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Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Set On Attaching A Severed Toe
In my experience, most people are not aware that animals have health concerns similar to people’s. Diabetes, heart disease, cancer – all are conditions that...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // Navigating The Information Highway
“A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.” -Herbert A. Simon Arguably, the Internet is a mixed blessing. For some, it can be an...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Sticker Shock
Have any of you tried to get the safety inspection sticker renewed for your car lately? If your head hasn’t exploded, then you probably haven’t....

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Angela Campos Wins $150 Spree At Foodland
On a recent Thursday, Angela Campos needed to get some groceries, so she took a trip to Foodland in Waipio Gentry. As she made her...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Compassionate Community Service
The difference between a helping hand and an outstretched palm is a “twist of service,” according to Laurence Leamer, journalist and bestselling author. Now that...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Go Vegas — Then Start Exploring
We’re in Vegas! What to do, what to do? The obvious answer is to explore The Strip. It’s famous, after all, and considered the ultimate...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Hawaii’s Surfing Congresswoman
Somewhere in between House Armed Services Committee meetings on Capitol Hill and talk-story sessions in Kona, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard makes time for something most...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Amazon Fire Heats Up TV Competition
A few years ago, Amazon revolutionized reading books with its Kindle tablet, then its Kindle Fire further opened up the possibilities and added on the...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Promoting Better Land Stewardship Practices
By Duane Okamoto, executive director, ORCD People don’t always pay attention to what’s going on beneath their feet, but Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Melvin & Bailey Miyamoto
Bailey Miyamoto’s head leans on her owner and a slight smile appears on her face. She’s happy and content, oblivious that she’s this year’s 2014...

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