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Mystery Shopper // Ernie Kim Wins A $150 Spree At Times Royal Kunia
On a recent Thursday, Ernie Kim needed to pick up groceries for dinner: pork guisantes and chicken adobo. So he took a trip to Times...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Early Intervention Is Key For Autism
What do you want for your children? Happiness? Success? Love? Of course we want the best for our kids. If you’re a parent of a...

Pamela Young
Applause // Praising Professionalism, People Skills
Dear Pamela, I took three visitors from South Carolina to Punchbowl to visit my dad’s grave and one of their friend’s uncle’s grave last week....

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Leslie “Les” Malala
Leslie “Les” Malala was given a second chance at life. In 2005 he received a kidney transplant, thanks to help from National Kidney Foundation of...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Hudson Hott
Hudson Hott’s lively personality has been hard to miss for listeners tuning in to Star 101.9 during their morning commute since she first joined the...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // ‘House Of Friendliness’ For At-risk Youths
By Punky Pletan-Cross, Hale Kipa CEO A runaway from a toxic, dysfunctional family environment; a teen struggling to keep up with his peers at school;...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Teaching Others How To Stay Alive
When it comes to the ocean, you name it and Sam Pa’e Jr. has done it – and he’s done it well. Pa’e is a...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // A Big Fan Of Elvis — And Bruno Mars
I’m totally going to date myself with this confession, but my first concert (and crush) was Elvis Presley. Yes, I saw the King of Rock...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Airport Display Honors Wally, Dan
Twelve years ago, a meeting took place among baseball legend Wally Yonamine, his son Paul and myself about an appropriate venue in Hawaii to display...

Alison Young
Click Chick // On The Road To Test The Mio MiVue 388 Dash Cam
Dash cams in vehicles are almost the norm in Asia and Europe, but here in the United States, they’re just beginning to catch on. You...

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