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Pamela Young
Applause // Goodness All Around
Aloha Pamela, My 88-year-old father went to cut his hair at Paul’s Barber Hairstyling on Monsarrat Avenue. this past Tuesday morning. As he was approaching,...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Pat Saiki
As a public school teacher, Pat Saiki took notice of the lack of independence she and her colleagues had. There were no planning periods, no...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Sharing Lessons From A Life Of Service
Guadalupe Rivera has dined with presidents and Rockefellers and royalty. Her father was Diego Rivera, a world-renowned muralist. She made her mark in Mexico as...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // A Celebration Of Polynesian Athletes
Winning the Heisman Trophy was unquestionably a huge accomplishment for Marcus Mariota, his family and Saint Louis School. But it also served as a tremendous...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Helping Keep Seniors Fed And Connected
By Lyn Moku, Director of Lanakila Meals on Wheels The month of March mobilizes hundreds of local Meals on Wheels programs across the country to...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Katheren Gomez
It always has been in Katheren Gomez’s heart to give back to those less fortunate. A self-proclaimed military brat, Gomez (then Katheren Zayas) grew up...

Alison Young
Click Chick // National Clean Out Your Computer Day
It’s that time of year again. National Clean Out Your Computer Day falls on Feb. 9 and is the time you’re encouraged to give your...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To CC!
CC is a gentle 6-month-old cat that loves nothing more than to snuggle and keep you company. She may have already been adopted, but more...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // The Serial Killers You’ll Meet In Heaven
I probably have the worst job when it comes to making small talk with people. I teach religion courses at Leeward Community College and UH-Manoa,...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Aurelio Supapo Wins A $150 Spree At Sack N Save
On Monday, Aurelio Supapo Jr. needed to get rice and dinner, so he took a trip to Sack N Save across from Aloha Stadium. As...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Sparkling Personality
My wife and I are on the back-end of our daughter’s senior year in high school. That means our lives no longer belong to us...

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...

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