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Ron Mizutani
Currents // Trying To Revive UH ‘Rainbows’
Last August, I shared the story about my lifelong fascination with rainbows, and dozens of MidWeek readers responded with personal stories and their favorite photos....

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Leeward Beach Volleyball Grows
Many of us have inner visions, but few have the desire or the courage to take action on them. Those who dare to follow their...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Dredging Stirs Old Memories
Longtime Kailua residents often talk about the “good old days” when area kids would jump off the bridge at Ka’elepulu Stream, hoping the splash they...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // From Japan To Waimanalo
It was just after noon on a windy Sunday. Isaiah Kamai was talking with friends at a party near Shriner’s Beach Club in Waimanalo when...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Honoring Hawaii’s Ocean Legends
The eighth annual Duke Kahanamoku Challenge, formerly known as the Ala Wai Challenge, is set for this Sunday on Duke Kahanamoku Beach and Lagoon at...

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Currents // Swimming With A Smart Phone
When it comes to technology, I’ve been accused of “being so far behind that I think I’m first.” Seriously, it’s no joke, just ask my...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A Rescue At Sea Seen By Millions
It is a video clip that has touched the hearts of millions of people across the world. Veteran scuba instructor Keller Laros cuts free a...

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Currents // OHCRA’s New Race Rules In 2013
Here’s a riddle for you: It is one of the most dreaded opponents at the Waimanalo Regatta every summer. This foe never trains, never gets...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Kailua Beach Erosion ‘Worst Ever’
The text from my paddling mate was brief, but it was an attention-grabber. “Major erosion at Kailua Beach. Worst ever!” Could it be that severe?...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Ron Mizutani
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...

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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...

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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...

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