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MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to ABBY!
TWO-YEAR-OLD ABBY loves spending time outdoors and making new friends. She already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals are available at...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // A Short Tale About Turtle Rage
Overcrowding can lead to many problems. In our society, we see it reflected in various criminal acts such as theft and road rage. Are other...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Michele Sancilardi Wins A $150 Spree At Times
On Monday, Michele Sancilardi wanted strawberries and blueberries, so she took a trip to Times Supermarket in Kailua. As she left the store at 1:45...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Chai Chaowasaree
Chef Chai at Pacifica has become synonymous with elegant dining. But long before Chai Chaowasaree’s namesake began to dazzle diners with an expert knowledge of...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Taking Care Of Our Furry Family Members
By Jacque Vaughn, community relations director, Hawaiian Humane Society The Hawaiian Humane Society’s mission to promote the human-animal bond and the humane treatment of all...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Donnie Hoover
Last summer, Donnie Hoover realized just how much of an impact children from the Papakolea community could have on its residents. “They asked me if...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // The Value Of Dealing With Not Winning
I win. You lose.The sting of those words is enough to make any child break down in tears. Remember how we used to pick teams...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Butterfly Farmer Nurtures Winged Pets
Some believe that the purpose of every butterfly is to set aside everything that was once known — to transform and embrace an entire new...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // Appreciate Yourself, Others
When you are infatuated with someone, you tend to idolize them and minimize yourself relative to them because you think they have something that you...

Pamela Young
Applause // Opala Men, EMS, Handivan Due Praise
Dear Pamela, I would like to give a shout-out to the consistently good work of our Makiki garbage collectors. Through the years I have noticed...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Sling TV Promises To Deliver
Earlier this month Dish Network unveiled its new Sling TV web-based video service that is targeted at people who want the “cordless TV” experience. It...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Giving Hope To Youths Who Lacked It
Can a single year make a lasting difference in a person’s life? You bet it can. It did for Jennifer Wong-Ala and Shyanne Humel. In...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Concession Concession
The other weekend my wife and 17-year-old daughter decided that they were going to treat themselves to pedicures. This gave me a great opportunity to...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Religions’ Ethical Double Standard
My wife is a pretend Buddhist. She claims to be Buddhist, but she doesn’t spend her days memorizing passages from any of the sutras. She...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Walter Hiranaka Wins A $150 Spree At Safeway
On Thursday, Walter Hiranaka needed milk, so he made a stop at Safeway in Manoa. As he left the store at 9:30 a.m., MidWeek‘s representative...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // Why Do They Hate Us? They Just Do
In the 1970s my mother, a brilliant, highly self-educated student of world history and geopolitics, said, “Susan, mark my words, the next world war will...

Pamela Young
Applause // Kupuna Encounter Angels Among Us
Aloha Pamela, After taking my husband to a doctor’s appointment in Pearl City, we got stuck in the traffic gridlock. Then, after filling a prescription...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Conny!
CONNY is a confident and curious girl that loves to people-watch. She already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals are available...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Nanette Napoleon
In college, Nanette Napoleon spent a night in Kaupo, an old and remote Hawaiian graveyard on Maui. Yes, it sounds almost made up, like a...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // One Little Way To Find Lost Stuff
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been ready to leave the house and then thought, “Oh wait, where are my car keys, my...

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