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Alison Young
Click Chick // Sending Money To Facebook Friends
Last week Facebook rolled out its free Messenger Payments feature that lets you send and receive money. To begin a transaction, you start a message...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Fred Ota Wins A $150 Shopping Spree At Shirokiya
On a recent Wednesday, Fred Ota went to Shirokiya for lunch, but he also bought some books. At 1:50 p.m., MidWeek‘s representative spotted Fred standing...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // For Delicate Tropical Flowers, It’s Cold
Don’t call me a wimp. But I am wearing sweatpants, a long-sleeve shirt and the ugliest pair of fuzzy house slippers ever recorded in house...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Johnny Kai
The key to rebuilding Hawaii’s entertainment industry and the ability to earn a musical livelihood, Johnny Kai will argue, is in its youth. Current entertainers,...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Melody!
MELODY is both adorable and loving. She delights in going out for walks, cuddling and giving affection. She already may have been adopted, but more...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // Be Inspired By What You Do
If you want to own your own business, make sure the services or products you offer inspire you. If you do it simply for the...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // The Languages Of Love
It doesn’t take a bestselling book to know what motivates your children, but it helps. Even without my mother’s intuition, it’s easy to see that...

Pamela Young
Applause // Answering A Doctor’s Desperate Call
Dear Pamela, You cannot imagine my desperation at the prospect of opening my new office with no phone and no Internet. I called Mr. Hiapo...

Alison Young
Click Chick // It’s Almost Time For Apple’s Smart Watch
Finally, the Apple Watch has a solid release date: Friday, April 24! We were all awed by the iPhone’s initial release in 2007; let’s see...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Building Better, More Responsible Teens
By Delorese Gregoire, director of Winners’ Camp Hawaii Leadership Academy Since I founded Winners’ Camp three decades ago, more than 15,000 teens have participated in...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Differences In Christianities, Part 2
As I mentioned in a previous column, there are differences among the major forms of Christianity. I usually can tell the Protestant Christians in my...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Andrew Rosen
Hawaii State Federal Credit Union is conducting its annual election for its board of directors. During this time, all 84,000 members are encouraged to vote...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // The Dire Need For Diabetes Education
More and more people in Hawaii continue to be afflicted with diabetes and are not aware of it. This is attributed in great part to...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Back To The Future
I really feel lucky to be working for a company that continues to stay on the cutting edge of technology. In this business you really...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Jumping Up To Drain A Drenched Dog
“It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” —Hot Ticket Author Olivia Cunning should be given an award. I mean, having fun is important,...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // A ‘Promise’ Can Go A Long Way For Island Families
Titus Thomas is a friendly guy. He has a soft voice and a clear, open gaze. He’s likeable in a cuddly sort of way. And...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Deanna Lum Wins A $150 Shopping Spree At Times
On Wednesday, Deanna Lum was on her way to pick up her daughters from school, when she decided to stop at Times Super Market in...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Jax!
Four-year-old Jax has a very curious nose and loves to be out discovering new things. He already may have been adopted, but more than 100...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // The Effects Of AIDS On Swazi Children
“This country will be HIV/AIDS free by 2022,” declared the King of Swaziland in his “State of the Kingdom” address last month. This small southern...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Sharing The Gift Of Life, No Matter The Age
By Nola Faria, program director, Hawaii Cord Blood Bank Hawaii Cord Blood Bank (HCBB) is an independent, nonprofit community-service organization whose mission is to support...

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