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Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Discovering The Fun Of RC Flying
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Time for another Valentine’s Day, but how can you celebrate in a fresh way? Flowers, chocolate and a date...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // We Are Born To Grow
No one wakes up in the morning and says, “I want to shrink. I want to be less. I want to be unfulfilled, or I...

Pamela Young
Applause // Bell Ringer Also Offers The Gift Of Song
Dear Pamela, People shopping at Aiea Shopping Center got a special treat this year when going near Times Supermarket. The bell ringer for the Salvation...

Alison Young
Click Chick // Tagg GPS Tracker Keeps Tabs On Fido
Seeing my friend and her three rambunctious dogs last week made me remember the Tagg GPS Pet Tracker I saw at the Consumer Electronics Show...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // The Powerful Gift Of An Organ Transplant
By Dr. Stephen Kula, President/CEO, Legacy of Life Hawaii Five years ago, Sarah Chee was told she had less than two weeks to live because...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Scott Morita
Healthier teeth are in store for Hawaii’s keiki, thanks to a volunteer effort put on by Hawaii Dental Association’s Young Dentist Group. Give Kids A...

Dr. John Kaya
The Wild Side // The Stress Of A Visit With The Vet
“It’s not what you eat that can be hazardous to your health — it’s what is eating you.” Given the context, our pastor wasn’t referring...

MidWeek Staff
Mystery Shopper // Jill Nakagawa Wins A $150 Spree At Times
On Thursday, Jill Nakagawa needed to get groceries, so she took a trip to Times Supermarket in Waimalu. As she left the store at 2:40...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // You Talking To Me?
This column originally was published Feb. 8, 2012. Probably one of the best things I did in 2011 was to get a family dog. I’ve...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // It’s Irresponsible Not To Vaccinate
Why has measles suddenly become a thing? Why are people debating the efficacy and safety of the measles vaccine — something proven long ago to...

Alice Inoue
A Mindful Moment // On Helping Others
People often tell me that they want to help others and be a good role model. In order to do this in a significant way,...

Tannya Joaquin
Tannya’s Take // Fishing Around For Family Fun
We’re blessed to live in paradise with so many options to explore in the great outdoors. Pick your pleasure: gorgeous hikes, surfing, beaches, parks. With...

Susan Page
Susan's Page // The Island Home We All Share
“My record speaks for itself,” then-state Sen. David Ige said during the campaign for governor. “I have never been dominated by any special interest group....

Pamela Young
Applause // Goodness All Around
Aloha Pamela, My 88-year-old father went to cut his hair at Paul’s Barber Hairstyling on Monsarrat Avenue. this past Tuesday morning. As he was approaching,...

Jaimie Kim
Old Friends // Pat Saiki
As a public school teacher, Pat Saiki took notice of the lack of independence she and her colleagues had. There were no planning periods, no...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Sharing Lessons From A Life Of Service
Guadalupe Rivera has dined with presidents and Rockefellers and royalty. Her father was Diego Rivera, a world-renowned muralist. She made her mark in Mexico as...

Mufi Hannemann
Island Matters // A Celebration Of Polynesian Athletes
Winning the Heisman Trophy was unquestionably a huge accomplishment for Marcus Mariota, his family and Saint Louis School. But it also served as a tremendous...

MidWeek Staff
Proof Positive // Helping Keep Seniors Fed And Connected
By Lyn Moku, Director of Lanakila Meals on Wheels The month of March mobilizes hundreds of local Meals on Wheels programs across the country to...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Katheren Gomez
It always has been in Katheren Gomez’s heart to give back to those less fortunate. A self-proclaimed military brat, Gomez (then Katheren Zayas) grew up...

Alison Young
Click Chick // National Clean Out Your Computer Day
It’s that time of year again. National Clean Out Your Computer Day falls on Feb. 9 and is the time you’re encouraged to give your...

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