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Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 3/25/15
Reckless hikers I am so tired of hearing about Honolulu firefighters having to rescue uneducated, unskilled “hikers” from our mountain trails. In the span of...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 3/18/15
Too many people Were it not for his weekly appearances in these pages, one might think Dan Boylan had just emerged from a Van Winkle-like...

Don Chapman
Column // The Luckiest Rent Increase Ever
Gratitude was not my first response when I learned Jan. 12 that my landlord of 16 years was jacking the rent 60 percent. But by...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 3/11/15
A lie or a secret? Pinocchio lives! In a City Council rail hearing, Councilman Ikaika Anderson said, which I have on tape, “When speaking with...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 3/4/15
Rail reality Dan Boylan is correct when he says rail will be built, but here is why I know it won’t be gainful or efficient....

MidWeek Staff
Letters // Letters to the editor – 2/25/15
Pro pets I was so touched by your Jan. 6 Newsmaker article on Canine Caregivers. It was heartwarming to know how these beautiful creatures of...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 2/18/15
Wrong on Tulsi Bob Jones’ recent column criticizes Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s views on foreign policy because he assumes that Tulsi’s experience in Iraq was as...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 2/11/15
Honor all heroes First, I would like to say that I love reading MidWeek, and can’t wait to get it each week. While reading Jerry...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 2/4/15
Pedestrian peril Regarding your feature story on the new electric skateboards: Oh, great, as if I don’t have enough to worry about to avoid the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 1/28/15
Rail debacle John Pritchett nailed it in his column showing Mayor Caldwell holding a sign that says “Rail Tax Forever” while an unseen someone asks,...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 1/21/15
Makes you think How tough it must be to keep one’s column fresh on a regular basis. Yet Jay Sakashita’s writing continues to be interesting,...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 1/14/15
Better rail Former mayor Mufi Hannemann makes some good points in his column “Key Rail Strategies Are In Order,” criticizing HART for the escalating costs...

Don Chapman
Column // Remembering A Golf Pal; Life Lesson
I was shocked and saddened to hear of the recent passing of Gus Hannemann. Back in the 1980s and early ’90s, Gus, myself and the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 1/7/15
No homeless vets I enjoyed the cover story “Home For Vets,” focusing on one company that can provide VA home loans with no down payment....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the editor – 12/31/14
Dreaming ahead Reading Don Chapman’s MidWeek cover story on Honolulu-Nagaoka’s sister- cities relationship made me think that perhaps one day American towns will have sister...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 12/24/14
Bad votes Great column by Patrick Buchanan on H.R. 758, the House bill condemning Russia that, as the headline noted, was based on lies. I...

Don Chapman
Column // The Legend Of Marcus Mariota Grows
When the persistent moisture at the corners of my eyes at last abated after Marcus Mariota was named the Heisman Trophy winner, I went back...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 12/17/14
Illegal rappelling The MidWeek Newsmaker article of Dec. 10, 2014, “Rappelling Waterfalls,” is troubling on many fronts. Big-budget TV specials, numerous magazines and websites currently...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 12/10/14
Just 3 bombs Thank you to Don Chapman for his enlightening articles on Adm. Yamamoto, his visit to Nagaoka and the bits and pieces of...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 12/3/14
City Lights fan Thanks for a great cover story on Honolulu City Lights. It is one of our family’s most beloved Christmas traditions, now in...

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