webmaster on February 23rd, 2014

On January 29, 2014 a fundraiser was held to supplement the athletic transportation budgets for Molokai and Lanai High Schools. The street party was fully hosted with heavy pupu and cocktails by Murphy’s Bar and Grill and Hukilau throughout the evening from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Attendees helped themselves to savory island delicacies, beverages […]

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webmaster on February 23rd, 2014

By Myrtle Dalde Reponte In the September 2013 edition, Lanai Today monthly news posted requests for feedback on what to do with the old bowling alley building in Dole Park on Lanai. I don’t believe that any plans have been firmed up yet, so it’s not too late to express your opinion. I personally want […]

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webmaster on August 25th, 2013

By Jaime Dugay The chairman of the 75th Anniversary was Juan Degamo and it was a huge success. None of our Class of 52 turned out. It seems like they’re saving their money for Vegas LACA in October. The opening of the 25 year capsule was well attended. The contents were displayed in the school […]

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webmaster on February 3rd, 2013

Donald Matsui was recently honored and recognized by his former student athletes he coached from 1955-1971 & 1976-1979. Tony Magoay, Class of ’56 compiled a tribute which will be featured in the next issue of the “Lanai Times”. We want others from Lanai to know what a dedicated teacher/coach he is. Read/download the tribute here.  

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webmaster on August 24th, 2012

Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa’u Parade Lana’i Pa’u Unit Riding in the Front of the Pa’u Units as Pa’u Marshall of the Lahaina, Kamehameha Day Parade, held June 16th, 2012, is Henry Aki “Ah Ying” to those who know him well, flanked by his lifetime girlfriend, Lani Scott, left, and Makenzie Aki, great-granddaughter on the right. […]

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webmaster on February 25th, 2012

Aloha Dear Lana’i ‘Ohana, This message is important for all who love the rich cultural legacy that comes with being from and tied to Lana’i. The people of Lana’i have a special bond with the ‘aina and with one another, it draws people together. Since opening its doors, the Lana’i Culture & Heritage Center has […]

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webmaster on February 25th, 2011

By Irene Tippon-Seawright Anastacio Dalde, a handsome and suave Visayan man, organized a “one-of-a-kind” Lana’i women’s string orchestra in the 1930’s. The bass player was an attractive Ilocana girl by the name of Trinidad Caluya.  A romance blossomed and soon they were married at the Sacred Hearts Catholic Church on Lanai in October 1939. As […]

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webmaster on February 25th, 2011

Dr. Wilkinson, the plantation doctor in the 1940′s was loved by Lanaians. (Click to view the image large.) Photos courtesy of Dr. Wilkinson’s son, Bill

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by Kepa Maly, Executive Director, Lana’i Culture and Heritage Center This important photographic book, documenting a significant span of the “Pineapple” Islands’ plantation history, has been republished. Copies are now available for sale at $20.00 per book at the Lana’i CHC. “Lanai Folks,” originally published in 1982, was photographed and written by Robin Kaye, with […]

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 – Commemorating The Land and People of Lana’i

webmaster on February 25th, 2011

by Robin Kaye Aloha, fellow Lanaians. We know you’ve heard about David Murdock’s plan to place 100 – 200 wind turbines out at the north end of Lāna‛i. There’s a new organization on Lāna‛i — Friends of Lāna‛i — dedicated to giving voice to the many Lanaians who strongly oppose this effort to make Lāna‛i […]

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