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NOVEMBER 30, 2016 - VOLUME 31, ISSUE 47


Molokai Dispatch T H E I S L A N D ’S N E W S S O U R C E S I N C E 198 5

Water Tanks Vandalized




By Catherine Cluett Pactol | Editor


wo 3.5 million gallon water tanks serving 1800 Ho`olehua residents were vandalized, causing school cancellations and a 24hour advisory on all water usage. The Department of Hawaiian Homelands (DHHL) water storage tanks, located just north of Kualapu`u, had their hatch covers ripped off. Water tests run by the Department of Health following the discovery of the vandalism came back clean for contaminants. "Whoever did this was motivated," said Halealoha Ayau, acting DHHL Molokai supervisor. "It doesn’t appear like some random act of stupidity... DHHL will do everything in its power to find and prosecute this person because what they did endangered the health of hundreds of people and we’re not going to stand for that." The vandalism constitutes a federal crime of tampering with a public water source. The Maui Police Department is currently investigating the incident. Ayau said removing the hatch covers involved scaling an eight-foot fence with barbed wire on top, climbing up the massive tanks and cutting through metal security bars holding down the covers. He said the covers themselves are heavy, but only large enough for someone to climb inside the tank to clean and maintain it. The hinges of one of the covers was ripped off, which Ayau added "is no simple task." The vandalism was discovered last Tuesday, Nov. 22 during a regular monthly tank inspection. Ayau said the previous inspection had been completed on Oct. 15, so officials don't know exactly when the incident took place. The department also conducts monthly water sample tests for contamination, and the last test was conducted on Nov. 1, which showed clean results, according to Ayau. "Water is our most precious resource," said Rep. Lynn DeCoite in a statement Wednesday. "This act of vandalism affects all of us doing the things we do in everyday life. It affects our families and disrupts our businesses -- especially as we are all getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday. Finding out what happened, getting a full report will hopefully help us make sure this does not happen in other communities across the state." No visible debris was seen in the tanks Tuesday, said Ayau. However, the breached seals of the hatches could have allowed foreign contaminants to enter the water, he explained. Samples were sent to the DOH for expedited water quality analyses on Tuesday. The water usage advisory was issued as a precaution, and DHHL urged residents not to use the water to drink, bathe, cook, wash dishes or brush teeth. Potable water from a fire hydrant next to Kulana `Oiwi in Kalama`ula was made available for Ho`olehua res-

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By Catherine Cluett Pactol | Editor 1. The 150th anniversary of the iconic Kalaiakamanu Hou Congregational Church in Kalama`ula was celebrated on Saturday with a service and pa`ina. Established in 1866, it changed names and locations several times before settling in its current home in n 1928. Having seen generations of community and worship events, the anniversary celebrated the church's long history through speakers, photos from the past and fellowship. Photo by Dara Lukonen. 2. Across the nation, Black Friday shopping sales have caused a commotion. Along with holiday savings, trends of encouraging support of local businesses have also emerged. On Molokai, Small Business Saturday was observed by many local shops and shoppers. For the island, buying local takes on a heightened meaning of making a tangible difference in Molokai's economy and supporting mom-and-pop stores, talented crafters, designers and artisans for holiday gift-giving. Pictured here, Hat Therapi, a custom hat business in the Molo-

3 kai Car Rental shop in Kauanakai, offered special deals for Small Business Saturday, along with fellow Molokai businesses Rock Salt Plum and Rosebuds Creations jewelry also sold in the shop. Photo by Olelo Schonely. 3. Local potter Dan Bennett held his annual Show and Sale at his Kalae studio on Saturday. With hundreds of pieces up for grabs, the event is a hit Christmas gift shopping spot each year. Bennett's designs feature utili-

Girls Basketball Warms Up in Preseason Photo courtesy of Molokai High Athletics

tarian stoneware like mugs, plates and bowls, along with decorative and sculptural pieces, all glazed with a variety of colors and artwork. Bennett has been creating his pottery on Molokai for more than 40 years, and his work was also featured this year at the Hawaii Craftsmen Show, a juried statewide exhibit in Honolulu. Photo by Paula Scott.



Snow Goose on Molokai

By Rick Schonely | Sports Reporter


he Molokai High School Girls Basketball team started its preseason last weekend at the Saint Francis Thanksgiving Tournament on Oahu, under head coach Lester Delos Reyes. In their first game, the Lady Farmers lost

to Kaimuki 45-29. Kaitlin Derouin had nine points and Sydney Rawlins added eight. In their second game, Molokai lost to Kaiser 53-31 and were led by Camille Ledesma with 10 points, Sydney Rawl-

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A Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) has been observed grazing along Kamehameha V Hwy from Hotel Molokai to Kawela Stream. This federally protected species is a rare visitor to the Hawaiian Islands. It is also known as a Blue Goose because of a color variant following a particular phase of feather molt. Molokai’s Snow Goose is a young bird, called imma-

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idents Tuesday night, and later, a County of Maui water tanker was parked at Lanikeha to fill drinking containers. Kualapu`u School and Molokai High School were closed Wednesday. Wednesday evening, microbiological and chemical test results of the water system came back clean from the DOH, determining that it was safe to resume normal water usage and consumption. “We would like to thank our homesteaders and the residents of Molokai for their patience and understanding as well as Maui County, the State Department of Health and the State Department of Education for their continued

BASKETBALL Continued From pg. 1 ins added nine and Precious Rawlins had seven. Molokai played Kauai in their last game and lost 51-29. High scorers were Sydney Rawlins with 10 and Nadia Augustiro with seven. This is a pre-season tournament where all teams get a trophy,

ture, and has begun to replace its dark feathers with bright white ones. Snow Geese breed in northeast Siberia and the northern Alaska tundra, and typically migrate down the coastline via the western North American flyway to wintering grounds. This Please report sightings of the Snow Goose to Arleone via email or call 553-5992.

cooperation in this matter,” said DHHL Director Jobie M. K. Masagatani. Moving forward, Ayau said additional security measures will be installed at the tanks. The changes were slated and funded already, and were in the planning phase, he said. However, those measures will be expedited given the recent situation. The gates leading to the tanks have already been secured and the hatches replaced, said Ayau. In the meantime, he asks anyone with information on the incident or who knows who may have been involved in the vandalism to report it to the police, and added he also plans to notify the FBI. "This was an attempt to harm a very large segment of our community," he said. "We’re not going to stand for this happening."

and the Molokai coaches opted to play all their players as preparation for the upcoming Maui Interscholastic League (MIL) season. The Lady Farmers will start their MIL Division II regular season with home games against Hana on December 17 and 18 at The Barn. Molokai is hosting the Girls Basketball MIL DII Tournament this year Jan. 26-28, 2017. States will be on Oahu Feb. 2-5.

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he Molokai High School Boys and Girls Wrestling teams are getting ready to start the 2016-2017 wrestling season and Head Coach Randy Manley said he is excited to get the competition started. “We are looking forward to a challenging season," he said. "We have a good core of returning boys and girls. If all of our girls stay healthy, we have the potential of filling all 13 weight classes for the first time ever.” Manley has been Head Coach for 19 years and Molokai is always a force to be reckoned with in the Maui Interscholastic League and State tournaments. “We are coming off of one of the best seasons that we've ever had," Manley said. "Last season we qualified 12 for the state tournament and had 10 medals at the state tournament with one [his daughter Cendall Manley] bringing home the gold.” Molokai has a solid class of return-

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College Student Spotlight UHMCM News Release Dillon DeCoite, a junior at Aka`ula School, has aspirations in continuing their family’s legacy of owning his own business when he is finished with college. Dillon is a Ka Hikina o Ka La high school scholar, as well as a Ho`okui scholar and is currently taking two college course this semester as part of these projects’ early admit program. The youngest of three children, his parents are Russell and Lynn DeCoite of Ho`olehua, Molokai. Between his high school classes and his college classes at UH Maui College, Molokai (UHMCM), Dillon has been a prime example of a shining student.

“I have the pleasure of observing Dillon blossom from a relatively new hesitant student at college into a confident student with growing skills and he is exploring his strengths while maintaining a spirit of fun in class," said Cheryl Corbiell, Molokai English Instructor. When asked, what he enjoys most about taking these college courses, Dillon said, “I enjoy learning more about Molokai and having a greater knowledge of the culture, and meeting new people along the way.” His current plans after high school is to take care of his general education requirements here at UHMCM before transferring to UH Manoa to major in business.

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Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers meet every other month, Mondays at 5 pm in Kalele Bookstore backyard. Contact Viola Advanced Zumba with Preciouse Senica, 553-5848 Aunty Pearl’s Ukulele Class Mundrick-Wichman at or 560-6215 for M Home Pumehana, 9:45-10:45 a.m. info. Next meeting Sept. 14. T,Th Na Pu`uwai Fitness Center 9-10am W Home Pumehana, 9-10 a.m. HI Seed Savers, Green Gorilla Growers meet every T,Th, F Na Pu`uwai Fitness Center 5-6pm Open to all. For more info call 553-5402 third Monday at 5 p.m. for a potluck. For location, contact Aloha Yoga every Mon, Wed and Fri from 12 - 1 p.m. at Molokai Archery Club Indoor Shoot 336-1566. MCHC. Call 553-3930 for more info.$40/monthly rate for TH Mitchell Pauole Center, 7 p.m. Open to public. Ho`olehua Hawaiian Civic Club Meetings for December, unlimited classes or $10 drop in rate per class. Janurary, March, and May 2nd Wednesday begin at 5 p.m. at Molokai Swim Club Dance Joyfully with Kala Bishaw-Juario Kulana ‘Oiwi Conference room. M, T, W, Th : Cooke Memorial Pool, Mornings: 5:30-7 a.m. TH Home Pumehana 5 p.m. Kingdom of Hawaii II monthly meetings. Third Thursday and Afternoon: 4:30 to 6 pm. Hula with Valerie Dudoit-Temagaa of every month, 6-8 p.m. at Kaunakakai Gym conference Pick-up Soccer room. W Home Pumehana, 10:30 a.m. W Duke Maliu Regional Park., 5pm Living through Loss, Support group for anyone who has TH Mitchael Paole, 10:30 a.m. Recreational Paddling with Wa`akapaemua Canoe Club. experienced the loss of a loved one. Meet every Thursday Personal Training with Elias Vendiola Call 553-3999 or 553-3530. All levels and abilities welcome. 2- 4 p.m. at Hospice Office in Kamoi Center. For more M,T,W,Th,F Na Pu’uwai Fitness Center 553-5848, by apinformation please call 553-4310, ext 1972 Th 7:30 to 8:30 am at Hale Wa`akapaemua. MEETINGS pointment only, 5am-1:30pm Molokai Community Children’s Council Every second Youth in Motion SUP, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking. AA Hot Bread Meeting, Tues. & Fri from 9-10 p.m. Quit Smoking Mondays 11:45 a.m. Na Pu’uwai conference Tues. & Thurs 3:30-5:30 p.m., Malama Park. Call Clare Seeger Thursday at Home Pumehana, 3-4 p.m. Contact 567-6308 Kaunakakai Baptist Church. 336-0191. room. 560-3653. for info. Mawae at 553-4477 or AARP Monthly Meeting 1st Wed of every Month Mitchell Svaroopa Yoga with Connie Clews. Molokai Humane Society meets the third Tuesday of MUSIC & ARTS Pauole Ctr 9:30 a.m. M Home Pumehana, 7:45 a.m. every month, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Kaunakakai Elementary Na Kupuna Hotel Molokai, Fridays 4-6 p.m. T Home Pumehana, 5:15 p.m. Ahahui Kaahumanu Chapter VIII, Meetings for December, School Room C-107. Th Kualapu`u Rec Center, 5:15 p.m. Janurary, March, and May, 2nd Wednesdays begin at 3:30 at Na Ohana Hoaloha Music and Hula Hotel Molokai, Molokai Inventors Circle meets Wednesdays 2-4 p.m. F Home Pumehana, 7:45 a.m. Call Connie at 553-3597. Kulana ‘Oiwi Conference Room. Sundays 3-5 pm at the Kuha’o Business Center. Contact John Wordin at Yoga Class open to students, families and the community. Strings Class on Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass starting Aug. Alcoholics Anonymous Friendly Isle Fellowship Molokai 553-8100 for info. General Hospital (around to the back please), Mon. & Thurs. 18. Kaunakakai Elementary Room A-103, Tues. & Thurs. TH Kilohana cafeteria from 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. Molokai Walk Marketplace Arts and Crafts Fair down the Yoga class focused on individual form, internal practice, Call Beginner 3 p.m., Intermediate 3:30 p.m., Advanced 4 p.m. 7-8 p.m. lane between Imports Gifts and Friendly Market, Mon. & Fri., Free to all ages. Contact Bob Underwood at 646-0733. Alu Like Kupuna Mon & Thurs, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. OHA/ Karen at 558-8225 for info. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. DHHL. Wed, 9:30 a.m.1 p.m. at Lanikeha. 1st and 2nd Tues. Community Band (trumpet, trombone, sax, clarinets, Zumba with Christina K. Aki, 553-5402 Read to Me at Molokai Public Library First Wednesday of flutes) starting Aug. 20 at Kkai Elementary at 5 p.m. Contact of each month at MAC with special field trips on Fridays. T, Th Mitchael Paole, 9 a.m. the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 553-1765. Bob Underwood at 646-0733. Gods Grub Hot meal served at 5 p.m. every Monday at the F Home Pumehana, 9:45 a.m. Tūtū and Me Traveling Preschool at MCHC Mon. & Wed., Molokai Art of Tones & Sounds w/Joshua Adachi, Mon. corner of the baseball park. Free and open to the public. Zumba Gold with Christina K. Aki, 553-5402 3-5 p.m. & Tues. 3-5 p.m. @ MHS Band Room for middle and Families Against Bullying meets every 3rd Tues at Home 8:30-10:30a.m., and Kaulapu’u Community Center Tues. & T, Th Mitchell Paoule 10:30 a.m. Thurs., 8:30-10:30a.m. Call 560-5642 for enrollment forms. high schoolers. Tues. 5-7 p.m. for community and students Pumehana Conference Room from 3:30 to 5:00p.m. Contact F Home Pumehana room #2 10:30 a.m. grades 4 & up. No class May 11 & 12. Shrene Naki at 553-4225 or


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► Financial Trainer Certification Course at Native Hawaiian Library in Ho’olehua behind Lanikeha from 8:30am to 4:30pm. 2 day interactive certification training on how to deliver financial education workshops in the community using Kahua Waiwai, Opio Edition curriculum. RSVP by Nov 28, contact 587-7886 for more info.


► Financial Trainer Certification Course at Native Hawaiian Library in Ho’olehua behind Lanikeha from

8:30am to 4:30pm. 2 day interactive certification training on how to deliver financial education workshops in the community using Kahua Waiwai, Opio Edition curriculum. RSVP by Nov 28, contact 587-7886 for more info.


► Christmas Light Parade and Ho’olaulea Parade starts at 6 p.m. at Molokai Fish N Dive. Ho’olaulea at Mitchell Pauole Center from 4 – 10 p.m. ► VEX Robotics Tournament hosted by the Molokai VEX Robotics team at 9 a.m. at the Barn.


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► Na Pu’uwai Native Hawaiian Health Care System hosting a Kupuna Event Dec 9 at Kulana Oiwi Complex. Registration and Continental Breakfast 7 a.m. Program begins 8 a.m. RSVP by Dec 2 with Kari kaahanui or April Pelekane at 560-1068 or 560-3653

TUESDAY DEC 6 ► Public Access Room Workshop at Mitchell Pauole Community Center conference room at 6 p.m. The new workshop, “Your Voice” is designed to provide information, tips, and tools to help citizens effectively add their voice to Hawaii’s lawmaking process.


► Kahua Waiwai Financial Education Workshop at Molokai Public Library Part 1: Dec 7 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Part 2: Dec 8 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact the library for more info at 553-1765.

► Malamalama Education Fund at MCHC Dec 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fundraiser by Molokai Island Foundation to benfit all Stem/Robotics programs. Tickets on sale at Friendly Market starting Sept 15 for $10. For more info visit

your High School diploma. For more info ► Open Your Home to Hawaii’s Keiki call Molokai Site Supervisor Bernell Kaleo in Foster Care through Hui Ho`omalu. Bishaw at 808-336-0460. Call 268-5122 or visit for info.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow," wrote naturalist Henry David Thoreau in Walden, "to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines." I'd love to see you summon that level of commitment to your important rendezvous in the coming weeks, Aries. Please keep in mind, though, that your "most important rendezvous" are more likely to be with wild things, unruly wisdom, or primal breakthroughs than with pillars of stability, committee meetings, and business-as-usual. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): For you Tauruses, December is "I Accept and Love and Celebrate Myself Exactly How I Am Right Now" Month. To galvanize yourself, play around with this declaration by Oscar-winning Taurus actress Audrey Hepburn: "I'm a long way from the human being I'd like to be, but I've decided I'm not so bad after all." Here are other thoughts to draw on during the festivities: 1. "If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone." - Barbara De Angelis. 2. "The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else." - E. E. Cummings. 3. "To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections." - Sandra Bierig. 4. "We cannot change anything until we accept it." - Carl Jung. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Are your collaborative projects (including the romantic kind) evolving at a slower pace than you expected? Have they not grown as deep and strong as you've wished they would? If so, I hope you're perturbed about it. Maybe that will motivate you to stop tolerating the stagnation. Here's my recommendation: Don't adopt a more serious and intense attitude. Instead, get loose and frisky. Inject a dose of blithe spirits into your togetherness, maybe even some high jinks and rowdy experimentation. The cosmos has authorized you to initiate ingenious surprises. CANCER (June 21-July 22): I don't recommend that you buy a cat-o'-nine-tails and whip yourself in a misguided effort to exorcize your demons. The truth is, those insidious troublemakers exult when you abuse yourself. They draw perverse sustenance from it. In fact, their strategy is to fool you into treating yourself badly. So, no. If you hope to drive away the saboteurs huddled in the sacred temple of your psyche, your best bet is to shower yourself with tender care, even luxurious blessings. The pests won't like that, and -- if you commit to this crusade for an extended time -- they will eventually flee. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel García Márquez loved yellow roses. He often had a fresh bloom on his writing desk as he worked, placed there every morning by his wife Mercedes Barcha. In accordance with the astrological omens, I invite you to consider initiating a comparable ritual. Is there a touch of beauty you would like to inspire you on a regular basis? It there a poetic gesture you could faithfully perform for a person you love? VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): "For a year I watched as something entered and then left my body," testified Jane Hirshfield in her poem "The Envoy." What was that mysterious something? Terror or happiness? She didn't know. Nor could she decipher "how it came in" or "how it went out." It hovered "where words could not reach it. It slept where light could not go." Her experience led her to conclude that "There are openings in our lives of which we know nothing." I bring this meditation to your attention, Virgo, because I suspect you are about to tune in to a mysterious opening. But unlike Hirshfield, I think you'll figure out what it is. And then you will respond to it with verve and intelligence.


LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A reporter at the magazine Vanity Fair asked David Bowie, "What do you consider your greatest achievement?" Bowie didn't name any of his albums, videos, or performances. Rather, he answered, "Discovering morning." I suspect that you Libras will attract and generate marvels if you experiment with accomplishments like that in the coming weeks. So yes, try to discover or rediscover morning. Delve into the thrills of beginnings. Magnify your appreciation for natural wonders that you usually take for granted. Be seduced by sources that emanate light and heat. Gravitate toward what's fresh, blossoming, just-in-its-early-stages. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): According to traditional astrology, you Scorpios are not prone to optimism. You're more often portrayed as connoisseurs of smoldering enigmas and shadowy intrigue and deep questions. But one of the most creative and successful Scorpios of the 20th century did not completely fit this description. French artist Claude Monet was renowned for his delightful paintings of sensuous outdoor landscapes. "Every day I discover even more beautiful things," he testified. "It is intoxicating me, and I want to paint it all. My head is bursting." Monet is your patron saint in the coming weeks. You will have more potential to see as he did than you've had in a long time. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A journalist dared composer John Cage to "summarize himself in a nutshell." Cage said, "Get yourself out of whatever cage you find yourself in." He might have added, "Avoid the nutshells that anyone tries to put you in." This is always fun work to attend to, of course, but I especially recommend it to you Sagittarians right now. You're in the time of year that's close to the moment when you first barged out of your mom's womb, where you had been housed for months. The coming weeks will be an excellent phase to attempt a similar if somewhat less extravagant trick. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Hundreds of years ago, the Catholic Church's observance of Lent imposed a heavy burden. During this six-week period, extending from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday, believers were expected to cleanse their sins through acts of self-denial. For example, they weren't supposed to eat meat on Fridays. Their menus could include fish, however. And this loophole was expanded even further in the 17th century when the Church redefined beavers as being fish. (They swim well, after all.) I'm in favor of you contemplating a new loophole in regard to your own self-limiting behaviors, Capricorn. Is there a taboo you observe that no longer makes perfect sense? Out of habit, do you deny yourself a pleasure or indulgence that might actually be good for you? Wriggle free of the constraints. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): "The Pacific Ocean was overflowing the borders of the map," wrote Pablo Neruda in his poem "The Sea." "There was no place to put it," he continued. "It was so large, wild and blue that it didn't fit anywhere. That's why it was left in front of my window." This passage is a lyrical approximation of what your life could be like in 2017. In other words, lavish, elemental, expansive experiences will be steadily available to you. Adventures that may have seemed impossibly big and unwieldy in the past will be just the right size. And it all begins soon. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): "I have a deep fear of being too much," writes poet Michelle K. "That one day I will find my someone, and they will realize that I am a hurricane. That they will step back and be intimidated by my muchness." Given the recent astrological omens, Pisces, I wouldn't be shocked if you've been having similar feelings. But now here's the good news: Given the astrological omens of the next nine months, I suspect the odds will be higher than usual that you'll encounter brave souls who'll be able to handle your muchness. They may or may not be soulmates or your one-and-only. I suggest you welcome them as they are, with all of their muchness.

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Veterans Corner Naval service revamped By Jesse Church Aloha all my fellow veterans and residents of Molokai, old Jesse here with veterans news and upcoming events. If you were ever in the Navy, I am sure you heard the saying “Choose your rate, choose your fate." The Navy has officially announced that it has nixed every sailor’s rating title in favor of generic rank specific titles like petty officer third class. The change is intended to promote cross training of specialties, and help transition into the civilian work force with a variety of skills. Admiral Robert Burke stated, "We are going to effectively this minute deep six all rating titles and address each other by our rank as the other branches of service do," then when on to say that the Navy recognizes that is going to be a cultural chock, especially to the old salts, and it’s not going to happen overnight, but the direction is to start exercising that now. Under the new system every enlisted rating is gone, a thing of the past, like Gunner’s mate, quartermaster, and Boatswain’s mate that dated back to the Continental Navy. The Navy has had more than 600 different rating titles since it was founded in 1775, and served in the Revolutionary War. This does not sound like a big deal, but believe me when I tell you this is a block buster, after 241 years to make a change of this magnitude is monumental, it changes the very structure of the Naval service. The announcement signals a tectonic shift in the Navy’s personnel system where sailors have long been iden-

tified with their individual occupations, ratings first, and foremost. The Navy is starting down a road of personnel changes that will see sailors trained and advances in a new and modern way. This large ambitious project began with Navy secretary Ray Mabus’ mandate in January to eliminate the use of the word “man” from rating titles to make the enlisted service more appealing to women. The Marine Corps has also announced they are taking “man” out of nineteen occupational titles. The Navy has made a promise to its sailors that soon they will be able to qualify in multiple skills and across today’s traditional rating lines. For the first time in Naval history every sailor's title will be the same for E-3 and below. Sailors jobs will now be identified by a four character combination, known as a Navy Occupational specialty. The Navy has translated every previous rating and special skill into over 160, four digit alpha-numeric NOS codes. In December, the VA Clinic at the Molokai General Hospital with Dr. Carlann DeFontes will be open on the following dates: Dec. 1, 5, 6, 8, 13, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. The VA Eye Clinic held at the Molokai Veterans Center is open to the public on Dec. 6 and 20. The hours for both clinics are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Remember old Jesse loves Molokai, and all its people, every man, women, and child from heart, you are my family. If anyone would like to talk story give old Jesse a call at 553-3323, I would love to hear from you. Aloha and mahalo.


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Seventh-day Adventist Church Pastor Abel Pangan | 808-646-1237 | 1400 Maunaloa Hwy, Kaunakakai, HI | 9:15 am Adult and Children Sabbath School | 11:00 am Worship Service 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 Grace Episcopal Church Rev. John Lunn | | 567-6420 | 2210 Farrington Ave | Worship 10 am Sun 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 Email: | Molokai Shekinah Glory Church Pu’ukapele Avenue, Hoolehua (drive all the way down) 10 AM Worship Service | Senior Pastor Isaac Gloor, Pastor Brandon Joao | “We Welcome All”

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AARP Celebrates

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Dec. 7 will be the 25th anniversary of Molokai AARP Chapter 4908. Our chapter will celebrate the date at Paddlers Inn with a luncheon for members beginning at 11 a.m. Officers to be officially elected are president John Wordin, vice president Gladys Brown, Secretary Emma Velasco and treasurer Irene Graham. The 2017 calendar will be introduced and mew members will be acknowledged. Many of the original members have eithed moved or passed away. We encourage all former members to attend this meeting and rejoin the chapter.

The family of the late Doris Misayo Tachibana Kanemitsu wishes to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation for your prayers, kind words, phone calls, cards, flowers, visits and other acts of love and concern following her passing. Your kind gestures have provided us with great comfort during our time of grief. The support you've shown us has been a final testament to the number of people that Grandma Doris left a lasting impression

The luncheon will cost $16 for the complete meal and is collected in advance at Kalele Bookstore of by Irene Graham at Home Pumehana. Please make reservations as soon as possible. All AARP members, both residents and visitors, are invited to attend. Come and enjoy the meeting and luncheon! Mahalo, Gladys Brown Molokai AARP

Mahalo from College Biology Class This summer, I had the honor of teaching Biology 124, Ecology and the Environment, to seven smart, motivated high school girls. This class was part of the Early College High School program in which students get both college and high school credits. We all worked hard (four months crammed into seven weeks!) and learned a lot. In fact, we had such a great time, some of the students are continuing environmental science studies throughout the school year. The students and I are so grateful to Anakala Pilipo Solatario, Uncle Mac Poepoe, Butch Haase, Kaua Ritte, Steve Chaikin, Greta Martinez, Jill Coombs, John Villiarimo, Rudy Cabanting, Shannon Ka`ahanui, and Mike Deoric

for taking time out of their weekends and workdays to share their knowledge and passion about the environment. Mahalo also to Liette Corpus who made delicious field trip lunches; Carla De Angelo who drove us safely everywhere; and Laura Peterson, Marge Bento, and Kelley Dudoit who took care of all the paperwork. Most especially, a huge mahalo to Kuulei Alameida, the best Teaching Assistant ever! Mahalo Nui Loa, Jeannine Rossa UH Biology 124/124L Lecturer


on during her time here with us. Mahalo to the Seventh/Day Adventist Church, Pastor Saban, Mr. Joe Childs, Mr. Val Halverson, Members and Staff of SDA Church, Molokai Dispatch, the Japanese Mutual Aids, Mr. Bob Underwood, Mr. And Mrs. Kalani Pruet, Mrs. Jessica Kalawe-Oswald, Puni and Oscar Ignacio, Mrs. Terry Neuhart, Mrs. Gail Arakaki, and to our families near and far and to all of the banes that we missed that put a loving farewell to Grandma Doris. May God bless you and your families. Much love and aloha, Garrick and Maricel Kanemitsu

Another Step in Election Reflection The letter by Clare Seeger Mawae in the Nov. 16 edition of the Dispatch expressed the compassion and hopefulness of many of us on Molokai. There is, I believe, one potential problem that may arise in the future concerning the civil rights of different segments of the people of the U.S. My first reaction following the election was to sit back, close my mind and let events evolve. On reflection, with a change of mind, I elected to renew my connection with the American Civil Liberties Union. Over the years, the ACLU has championed many causes, some unpopular, but all with the liberty of the individual

as the guiding principle. It is possible that some in our country may find themselves in need of assistance that would otherwise be unavilable. By becoming involved with the ACLU at this time, I feel that I'm making a small contribution to the welfare of the country. For anyone interested, full information concerning this organization can be found online at Aloha, Michael C Grinnell Kaunakakai

Birthday Mahalo On Nov. 19, I celebrated my 90th birthday with a pa`ina held in my honor at Duke Maliu Regional Park in Kaunakakai. Many of my family and friends both from here and afar attended the gala celebration with local music and delicious food. I had a wonderful time celebrating

with everyone and reminiscing about the good ole days. I would like to send a big mahalo to my family and friends for putting it all together, and most of all to our Heavenly Father for making it all possible. Thank you once again from the bottom of my heart and God bless you all! Mahalo nui loa, Felix Lalim

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Letter to Our Grandchidren Dear Grandchildren, Your parents and I have decided. We see that Donald Trump is correct in saying that global warming and rising sea levels are a hoax fabricated by the Chinese … trying to confuse and distract us here in the USA. So we are going to stop trying to prevent or slow down this climate change. We will stop riding our bikes, stop reducing our daily energy usage — we’ll drive and fly as much as we please, leave the lights on — we’ll increase our energy consumption so as to provide jobs for folks in that sector. We’ll boost the economy. Trump is, after all, the most powerful man in the world, the CommanderIn-Chief of an armed force that’s by far huger than the second hugest, and who, as an expert researcher of climate science, agrees with all three percent in his field who deny that climate change is man-made. The other 97 percent of scientists who study the subject every day are just wrong. Instead of encouraging and supporting renewable energy, we will shift our support, along with Trump, to digging up and burning more coal, suck-

Your caring Grandparents. Kevin Brown


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sai enthusiast for over 45 years. Private services were held. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene (Yaeger) Marciel of WaKeeney, Kansas, and is survived by his daughters, Julie (Wayne) Marciel-Rozzi of Goldsboro, NC and Kelli (Michael Oppelt) Marciel of Silver Spring, MD; brothers, Peter C. Marciel of Haiku, Maui, HI, Samuel Kaai of Pukalani, Maui, HI and Ernest (Karen) Marciel of Mililani, Oahu, HI; sister, Rowena Emoto of Kahului, Maui, HI; six grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. in Hilo.

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ing up more oil. Fracking and tar sands, pipelines and supertankers will together stimulate our economy and make us all richer. We can’t stand this idea, put forth by lame-brained progressive dreamers, that global warming could be the salvation of the planet. That’s because, when enough folks around the world understand that all of us, even here on Molokai, share this fate, it will become a unifying force, as unifying as death itself, and incentive enough to love one another and work together to keep the ball rolling, to keep the planet functioning. The process of combating climate change is bound to provide enough work for all. So, as for your future, we wish you luck. We, along with Trump, support a program that enlarges assets and income; we’ll allow the Planet to take care of itself. It’s going to be fine. Just so you know, kids … we’re thinking about you and hoping you’ll have a fun holiday season.

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Kepuhi Beach: $262,000 (fs) Kepuhi Beach: $182,000 (fs)

11,000 sf lot with water meter and ocean views

Kaunakakai $120,000(fs)

Paniolo Hale: $219,000 (fs)

Kalae: $425,000 (fs)

Kalae: $65,000 (fs)

Hard to find 6.957 acres in cool Kalae

Vacant lot on Opua Place

Unit 0-2, 1 bed/2bath, close to beach.

Kepuhi Beach: $219,000 (fs) Lofted unit, all custom #2202

8,144 sf lot on quiet cul de sac


Fantastic unit in A Building


PAPOHAKU RANCHLANDS Ocean View Lots Lot 79 7.5 ac Lot 125 Ahiu Rd. 22+ acre Lot 132 21 acres Lot 199 5 ac Ocnfrt Lot 247 6.5 ac Ocnfrt

Wavecrest: $290,000 (fs)

Molokai Land & Homes

2320 Kalae Hwy 1.62 acres of pristine land. $249,000

MAUNALOA – Residential lots $215,100 $282,500 $219,000 $694,000 $3,000,000

D-57 C-52 D-11 D-100 D-101


Halena Street $34,800 SOLD $28,000 SOLD $32,000 Kaana Street $39,500 Kaana Street $37,000

Lot 54 Lot 90 Lot 117 Lot 119 Lot 165

COMMERCIAL LAND 180 Puali Place 1.4 acres of commercial land in Kaunakakai. $295,000

Certified Real Estate Consultant| 808-552-2233 Direct|808-552-2255 Office

lofted and beautifully decorated #2185

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License #21073

I-1 1B/1B SOLD $279,000 KEPUHI BEACH RESORT B-2 1 bed, 2 bath in a sunny private SOLD 1163 Larger floor plan. Includes Car. $119,900 location. New appliances, high end furniture. $220,000. 1254 1B/1B directly Oceanfront. $210,000

Paniolo Hale: $228,900 (fs)

Seaside Place: $299,000 (fs)

Corner lot, water meter installed with ocean views

Heights: $129,000 (fs)

10,010 sf vacant lot, east of town

Kawela Gardens: $298,000 (fs)


4B/4B on 6 ac. pool & spa w/ Guest cottage $1,950,000 SHOWN BY APT. 118 Kulawai Loop 2B/2B home on 21+ acre. BEST PRICED home in Papohaku Ranchlands $510,000 136 Kulawai Loop 2B/2B home on 21+ acres. Adjacent to 118 Kulawai Loop. $550,000 3250 Kaluakoi Rd Oceanfront 1B/1.5 B on 6 acres. $850,000 247 Papapa Place


LAND Naiwa: $375,000 (fs)

Waiokama Pl UNOBSTRUCTED views of Lanai! Uluanui Rd Uluanui Rd Ulua Rd

$189,000 $169,000 $142,000 $139,000 $127,400


• KEPUHI BEACH RESORT 1172 Newly remodeled unit Light & airy. $94,000 1146 Remodeled studio unit. $99,000 COTTAGE #2-B OCEANFRONT 2B/2B unit with excellent rental history. $450,000.



Molokai Island Foundation • KE NANI KAI Presents

DIXIE BAY - Over 29 plus acres on gorgeous bay w/cottage $2,500,000

Malamalama Education Fund

KEPUHI BEACH RESORT 1216 Thinking about Staycation! Buy it now for always $99,000

BEACH PLACE: Very conveniently located this 4 bedroom 2.5 ocean front home in town. $775,000.

Providing your one-stop Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health and WIC needs.

To schedule an appointment, call 808-553-5038 Hours of operation: MEDICAL Monday throughBEHAVIOR Friday 7amHEALTH – 6pm DENTAL WIC *Walk-ins welcomed Hours of Operation:

Located at the old Pau Hana Inn at 30 Oki Place Kaunakakai

EAST END HOUSE FOR SALE - Cozy 3b/1b home located across from Kilohana School on the beach $699,000 MOLOKAI SHORES CONDOS MS104 LH $85,000 Great ocean views MS121 LH $$65,000 Great rental history MS 211 LH SALE PENDING MS224 FS $120,000 Nice condo MS316 LH $115,000 Nice Loft unit

PANIOLO HALE M1 Nice 1 bedroom 1 bath condo with decks on two sides. Now a Vacation Rental, make it your home. $250,000

Saturday, December 10, 2016 am r g Pro c i t Molokai Community obo ol F R nd ree a . Eve Health Center .M nt Molokai Island Foundation.T.E DECEMBER 2016/JANUARY 2017 Monday—Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Our Mission: To provide and promote accessible comprehensive individual and community health care to theTo people of Molokai with respect aloha. schedule an appointment, call and 808.553.5038

Presents 4:30pm-8:30pm

KAWELA AREA - Over an acre of land on the water. Paddle in and out every day of the year! $384,500 Owner’s hold a HI real estate license.

Our office currently has some long term properties available. Stop by 8-12 Monday to Friday for an application.

FOR VACATION RENTALS: Call MVP @ 800-367-2984

Located at 130 Kam V Hwy in the old surf shop location, Mon - Fri 9 to 5 Visit or call our office at 553-8334


Malamalama 4:30PM- DOORS OPEN Education Fund ROBOTICS DEMO/STUDENT DISPLAYS Molokai Island Foundation Presents



Saturday, December 10, 2016 Malamalama > WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY BOOTHtic Prog dA lcoh Molokai Community Molokai Island Foundation WE ARE CLOSED obo ol F Education R d Fund n r Presents THE REST OF THE DAY ee E a $2.00 PICTURE TAKING WITH .M.SANTA FOR OUR MEMBERSHIP ven Health Center E . T . t S2016 Molokai Island Molokai Foundation Island Foundation ramCHRISTMAS PARTY. Saturday, December 10, Malamalama 4:30pm-8:30pm g an > SILENT AUCTION rog dA cP Presents Community Presents i t lcoh o Molokai ob S.T.E.M. and Robotic Program ol F MON, DEC 26 Education Fund dR n r6:00PMee E a . $10 DINNER CLOSED FOR THE Center and Alocohol Free Event.E.M vDrug 4:30PMDOORS OPEN ent Health .T Saturday, December 10, 2016 Dru S m CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY a r g an g 4:30pm-8:30pm Pro dA c i t lcoh >ROBOTICS DEMO/STUDENT DISPLAYS Molokai Community (SALAD BAR/TABLE SERVICE ) obo ol F dR n ree MON, JAN 2 a . Eve Health Center .E.M ntIN TECHNOLOGY T > WOMEN BOOTH . CLOSED FOR S 4:30PMDOORS OPEN >LIVE MUSIC 4:30pm-8:30pm THE NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY > $2.00 PICTURE TAKING WITH SANTA >ROBOTICS DEMO/STUDENT DISPLAYS December Saturday, 10,December 2016 10, o2016 Dru m m g aCREAM gra 3 gra 4:30PMDOORS OPEN o 0Saturday, ICE SUNDAE BAR W/TOPPINGS TUESDAY, JAN r r nd> AW WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY BOOTHotic P SILENT AUCTION ic P BUSINESS lcoh > Community otFOR OPEN Molokai Molokai Community b b >ROBOTICS DEMO/STUDENT DISPLAYS o o ol F dR d RAKAULAanSCHOOL FUSICAL > $2.00 PICTURE WITH nSANTA ree ree IN TAKING a 6:00PM$10 DINNER PERFORMANCE BY . . > WOMEN TECHNOLOGY BOOTH Eve Health Center Eve Health E.M E.M Center

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nyTony Takitani, Atty. Takitani, Atty.

Dennis Okada, Artist Dennis Okada, Artist

No refinancing of existing loans.

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