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Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Waikiki Health: Serving The Needy
Dr. Elliot Kalauawa Chief medical officer at Waikiki Health Where did you receive your schooling and training? I was born and raised here in Hawaii....

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Vino Sense // Give Us Dates!
By now you know that I am an avid Champagne lover. Who isn’t? And one of the hotly debated topics of conversation in the sommelier/critic...

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Doctor in the House // Sports: Keeping Injury-free
Dr. Frank Uhr Orthopedic surgeon and chief of sports medicine at Kaiser Permanente Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to medical...

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Art & Stage // Awakening History
A woman clothed in a drab dress, shawl and bonnet walks onto the TAG stage and with a bit of town gossip, invites the audience...

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Feature Story // Hawaii’s Falling Epidemic
Hawaii averages 85 seniors (65 and older) who die in falls every year. Another 1,960 are hospitalized after falls, and 8,700 receive medical treatment. With...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Prince Lot’s Hula Tree
Far from the prying eyes of missionaries, Prince Lot revived hula in Moanalua Valley. Five kumu hula whose roots go back to that crucial time...

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Art & Stage // Tip Of The Hat To The Bard
The dynamism of improv is exhilarating, except when it flops. Yet, traditional theater can feel a bit, well rehearsed. There’s something in between, something experimental,...

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Doctor in the House // Caring For Keiki Dental Needs
Dr. Rhinelle Hirose Dentist at Dental Care of Pearlridge Where did you receive your schooling and training? I was born and raised on the Windward...

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Art & Stage // Lacquer From Sap To Treasure
On a trip to Myanmar (Burma) several years ago, while visiting my umpteenth stupa, I was once again bombarded by street children selling their wares....

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Art & Stage // Mobile Gallery
You’ve seen it around town. It’s a bird, it’s a truck … no wait, it’s a bird on a truck. The large, moving canvas, packed...

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Doctor in the House // Addressing Venous, Heart Issues
Dr. Sonny Wong Founder of Windward Medispa & Vein Center, and Windward Heart Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I am originally...

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Art & Stage // Darkness This Way Comes
While reading local author Jonathan Moore’s first novel, a sci-fi horror-thriller and Bram Stoker Award nominee called Redheads (2013), a sense of dread struck me...

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Doctor in the House // Managing Hospital Rx Resources
Kara Izumi Clinical pharmacist at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to pharmacy school at Washington State...

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Doctor in the House // Substance Abuse Recovery
Dr. Gerald Mckenna Medical director and CEO of McKenna Recovery Center Where did you receive your schooling/training? I graduated from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.,...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Say Hello To The Sultry & Playful
When I first heard about burlesque in Hawaii a few years ago, I wondered what exactly happens during such a show. Then, in early May,...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Loretta Joins Pat And Joe
For their latest collaboration, Wrestling Ernest Hemingway, old pals Joe Moore and Pat Sajak reached out to Hawaii’s Broadway star Loretta Ables Sayre, and gave...

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Doctor in the House // Physically Empowering People
Jaco Van Delden Founder of Jaco Rehab Where did you receive your schooling and training? I lived in Amsterdam, and I had a bicycle that...

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Art & Stage // Authentic Slant To Fictional Japan
I haven’t seen a classic, full-scale rendition of The Mikado, but I did see a Punahou production several years back and was instantly taken with...

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Doctor in the House // Annual Exam For Healthy Eyes
Dr. Isaac Ka’opua Optometrist at Waimanalo Health Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I graduated from Kalani High School. I have a...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Making The Haumana
‘Haumana’ is a student of hula, and while Keo Woolford starred in London’s The King and I and shared the stage with Christina Aguilera, at...

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