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Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // It Takes Faith To Write On Religion
A passage from the Quran (surah 22:47) states a thousand years is like a day to God. This is Tamagotchi time. By this reckoning, MidWeek...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // You Are In The Right Place
You are exactly where you need to be in your life. The only thing that is stopping you from appreciating where you are is the...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // 22 Years Of ‘Excavating’ And Sharing
As I have reflected on MidWeek‘s 30th anniversary, it occurred to me that my relationship with MidWeek as a columnist has gone on longer than...

Pamela Young
Applause // ‘MW’ APPLAUSE
Thirty years ago, Apple introduced a new fangled device called the Macintosh, the Winter Olympics opened in Sarajevo and the Summer Games in L.A., the...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Taz
TAZ is a spirited guy who loves to explore and nibble on snacks. He already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Rosalinda Macaraeg Wins A $150 Spree At Times Super Market
Last Wednesday, Rosalinda Macaraeg wanted to make oxtail soup for dinner, so she took a trip to Times Super Market in Kamehameha Shopping Center. As...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Kristin Kato
For A Cake Life’s fifth anniversary, owner Kristin Kato teamed up with Hawaii Foodbank to help provide for the hungry in the community. “We thought,...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Keely & Blue
KEELY & BLUE are best buds who adore the company of one another. They already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Blake M. Nuibe
Imagine a group of boys ages 7 to 12 standing perfectly still on stage for about 45 minutes. As quixotic as it may seem, this...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Reasons People Of Faith Fast
If variety is the spice of life, religion is its dessert. Indulged in the right amount and enjoyed with others at the appropriate time, religion...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Making Conservation Easier For Everyone
By Lihla Noori, Executive Director, Hawaii Conservation Alliance Hawaii Conservation Alliance (HCA) has been helping lead conservation efforts throughout Hawaii since 1988. Today, we are...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // The Buzz On Bee-utiful Kauai
Dog owners enjoy coming home after a hard day’s labor to the excitement of their pets, especially when their canines jump up and down and...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // A Different Kind Of Soccer Mom
It appears the whole nation has caught soccer fever after the U.S. soccer team’s performance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. But no...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Jill Hirata Wins A $150 Spree At Foodland
Last Wednesday, Jill Hirata wanted to shop for some food for Fourth of July, so she took a trip to Foodland in Ala Moana Center....

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Encouraging Creativity In Children
Is your refrigerator covered in artwork made by your little Picasso? My kids’ art collection outgrew our kitchen long ago. Now it’s all over the...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Great Media Center Software
I’ve been using Plex for years and was absolutely thrilled to meet the chief product officer and co-founder Scott Olechowski earlier this year. Plex is...

Pamela Young
Applause // Help Arrives
Dear Pamela, Darlene, the assistant manager of Aikahi Safeway, and Taylor, the young woman at the deli counter, came to the aid of my daughter,...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Young Writer Pleads For The Earth
What kind of Hawaii are we bequeathing to our children? Kate Welch thinks about it. She thinks about it a lot. The Ho’ala School seventh-grader...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Demand And Supply
I realize this column has become my outlet for venting the woes of my domestic life. Let me make it completely clear that I am...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Hana Hou For Waimanalo Rodeo
I tip my one and only cowboy hat to Bud Gibson, owner of New Town and Country Stables and Rocker G Livestock, and Dita Holifield,...


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