All posts by Ron Nagasawa

Sweat Shop

I recently celebrated my 56th birthday. Right, I celebrate fiber. Seriously, lately I’ve really been feeling older than my age..

Dodging Bullets

The past couple of years, I haven’t done much travel off the island. I, however, recently made a single-day business..

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..

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...

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..

At Your Disposal

“Ron, I need you!” Those are words that I believe most husbands would like to hear from their wives. That..

Short Story Long

I have always been a believer of balance. Philosophically, I guess I mean Yin and Yang. My marriage is Yin..

Auction Block

My wife and I enjoy the privilege of being invited to many charitable functions, and it’s always impressive to see..

Seasons Of Life

There is nothing like graduations in Hawaii. There are preschool and kindergarten graduations, middle school graduations, college and, of course,..


In the American justice system, we are all innocent until proven guilty. In the marriage justice system, husbands are guilty..

K9 Family

It’s ridiculous the love that our family has for our dog Buddy. It’s so bad that even I, mister manly..

Stepping In No. 2

When I was in school, I was never good at taking tests. Something about it seemed so confining and conforming...

Of Mice And Men

I was in the office the other day and we were talking about what we did over the weekend. When..