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Alison Young
Click Chick // Seeing A Happy New Year In Tech
Happy New Year! As we finish up 2014 and go into a new year of tech, I’m preparing to make my annual trek to the...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Nalani Choy
In Na Leo Pilimehana’s earliest days, the trio would travel to gigs in Nalani Choy’s ’66 Oldsmobile Cutlass convertible. “All three of us in the...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times
I always love writing the year-end column. It gives me a chance to pause, reflect and always be stunned by how many things — good,...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Deano Kiyohara Wins $150 Spree At Safeway
On a recent Thursday, Deano Kiyohara made his usual stop for groceries at Safeway in Aikahi Park Shopping Center in Kaneohe. As he made his...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Self-help Tip: Question Authority
Seven Keys to Unlocking Your True Destiny: • You are destined to be happy and successful: Don’t let circumstances, situations or people tell you otherwise....

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // John Gervacio Wins A $150 Spree at City Mill
John Gervacio needed some supplies to hang a picture frame for his wife, so on a recent Friday he took a trip to City Mill...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // It Takes An Army To Help People In Need
By Maj. John Chamness, divisional leader, The Salvation Army-Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division On this Christmas Eve, we’d like to thank Oahu’s communities for supporting...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Leiala Cook
The Tournament of Roses Parade will experience a bit of aloha New Year’s Day, thanks to Leiala Cook and Hawaii Pa‘u Riders. This will be...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Captain!
CAPTAIN is a loyal pup who will melt your heart with his good behavior and tender disposition. He may have already been adopted, but more...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // Be In The Moment
How are you spending your time each day? What you do every day is important because you are exchanging your life for it! When tomorrow...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Facebook Post Is The Perfect Gift
I received a beautiful gift this year. Daniel Nakasone had read my column on Hilda, the homeless woman who was looking for a job. Her...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Carol Ai May
At a young age, Carol Ai May learned from her father that nothing in life is free. As the daughter of David C. Ai, president...

Pamela Young
Applause // Three Generous Servings Of Kindness
Dear Pamela, I just saw my doctor, and had two hours to spare before my next appointment with another doctor. I thought I’d walk down...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Cultivating Compassion With Generosity
Many families strive, if they can, to make Christmas morning magical, with bright-eyed children pleasantly surprised with their new toys and clothes when opening presents....

Alison Young
Click Chick // Making The Most From Old Gadgets
Merry Christmas! Now that you’ve opened all your presents and got a bunch of new toys, it’s time to think about clearing out your old...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // How Much Should Santa’s Salary Be?
I can’t help but wonder how Santa Claus would feel about the 2014 Santa Index. How can you possibly put a dollar figure on the...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // The 12 Chores Of Christmas
Since my wife works at a school, during Christmas and New Year’s she has about two weeks off. Of course, she spends it with our...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Alan Hackbarth Wins A $150 Spree at Foodland
On a recent Friday, Alan Hackbarth stopped in Foodland at Windward City Shopping Center for breakfast. As he made his purchase at 8:45 a.m., MidWeek‘s...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Rethinking Christmas Shopping
There was a time when my husband and I did all our Christmas shopping in one or two marathon, feet-killing days. We’d head off early...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // A Cherished Christmas Eve Tradition
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying … and on earth, peace, goodwill toward men—...

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