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MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Allan McAngus Wins $150 Spree At Safeway
On a recent Thursday, Allan McAngus needed to prepare for the recent storms, so he took a trip to Safeway in Ewa Beach. Before leaving...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // You Make A Difference
Remember that every single thing you do and say makes a difference. You are an intricate and vital part of this world, so do not...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Mojo
MOJO is an outgoing adventurer who will keep you on your toes. Nothing will slow down this 5-year-old kitty. He already may have been adopted,...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // Deal With ISIS Killers Now … Or Later
You can call me a warmonger, but if ever there was an enemy to fight with all our Captain America might, it would be the...

Pamela Young
Applause // Outstanding Staff At Kaimuki Library
Dear Pamela, Kaimuki Library is no ka ‘oi! The staff, under the leadership of Maile Davis, needs to be recognized. Not only has librarian Roberta...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Hero Is A Sandwich
We had the pleasure of a major family visit last week: my wife’s sister and her family, plus my wife’s older brother and his family,...

Pamela Young
Applause // A Very Grateful Family’s Heartfelt Message
Dear Pamela, I’ve been wanting to write you this for a long time, but never seemed to find the right words. On Sept. 13, 2012,...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Use Tablets Hands-Free With Tablift
I’m one of those people who uses my iPad in bed or on the couch, and I typically fall asleep while I’m watching a movie...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // The Joys Of Back-to-school Shopping
Back-to-school shopping — what an experience! My smiling kids proudly tried on their new uniforms and chose their favorites in anticipation of their first day...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Women, The Bible And Interpretations
It’s tough for women in the Bible. Men take all the good roles. God is male, the savior is a man and so too is...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Kristian Lei
Since age 19, Kristian Lei’s powerhouse vocals have dazzled audiences. Her first gig as lead character Kim in Cameron Mackintosh Productions’ Miss Saigon in Germany...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Rev. Alex Vergara
Rev. Alex Vergara was elected president of Oahu Filipino Community Council (OFCC), and last month he took the seat vacated by Jean Jeremiah. “It was...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // What Do You Want?
The more specific we get about what we want, the more likely we are to bring it into our lives. There is a big difference...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Forever Young, Forever Learners
Feminist, activist and writer Betty Friedan said, “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” Kaunakakai resident Rosalind Brito takes...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Why Buy Bottled Water? Use The Tap
By the time you read this, we should be drying out from the double whammy of Iselle and Julio. Or, at least, the worst should...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Christel Lleces Wins A $150 Shopping Spree At Kmart
Last Thursday, Christel Lleces wanted to help a friend prepare for the approaching storms, so she went shopping at Kmart in Kapolei. As she left...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Tails Of Aloha Teams Up With Keiki Sitters
By Kathy Custer, Owner of Keiki Sitters Tails of Aloha has teamed up with Keiki Sitters to launch the Educational Pet Adoption Program. The program...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Leo!
LEO is a loveable pup who adores playtime and is searching for his perfect playmate. This 1-year-old pup is ready to leap into your home...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Guilt By Association
There is nothing I wouldn’t do for my wife. In our years together, she has always put me first, and so I hope I have...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Buddhism Morphed By Migration
When our daughter was only a few months old, my wife and I took her grocery shopping in Hawaii Kai. We were new parents proudly...


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