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Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Brad Watanabe
Brad Watanabe encompasses the spirit of collaboration and working together. The owner of Berad Studio, which specializes in video production and postproduction, has started Hawaii...

Pamela Young
Applause // Angels For Pets, Too
Dear Pamela, I was at Pet Smart one day buying dog food and found that I didn’t have enough money in my checking account. I...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Early Diagnosis Is Key To Future Development
By Michael Moore, executive director, Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii Getting off to a good start and keeping a steady pace lay the groundwork for...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Sweet Pea!
SWEET PEA is looking forward to being two peas in a pod with you. She may already have been adopted, but more than 100 other...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Battling Arthritis One Day At A Time
When I think of arthritis, a whiff of BenGay comes to mind — that strong-smelling, icy-hot ointment that served as a “cure all” for aches...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Readers Respond To A Near-Tragedy
My dear MidWeek readers: Thank you so much for your feedback on my column “Coming ThisClose To A Tragedy.” It must have touched a nerve...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Religions Vary On ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’
Hunting is not a sport, says comedian Paul Rodriguez. In a sport, he says, both sides should know they’re playing. Who told the animals they’re...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // On Helping Others
Many people say they want to help others. One of the many ways to do this is to focus on yourself. If this sounds backwards...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // JoAnn Moana Jeremiah Wins A $150 Spree At Fisher Hawaii
On Tuesday, JoAnn Moana Jeremiah saw a “Back To School Headquarters Sale” banner hanging outside Fisher Hawaii on Fort Street Mall, so she decided to...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Loaded Down By Summer Laundry
Lately it feels like my laundry load has multiplied. For real. I’m in a constant game of catch-up. We even upgraded to a super-sized model...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // At Your Disposal
“Ron, I need you!” Those are words that I believe most husbands would like to hear from their wives. That is, unless they are followed...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Testing Out An Electric Bike: Fun, Easy
Recently I hopped on a bicycle for the first time in several years. Instantly, my long-lost love of cycling was revived. Coincidentally, shortly after that,...

Susan Kang Sunderland
// It’s The People
My first assignment for MidWeek was in 2002 when I reported on children’s etiquette classes at Lisa Rose’s Tea Room in Nuuanu. It actually was...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Chronicling Tech Changes
Happy 30th, MidWeek! In honor of MidWeek’s 30th anniversary, I wanted to share my experience with MidWeek over the last several years. My journey with...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Looking Back At 30 Years Of ‘MidWeek’
July 18, 1984 That was the date of our first issue of MidWeek 30 years ago. When we started, we actually had a weekly competitor...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Inspired By Amazing Column Subjects
“When you touch someone’s life it is a privilege. When you touch someone’s heart it is a blessing. When you touch someone’s mind it is...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Bitsy Kelley
Bitsy Kelley’s earliest memories are of time spent learning the ins and outs of her family’s business, Outrigger Enterprises Group. When she was old enough,...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Loving The Depth Print Media Provides
MidWeek is 30 years old, and that’s a pretty cool thing. It’s also quite remarkable and a bit mind-boggling. Remarkable because MidWeek has survived Hawaii’s...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Adventures With Pets
May 6, 2009, is a very special date for me. This was the day that MidWeek published my first article, “A Mysterious Case of Bowie...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // YWCA Helping Women Dress For Success
By Noriko Namiki, Chief Executive Office, YWCA of Oahu Every year, more than 500 women take advantage of the Dress for Success Honolulu program, based...


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