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Ron Mizutani
Currents // New, Enhanced Big-surf Warnings
The start of the winter surf season is always an exciting time for big-wave surfers and curious wave-watchers. But for those who risk their lives...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Vog, Sunsets And Smartphones
When technology and nature meet, the result can be quite beautiful, and these days the rest of world almost instantly can enjoy the spectacular moment...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Working To Protect Our Coastlines
The start of a new year often brings hope and promise for the future. James Estores gets excited when he thinks about what 2013 will...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // My Interview With Sen. Inouye
The doors open and he slowly exits the office. His pace is slow but he walks with a purpose. Staff members are a few steps...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Electricity Bills: Bah! Humbug!
Rising electricity costs may be bringing out the Grinch is some of us this holiday season. If you haven’t noticed by now, a quick drive...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // The World Is Not Coming To An End
We’ve all been on the receiving end of a question we simply were not prepared to answer. Here’s a doozy that recently caught me by...

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Currents // Sand Triggers Sky Slide Memories
There’s something about a slide that brings out the kid in all of us. Who can forget the Sky Slide next to the old Gibson’s...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // The Birds, The Bees And ‘Opihi
Here’s something to chew on. The next time you find yourself at a family luau enjoying that precious tiny portion of ‘opihi, think about this:...

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Currents // When You Wish Upon A Star …
Have you ever wished upon a shooting star? I consider myself a pretty lucky guy, but for some reason when it comes to witnessing celestial...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // The Colt Brennan Story Revealed
He was Hawaii’s golden child once destined for greatness. Colt Brennan earned rock star status with his boyish good looks and record-setting performances on the...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // No Such Thing As A Fake Tsunami
We got lucky again – and should be counting our blessings. Why is that so hard for some of us to understand? Instead of being...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Every Horseshoe Has A Story
Horseshoes are like slippers at our home. You can usually find one sitting in the garage or in the bed of my truck. When your...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // China: ‘Don’t Be Hard-head Like Me’
China Uemura is grateful he was given a second chance in life more than 20 years ago. “At one time it was all about me,”...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Thriving with Type 1 Diabetes
So you say you’re having a bad day and you’re tired of that same old routine. You’ll have to excuse Devin Rettke if he’s not...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A Mermaid’s Special Gift
Amelia de los Rios has fond memories of her childhood summer vacations, and it was during one of these family vacations when she realized she...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Dangerous Start To Women’s Race
Every year Sherry Tancayo and dozens of Moloka’i residents make the drive to Hale O Lono Harbor to wish hundreds of wahine paddlers a safe...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Aulea Makes A Splash At Zones
For nearly 60 years, the name “Aulea” has been synonymous with greatness and success in local swimming. The windward Oahu swim club has produced dozens...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // The Women Take On Kaiwi Channel
For more than two decades, Hawaii’s women canoe paddlers were told: “It can’t be done.” Many considered the criticism as a lack of respect. But...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // ‘MidWeek’ Readers Love Rainbows
Who would have thought rainbows fascinated so many people? I certainly didn’t. In fact, when I shared my passion for rainbows in my Aug. 29...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Putting His Best Foot Backward
We’ve all heard it before: “In order to get ahead in life, you have to put your best foot forward.” Shadrack Anderson obviously never bought...

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