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Susan Kang Sunderland
// It’s The People
My first assignment for MidWeek was in 2002 when I reported on children’s etiquette classes at Lisa Rose’s Tea Room in Nuuanu. It actually was...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // Slices of Success
Quan Nguyen started at Papa John’s-Kapiolani making pizza and today is president of the Hawaii operation, which was just named Best Franchise in the world...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Longs Drugs – Makiki’s New Neighborhood Pharmacy
Longs Drugs celebrates its 60th anniversary in Hawaii by opening its 54th store, this one located across from Mckinley High School It’s Longs Drugs’ kanreki,...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Feature Story // Experts At Exceeding Expectations
They say if you want something done, give it to the busiest person. The axiom seems counterintuitive, but it is common practice in management delegation....

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Queen’s Goes West
West Oahu once had its own hospital and ER, but it’s been two and a half years since it closed. That changes May 20 when...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // The Faces Of Foodbank
This is a story about the Hawaii Foodbank, but even more it is a story about people – those who work or volunteer there, as...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // Remembering The Grand Dame Of Hula
The daughter of Aunti Maiki Aiu Lake carries on her traditional hula ways, and the halau is planning its 30th annual celebration in her honor...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // New Wave
Waikiki Aquarium, Oahu’s window to the undersea world, is celebrating its 110th anniversary this month. Dive in and explore, as it’s bigger and better than...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Pops Goes The Music!
With dinner, drinks and dancing as part of the program, Hawaii Pops provides a perfect blend of symphonic stylings and popular music. And with Matt...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // Waioli Tea Room
There are not many public venues that retain their original structures and ambiance. So where can one experience the charm of old Hawaii? Where one...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Billy Richards – Navigating A Better Future for Hawaiian Keiki
Billy Richards, a member of the original Hokulea crew and several subsequent voyages, is now working to improve the quality of life for Hawaii children...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Magic Carpet Ride
As American Carpet One celebrates its 40th anniversary, longtime president David Arita plans for the future in naming son Daniel vice president. And as with...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Ladies Of Justice
U.S. Attorney Florence Nakakuni and FBI Special Agent In Charge Vida Bottom work closely together to bring criminals to justice Florence Nakakuni makes a federal...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // 50 Years On The Radio Dial
Encouraged as a teen to get into the radio business by the legendary J. Akuhead Pupule, Mike Buck has been informing and entertaining listeners for...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Connecting The Health Care Dots
The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has been controversial, but there also is great interest and great need, with at least 100,000 uninsured people in...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Stitch In Time
As Hilo Hattie, “The Store of Hawaii,” celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, it marks the revival of a local brand that was almost lost...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Feature Story // The Pumpking Comes To Honolulu
He’s allergic to pumpkins, but that hasn’t stopped Ray Villafane from becoming a renowned carver of ghoulish gourds for Halloween Sound the trumpets. Make way...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // A Friend On The Path To Home Ownership
Hawaii HomeOwnership Center, a nonprofit that helps people realize the dream of owning a home, will participate in the Hawaii Homebuyers Fair this Saturday. Here,...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // PCC 50
POLYNESIAN CULTURAL CENTER CELEBRATES ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY Help wanted. Laie, Oahu. Must climb trees, husk coconuts, dance the Samoan slap or Tahitian otea, toss Fijian...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // Promoting A Healthier Hawaii
Loretta Fuddy, director of the state Department of Health, works to improve the health and environment of the people of Hawaii When Loretta Fuddy toasts...

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