Renew your subscription
Archives for: Jade Moon
Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Robin Williams, Suicide And Survivors
There was a picture circulating right after Robin Williams’ death that disturbed me. Williams, in his Genie character, and Aladdin hugging. The caption: “Genie, you’re...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Why Buy Bottled Water? Use The Tap
By the time you read this, we should be drying out from the double whammy of Iselle and Julio. Or, at least, the worst should...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Readers Respond To A Near-Tragedy
My dear MidWeek readers: Thank you so much for your feedback on my column “Coming ThisClose To A Tragedy.” It must have touched a nerve...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Loving The Depth Print Media Provides
MidWeek is 30 years old, and that’s a pretty cool thing. It’s also quite remarkable and a bit mind-boggling. Remarkable because MidWeek has survived Hawaii’s...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Young Writer Pleads For The Earth
What kind of Hawaii are we bequeathing to our children? Kate Welch thinks about it. She thinks about it a lot. The Ho’ala School seventh-grader...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // When A Friend Talks About Suicide
Before I say anything else, here’s a phone number you should have: 1-800-273-TALK. That’s 1-800-273-8255. It’s the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. OK. Got it? Those...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Coming ThisClose To A Tragedy
I almost ran down someone the other day. I had stopped at the mouth of a driveway, getting ready to turn right. I checked left...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Book Gives Life To Hawaiian History
“It was a time of many prayers, some of life, some of death. Kokoiki at Kohaha was the place, and the month was ‘Ikuwa. Men’s...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Maya Angelou’s Power Lives On
I can’t believe I took her for granted. Maya Angelou died last Wednesday. Her physical presence is no longer on this earth, and for that...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // No Turning Back On Marriage Equality
The marriage equality train rolls on – and at a pace both exhilarating and astonishing. A day after same-sex marriage was legalized in Oregon, a...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Turning 60 Inspires ‘Boomer Lit’
Here’s something I did not know. There is an entire genre of literature that focuses primarily on older women. I’m talking about women in their...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // A More Humane Law For Students
If your son throws a tantrum, do you tie him to a chair? If your daughter screams and upsets her brothers and sisters, do you...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // A Greeting For Mom A Week Early
I’ve always been a forgetful person. Maybe that’s why, when I can’t remember where I put my phone or can’t find my car in the...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Early Intervention Is Key For Autism
What do you want for your children? Happiness? Success? Love? Of course we want the best for our kids. If you’re a parent of a...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Go Vegas — Then Start Exploring
We’re in Vegas! What to do, what to do? The obvious answer is to explore The Strip. It’s famous, after all, and considered the ultimate...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Feeling Aloha At 40,000 Feet
I was not sad when Mesa announced that its inter-island airline go! was going away. I had so many negative feelings rooted in the wrenching...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Visiting Hibiscus Heaven In Waialua
Jill Coryell’s idea of a perfect day is to get out in the sunshine and dig around in the dirt. Never mind that she’s 67...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Avoiding Those Distractions In Disguise
This is how my column writing used to go: Sit, look at notes from interview, type type type, look at notes, make a call to...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Safe Place For Sex-trafficking Victims
It starts with a girl, 13 years old. Perhaps she has been abused at home. Perhaps she has been targeted and “groomed” on the Internet...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Think It Over Before You Hit ‘Send’
Things I’ve learned while talking to people on the Internet: * It’s easy. You can say anything you want. You can be spontaneous, honest and...

CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLES PRIOR TO FEBRUARY 2012