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Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // A Great Smile Can Change A Life
Dr. Trang Le Dentist with Ohana Dentistry Where did you receive your school/training? I attended University of California at San Diego and obtained a Bachelor...

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Art & Stage // Cultural Significance In Japanese Erotic Art
The word “erotic” instantly evokes layers of emotion ranging from fascinated to offended. But look beyond the knee-jerk reaction, and there’s plenty of cultural and...

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Art & Stage // Musical Revue Hits The Spot
A show made up of songs by Richard Maltby Jr. (lyricist) and David Shire (music), but that never made it into any of their musicals,...

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Doctor in the House // Lifestyle Changes For Chronic Pain
Dr. John Sheehan Pain medicine physician at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to medical school at University...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Symphonic Youth
At 33, Randy Wong is the youngest-ever executive director of Hawaii Youth Symphony, which turns 50 this year. A product of the orchestra, he returned...

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Art & Stage // At Home in Anatevka
There’s a countrified timelessness in wooden shelves and banisters, draped rope, yellow-glow lamps, wooden furnishings and metal dishes. Something warm that in humanity’s ancestral spirit...

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Doctor in the House // Noninvasive Brain Tumor ‘Surgery’
Dr. Leon Liem Assistant medical director and neurosurgeon with Gamma Knife Center of the Pacific Where did you receive your schooling and training? I did...

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Art & Stage // A ‘Good’ Greek Gift
Several years ago, I watched the kids at Kaiser High put on Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Bill Ogilvie. The experience was unforgettable, not just...

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Doctor in the House // Dreams Come Alive For Sick Keiki
James Anshutz Project director for Lemuria Project What got you interested in using your photography and filmmaking talents to help people with life-threatening illnesses? I...

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Art & Stage // Dance Like Everyone Is Watching
You hear the word “dance” in Hawaii, and hula, Tahitian and other Pacific Islander dance forms sway and shimmy their way through your mind’s eye....

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Doctor in the House // A Low-vision Breakthrough
Drs. Michael Bennett And Kellen Kashiwa Ophthalmologists at Retina Institute of Hawaii What is your role at Retina Institute of Hawaii? Dr. Bennett: I founded...

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Art & Stage // Oooh La La EuroCinema
Hawaii’s dearth of art house theaters — that offer something more intellectually meaty than the garden-variety blockbuster — makes a pop-up cluster of cream-of-the-crop European...

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Doctor in the House // Survey Addresses Health In Hawaii
Michael A. Gold President and chief executive officer of HMSA Where did you receive your schooling and training? I’m originally from Chicago. After I graduated...

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Doctor in the House // Harvesting Medicine In The Wild
David Bruce Leonard Acupuncturist, herbalist and founder of Earth Medicine Institute Where did you receive your training in earth-based medicine? I originally was trained as...

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Art & Stage // Indian Folk Art
A group of performers shows up in the village square, unrolls a scroll covered every inch in vivid storyboard images, and based on those images,...

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Art & Stage // Fiesta Time
Kapiolani Park will be transformed into Little Mexico — or should we say Little Cuba, or Colombia or Bolivia? Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is...

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Doctor in the House // Learning With Dyslexia
Margarette P.M. Pang Dyslexia specialist at Dyslexia Tutoring Center of Hawaii How long have you been working in the field of dyslexia? I have more...

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Art & Stage // Another Paliku Hit With Hairspray
It’s always a mini adventure driving to Paliku Theatre. A short jaunt over the Pali and you’re on a sprawling campus at the base of...

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Doctor in the House // Inpatient Respiratory Care
Dr. Reid Ikeda Medical director of respiratory care services at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to...

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MidWeek Cover Story // HOT’s Hip
There’s a new energy at Hawaii Opera Theatre, new efforts to reach a younger audience and a fourth production this year staged in a Kakaako...

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