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MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Gretel!
GRETEL is a sweetheart who adores good company and playing with her favorite toy. She may already have been adopted, but more than 100 other...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // A Long-overdue Salute To MIS Vets
The forthcoming Military Intelligence Service Veterans National Reunion, slated for March 27-28 in Honolulu, will bring to the forefront one of the unheralded stories of...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Motorola Launches Affordable Moto E
Trying to stay ahead of the curve, Motorola announced its next-generation Moto E phone right before the big Mobile World Congress trade event. As with...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Taking A Swing At Public Playgrounds
Parents can nod their heads in agreement to this opinion. There simply isn’t enough variety and challenges for children to explore with the same playground...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Preserving Hawaii’s Unique Heritage
By Kiersten Faulkner, executive director, Historic Hawaii Foundation Historic Hawaii Foundation organized in 1974 to preserve and protect historic places that tell Hawaii’s story. For...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Pauline Nyuha
Pauline Nyuha definitely loves animals, and that passion led her to begin volunteering at Mililani Mauka Veterinary Clinic. She has been helping out at the...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // The Wisdom In Gratitude
Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, as well as every challenge and unexpected happening that throws you...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Differences In Christianities, Part I
The question comes up in one form or another in my MidWeek emails and in my religion classes: Are Catholics Christian? Yes, they are. Not...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Wynn Lindsey Wins A $150 Shopping Spree At Safeway
On Thursday afternoon, Wynn Lindsey was hungry, so he stopped at Safeway on Beretania Street for lau lau, poi and pineapple. As he made his...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // The Virtual World’s Scary Reality
Just as I sat down to write this column, I saw the breaking news: 18,000 HMSA members had their information hacked. HMSA itself wasn’t breached,...

Pamela Young
Applause // Delivering Excellent Service At USPS
Dear Pamela, This letter is long overdue. I want to give sincere APPLAUSE to Alex of the downtown post office at Nuuanu. I sent a...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // James Young
At age 14, James Young and his family moved to Hawaii. It was then that he developed an interest in other cultures and began to...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Curb Appeal
We had some pretty nice weather the other weekend, so I decided to catch up with some yardwork at home. The first order of business...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Diesel!
DIESEL is a charming pooch who will always make you smile. He already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals are available...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Who’s Ready For Cheaper Electricity?
Whenever the Legislature is in session and its dealing with controversial issues, it becomes a topic of conversation everywhere you go. Let’s talk about two...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // The Millennium Falcon’s Missing Link
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away … I loved Star Wars. I remember my sister and I would argue over who...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Angela Perez Baraquio
In college, Angela Perez Baraquio’s mother imparted these words of advice: “If you obey God and do his will, your life will be better than...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // Wake Up Lighter
Tonight, as you lie in bed, think back over the day and make it a point to remember those who have helped you. See them...

Pamela Young
Applause // Paying It Forward With Respect
Dear Pamela, I want to thank U.S. Army Spc. Ramones of Fort Jackson, S.C., who paid for my breakfast at Kamehameha Shopping Center McDonald’s after...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Clutching The Power Of A Purse
Most people are surprised when I tell them I haven’t upgraded my phone in a while and I’m still using my good ol’ iPhone 5S....

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