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Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 3/19/14
Language lesson Jade Moon wrote that Hawaiian language almost died because Hawaii schools banned it from 1896 to 1986. In October, Mufi Hannemann blamed “political...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 3/12/14
Sovereignty In his letter “OHA not pono,” Gerhard C. Hamm writes, “Ua Mau ke Ea o ka Aina i ka Pono - the Life of...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 3/5/14
GMO follow-up May I comment on the three issues Bob Jones raised in his column “Getting Sensible about GMOs”? 1) Pesticides: The two main GMO...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 2/26/14
Play down Bob Jones’ column “Should UH Sports Really Be Division I?” hits the nail on its head. For $400,000, coach Norm Chow hasn’t done...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 2/19/14
Ignoring threats As editor of Victor Sheymov’s book Tiebreaker, which Bob Jones wrote about in his column “Russian Spy Comes In From The Cold,” I...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 2/12/14
GMO profits Thank you to Bob Jones for voicing his concern about pesticides, proprietary seed and labeling of GMOs. These issues are so important not...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 2/5/14
Real cost of war It was heartening to see Charles Djou’s column “Hawaii Ties To Lone Survivor.” My daughter’s fiancé was sent to Afghanistan in...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 1/29/14
Sovereign state In his column “Getting Sensible About GMOs,” Bob Jones hoped that after “this session of the Hawaii Legislature is pau, the current fad...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/22/14
Pidgin power Kudos to Rasa Fornier for her Art & Stage column on “pidgin jedi” Lee Tonouchi. As his recent book award shows, he is...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/15/14
Prison unions Thank you, Bob Jones, for finally saying something about the prison unions. Assuming his figures about the cost of housing prisoners are correct...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/08/14
Solid UH recruit I’m writing in response to Steve Murray’s column “Recruit With Violent Past: Risk for UH.” I was Luke Shawley’s immediate supervisor during...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/01/14
No bus signage As president of The Outdoor Circle, I represent more than 4,000 active members statewide and a century of legacy in the preservation...

Don Chapman
Column // Five Decades Of Memories At The Stick
It’s rather like the passing of an old friend when a stadium goes away, as anyone who ever attended a game at the old Honolulu...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 12/18/13
End-of-life care As a palliative care physician, I would like to respond to Dan Boylan’s column”Time For a Death With Dignity Bill,” published in the...

Don Chapman
Column // A Shark Fishery In Hawaii?
After seeing my column “Reasons For All The Shark Attacks” last week, an anonymous MidWeek reader sent me this email: “Just got back from Maui...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 12/11/13
More than a site Obamacare is more than a website. As much as I appreciate Roger Simon’s critique of the Obama administration’s implementation of the...

Don Chapman
Column // Reasons For All The Shark Attacks
State officials say they’re puzzled by the dramatic uptick in shark attacks on humans in Hawaii waters. After averaging about four such attacks per year...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 12/04/13
Israel’s humanity Patricia Blair writes that Rand Pellagrino’s comments defending Israel “are most ignorant.” Then she rattles off the usual headlines from anti-Israel publications to...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 11/27/13
Embarrassing Thanks to Bob Jones for elaborating on this embarrassment of a police union chief. I had not realized that he made the national news....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 11/20/13
Israeli crimes Rand Pelligrino’s comments in his letter “False accusation” are most ignorant on the subject of Israel/Palestine. In 1948 after the unfortunate UN decision...

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