All posts by Susan Kang Sunderland

For Mom-and-Pops

Y. Hata’s new ChefZone provides everything independent restaurants need, from forks to local food to cooking tips and stylish yet..

Health Care Heroes

Nominated by their patients, these five professionals save and alter lives by displaying amazing persistence and good old-fashioned competence. They..

Eddie’s Chinese Side

Unbeknownst to many, L&L founder Eddie Flores Jr. Is half-chinese, and he celebrates that half as the president-elect of Chinese..

Filling Foodbank Racks

With need growing, Hawaii Foodbank is asking businesses to contribute to its first-time Rack-A-Thon, and some companies already have stepped..


Emblematic of changes in Hawaii leadership, forward-thinking Sherry Menor-McNamara takes over as head of the Chamber of Commerce The leadership..

Healthcare Hero

Healthcare Association of Hawaii is putting 75 years of experience into transforming and assisting the state’s healthcare system. As a..

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..

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..