to sell their valueadded merchandise. Walters said both locals and visitors to the island have been buying up the vanilla, noting that the presentation and bottles are “beautiful” in addition to containing a quality product. “The reception has been fabulous,” she said. “I’m excited and proud to be able to offer it.” McCartney also markets her vanilla on the Internet, and plans to supply more local stores in the future. McCartney moved to Molokai from California in 1983 with her thenhusband and baby daughter after hearing about the island from a friend of a friend who had land here. She’s been farming her east end property ever since. With her two daughters long graduated from Molokai High and a job as a substance abuse counselor to support her farming habit, she is pushing forward with her goal of making vanilla her retirement fund. There are a lot of hurdles for those looking to make the jump from farming to marketing value-added items, but McCartney said it’s all worth the effort. “Somebody’s got to take the bull by the horns and say ‘I believe in this,’” she said. “I deserve that and Molokai deserves that… hopefully it shows younger people or those interested in business that yes, we can.” To contact McCartney, call her at 558-8383.

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Fourth Sunday, Feb 23 at 9 am

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Wrestling Round Robin

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Torres-Umi is probably shining the brightest for us,” said Manley. Though Manley said much of his team this year is new to the mat, he’s pleased to see how they are progressing this season. “Our goal is to see improvement every week we go out and we’re seeing it,” said Manley. “…A lot of it is getting experience under their belts, taking their lumps and bruises in the arena to be better prepared to shine in the future.” Manley said on the boy’s side, he sees this season as a building year for the team to gain experience and build up their skills. For the girls, Manley said he see’s a lot of immediate potential. “Our girls right now, we’re running a close second to Lahainaluna girls and we have a legitimate chance to be the MIL champions,” he said. “After getting some things in order [in practice], that’s our goal-to be able to walk away with that championship.” The next match will be held this weekend against King Kekaulike on Maui.

MHS Scoreboard Boys Basketball @ Seabury 1/25 Seabury 67, Molokai 61

Girls Basketball MIL Championship @ Baldwin 1/23-25 First Place Finals: Molokai 65, Lanai 37 Semi-Finals: Molokai 39, Lanai 25

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bamboo, pineapple, milo, coconut and mango -- a diverse array, fitting to celebrate Dr. King who preached diversity and acceptance. Before actually getting to the planting, we all performed various sites around the farm. Some weeded the taro sunflower beds, some took to the weed whacker, and others helped saw the giant grasses. At the end of the day we all felt tired but fulfilled, and we closed with a lunch back by the picnic tables at the office. It was a small but diverse group: parents, young children and young adults, from Los Angeles, New York and Molokai. Looking ahead, our next community workday will be held on Feb. 22 at the permaculture site.

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olokai wrestlers rallied up schools for a round robin match last weekend. With home advantage and halfway into their season, the Farmers played other Maui Interscholastic League (MIL) schools including Maui, Lahainaluna, Kamehameha School-Maui, claiming six individual victories over the weekend. “I think the weekend went well,” said coach Randy Manley. “We had most of the major schools from MILs…and our kids did fairly well.” Varsity boys wrestlers Michael Corpuz, Kairos Torres-Umi and Iokepa Albino earned first place in their weight class, while Esther Torres-Umi, Barbara Ludgate and Poliahuawaiau Ranis won first for the girls. Second place wrestlers included Alika Kaahanui, Karley Kaulili, Sierra Pico, Rizpah Torres-Umi, and Jasmyn Davis. “Iokepa Albino and Kui Han are both second year wrestlers and they’ve improved tremendously since last year, and on our girls side, I would say Rizpah


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NOTICE TO MOTORISTS The Molokai District Resurfacing project will commence on January 22, 2014. The project includes 2” cold planing and 2” resurfacing of Ala Malama Ave. The project also includes adjusting utilities, installing pavement markings, and other incidental work. Work hours will be from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday thru Friday and possibly Saturdays as needed. Motorists are advised to use caution and follow all traffic control signs, devices and flag persons while driving through the work zones. Please pardon the inconvenience. Mahalo, Maui Master Builders, Inc.

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Maui ElECTriC COMMuniTy MEETings Maui Electric invites the community to a public meeting to share information regarding the recent power outages on Moloka‘i. The meetings will be on:

Wednesday, January 29 6:00 p.m. Kilohana Community Center

Thursday, January 30 6:00 p.m. Kulana ‘Oiwi

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MOLOKAI/LANAI DISTRICT RESURFACING LANAI – OLAPA, AHA, 10TH, AND KOALI ST. MOLOKAI – AAHI, NAUWE, AND ILIAHI ST. NOTICE TO MOTORISTS The Molokai/Lanai District Resurfacing project will commence on January 22, 2014. The project includes cold planing existing pavement section of various roadways, overlaying with a new asphalt concrete section, installing pavement markings, adjusting manhole frames and covers, adjusting centerline monuments and other incidental items. Work hours will be from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday thru Friday and possibly Saturdays as needed. Motorists are advised to use caution and follow all traffic control signs, devices and flag persons while driving through the work zones. Please pardon the inconvenience. Mahalo, Maui Master Builders, Inc.

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Church Services Topside Molokai UCC Churches Kahu Napua Burke | 553-3823 | Waialua - 11:00am Kalaiakamanu Hou - 9:30am | Ho`olehua - 8 am Kalua`aha - 12:30am (4th Sunday, only)

Seventh-day Adventist Church Pastor Robin Saban | 808-553-5235 | 1400 Maunaloa Hwy, Kaunakakai, HI | 9:15 am Adult and Children Sabbath School | 11:00 am Worship Service

Saint Damien Catholic Parish Father William Petrie | 553-5220 St. Damien, Kaunakakai , 6 pm Sat, 9 am Sun; Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Kalua’aha, 7 am Sun; St. Vincent Ferrer, Maunaloa, 11 am Sun; St. Joseph, Kamalo, No weekly services

First Assembly of God King’s Chapel Kahu Robert Sahagun | 553-5540, Cell: 646-1140 Maunaloa, Sunday 9 am, Kaunakakai, Sunday 10:30 am, Sunday Evening 6 pm, Tuesday Evening 6:30, Mana’e, Sunday 6 pm

Kaunakakai Baptist Church Pastor Mike Inouye | 553-5671 | 135 KAM V HWY Kaunakakai | 9 am adult Sunday school | Worship service 10:15 am Heart of Aloha Church 1st Sunday - Kilohana Community Ctr 10:30 am | 2nd Sunday - Maunaloa Community Ctr 10:30 am| Other Sundays - Lanikeha Community Ctr 10:30 am Pastor Cameron Hiro, website: phone: 808-658-0433 Polynesian Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Bob Winters | 552-0258 South of Elementary School, Maunaloa Town Sunday School & Adult Worship Service,10 am, Sunday • • 808-553-3648 • Mobile 808-336-0085 • Fax 808-553-3783


Grace Episcopal Church 567-6420 | 2210 Farrington Ave | 10 am Sun | All are welcome Baha’i Faith Open house every third Sunday of the month Mile 14 east | 3pm | Discussion and refreshments | All are welcome | For information: 558-8432 or 213-5721 Email: | Molokai Shekinah Glory Church Pu’ukapele Avenue, Hoolehua (drive all the way down) 10:00 AM Worship Service Senior Pastor Isaac Gloor ,Pastor Brandon Joao “We Welcome All”

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Tips from the Vet for Your Pet: Identification By Dr. Stewart Morgan | Molokai Humane Society Losing a pet can be scary. Keeping identification on pets is the single best way to make sure your dog or cat gets home if they are missing or get hurt. It only takes a second for the best behaved, best taken care of pet to get loose and run off exploring. Even indoor pets can get loose and become lost. When loose dogs are found, the first place that people usually contact are the Molokai Humane Society or the island’s Animal Control Officer. If we don’t see a form of identification, we can only guess whether the pet belongs to someone or not. If your pet is lost and you fear that its iden-

tification is missing, contact the Animal Control Officer at the police nonemergency number (553-5355) and the Molokai Humane Society (558-0000). If someone has reported finding a missing pet matching your description, we will let you know. It is always a good idea to have current photographs of your pet and to place posters with your pet’s picture and your contact information up at stores, the post office, around your neighborhood, the airport, and Molokai Humane Society. We recommend all pets, even indoor pets, have a collar with identification tags or an embroidered (identification stitched in) collar. For dogs, county dog licenses are important!

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ArtAloha! Opportunities By Heather Williams This February is the start of a new creative year with ArtAloha! in Maunaloa. I am offering a variety of workshops, classes and art events for adults and children. The first workshop starts on Saturday Feb. 1, Intro to Printmaking using Lino-Cut. You will design, cut, print and create your own original Valentine Cards. The next workshop Intro to Bookmaking is on Feb. 22, the last Saturday of the month. You will learn how to construct a simple design book. This book may be used for a journal, photo album, sketchbook, appointment keeper, the sky is the limit. After you learn this simple technique, you are on your way towards more complex designs and ideas in bookmaking. Feb. 13 is open studio for making Valentines for your loved ones! Each

Wednesday in February is ArtAloha! Keiki. Private and group lessons are available for all ages. Each Tuesday Still Life at Sunset, we will work on techniques in Drawing or Painting skills. Plein Air Molokai continues in drawing, painting, photography, as a time to get outside for art inspired by nature. This month the Plein Air dates are Feb 7, 13, 20, 28. I have also opened a six-week online Intro to Painting course for those wanting private and direct feedback. I am a certified Art, Language and Outdoor instructor and look forward in guiding you on a personal art journey and having an enriching creative time with you! Please contact Heather at ArtAloha! for more information, registration, costs, locations and times; call 658-0124 or email

The Molokai Dispatch • Jan 29, 2014 •

Maui Electric Hosts Community Meetings Maui Electric News Release Maui Electric Company invites the Molokai community to attend a series of public meetings regarding the recent power outages affecting customers on the island. There will be three meetings to accommodate customers across the island. Light


refreshments will be served. The first meeting was held on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in Kualapu`u. A meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 29 will take place at Kilohana Community Center at 6 p.m. On Thursday, Jan. 30, the final meeting will be at Kulana `Oiwi at 6 p.m.

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Black History Month 2014 By Yoellah Yuhudah Molokai Library presents a series of discussions, Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. celebrating Black History Month in February. What: Be part of a cultural presentation uplifting African Americans who made an economic, social, political and spiritual impact on America. Covering the historical and contemporary interaction between the Caucasian race and the Afrian race from 1500 to present, highlighting the presence of African Americans in Hawaii since 1700 to present. There will be free trivia prizes. Where: Molokai Library, 10 Ala Malama Street

When: Feb. 5 – Susan Macuse: Discussing the knowledge of African Americans from a Jewish perspective. Feb. 12 – John Wordin: Explaining the underground railroad from a textile perspective and will have a quilt from that era, displaying the memory of hanging a quilt on the clothesline to let the travelers know if it was a safe place to stop. Feb. 19 – Yoellah Yuhudah: Discussing the inventors and educators of African Americans past and present as well as the book “Identity of African Americans in Hawaii 1600 to Present.” To participate in the discussion, contact Yoellah at 276-0086

Congresswoman Visits Middle School MMS Press Release Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa was gifted with fresh vegetables from students grown in the MMS gardens during her visit to the school last Wednesday. Pictured right are MMS students Chevy Augustiro and Susan Donnelly with Congresswoman Hanabusa. Caption by Peyton Kaalekahi, 7th grade MMS student



M - Monday, T - Tuesday, W - Wednesday, Th - Thursday, F - Friday, S - Saturday, Su - Sunday


Adult “Aqua Jogger Class” Oct. 15 – Dec. 19 T, Th 9 a.m. at Cooke Memorial Pool 553-5775 Advanced Zumba with Preciouse Senica, 553-5848 T,Th Na Pu’uwai Fitness Center 9-10am T,Th, F Na Pu’uwai Fitness Center 5-6pm Zumba Basic with Christina K. Aki, 553-5402 M Home Pumehana 10:30 a.m. T, Th Mitchell Paoule 9 a.m. F Kilohana Rec Center 5 p.m. Zumba Gold with Christina K. Aki, 553-5402 T, Th Mitchell Paoule 10:30 a.m. F Home Pumehana room #2 10:30 a.m. Personal Training with Elias Vendiola M,T,W,Th,F Na Pu’uwai Fitness Center 553-5848, by appointment only, Elias Vendiola 5am-1:30pm Turbo Fire Class with Kimberly Kaai/Ceriann Espiritu M, T, W, Th, F Na Pu’uwai Fitness Center 4-5pm 553-5848 T,Th Na Pu’uwai Fitness Center 9-10am Beginning Hula with Valerie Dudoit-Temahaga W Home Pumehana 10:15 a.m. T Mirchell Paoule10:15 a.m. Intermediate Hula with Valerie Dudoit-Temahaga W Home Pumehana 11:20 a.m. T Mirchell Paoule 11:20 a.m. Hula: Ka Pa Hula `O Hina I Ka Po La`ila`i M Hula Wahine, 4:30-5:30 Advanced @ MCHC 5:30-6:30 Beginners

T Papa Oli (Chanting) 4:30 – 5:30 Svaroopa Yoga with Connie Clews M Home Pumehana, 7:45-9:30 a.m. T Home Pumehana, 5:15-7 p.m. Th Kualapu`u Rec Center, 5:15-7 p.m. F Home Pumehana, 7:45-9:30 a.m. Call 553-5402 for info. Yoga Class open to students, families and the community. TH Kilohana cafeteria from 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. Yoga class focused on individual form, internal practice, Call Karen at 558-8225 for info Aikido Class at Soto Mission behind Kanemitsu Bakery. M, W, F, 5-6 p.m. 552-2496 or visit Quit Smoking Na Pu’uwai Program Learn ways to quit with less cravings. Mondays 11:45 a.m. Na Pu’uwai conference room. 560-3653. Individual sessions available. Aloha Wednesday - Drop by and receive your weekly dose of Energy Healing in the Pu’uwai of Kaunakakai @ Kalele Bookstore - 3:30 to 4:30. Hosted by: Zelie Duvauchelle: 558-8207

Molokai Swim Club M, T, W, Th : Cooke Memorial Pool, 4:30 to 6 pm


Na Kupuna Hotel Molokai, Fridays 4-6 p.m. Na Ohana Hoaloha Music & Hula, Paddlers, Sun. 3-5 p.m. Aunty Pearl’s Ukulele Class W Home Pumehana, 9-10 a.m. F Home Pumehana, 9:45-10:45 a.m. Open to all. For more info call 553-5402


Alu Like Kupuna Mon & Thurs, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. OHA/DHHl. Wed, 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Lanikeha. 1st and 2nd Tues. each month at MAC Special field trips on Fridays. AA Hot Bread Meeting, Tues. & Fri from 9-10 p.m. Kaunakakai Baptist Church. 336-0191 Kingdom of Hawaii II monthly meetings. Third Thursday of every month, 6-8 p.m. at Kaunakakai Gym conference room. AA Meeting Mana`e Meeting, Ka Hale Po Maikai SPORTS & RECREATION Office upstairs (13.5 miles east of Kaunakakai on the Recreational Paddling with Wa`akapaemua Canoe Mauka side of the road), Wed. & Sat. 5:30–6:30p.m. Club. Call 553-3999 or 553-3530. All levels and abilities Al-Anon Meeting Mondays, Grace Episcopal Church in welcome. Ho`olehua, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Th 7:30 to 8:30 am at Hale Wa`akapaemua. Alcoholics Anonymous Friendly Isle Fellowship Molokai General Hospital (around to the back please), Pick-up Soccer Mon. & Thurs. 7-8 p.m. W Duke Maliu Regional Park., 5pm Female Sexual Abuse Meetings, Seventh Day Molokai Archery Club Indoor Shoot Adventist Church with a group of inter-denominational TH Mitchell Pauole Center, 7 p.m. Open to public. Christian women. Second and fourth Thursday of each Youth in Motion SUP, sailing, windsurfing and month at 6 p.m. For more info, call 553-5428. kayaking. Tues. & Thurs 3:30-5:30 p.m., Malama I Aloha Molokai, alternative energy solutions for Park. Call Clare Seeger Mawae at 553-4477 or clare@ Molokai. First Monday of every month, 6 pm at Kulana



► Maui Electric Community Meeting at Kilohana Community Center at 6 p.m.


► Maui Electric Community Meeting at Kulana `Oiwi at 6 p.m.


► Enrollment To enroll at Molokai High School please go call Lori Kaiama at 567-6950 ext. 228 or Julia De George at ext. 229 to set up an appointment for enrollment. Please go to the following


Historical Gun Exhibit at Shop 2/Mel Chung TUESDAY, FEB 4 Gunsmith from 12-6 pm. Children must be ► Free Person-centered Planning Trainaccompanied by an adult. ing - from 8:30 - 11:15 a.m. at the Queen ► Molokai Community Federal Credit Liliuokalani Children’s Center. RSVP: Kristin Union 63rd Annual Meeting at Mitchell Higgins at 808-791-6733 or Kristin.HigPauole Center at 7 p.m. Registration starts at 6 p.m. Door prizes.

SATURDAY, FEB 1 ► Storytelling and Gallery Reception featuring the works of Donald Sunshine will ► ArtAloha! Lino-Cut Printmaking be held at 5 p.m. at the Molokai Arts Center. Valentine Cards Workshop from 1-4 p.m. in Maunaloa. Keiki 15 and under are welcome FRIDAY, JAN 31 with an adult. Register 658-0124 or artalo► Chinese New Year Celebration and MOLOKAI HIGH SCHOOL

Oiwi. Go to for schedule or location changes. Living through Loss, Support group for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. Third Thursday of every month at 10 -11:30 a.m. or 4:30 -6 p.m. at Hospice Office in Kamoi Center. Call Barbara Helm at 336-0261. Molokai Humane Society meets the third Tuesday of every month, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Kaunakakai Gym Conference Room Molokai Inventors Circle meets Wednesdays 2-4 p.m. at the Kuha’o Business Center. Contact John Wordin at 553-8100 for info Narcotics Anonymous (No Fear Meeting) Tuesdays and Thursdays at Kaunakakai Ball Field dugout, 8 to 9 a.m.Open meeting. For more info, call Rodney at 213-4603. Plein Air Molokai - Art Outdoors First Fri & Sat. Third Thursdays. Work on your art with others inspired by nature. All levels welcome! This is not an instructor led class. Contact Heather (808) 658-0124 or ArtAloha! Keiki - Wed Feb 5,12,19,26. Private and group sessions register 658-0124 Molokai Community Children’s Council Every second Thursday. Home Pumehana, 2:30-4 p.m. 567-6308 Read to Me at Molokai Public Library First Wednesday of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 553-1765 Molokai Walk Marketplace Arts and Crafts Fair down the lane between Imports Gifts and Friendly Market, Mon. & Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. MAC Ceramics Class at Coffees of Hawaii. 9 - 11 a.m.

Hawaii DOE website to see what documents will be needed for enrollment.

OPPORTUNITIES & SERVICES ► Free Monthly Rummage Sale.


► Butterfly Garden: Come help plant Molokai’s first butterfly garden on the library lawn on Sat, Feb 8 at 9 a.m. ► Black History Month: In honor of Black History Month a series of discussions will

Every second Saturday, we can help you get rid of unwanted junk and treasures. Call us at Coffees Espresso Bar for more info, 567-9490 ext. 27. ► Visitor Paddle, Hawaiian Outrigger Cultural Experience. Thursdays 7:30 to

be held at the library every wednesday in February from 12-1 p.m. ► ArtAloha! Intro to Bookmaking on Sat, Feb. 22 in Maunaloa. Register 658-0124 or

8:30 am with Wa`akapaemua. Donation requested. For more info call 553-3999 or 553-3530. Upon request, special events such as weddings, scattering of ashes, etc. can be arranged.

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rather, let me put it this way: Life will attempt to prove it to you -- and not just in some mild, half-hearted way, either. The evidence it offers will be robust and unimpeachable. But here’s my question, Virgo: Will you be so attached to your pain that you refuse to even see, let alone explore, the draARIES (March 21-April 19): On my fifteenth birthday, I matic proof you are offered? I hope not! finally figured out that eating dairy products was the cause of my chronic respiratory problems. From that day forward, I LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Kenneth Rexroth wrote a poem avoided foods made from cow’s milk. My health improved. I called “A Sword in a Cloud of Light.” I want to borrow that kept up this regimen for years. But a month ago, I decided to image. According to my astrological analysis and poetic insee if my long-standing taboo still made sense. Just for the tuition, you will generate the exact power you need in the fun of it, I gave myself permission to gorge on a tub of organic coming weeks by imprinting your imagination with a vision vanilla yogurt. To my shock, there was no hell to pay. I was of a sword in a cloud of light. I don’t want to get too intelfree of snot. In the last few weeks, I have feasted regularly lectual about the reasons why, but I will say this: The cloud on all the creamy goodies I’ve been missing. I bring this up, of light represents your noble purpose or your sacred aspiraAries, because I suspect an equally momentous shift is pos- tion. The sword is a metaphor to symbolize the new ferocity sible for you. Some taboo you have honored for a long time, you will invoke as you implement the next step of your noble some rule you have obeyed as if it were an axiom, is ripe to purpose or sacred aspiration. be broken. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Every autumn, the bird speTAURUS (April 20-May 20): Psychologist Daniel Kahne- cies known as the Clark’s Nutcracker prepares for its winter man, who won a Nobel Prize in Economics, says that con- food needs by burying 30,000 pine nuts in 5,000 places over sulting experts may be useless. In his study of Wall Street a 15-square-mile area. The amazing thing is that it rememtraders, he found their advice was no better than informa- bers where almost all of them are. Your memory isn’t as protion obtained by a chimpanzee flipping a coin. Meanwhile, digious as that, but it’s far better than you realize. And I hope psychologist Philip Tetlock did a 20-year study with similar you will use it to the hilt in the coming days. Your upcoming results. He found that predictions made by political and decisions will be highly effective if you draw on the wisdom financial professionals are inferior to wild guesses. So does gained from past events -- especially those events that forethis mean you should never trust any experts? No. But it’s im- shadowed the transition you will soon be going through. portant to approach them with extra skepticism right now. The time has come for you to upgrade your trust in your own SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Can you imagine what it would be like to live without any hiding and pretending? intuition. How would you feel if you could relax into total honesty? GEMINI (May 21-June 20): I’m a big fan of logic and What if you were free to say exactly what you mean, unburreason, and I urge you to be, too. Using your rational mind dened by the fear that telling the truth might lead to awkto understand your experience is a very good thing. The less ward complications? Such a pure and exalted condition is stock you put in superstitious head trips and fear-based be- impossible for anyone to accomplish, of course. But you have liefs, the smarter you will be. Having said that, I recommend a shot at accomplishing the next best thing in the coming that you also make playful use of your creative imagination. week. For best results, don’t try to be perfectly candid and Relish the comically magical elements of your mysterious utterly uninhibited. Aim for 75 percent. fate. Pay attention to your dreams, and indulge in the pleasure of wild fantasies, and see yourself as a mythic hero in CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): It’s a favorable time to life’s divine drama. Moral of the story: Both the rational and gather up resources and amass bounty and solicit help and the fantastical approaches are essential to your health. (P.S. collect lots of inside information. I won’t call you greedy if But the fantastical needs extra exercise in the coming weeks.) you focus on getting exactly what you need in order to feel comfortable and strong. In fact, I think it’s fine if you store CANCER (June 21-July 22): Sorry, Cancerian, you won’t up far more than what you can immediately use -- because be able to transform lead into gold anytime soon. You won’t right now is also a favorable time to prepare for future adsuddenly acquire the wizardly power to heal the sick minds ventures when you will want to call on extraordinary levels of racists and homophobes and misogynists. Nor will you be of resources, bounty, help, and inside information. able to cast an effective love spell on a sexy someone who has always resisted your charms. That’s the bad news. The AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Extravagant wigs became good news is this: If you focus on performing less spectacular fashionable for a while in 18th-century England. They could magic, you could accomplish minor miracles. For example, soar as high as four feet above a woman’s head. Collections you might diminish an adversary’s ability to disturb you. You of fruit might be arrayed in the mass of hair, along with small could welcome into your life a source of love you have ig- replicas of gardens, taxidermically stuffed birds, and model nored or underestimated. And you may be able to discover a ships. I would love to see you wear something like that in the coming week. But if this seems too extreme, here’s a secret you hid from yourself a long time ago. second-best option: Make your face and head and hair as LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Cosmopolitan magazine is fa- sexy as possible. Use your alluring gaze and confident bearmous for offering tips on how to spice up one’s sex life. Here’s ing to attract more of the attention and resources you need. an example: “Take a few of your favorite erotically appeal- You have a poetic license to be shinier and more charismatic ing flavor combinations, like peanut butter and honey or than usual. whipped cream and chocolate sauce, and mix up yummy treats all over your lover’s body.”That sounds crazy to me, and PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): One of your anti-role models not in a good way. In any case, I recommend that you don’t in the coming weeks is the character that Piscean diva Rihanfollow advice like that, especially in the coming days. It’s true na portrays when she sings in Eminem’s tune “Love the Way that on some occasions, silliness and messiness have a role You Lie.”Study the following lyrics, mouthed by Rihanna, and to play in building intimacy. But they aren’t advisable right make sure that in every way you can imagine, on psychologinow. For best results, be smooth and polished and dashing cal, spiritual, and interpersonal levels, you embody the exact and deft. Togetherness will thrive on elegant experiments opposite of the attitude they express: “You’re just gonna stand there and watch me burn / But that’s all right because I and graceful risks. like the way it hurts / You’re just gonna stand there and hear VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You are not as broken as you me cry / But that’s all right, because I love the way you lie.” may think you are. Your wounds aren’t as debilitating as you To reiterate, Pisces, avoid all situations that would tempt you have imagined. And life will prove it to you this week. Or to feel and act like that.



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• Definition: Ka haki ana • TRANSLATION: Broken • EXAMPLE: Ua naha ko’u kaikunane I ka omole aniani ma ka home. • TRANSLATION: My brother broke a glass jar at home.

By Dispatch Staff English: Banal

• Definition: Lacking originality, freshness or novelty; trite • EXAMPLE: His jokes were banal, but his delivery made them absolutely hilarious!

Pidgin: Getcho rags

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1 bed/1 bath house at Mile 4.5. Furnished. No pets, no smoking.$1000 per month includes water and electric.Deposit Required.One year lease. Available Feb 1. 907-299-0479 Wanted Pick-up truck ‘01 Toyaya Tacoma, pick-up truck, or reasonable facsimilie. Prefer 4-W drive, automatic. Is someone who has loved their truck and needs to leave the island, selling? Please call Shirlee@ 558-8566 Registered Nurse Hospice Hawaii-Molokai, local non-profit agency committed to serving our patients and their loved ones is hiring for: RN (on-call/per diem). State of HI Nursing License and at least 2 yrs exp. in acute setting reqd. Hospice exp. pref.Must have valid driver’s license and use of own car w/valid ins/registration/safety req. Qualified applicants, send resume to dgamiao@, or fax to 553-9051 An EOE.

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Pulling Weeds in Halawa By Shawn and Melissa Bryson This is a story told from one gardener to another, when someone offers to pull weeds, you let ‘em. As a ha`ole and a mainlander, I come to Molokai with my wife to be changed by the island, not to change the island. Molokai isn’t just the navel of Hawaii or the former bread basket of the islands; it is also the kumu island, an island of sacred teachings. We are thankful those teachings are sacred and not secret. We want to thank so many different folks for the aloha they have shared with us. But on this particular occasion, Melissa and I want to say a big mahalo for the Halawa Valley Cultural tour and the people who bring it to life. Much mahalo to the Solatarios for the lessons in Hawaiian protocol and history of the Halawa valley; and a big mahalo to Gregorson and his daughter, for the super informative hike to the waterfall. We got a Hawaiian culture, botany, and a history lesson with some rain too! After the tour, we asked Greg Solatario if the taro patches needed any weeding. He smiled happily in disbelief and said yes. Less than a week later, we were bent over in the watery patches freeing the taro plants from their weedy competitors. We were kept company and assisted by the cutest little tita in Hawaii and of course, she was named after that

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amazing valley. After a couple of hours Greg asked us if we ate fish. We said “Heck yeah, but we’ve got our PB and J sandwiches at the ready.” He would hear none of it. At lunch time, we took a break and Greg showed us some taro root that had been in the pressure cooker. He demonstrated for us how to peel the starchy root properly and then to our delight, he broke out the ancient family kitchen tools and took the time to show us the traditional method of making poi. We felt very honored to learn an ancient family food prep technique and the poi was so tasty. Lavender and pink sticky, sweet goodness. We ate a huge lunch of salmon, whitefish, taro, rice and salad. Good grindz doesn’t do it justice! We sat there smiling until our stomachs settled enough to finish our work in the patch. Before long, we were watching clear water flow in between the plants. We took pictures of our work and that beautiful valley knowing that the weeds would be back soon. That’s gardening, now isn’t it? It was time to leave, we all hugged and said our goodbyes. My wife and I felt we got more out of the deal than we put in to it for sure, but that’s what happens when you show up to have a good time and lend a hand. Thank you Halawa, thank you Molokai.

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New Sony receiver $85.00 2 channel STR DH130 in box,never been used originally $180.Call 558-0505 Mountain Slope Water is seeking a qualified buyer for our water store in Kaunakakai.This is a great opportunity to own a Molokai profitable company. Mountain Slope Water will consider financing the purchase to qualified buyer and also offer the option to become a Mountain Slope Water LLC. Business includes all equipment rental accounts, Wave Crest vending machine, store inventory and equipment, lease and customer account base. Priced at $22,000 Please contact Ian Walker at 808 893-0377 directly.




Friday, January 31, 2014 Location: Mitchell Pauole Center Registration: 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Meeting starts at 7:00 P.M. DOOR PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED! MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. We are seeking interested members to volunteer for the Board of Directors or Credit Committee. Interested members should contact: Lawrence Lasua, Nominations Committee Chair at 553-5328 x1030 no later than 4:30 P.M., Friday Jan 24, 2014

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Tribute to a Great Guy, Fred Bicoy The passing of our good friend, Fred Bicoy, Sr., left a big dent in the lives of his wife Evelyn, his six children and numerous grandchildren. All those who volunteered with him in various charitable organizations, like the hospital board, will also miss his expertise and contributions to make Molokai a better community. As president of the Credit Union Board, he helped build the financial economy of its members. Fred’s wit, his knowledge and friendship cannot be replaced. Memories of his funny jokes made everyone who enjoyed them laugh and be happy. His 29 years as

CEO of MEO changed the lives of children and residents alike. His life on Molokai, from his birth 81 years ago, was filled with a wealth of activities. From participation in his family and community events involving residents who shared his love of our island and people. God bless you, Fred and thank you for everything you did to make our lives so wonderful. Gladys Brown

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Frustrations with Automated Answering Opinion by Robert Granger Did you ever notice that what you get is often the opposite of what was promised? For example, we are told that the evolution of the automated answering service employed today by many businesses has been implemented to improve services for the customer. Actually nothing is free. The trade off, if in fact it does improve services, is cauliflower ear from long waits while the automated voice takes you through meaningless options (listening carefully as it has been changed, like I call often enough to remember the old one). You are forced to remember the numbers for the services and later pick the one that best “fits” your original intent for calling this business. You then press a number and another automated voice says, “All our agents are busy with customers at the moment. Your call is important to us, please wait on the line and an agent will be with you as soon as possible.” Loud music then begins and is often interrupted by “Your call is important to us, please stay on the line.” You wait a while and soon have to trade ears. After which, and quite often a very long wait, an agent from some answering service in a foreign country comes on the line. You have

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trouble understanding them and often by this time, “why you called” is not so important anymore. Besides, I have to go to the bathroom. The three financial institutions here in Kaunakakai now have these automated answering machines. I wanted to know if they had a particular service. The first one I called put me through who they were (for goodness sake, I know who I called), the working hours, their address (really, I go there all the time), and the voice pronounced the name of the town, Kronakakai. Well, I knew at that moment that if I got to a real person, they would not be from Molokai. The second institution I called was less offensive and I pressed one of the options. At this point, an automated voice asked me for my account number. I don’t give that out over the phone. Good bye. The third institution had a long menu, from which I collected two extension numbers of people I knew could answer my question – neither answered their phone. Could they not have rolled the call to their answering machine (also known as voice mail)? Improved service? Really? As you were.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LAND USE WITHIN THE CONSERVATION DISTRICT The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), State of Hawai`i, pursuant to Chapter 183C, Hawai`i Revised Statutes, will hold state-wide public hearings to receive testimony on the following: CONSERVATION DISTRICT USE APPLICATION (CDUA) ST-3703 FOR THE PROPOSED STATEWIDE GENERAL PERMIT FOR THE RESTORATION, MAINTENANCE, AND OPERATIONS OF TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN FISHPONDS. Each hearing will last two hours, and will be held at the following times and locations: • Tues, February 18: Windward Community College, Hale Akoakoa Room 107 & 109, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe. 6:30 – 8:30 pm. • Thurs, February 20: Kapaa Public Library, 4-1464 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa. 6:30 – 8:30 pm. • Tues, Feb 25: Kūlana `Ōiwi Halau, 600 Kamehameha Highway, Kalamaulu, Molokai, 96748. 6 – 8 pm. • Wed, Feb 26: Maui Sanctuary Visitor Center 726 South Kihei Road, Kihei. 6:30 – 8:30 pm. • Thurs, Feb 27: Lana`i Community Center, Eight St. and Lanai Ave., 5 – 7 pm • Wed, March 5: West Hawai`i Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona. 6 – 8 pm. Copies of the application are available for inspection at: • The Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL), Kalanimoku Building Room 131, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, HI 96809 • OCCL website, • Hawai`i State Library, 478 S. King St., Honolulu, HI 96813 • Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo 96720 • Kailua-Kona Public Library, 75-138 Hualalai Rd. Kailua-Kona, 96740 • Lihue Public Library, 4344 Hardy St., Lihue, 96766 • Wailuku Public Library, 251 High Street, Wailuku, 96793 • Molokai Public Library, 15 Ala Malama St., Kaunakakai 96748 • Lanai Public Library, 555 Fraser Ave., Lanai City 96763 • Kaneohe Public Library, 45-829 Kamehameha Hey., Kaneohe 96744 Any person may testify or present information on the application. Disabled individuals planning to attend the hearing are asked to contact the DLNR at the above address or phone Michael Cain at 587-0048 at least three days in advance of the public hearing to indicate if they have special needs which require accommodation.

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Typhoon Donations The Molokai Filipino Community Council would like to thank everyone who donated their time, food, dry goods, clothing and monetary donations to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Once again Molokai has come to the aid to our brothers and sisters devastated by such a catastrophic typhoon. Molokai, we thank


you from the bottom of our hearts. We will continue to pray for those lives who were lost and also for those who survived, that their lives may be brought back to normal soon. Salamat Po, Molokai Benny Piros, President MFCC

No Scientific Evidence Against GMOs As an avid reader of The Molokai Dispatch, I came across the letters for and against Monsanto’s use of GMO. This reminds me during my years working for the pineapple industry. We used a lot of chemicals. One of these chemicals, according to the Board of Health, was dangerous to male reproductive systems. Our union filed a complaint to Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Our union requested that those employees who handled these chemicals to be tested. We gave our sperm to be tested, which came back negative. This happened 45 or 50 years ago, and we went on to raise a very healthy family. Again, when the pineapple industry was leaving Molokai, some people speculated that the lands used by the industry could not be used for many years because of chemicals left in the land. But Larry Jefft’s farm proved that wrong in the 80s by supplying vegetables to Oahu and Molokai. During those years, the sugar industry closed a lot of its operations around Hawaii, especially in central Oahu, opening a lot of ag land. Since most of Larry’s products leave Molo-

kai, relocating to Oahu saves the shipping costs. The closing of the sugar industry has reduced the importance of Molokai as the bread basket of Hawaii. Besides, there are very few people on Molokai who want to get their hands dirty. I don’t blame them, farming is hard work. Why work if you can get public assistance? Now back to the present, I appreciate the MOM hui’s health concern relating to GMO, although I believe those concerns are a myth. However, if they have credible evidence that GMOs are detrimental to the people of Molokai, by all means bring it out. Go to OSHA or the Environmental Protection Agency. Monsanto has been on Molokai for more than 10 years but I haven’t seen any evidence forth coming. The biggest problem on Molokai is our economic situation. With such high unemployment, Molokai should be thankful that Monsanto is here. This year is a political year, and we will be watching where candidates stand on this issue. Juan Trinidad

Heartfelt Appreciation We, the family of the late Clara Dorcas Reyes Calairo, would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation, first and foremost to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, our family, friends and community, for the blessings and the love and support that we received. It will be cherished forever in our hearts. There are no words to express how truly grateful we are. We wish we could personally name you individually, however, we don’t want to miss

anyone. So on behalf of our entire family, mahalo and aloha for all your time and generosity that you shared with us. From the bottom of our hearts, The Calairo Ohana Corinne Young, Greg “Bulla” Calairo Jr., Rufina Solomon, Audwin Calairo, Kervin Calairo, Dino Calairo, Clarita “Nani” Maikui


Clara Dorcas Reyes Calairo On Jan. 2, 2014, Clara Dorcas Reyes Calairo, 76, went home with our dear Heavenly Father. She was born on June 1, 1937 in Ho`olehua, Molokai to Eligio and Edith Reyes (deceased). She is survived by her three daughters Corinne (Charles) Young Jr, Rufina (James) Solomon, and Clarita “Nani” (Richard) Maikui; and her four sons Gregorio “Bulla” (Carlton) Calairo Jr., Audwin (Sammi) Calairo,

Kervin (Loke) Calairo, and Dino (Ella) Calairo. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She has 13 sisters and seven brothers, as well as many nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held at the Molokai Community Health Center (Old Pau Hana Inn). Molokai Mortuary assisted with cremation.

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Kaluakoi $749,950 Large 2,140 sf home on 30 acre lot with fantastic ocean views

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Beautiful 3 bedroom/ 1.5 bath home 4 bedroom/2 bath home with a gated inside a manicured gated yard. Good driveway and ocean views ocean views. Honomuni: IN ESCROW Heights: $359,000 (fs) Unique 39’ Geodesic Dome Home. 4 bed/2 bath home in the Heights.Newly Privately located with fantastic views in remodeled with a 480sf garage all sitting the beautiful East End. on a 8,135 sf lot. Maunaloa: $215,000 (fs) Enjoy great ocean views in this 1,360 sf Ranch Camp: SOLD home. 3 bed/2 bath home with a large 2 bed/1 bath home, located in a quiet neighborhood. Close to town, carport and lanai. shopping and hospital with custom Heights: $255,000(fs) rock wall entry. 1272 sf 3 bed/2 bath home. Good ocean views.

East End: $822,000 (fs)

Heights: $279,000 (fs)

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CONDOMINIUMS • KEPUHI BEACH RESORT 2244 Oceanfront unit on top floor steps from beach. $229,000 1172 Newly remodeled unit Light & airy. $99,995

Kepuhi Beach Resort: $139,000(fs)

Kaunakakai: $150,000(fs)

Molokai Beach Cottage #4: $199,000 (fs)

16,306 sq. ft., This is a prime commercial property, in the heart of Kaunakakai town. Commercially zoned with two installed water meters. Fenced with gate. Great opportunity.

Kaunakakai: $389,000 (fs)

Vacant M-2 Zoned. A high visibility industrial parcel 2.62 acres located in one of Kaunakakai’s busiest intersections. Water meter installed.

146 Completely remodeled & painted. Sold w/ high COTTAGE #2-B OCEANFRONT end furnishings. Unit is well maintained . Garden views & 2B/2B unit with excellent private. $199,500.NEW LISTING rental history. $450,000.


114 Beach & ocean view unit. B-326 Top floor unit w/ Loft Good rental history. $160,000 & sitting area. Lots of light &


remodeled with new furniture COMMERCIAL LOT IN $179,900. KUALAPU`U, A-207 Nicely furnished well- Located in desired maintained unit with rental neighborhood. 1 acre located history. $115,000 on corner on Farrington Hwy. $250,000. B-225 Ocean view condo, with tile flooring & new LR furniture. $99,000

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• MAUNALOA VILLAGE LOTS D-97 Level lot ready to build. Nice views of the rolling ranchlands. $59,500 D-63 Top of the hill $29,900 SALE PENDING D-17 Ocean view residential lot. $63,000 F-06 10,019 sf corner lot with ocean views. $99,900

• PAPOHAKU RANCHLANDS Lot 55 Ocean & mountain views. Close to beaches.$120,000 Lot 132 20 acre lot in Papohaku Ranchlands with sweeping ocean views. $199,000 Lot 237 Second tier oceanfront $294,850

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Lot 199 Oceanfront private location close to Dixie Maru Beach. $775,000.

• KAWELA PLANATAIONS Lot 54 SUPERB 3 island views $199,000 Lot 225 on Makanui Rd. Nice ocean views with partial sunrise & sunsets. $135,000 NEW LISTING • EAST END Honouliwai Bay with views of 3 islands. Survey & Deeded access available. $160,000

•KAUNAKAKAI 1527 Puili Place close to town w/ ocean views. $57,960* 1531 Ocean view lot close to town. $72,960* *1527 & 2531 ARE SOLD TOGETHER


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HEIGHTS - A Great Fixer Upper! Bank owned partial ocean view. 3 B/2 B on a large lot. Spacious covered lanai greatly increases outdoor enjoyment, while carport and utility shed provide storage. $198,000

KAWELA ON THE BEACH- 3 bedroom 2 bath oceanfront home 4 miles east of town on a large lot. $699,000

Time for new hands for the Cook House. After years of running it, owner’s want to sell. Call for more information. Business only $150,000

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KAWELA PLANTATION 217- Great ocean view from this 2 acre parcel. Very close to town. See Sunrise and Sunset from this affordable lot. Priced to sell at $114,000

KAWELA AREA - Over an acre of land on the water. Paddle in and out every day of the year!! $399,000

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EAST END - Rare Find: One acre of land about 13 east of town. Large Kaiwe trees for shade and wild basil through out $125,000

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Steps to the Water’s edge. Located 3.5 miles east of town next to the Fishpond. $699,000 Our Meyer Building office has all the listing of our long term houses and condos available or a rental application.

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