Tag Archives: Molokai

Feathers of the Rainbow

[Appeared in the June 22, 2011 issue of The Molokai Dispatch] By Catherine Cluett There’s no place like home – especially if you’re a pigeon. Molokai Rainbows, Clay Adachi’s business of releasing multi-colored pigeons for events around Molokai, brings smiles … Continue reading

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Kalaupapa Access on the Edge

[Appeared in the Aug. 20, 2010 issue of the Hawaii Catholic Herald] By Catherine Cluett A poignant history is contained on a tiny peninsula off Molokai, guarded by the world’s highest sea cliffs – a history of pain and exile, … Continue reading

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Native Calls

 Keeping track of Molokai’s rainforest birds. [Appeared in the June 2, 2010 issue of The Molokai Dispatch] By Catherine Cluett Billowing mist drifts through moss-hung branches, and the air – cold and fresh – slips past your face like … Continue reading

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Late Night Loafing

[Appeared in the Feb./March issue of Hana Hou! Magazine] By Catherine Cluett Walk through the streets of Kaunakakai at 10 p.m., and you’ll find them quiet and empty, except for maybe a cat or two padding through the shadows. Then … Continue reading

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Face of the Forest

Wood carver Robin Baker forced to close shop. [Appeared in the August 6, 2009 issue of The Molokai Dispatch] By Catherine Cluett For years, the face of an old man carved into a huge eucalyptus tree along the Molokai Forest … Continue reading

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From Field to Table

Island farm expands to support local customers. [Appeared in the July 16, 2009 issue of The Molokai Dispatch] By Catherine Cluett Molokai’s Kumu Farms has made a name for itself over the past 27 years. Shipping 14 thousand pounds of … Continue reading

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Mother of Molokai

Hina sculpture finally settles. [Appeared in the Nov. 12, 2009 issue of The Molokai Dispatch] By Catherine Cluett Cool and contemplative, Hina sits with closed eyes and an open hand. Her hair falls around her like the rich valleys of … Continue reading

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