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Pamela Young
Applause // Culinary Competitors Cooperate
Dear Pamela, My friend Col. John Bates was having dinner in Waikiki with Lou LeGarie (with whom he served in Vietnam), and Lou’s wife, Hiroko,...

Pamela Young
Applause // An Island Full Of Good Samaritans
Dear Pamela, Before walking to the grocery store with my dog, I had put my driver’s license and credit card in a reusable bag along...

Pamela Young
Applause // Putting The Customer First
Dear Pamela, I wanted to share a very touching and special moment that occurred at Home Depot Iwilei. A couple weeks before my dad’s eye...

Pamela Young
Applause // The Rewards Of Paying It Forward
Aloha Pamela, I waited in a six-car-long drive-through line at the Pearl City Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. When I reached the window to pay...

Pamela Young
Applause // Going Above And Beyond The Job
Hi Pamela, We would like to sincerely thank the Good Samaritan(s) who called 911 when our mom, Mrs. Kamiya, who was missing from her care...

Pamela Young
Applause // Riding TheBus, And Wings Of Angels
Aloha Pamela, A very heartfelt mahalo to the amazing young lady who apparently recognized that our elderly father needed help after he boarded a bus...

Pamela Young
Applause // A Miracle Repair Of A Walker
Aloha Pamela, During the annual Arthritis Walk, one of the wheels of my walker came off. Dr. Tsuji of The Queen’s Medical Center saw my...

Pamela Young
Applause // A Special Bond For Cancer Survivors
Aloha Pamela, Today my friend Alice took me to St. Francis West for my radiation treatment, and on our way we stopped at Kunio Restaurant...

Pamela Young
Applause // A Town Truly Filled With Angels
Dear Pamela, I was sitting in my car having a deep conversation with my boyfriend about my daughter not coming home for three days. I...

Pamela Young
Applause // Kindess Is Key For Helpful Couple
Dear Pamela, My daughter Karyl and I were locked out of her car at Pearl Highlands Shopping Center. Two angels, Steve and Jeannie Cahill of...

Pamela Young
Applause // Castle’s Compassionate Staff
Dear Pamela, I want to thank the ER staff at Castle Medical Center in Kailua who were trying to revive my mother, who arrived by...

Pamela Young
Applause // Saluting Postal Service Heroes
Dear Pamela, I was pushing my precious, year-old great-granddaughter across Lunalilo Home Road by Kamiloiki Park. The blanket I had her legs covered with slipped...

Pamela Young
Applause // Angels Who Come To Save The Day
Dear Pamela, While waiting in line at the Pearl City Walmart checkout, a young mother with a small child was in front of me paying...

Pamela Young
Applause // Helping Customers Is Key At HECO
Dear Pamela, First of all, thank you, Pamela, for a column that recognizes and inspires everyday good deeds! I’ve been very remiss in not thanking...

Pamela Young
Applause // A Successful Social Media Sleuth
Dear Pamela, I would like to send a big mahalo to Julia and Kalani Porter of Kapolei. You both are truly my ANGELS sent from...

Pamela Young
Applause // Locked Keys, Loose Wires
Dear Pamela: A few days ago, I got to my car with a bagful of groceries from Times Market-Kahala and found my keys locked in...

Pamela Young
Applause // Unselfish Deeds Are Inspirational
Dear Pamela, I dropped my ID card after checking in at the airport in Kona. I wish to send a huge APPLAUSE to the lady...

Pamela Young
Applause // Good Will Rings True In Manoa
Dear Pamela, I am a bell ringer for the Salvation Army at Safeway Manoa. While ringing, I had my car towed! At first I thought...

Pamela Young
Applause // Paying It Forward
Dear Pamela, The staff at Windward City Starbucks always have a smile and cheerful greeting for everyone. Recently an elderly lady in front of me...

Pamela Young
Applause // Setting An Example Of Courage
Aloha Pamela, I suffered a stroke this April and spent four days at Castle Medical Center, then was transferred to Rehab Hospital of the Pacific...


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