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Alison Young
Click Chick // Chronicling Tech Changes
Happy 30th, MidWeek! In honor of MidWeek’s 30th anniversary, I wanted to share my experience with MidWeek over the last several years. My journey with...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Looking Back At 30 Years Of ‘MidWeek’
July 18, 1984 That was the date of our first issue of MidWeek 30 years ago. When we started, we actually had a weekly competitor...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Inspired By Amazing Column Subjects
“When you touch someone’s life it is a privilege. When you touch someone’s heart it is a blessing. When you touch someone’s mind it is...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Bitsy Kelley
Bitsy Kelley’s earliest memories are of time spent learning the ins and outs of her family’s business, Outrigger Enterprises Group. When she was old enough,...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Loving The Depth Print Media Provides
MidWeek is 30 years old, and that’s a pretty cool thing. It’s also quite remarkable and a bit mind-boggling. Remarkable because MidWeek has survived Hawaii’s...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // Adventures With Pets
May 6, 2009, is a very special date for me. This was the day that MidWeek published my first article, “A Mysterious Case of Bowie...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // YWCA Helping Women Dress For Success
By Noriko Namiki, Chief Executive Office, YWCA of Oahu Every year, more than 500 women take advantage of the Dress for Success Honolulu program, based...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // You Are In The Right Place
You are exactly where you need to be in your life. The only thing that is stopping you from appreciating where you are is the...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // It Takes Faith To Write On Religion
A passage from the Quran (surah 22:47) states a thousand years is like a day to God. This is Tamagotchi time. By this reckoning, MidWeek...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // 22 Years Of ‘Excavating’ And Sharing
As I have reflected on MidWeek‘s 30th anniversary, it occurred to me that my relationship with MidWeek as a columnist has gone on longer than...

Pamela Young
Applause // ‘MW’ APPLAUSE
Thirty years ago, Apple introduced a new fangled device called the Macintosh, the Winter Olympics opened in Sarajevo and the Summer Games in L.A., the...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Taz
TAZ is a spirited guy who loves to explore and nibble on snacks. He already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Rosalinda Macaraeg Wins A $150 Spree At Times Super Market
Last Wednesday, Rosalinda Macaraeg wanted to make oxtail soup for dinner, so she took a trip to Times Super Market in Kamehameha Shopping Center. As...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Kristin Kato
For A Cake Life’s fifth anniversary, owner Kristin Kato teamed up with Hawaii Foodbank to help provide for the hungry in the community. “We thought,...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello to Keely & Blue
KEELY & BLUE are best buds who adore the company of one another. They already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Blake M. Nuibe
Imagine a group of boys ages 7 to 12 standing perfectly still on stage for about 45 minutes. As quixotic as it may seem, this...

Jay Sakashita
Misfit Spirit // Reasons People Of Faith Fast
If variety is the spice of life, religion is its dessert. Indulged in the right amount and enjoyed with others at the appropriate time, religion...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Making Conservation Easier For Everyone
By Lihla Noori, Executive Director, Hawaii Conservation Alliance Hawaii Conservation Alliance (HCA) has been helping lead conservation efforts throughout Hawaii since 1988. Today, we are...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // The Buzz On Bee-utiful Kauai
Dog owners enjoy coming home after a hard day’s labor to the excitement of their pets, especially when their canines jump up and down and...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Jill Hirata Wins A $150 Spree At Foodland
Last Wednesday, Jill Hirata wanted to shop for some food for Fourth of July, so she took a trip to Foodland in Ala Moana Center....


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