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Moonlighting // Making Letterman’s Top 10 — Really
I may be the only Hawaii anchor to have appeared in the Top 10 list on the David Letterman show. Granted, it was taped, not...

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Moonlighting // See Stroke Symptoms? Think FAST
As one person I know put it, “When it rains, it pours.” That’s certainly what it felt like recently when we had two medical emergencies...

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Moonlighting // Advice Can Save A Loved One’s Life
There are lessons to be learned in all of life’s twists, little and large. For my family, it was this: When one or more of...

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Moonlighting // Giving Up A Kidney For A Stranger
Cynthia Chiang is quick to tell you she’s no saint. And she’s not perfect. And heavens, no, she doesn’t see herself as extraordinary. But in...

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Moonlighting // The Healing Power Of Insight
What happens when you put a camera into a girl’s hands and ask her to look at the world from the inside out? Or when...

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Moonlighting // Courageous Mom Deserves A Chance
I believe in redemption and second chances. Heck, I believe in third and fourth chances. If that’s what it takes for a person to undergo...

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Moonlighting // Helping Homeless Help Themselves
A couple of weeks ago, I put the spotlight on Titus Thomas, a man who is working hard to pull up his family from homelessness....

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Moonlighting // The TV Generation Gap Widens
I thought it odd at one time that my son doesn’t watch TV. Then I realized he’s part of a generation that finds TV unnecessary,...

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Moonlighting // For Delicate Tropical Flowers, It’s Cold
Don’t call me a wimp. But I am wearing sweatpants, a long-sleeve shirt and the ugliest pair of fuzzy house slippers ever recorded in house...

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Moonlighting // A ‘Promise’ Can Go A Long Way For Island Families
Titus Thomas is a friendly guy. He has a soft voice and a clear, open gaze. He’s likeable in a cuddly sort of way. And...

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Moonlighting // The Virtual World’s Scary Reality
Just as I sat down to write this column, I saw the breaking news: 18,000 HMSA members had their information hacked. HMSA itself wasn’t breached,...

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Moonlighting // Williams Has Lost His Credibility
I’ve got a question for you. Will you be able to watch Brian Williams again as a major news anchor — and believe him? I...

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Moonlighting // It’s Irresponsible Not To Vaccinate
Why has measles suddenly become a thing? Why are people debating the efficacy and safety of the measles vaccine — something proven long ago to...

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Moonlighting // Sharing Lessons From A Life Of Service
Guadalupe Rivera has dined with presidents and Rockefellers and royalty. Her father was Diego Rivera, a world-renowned muralist. She made her mark in Mexico as...

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Moonlighting // Giving Hope To Youths Who Lacked It
Can a single year make a lasting difference in a person’s life? You bet it can. It did for Jennifer Wong-Ala and Shyanne Humel. In...

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Moonlighting // What’s Next After ‘Charlie’ Protests?
Je suis Charlie. I am. I am. I am. The “I am” protests are becoming ubiquitous. And you can look at it this way: Too...

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Moonlighting // Keiki Make Green Resolutions
As I was writing this column about kids and energy conservation, a song popped into my head and got stuck: the old American spiritual He’s...

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Moonlighting // Stuffed With New Year’s Day Traditions
Some things never change — and shouldn’t. Take my family’s New Year’s Day tradition that stretches back to small-kid times. First, we feast. Then we...

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Moonlighting // Facebook Post Is The Perfect Gift
I received a beautiful gift this year. Daniel Nakasone had read my column on Hilda, the homeless woman who was looking for a job. Her...

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Moonlighting // Rethinking Christmas Shopping
There was a time when my husband and I did all our Christmas shopping in one or two marathon, feet-killing days. We’d head off early...

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