Small Business Revitalization Grant Program Announced for Lanai

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The Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) has announced a second-round grant assistance program designed for small businesses in the rural community of Lanai. Called “Small Business Revitalization,” the program is designed to assist small businesses on Lanai that have fewer than 10 employees. “This program is very innovative because it allows each applicant […]

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How To Prepare for Hurricane Season on Lanai

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Are you prepared if Lanai is in the path of a hurricane? The 2014 hurricane season forecast for the Central Pacific region, where the state of Hawaii lies, is normal to above normal with four to seven tropical cyclones predicted, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Central Pacific Hurricane Center. Why Preparation […]

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Hoop it Up at Lanai Shootout to Benefit Girls Basketball

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Basketball lovers of all ages and skill levels will take it to the net during the Fourth of July weekend at the first ever Lanai Shootout. Held at the community outdoor basketball courts, the three day shootout is a benefit basketball tournament hosted by the Lanai Ballers to support Lanai girls basketball for grades 6-12. […]

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Disney’s “101 Dalmatians” Opening Night Is a Showstopper

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Hellooooo, Broadway! Performers from Lanai Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA) delivered a spectacular performance of Disney’s musical “101 Dalmatians” this past weekend at the LHES Cafeteria. There’s no doubt, a career in performing arts is in the cards for this talented cast. Audience members of all ages were spellbound by the young performers as they […]

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Hospice Hawaii-Lanai in Full Swing

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Caring for an aging family member who is approaching the end of life has always been a challenge for residents of Lanai. Many times, individuals were forced to seek hospice services on Maui or Oahu, which meant costly travel for family members. But now, thanks to the hard work and commitment of many – and […]

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Pine Lasses Play Ball at State Tournament

Go Pine Lasses! After a competitive and successful regular season, the LHES softball team earned a spot in the Division II State Softball Tournament held May 6-May 9 at the Patsy Mink Central Oahu Regional Park. The Pine Lasses made it to the state competition after beating Hana 15-10 in the semifinal game of the […]

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Engineers In Training on Lanai

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By: Keona Conroy-Humphrey Building a marshmallow launcher or creating an electronic walking tour of Lanai City may not sound like engineering activities; however, both competition-based projects have provided valuable hands on experience in engineering for LHES middle school students this past school year. Engineering a marshmallow launcher For Tiffany Fernandez, Jasmine and Keona Humphrey, and […]

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