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Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Exploring The Wilderness Of Kalihi
Domestication has changed our pets, so they are no longer creatures of the wild. What does this mean? Well, it means horses now are available...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Providing Inspiration And Opportunities
By Robert N.E. Piper, executive director, Honolulu Community Action Program “We would like to thank HCAP and Kumuhonua Transitional Living Center for the huge impact...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Roy Storaasli Wins A $150 Spree At City Mill
On a recent Thursday, Roy Storaasli went to pick up a custom-made screen he ordered at City Mill in Waimalu. As he paid for his...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Malia Schlesser
Idealists believe that teachers inspire future generations, and while this normally is directed at academics, La Pietra’s Malia Schlesser also inspires her students to be...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Dress Rehearsal
If there’s one thing that I really hate to do, it’s to go clothes shopping with my wife and 17-year-old daughter. I really have no...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Kanoe Gibson Nitta
As a student at University of Hawaii, Kanoe Gibson Nitta was studying business with a focus on marketing and management. But she just wasn’t sure...

MidWeek Staff
Good Neighbors // Brent Kunimoto
Diamond Bakery continues to perpetuate its mission to share aloha with people in the community, something it has done since its inception in 1921. And...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // Obama Ignores Christian Charities
Our nation mourns the tragic death of American aide worker Kayla Mueller, 26, at the hands of radical Islamic terrorist group ISIS. The life of...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Williams Has Lost His Credibility
I’ve got a question for you. Will you be able to watch Brian Williams again as a major news anchor — and believe him? I...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // Shine In Your Own Way
If you get upset when others criticize you, label you or try to make you into someone you are not, after a while you might...

Pamela Young
Applause // Kindness Of Strangers
Dear Pamela, I just wanted to say thank you to the angel who paid for our breakfast. My daughter and I had a long morning,...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Dakota!
Two-month-old Dakota is full of surprises. This ball of energy will keep you entertained and on your toes. She already may have been adopted, but...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // An Environmentalist Runs For A Cause
No planes, trains or automobiles for this Hawaii environmentalist. She is on a mission on foot and subscribes to the saying, “It’s not how fast...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Taking A Bite Of The Digital Cookie
Many moons ago, I was a Girl Scout and did the traditional deed of going door-to-door and setting up tables outside stores to sell my...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // And The Religious Awards Go To …
If there were religious equivalents to the Oscars or Grammy awards, Jesus would win the award for “Most Likely To Be Crucified.” The Buddha would...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Jo Lynn Okamoto Wins A $150 Spree At Kmart
On a recent Monday, Jo Lynn Okamoto needed to buy vegetables and some home necessities, so she took a trip to Kmart across from Aloha...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Out Of The Mouths Of Babies
What the …? I gasp every time my children say this phrase. My mind fills in the blanks for them with words that aren’t fit...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Silence Is Golden
The other week I needed to take a business trip to the Big Island. My trip was to start in Hilo and end in Kona....

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Protecting Wildlife And Their Wild Places
By Marjorie Ziegler, executive director, Conservation Council for Hawaii For the past 65 years, Conservation Council for Hawaii has worked to protect native Hawaiian wildlife...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Watch Out, Here Comes Konawaena
During his years as Hawaii’s governor, George Ariyoshi was described by Walter Dods as “quiet and effective.” Well, those words could apply equally to another...

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