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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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Newsmakers // Teens Tackle Texting/Driving Carnage
We all have done it. Even those of you who condemn it have, though you may not like to admit it. You’re in the car,...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Shaking Up The Pro Bowl
No conference alignments, new rules and a player draft by two Hall of Famers give this year’s Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium a whole new...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Hope – For Neighbor Island Cancer Patients
The cost of travel and lodging in Honolulu can be so prohibitive for Neighbor Island cancer patients, some consider forgoing care. American Cancer Society’s in-the-works...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Fighting Hunger on Oahu
With the holidays upon us and more people needing food assistance than ever, the Hawaii Foodbank needs donations Picture five children you know. It can...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Can Do!
Quadriplegic Damon Boiser is the epitome of the ‘can do’ spirit — without the use of his arms and legs, he still finds the courage...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Hospice: When The End Is Near
When doctors diagnose a terminal illness, Hospice Hawaii provides doctors, nurses, social workers, even massage therapists to ease the patient’s suffering and to offer support...

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Feature Story // Throwing Iron
The state horseshoes tournament is a reminder of the beauty of a game that promotes friendship In most sports, the sound of hitting iron has...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Shop & Score
Shop at Times Supermarket now through Oct. 15 and your purchase of selected sponsor products will earn points toward athletic equipment for the school of...

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Newsmakers // HOME Is Where The Med Students Are
Homeless people need medical care. Medical students need patients. UH’s Dr. Jill Omori created HOME to address both problems It is rare in life for...

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MidWeek Cover Story // 125 Years Young
The history of Young’s Market is fascinating – from steers to Charlie Chaplin – and even more so as a lesson in how a business...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Les Femmes Of Farm To Table
Chefs couldn’t get creative in the kitchen without the hard work of farmers and the food they produce. MidWeek joins the Hawaii Food & Wine...

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Newsmakers // In The Swim
Ben Komer turned mom Lori’s summer swim school into a year-round, full-time operation, teaching Islanders of all ages Most people go to college to find...

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MidWeek Cover Story // The Ties That Bind
Pacific Century Fellows is looking for another group of successful young men and women to improve their leadership, expand their perspective and help solve community...

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