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Pamela Young
Applause // Kupuna Encounter Angels Among Us
Aloha Pamela, After taking my husband to a doctor’s appointment in Pearl City, we got stuck in the traffic gridlock. Then, after filling a prescription...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Conny!
CONNY is a confident and curious girl that loves to people-watch. She already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals are available...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Nanette Napoleon
In college, Nanette Napoleon spent a night in Kaupo, an old and remote Hawaiian graveyard on Maui. Yes, it sounds almost made up, like a...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // One Little Way To Find Lost Stuff
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been ready to leave the house and then thought, “Oh wait, where are my car keys, my...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // Legends Inspire Young Composer
Beethoven, Brahms, Barber, Bartok and Shostakovich were favorites of one of the nation’s most accomplished young composers. “Their music is marked with an intensity that...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Intel Products Pique Interest At CES
Despite all the big-name hardware companies with their latest and greatest laptops, desktops and tablets I saw at the recent 2015 International CES, the one...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Giving Teenagers A Solid Foundation
By Destiny Carrillo, program coordinator, TeamBuilding-Hawaii How do you build a responsible teenager with expectations of success for high school and beyond? Call TeenBuilding-Hawaii! Through...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Jane Mann
Jane Mann recalls growing up in Grant, Ala., and attending a primary school built by the nonprofit Daughters of the American Revolution (Alabama chapter) back...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // True Gratitude
If you make it a habit to count your blessings, you will have more blessings and experience more meaning in your life than those who...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // What’s Next After ‘Charlie’ Protests?
Je suis Charlie. I am. I am. I am. The “I am” protests are becoming ubiquitous. And you can look at it this way: Too...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Storage Wars
While I love the Christmas holiday season, there is one thing about it that I absolutely hate. That is the fact that it ends. What...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Kirk Matthews
Kirk Matthews stood in front of an active lava flow, watching it slowly make its way down a street in Kalapana. It was 1983, and...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Bubbly Put On Hold For The Eve
Man, where did the first two weeks of 2015 go? It’s like I’ve been walking around with a holiday hangover. Not the kind caused by...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // A Life Of Success
Are you associating yourself with people who assist you by holding you accountable for the vision you have for your life, or do you hang...

Pamela Young
Applause // Aspiring Doctor’s Impressive Altruism
Dear Pamela, I wanted to write to thank some wonderful Samaritans who helped me recently. I fell at the corner of University Avenue and Maile...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Keiki Make Green Resolutions
As I was writing this column about kids and energy conservation, a song popped into my head and got stuck: the old American spiritual He’s...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // For The Love Of A Big Brother
My world collapsed when I lost my Momma, heart sank when I had to say my final farewell to Dad, and I choked to clear...

Alison Young
Click Chick // A Fun First Glance At CES 2015
As I write this, I’ve just completed day one of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), along with a few product-featuring events, and I’m already...

MidWeek Staff
Pet Friends Forever // Say Hello To Buffy!
BUFFY loves being in the spotlight and adores being showered with attention. She already may have been adopted, but more than 100 other animals are...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Andrea June Wins A $150 Spree at Kmart Kapolei
On the Monday before Christmas, Andrea June needed to do some last-minute shopping, so she took a trip to Kmart in Kapolei. As she left...

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