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Moonlighting // The Real Effects Of Budget Cuts
Hello, my name is Susie. I’m an eighth grader at Washington Middle School. Here at Washington we are faced with budget cuts that have put...

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Moonlighting // Stalking A Blooming Corpse Plant
Having a hobby makes you do strange things. This being my very first, I did not realize it until I began doing them. Take, for...

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Moonlighting // Jury Duty: A Serious Job, Privilege
Today’s column is about jury duty. OK, stop right there. I hear your groans. I see your eyes rolling back into your heads. And I...

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Moonlighting // Remembering The Adoption Option
You don’t have to be a psychologist to know that what happened the night of April 30 was a tragedy. A young woman screams on...

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Moonlighting // Memminger Pens A Witty New Novel
“It was one of those typically blustery mornings in late August when rain squalls march across Kaneohe Bay from the eastern ocean, one after the...

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Moonlighting // Accuracy In Reporting The News
When the biggies get it wrong, they really get it wrong. There was a brief time last week when CNN, the AP and Fox were...

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Moonlighting // Let’s All Turn Out For The Food Drive
The little boy walking down the street in the middle of the night wasn’t looking for trouble. He was looking for food. When a police...

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Moonlighting // Hawaii Feeling North Korea Threat
The news blares from the TV. North Korea threatens to attack the United States! Here we go again. North Korea showing big body, flexing its...

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Moonlighting // Taking A Shot At A New Hobby
I am in love. Obsessed. Definitely in over my head. Yeah, I’ve been bitten, and I’ve got I bad. It’s like a fever I can’t...

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Moonlighting // Hungry Kids Can’t Keep Up
How often we hear someone say, “Our children are our future.” And that is true – up to a point. Not all kids have what...

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Moonlighting // New Pope Gives Reason For Hope
New pope. New hope. New direction for the Catholic Church? Why should we care? The 2012 Pontifical Yearbook says there are almost 1.2 billion Catholics...

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Moonlighting // Taking Sequester Effect Personally
We’ve just learned how the sequester is going to affect our family in a direct way. The little airport that services the town where my...

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Moonlighting // Manti Te’o, The NFL And Gays
This is a little uncomfortable for me. All my friends would tell you that sports – and especially football – are not my thing. But...

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Moonlighting // A Helping Hand For Foster Families
When I approach the Keola home the first thing I hear, even before reaching the door, are kids. Kids yelling. Kids squealing. Kids laughing and...

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Moonlighting // Needed: Some Common Sense
I saw a story about a boy who got in trouble at school for throwing an imaginary grenade. He mimed throwing a grenade and threw...

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Moonlighting // Waiting 38 Years To Be Married
Jim Nabors, a longtime Hawaii resident, has finally tied the knot. I say finally because he and his partner, Stan Cadwallader, have been together 38...

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Moonlighting // Bad Manners And Facebook Envy
Accidents happen. But manners? That’s up to you. My husband and I were enjoying a post-movie dinner at an Ala Moana restaurant. We had just...

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Moonlighting // Guns, Violence And Mental Health
President Obama has made history yet again by calling for strict and smart changes in our laws to reduce gun violence in our country. It’s...

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Moonlighting // Hawaii Needs Energy Independence
News that has huge ramifications for Hawaii: Tesoro, one of the state’s two oil refineries, is planning to shut down its operations. It will retain...

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Moonlighting // A Grown-up Approach To Fireworks
How was your New Year’s Eve celebration? Did you miss the fireworks? Was it too quiet, too tame for you? Or did you find happiness...

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