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‘It’s Horrendous’: The Deaths Of 2 Doctors Deepen The Void In Rural Health Care Access Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

‘It’s Horrendous’: The Deaths Of 2 Doctors Deepen The Void In Rural Health Care Access

Nearly half of Molokai's population lost their primary care physician in a state that has long struggled to attract and retain medical professionals.
US Military Returns Land On Molokai Island To Hawaii AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy/2023

US Military Returns Land On Molokai Island To Hawaii

The Air Force initially used to support telecommunications for the Apollo program but said in 2007 it didn't need the land anymore.
New Community Solar Projects Slated For Molokai Could Lower Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

New Community Solar Projects Slated For Molokai Could Lower Bills

A pair of solar plus battery energy projects will move forward on Molokai, pending the approval of state utility regulators.
A Dwindling Kalaupapa Population Honors 1st Exiles With Tributes And Tears Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2023

A Dwindling Kalaupapa Population Honors 1st Exiles With Tributes And Tears

Despite the painful history, many former Hansen's disease patients have chosen to remain even after the government freed them from quarantine.
‘The Best Medicine’: Kalaupapa Is Rolling Back Some Pandemic Restrictions Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

‘The Best Medicine’: Kalaupapa Is Rolling Back Some Pandemic Restrictions

The former leprosy colony has reopened to sponsored visits from residents' family and friends.
The Community Is Mobilizing Again To Buy Molokai Ranch. Will It Work? Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2022

The Community Is Mobilizing Again To Buy Molokai Ranch. Will It Work?

If they succeed, the residents would become the new owners of the seventh-largest landholding in Hawaii.
Hawaii Is The Only State Not Seeking Federal Buyouts To Move Residents Away From Floods Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Is The Only State Not Seeking Federal Buyouts To Move Residents Away From Floods

The FEMA program could help as the climate crisis worsens. But the public would have to know it exists and overcome outdated building codes and high property values.
Molokai Travelers Have Direct Line To Airline Executive Who Can ‘Make A Flight Appear’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Molokai Travelers Have Direct Line To Airline Executive Who Can ‘Make A Flight Appear’

The pandemic slashed Molokai air travel options. In a pinch, this airline executive gets Friendly Isle residents where they need to be.
This Hawaiian Language Class Is Reaching Students On The Mainland To New Zealand Courtesy: Maile Naehu/2022

This Hawaiian Language Class Is Reaching Students On The Mainland To New Zealand

For many, Hawaiian immersion education is geographically out-of-reach. A new virtual learning platform aims to make it more accessible.
Hawaii’s Extreme Drought Is Forcing Ranchers And Farmers To Get Creative Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Extreme Drought Is Forcing Ranchers And Farmers To Get Creative

Planting crops that adapt, cutting back on workers, even harvesting fog are ideas being put into action on Maui and Molokai.