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Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Recalling Laie’s Ambassador Of Aloha
It wasn’t too long ago that entertainer Benny Kai and wife Sharon were sitting in the stands at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta
As I write this, I’m still eagerly awaiting the launch of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Because of this, announcements in the tech world have...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Indigo
INDIGO is an active lady who enjoys exploring her surroundings. She already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals are available at...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // The Place Of Mythology In Religion
Religious stories are myths. And, as such, they often are misunderstood and misused. In the study of religion, myths are not lies, but they are...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Kanani Carvalho Wins A $150 Foodland Spree
On a recent rainy Monday, Kanani Carvalho wanted to make chicken long rice soup, so she made a stop at Foodland in Kapolei. As she...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Having ‘Frozen’ Fun In The Islands
Here we are just a few days into the new year and already Santa’s Christmas gifts have broken. Seriously. My son’s remote control-operated helicopter didn’t...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Working To Overcome Challenges Of Epilepsy
By Lacey Shimabukuro, Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii board president One in 26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy at some point in their...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Dr. Terry Shintani
While in law school, Terry Shintani was flunking and on the verge of quitting. Then a friend recommended he change his diet. Game to try...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Andrew Kim
Last November, HHL Holdings donated $5,000 to help Habitat for Humanity provide housing for local families. Then the business took that act of service a...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // A Year Of Results
Do you want 2015 to be filled with results or excuses? If you want results, make a commitment right now to look consistently for advantages...

Pamela Young
Applause // An Outpouring Of The Aloha Spirit
Dear Pamela, We would like to acknowledge the good Samaritans who rendered aid to us at a car accident at the intersection of Ho‘olaulea and...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // What The Flask
In this new year of 2015, I really need to get up to speed with pop culture and all the new local trends. For me...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // A Last-minute New Year’s Resolution
As we get ready to say aloha to 2014 and start a new year, I want to thank MidWeek‘s faithful readers. For those of you...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Creating Opportunities One Shirt At A Time
By Laura Smith President/CEO Goodwill Industries of Hawaii We want to thank you for helping us get to our goal of 100,000 boxes of donations...

Pamela Young
Applause // An Unexpected Ray Of Sunshine
Dear Pamela, There are so many disheartening stories in the news that I thought your readers might enjoy this heartwarming experience. I left my purse...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // The Weaker Sex
I made my New Year’s resolution about four months ago. After a year of laying off the gym and letting old bad eating habits back...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Olivia Uchima
There now is support and a wealth of information for those who stutter or have family members who do, thanks to National Stuttering Association, Hawaii...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Why Dogs And Bufos Don’t Mix Well
In Hawaii, with the cold weather comes the rain — a small price to pay, really. But with the rain comes an unwelcomed visitor, Bufo...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Key Rail Strategies Are In Order
It must have come as quite a shock to even the most ardent rail supporters when Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) executive director Dan...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Stuffed With New Year’s Day Traditions
Some things never change — and shouldn’t. Take my family’s New Year’s Day tradition that stretches back to small-kid times. First, we feast. Then we...

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