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MidWeek Cover Story // The Most Interesting Man In Honolulu
When attorney Jeff Portnoy first came to the Islands four decades ago, he knew nothing about Hawaii — and now just about everyone on Oahu...

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Newsmakers // Full Circle With Martin
Attorney Ellen Carson receives the Martin Luther King Jr. Peacemaker Award, named for the man who inspired her to take up law with an emphasis...

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Newsmakers // Stopping The Elder Scams
Elder abuse can take many forms, but the most common involve finances. Scott Spallina of the City Prosecutor’s Elder Abuse Justice Unit is out to...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
And each letter to Santa mailed via Macy’s turns into a $1 donation (up to $1 million) to Make-A-Wish Foundation, benefitting keiki with life-threatening medical...

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MidWeek Cover Story // 30 Years Of City Lights
One of the best things about Christmas in Hawaii, Honolulu City Lights, debuts a new set of characters when the tree lights go on Dec....

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MidWeek Cover Story // Hunger: It’s Not Going Away
Hawaii Foodbank has fed more than 123,000 households this year — that works out to 287,000 residents, or one in five people in the Islands....

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Newsmakers // Solving Human Problems
These days, everyone is trying to improve their exterior with ab workouts, wrinkle creams and ED drugs. But what about the inside of a person?...

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Newsmakers // Mexico’s Man In Hawaii
Andy Kluger wears many hats, including that of an international businessman, but the one he particularly enjoys is a sombrero — as Mexico’s honorary consul...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Keiki In The Kitchen
Hawaii Food and Wine Festival isn’t just for grown-ups, thanks to Keiki in the Kitchen, a children’s cooking competition that encourages creativity and using healthy...

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MidWeek Cover Story // A Postcard From KAMP
Aaron Kamau grew up in Kalihi and knows the risks youth face. In response he created KAMP, which promotes teamwork while giving kids confidence in...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Coach Karch
Former Olympic champion Karch Kiraly leads the No. 2-ranked U.S. women’s national team against No. 1 Brazil in matches at Stan Sheriff Center July 11-12....

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MidWeek Cover Story // Sharing The Joys Of Reading Aloud
Jed Gaines has seen again and again the powerful benefits of parents reading with children, but now a cut in funding imperils Read Aloud America,...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Great Ride, Frenchy
That’s what President George W. Bush wrote on an autographed photo to Ray L’Heureux of Honolulu, personal pilot for Bush 2 and three other U.S....

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Newsmakers // Hawaii’s Hong Kong-China Connection
With the number of tourists from China coming to Hawaii expected to reach 1 million annually by 2017, a Hong Kong native sees economic opportunities...

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Newsmakers // Born To Play Piano – And Help Others
For most of us growing up, our biggest question was: What will I be? But for a rare blessed few, that answer makes itself apparent...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Dr. HAPPY (Physician To The Dead)
Given his name, lots of people thought Dr. Christopher Happy would become a psychiatrist or pediatrician. Instead, he’s Honolulu’s new chief medical examiner, the last...

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MidWeek Cover Story // What Climate Change Means To Hawaii
Climate change is happening. But what does it mean for Hawaii? Scientists from 30 agencies, nonprofits and university departments are collaborating to get solid science...

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MidWeek Cover Story // PL[AYSO]CCER
AYSO started on the Mainland 50 years ago, and in Hawaii 40 years ago with 225 kids on the Windward side. Today, 20,000 Hawaii kids...

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MidWeek Cover Story // That’s What Friends Are For
It was 1984 when three friends – Lynn Watanabe, Ruthann Yamanaka and Sharon Weiner – started a support organization for Child & Family Service, an...

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MidWeek Cover Story // The Return of Chang Apana
Growing up in Hawaii, radio personality John Noland used to wonder why there were never any local heroes in the serials, radio or TV. The...

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