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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...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 9/18/13
Prison problems It is apparent from reading his Aug. 28 column that Bob Jones knows little or nothing about the Department of Public Safety and...

Don Chapman
Column // Staycation With A Few Old Friends
I spent several days on Kaua’i during a recent “staycation,” and in many ways it was like connecting with old friends after many years apart....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 9/11/13
Foolish spending I read with interest the article proclaiming $150,000 of Hawaii state taxpayers’ money was appropriated for fashion and trade shows while police officers...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 9/4/13
No circus act In his column “Overblown TV Storm Coverage,” Bob Jones provides a curious perspective on local news coverage of Tropical Storm Flossie. While...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 8/28/13
Ranting, wrong I was enjoying Jerry Coffee’s column “The First Navy Jack’s Significance” – until the final paragraphs, when he suddenly swerved into an anti-Obama...

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