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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...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 11/13/13
Balanced view Jane Donahoe’s letter “Israel not Hawaii” in response to a letter from J. Cassen has just the right proportions of balance, tone and...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 11/6/13
Captive elephants This is in response to Bob Jones’ column concerning health problems of zoo elephants. Most of Mr. Jones’ comments are correct, though quoting...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/30/13
Israel not Hawaii I was interested to read J. Cassen’s letter “Friendly Israel.” Much of what the writer says is true, with reference to the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/23/13
We need recall In common with some MidWeek columnists and readers, the GOP cannot comprehend that Romney lost the election, or that “Obamacare” is the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/16/13
What else? I am no fan of Michelle Malkin, but her column “Obama Lied, My Health Plan Died” was an eye-opener. As one who believes...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/9/13
Misplaced blame Jerry Coffee agrees with me that the Veterans Administration (VA) should resume making loans to qualified buyers of homes with water catchment systems....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/2/13
Pope, bishop OK Bob Jones tries to undermine the Catholic Church in his rant on “Pope, Bishop Silva At Odds On Gays.” Mr. Jones portrays...

Don Chapman
Column // Dis And Dots
As we used to say in another column incarnation, this week it’s a bit of Dis, Dots an’ Da Oddah T’ing: My fellow Americans made...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 9/25/13
High on Takai As one of Dan Boylan’s 11 regular readers, I congratulate him for his excellent Sept. 11 MidWeek column on state Rep. Mark...

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