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MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Wendell Chun Wins A $150 Spree At Fisher Hawaii
On Thursday, Wendell Chun wanted some treats to give to the homeless as part of a weekly outreach, so he made a stop at Fisher...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Mr. Mom Puts Family Ahead Of Career
In the 21st century, it is not uncommon for gender roles to be split right down the middle, as they relate to household chores and...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Apple’s iPad Air 2: Thin Yet Powerful
Following the release of its iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus a few weeks ago, last week Apple released the long-awaited iPad Air 2, the thinnest and...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Sharing The Magical Power Of A Wish
By Siana Austin Hunt, president and CEO, Make-A-Wish-Hawaii We can’t cure the very conditions that bring Hawaii keiki to our doorstep, but we can offer...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Judy Keith
Judy Keith is an active follower of Hebrews 13:2, which states: “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // A Harrowing Halloween Tale
As All Hallows Eve approaches, I reminisce about the many harrowing events that have taken place in our veterinary hospital. People think we spend our...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // Being Realistic In Our Scary World
I’m in New York City, staying in a hotel smack in Times Square amid the teeming masses and a mere 15-minute cab ride from the...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Drop In The Bucket
Although the weather really sucked with the passing of Hurricane Ana, the good news is no one was seriously hurt. Still, there was a lot...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Google Enters The Phablet Market
It was just a matter of time before Google entered the phablet market, and sure enough, last week it announced the release of the Nexus...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Cydney Nakama
Cydney Nakama has been a mentor for many interns at Kiewit Building Group Inc. since she started at the company nearly nine years ago, but...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // A Heartfelt ‘Letter To My Parents’
Permit me to share a portion of the winning entry in the first “Letter to my Parents” contest in Hawaii. I could give you my...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // You Are Important
Have you ever noticed that you lose your sense of self when you meet someone and see them as being “better” than you in some...

Pamela Young
Applause // Lost And Returned
Dear Pamela, In today’s world, everyone is so busy. I must have dropped my magnetic shaded lenses at Marukai. I am so grateful someone picked...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Lehua Matsuoka Wins A $150 Spree At Kmart
On Wednesday, Lehua Matsuoka wanted to pick up some things for her new grandson, so she took a trip to Kmart on Nimitz Highway. As...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // It’s So Smart To Get A Flu Shot
With all the alarms clanging lately about the Ebola virus, probably the most important thing we should remember is that hysteria isn’t going to make...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // The Man With Nine Lives And View Of The Afterlife
Very few people make it to the pearly gates and live to talk about their experience. Moanalua resident Roy Nagahara is known as the man...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Perry & Price
In KSSK’s Iwilei studio, Larry Price sits in front of a computer talking to Michael W. Perry via Skype. Perry is on vacation in California,...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Maile!
MAILE is a 1-year-old pooch who is loyal and affectionate. She loves to give wet kisses and snuggle. She already may have been adopted, but...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Hello Dolly!
I may have mentioned that several weeks ago my wife’s family was in town. That included her 7-year-old niece. For the most part, she hung...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Providing Miracles For Critically Ill Keiki
By Martha Smith, CEO, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children When Jullie and Jay Passos learned their son Keegan would be born with a...


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