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Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Sweat Shop
I recently celebrated my 56th birthday. Right, I celebrate fiber. Seriously, lately I’ve really been feeling older than my age although my body feels like...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // All Washed Up
Man, I had a pretty busy weekend the other week. And by busy I mean I was inundated with chores that had to do with...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Dodging Bullets
The past couple of years, I haven’t done much travel off the island. I, however, recently made a single-day business trip to a Neighbor Island....

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Toast Of The Town
I think because I write in such a public forum, people assume that I am a good public speaker. I do all right, I guess,...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Hero Is A Sandwich
We had the pleasure of a major family visit last week: my wife’s sister and her family, plus my wife’s older brother and his family,...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Guilt By Association
There is nothing I wouldn’t do for my wife. In our years together, she has always put me first, and so I hope I have...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // No More Screeching
Even though as publisher of MidWeek, I’m technically the boss, in my office I’m more like the opposite of boss. I’m the opposite of boss...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Driven To Tears
Time flies when you have kids. We have two so I feel like I’ve been in a forward-moving time machine — blink and a year...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // At Your Disposal
“Ron, I need you!” Those are words that I believe most husbands would like to hear from their wives. That is, unless they are followed...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Looking Back At 30 Years Of ‘MidWeek’
July 18, 1984 That was the date of our first issue of MidWeek 30 years ago. When we started, we actually had a weekly competitor...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Demand And Supply
I realize this column has become my outlet for venting the woes of my domestic life. Let me make it completely clear that I am...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Short Story Long
I have always been a believer of balance. Philosophically, I guess I mean Yin and Yang. My marriage is Yin and Yang. My wife of...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Auction Block
My wife and I enjoy the privilege of being invited to many charitable functions, and it’s always impressive to see the generosity of our island...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Seasons Of Life
There is nothing like graduations in Hawaii. There are preschool and kindergarten graduations, middle school graduations, college and, of course, high school graduations. Next to...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Busted
In the American justice system, we are all innocent until proven guilty. In the marriage justice system, husbands are guilty until proven innocent. Even when...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // K9 Family
It’s ridiculous the love that our family has for our dog Buddy. It’s so bad that even I, mister manly man, admit that, when speaking...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Technology Time Machine
I never realized how addicted I am to my smart phone until I didn’t have it. It’s something I have with me at all times....

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // A Dad’s Mom Lessons
Every year since our kids were born, I have stressed to make sure that Mother’s Day went just right. To me, Mother’s Day should be...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Stepping In No. 2
When I was in school, I was never good at taking tests. Something about it seemed so confining and conforming. I was just never the...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Of Mice And Men
I was in the office the other day and we were talking about what we did over the weekend. When it came to me, I...

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