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Alison Young
Click Chick // Google Enters The Phablet Market
It was just a matter of time before Google entered the phablet market, and sure enough, last week it announced the release of the Nexus...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Cydney Nakama
Cydney Nakama has been a mentor for many interns at Kiewit Building Group Inc. since she started at the company nearly nine years ago, but...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // A Heartfelt ‘Letter To My Parents’
Permit me to share a portion of the winning entry in the first “Letter to my Parents” contest in Hawaii. I could give you my...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // You Are Important
Have you ever noticed that you lose your sense of self when you meet someone and see them as being “better” than you in some...

Pamela Young
Applause // Lost And Returned
Dear Pamela, In today’s world, everyone is so busy. I must have dropped my magnetic shaded lenses at Marukai. I am so grateful someone picked...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Lehua Matsuoka Wins A $150 Spree At Kmart
On Wednesday, Lehua Matsuoka wanted to pick up some things for her new grandson, so she took a trip to Kmart on Nimitz Highway. As...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // It’s So Smart To Get A Flu Shot
With all the alarms clanging lately about the Ebola virus, probably the most important thing we should remember is that hysteria isn’t going to make...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // The Man With Nine Lives And View Of The Afterlife
Very few people make it to the pearly gates and live to talk about their experience. Moanalua resident Roy Nagahara is known as the man...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Perry & Price
In KSSK’s Iwilei studio, Larry Price sits in front of a computer talking to Michael W. Perry via Skype. Perry is on vacation in California,...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Maile!
MAILE is a 1-year-old pooch who is loyal and affectionate. She loves to give wet kisses and snuggle. She already may have been adopted, but...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Hello Dolly!
I may have mentioned that several weeks ago my wife’s family was in town. That included her 7-year-old niece. For the most part, she hung...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Providing Miracles For Critically Ill Keiki
By Martha Smith, CEO, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children When Jullie and Jay Passos learned their son Keegan would be born with a...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Diamond!
DIAMOND IS a curious gal who loves to explore. This 3-month-old sweetheart is seeking a friend to go on adventures with. She already may have...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // A Pumpkins On The Brain Treat-ment
The scene: Las Vegas Mc-Carran International Airport The scenario: My red-eye flight back to Hawaii (traveling alone with my two sleeping kids) has been delayed...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Quick, Spatchcock A Chicken — Or Not
I read an article in a national newspaper that was billed as a “home-cooking manifesto.” At first I was agreeing with the premise of the...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // Plenty Of No-Brainers In The News
The other day, while sitting in on my huband’s neurology appointment, where the subject was his brain (he recently had a stroke, see, Coffee...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Wet Blanket
The other evening, as my wife and I headed for bed, she paused and asked me where Buddy’s blanket was. First of all, with the...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Problems With Pets While Pregnant
You don’t have to go to the movies to see horror shows of zoonotic diseases that jump from animals to humans. Just watch the news...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // The Jack Lord Only His Secretary Knew
It was all about the music, serious acting, his hair and that dramatic Waikiki wave that opened every Hawaii Five-0 episode, which paralleled Jack Lord’s...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // Accept Yourself As You Are
Are you familiar with the Law of Attraction? There are many Universal Laws, and one of my favorites is The Law of Relativity. It states...


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