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Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Mouseketeers
The other night, my wife and 17-year-old daughter had just come back from my brother’s house, which is just down the street from us. The...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Every Day Should Be Mother’s Day
It’s hard to express how becoming a mom changes you. Unless you have kids. Then you know exactly what I’m talking about. Pre-kids, it’s all...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Darlene Young Wins A $150 Spree At Times Super Market
Darlene Young looked at the Times Super Market ad in MidWeek last week, and saw some things on sale that she wanted. So on Thursday...

MidWeek Staff
A Mindful Moment // Do What You Want
Many people don’t do what they really want to do because they fear rejection or opposition. If this is you, don’t forget that family, friends...

Pamela Young
Applause // How To Rise And Shine
Dear Pamela, I brought my two kids for breakfast at Rise and Shine in Mililani Mauka. When I tried to pay our bill, I was...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Private Schools With A Public Purpose
For some families, Hawaii’s private schools can be an elusive dream, especially if such an education is viewed as the only means of enhancing their...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Caring For The Health Of The Waianae Coast
By Dr. Glenn Pang, Board Chairman, Waianae CARE Waianae CARE Inc. consists of a group of diverse individuals (physicians, educators, businessmen, lawyers, pastors, social workers...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Lane Muraoka
Big City Diner collected change to effect change in the lives of keiki for Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii (BBBSH) last November and December to...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Tech Companies Step Up For Nepal
As I write this, the death toll in Nepal is sadly more than 5,200 and rising. The demand for information about survivors and those still...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // A Magical Escape With The Grandgirls
“I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing — that it was all started by a mouse.” — Walt Disney For four...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Ulana!
ULANA is a curious 2-year-old kitty with a keen interest in observing just about everything. She already may have been adopted, but more than 100...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Breaking Bad
I have a younger sister and brother. Our sister is a year younger than I am, and our brother a year younger than she is....

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Curtis Tsuzaki: A Man On A Mission
Homelessness is an issue that is never lacking for horror stories or critical situations that seem to suggest that the issue is totally out of...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Charging Gadgets With JUICIES Cables
You may remember me writing about the Blue Startups Cohort back in 2013. Part of that was a homegrown company called JUICIES. Fast forward to...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Fighting For Each Breath Of Air
By Nancy Banh, community outreach coordinator, American Lung Association Breathe in, breathe out. Seems pretty easy, right? Unfortunately for some, it’s not that simple. The...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Christy Davis
Keiki and their families can look forward to a day of fun starting at 7 a.m. May 2. For the 14th year, Jamba Juice Hawaii...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Hanapa‘a One Fish Hook With Tako
One of my favorite pastimes is diving for octopus, or in local terms, tako. On my dives, I see firsthand all the debris from fellow...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // A Hand In Understanding Mudras
Mudras are sacred hand gestures prominent in Buddhism and other religions. Just as we use hand gestures to express what’s in our hearts and minds,...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Robert Hoxie Wins A $150 Spree At Foodland
On a recent Tuesday, Robert Hoxie’s wife sent him to get groceries, so he went to Foodland in Ewa. As he made his purchase at...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Getting Fed Up With Restaurant Keiki Menus
I have a serious pet peeve — or parent peeve — when our family goes out to eat. In 99 percent of restaurants, the keiki...

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