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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...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // The Foodland Way: Food, Family, Friends
Foodland celebrates the 65th anniversary of the first store’s opening at Market City on a wing and a prayer and a loan. The store name...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Deja Moo – 60 Years Of Healthy Baby Contests
By LANI MOO as told to Susan K. Sunderland Told as a young man that a local guy could never become president of Hawaii’s largest...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // With Goodwill Toward All
Everybody knows about the stores, but there’s much more to Goodwill than that, including job training and placement, while keeping 12.5 million pounds of recyclables...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // O, Poi!
Four generations of Tottoris have made Taro Brand synonymous with that most Hawaiian of foods, poi. The tradition continues with sprouts and cut vegetables produced...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // The Forgotten War Remembered
Hawaii lost more men per capita than any state in the Korean War. A new book captures their memories, but they need donations to publish...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Peter Kim Kicks Off A New Steak House
The former Alabama kicker credits legendary coach Bear Bryant for life lessons that have served him well as he built a highly successful restaurant empire,...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // A Most Deserving Scholarship Winner
Read her application essay and you’ll see why Tashawna Wright of Waianae won this year’s Maurice J. Sullivan Scholarship, worth $10,000 As 2,000 high school...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // In Sickness And In Health
He got cancer, then she had an aneurysm, and each was forced to become both survivor and caregiver. Then their dog got sick. Here’s the...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Don’t Say Shhhh
As the Hawaii State Library celebrates its centennial, this is far from your grandparents’ library, as libraries go digital, lend music and videos, and even...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // A Thoroughly Modern Philanthropist
Lawrence ‘Larry’ Rodriguez is this year’s recipient of Maryknoll School’s Monsignor Charles A. Kekumano Service Award – for many good reasons An open letter to...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Who Says Women Aren’t Funny?
Photos By Lawrence Tabudlo Comedy in Hawaii tends to be a guy’s game, but the Female Comics of Hawaii, founded by Erika Swartzkopf (blonde, front...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // A Late Classmate’s Living Legacy
The Hawaii Bone Marrow Donor Registry gala unites a recipient who beat cancer and the donor who made it possible Online dating services have nothing...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // One Disaster After Another
When the next tsunami or hurricane approaches Hawaii, and we know it will happen sooner or later, Doug Mayne of state Civil Defense and colleagues...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Feature Story // Brown Bags: Discovering The Stars Of Tomorrow
They assemble at the gym as if the playoff of a sports match is about to take place. The school mascot romps among spectators. Music...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Feature Story // Patriotism Proven
A new Bishop Museum exhibit, as well as public events, take an in-depth look at Hawaii’s WWII heroes “I don’t want any of them (persons...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // A Model Of Transformative Learning
Hahaione Elementary School, the state’s newest authorized International Baccalaureate World School, is training global citizens Class will come to order. Today’s lesson is global citizenship....

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