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Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 9/24/14
Rites of passage I appreciate Jay Sakashita’s thoughtful approach to religious topics. His column, “Journey Of Life And Rites Of Passage,” was especially thought-provoking for...

Don Chapman
Column // Mariota: ‘I’ve Come A Long Way’
He is so down to earth, so not full of himself, the temptation is to say Marcus Mariota is just a normal college kid. Except...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 9/17/14
Killer mopeds MidWeek did its readers a disservice by publishing Bob Jones’ column on mopeds. He may enjoy the thrill of riding his moped, but...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 9/10/14
More tolerance I appreciate the perspective that Prof. Jay Sakashita brings in his MidWeek religion column “Misfit Spirit.” For me, the academic study of religion...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 9/3/14
‘Factual’? I love MidWeek and think it adds such value to the community, but I was very concerned and disappointed to find inaccurate information presented...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 8/27/14
Not our fight Jerry Coffee and Susan Page have taken turns advocating military action. They refer to bad things and conclude more fighting is the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 8/20/14
Harsh measures Honolulu continues to be disgraced by its increasing homeless problem and our elected officials’ inability to deal with it. History may provide a...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 8/13/14
Pulitzer artistry Nothing matches Dick Adair’s contribution in last week’s MidWeek. His research brought forth Emma Lazarus’ inscription below the Statue of Liberty — here...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters // Letters to the Editor – 8/6/14
More about Anna I was pleasantly surprised to see a picture of my aunt Anna Furtado Kahanamoku as part of your article on Lanakila Pacific....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 7/30/14
Runaway Neil Regarding Dan Boylan’s “reviews” of political ads on TV: While I remember Gov. Abercrombie’s original and novel yellow cab campaign promotion from the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 7/23/14
Congratulations! Congratulations on the 30th anniversary of the MidWeek family! Lots of great articles in the special issue brought back fond memories of days long...

Don Chapman
Column // A Personal ‘MidWeek’ Love Story
With MidWeek celebrating 30 years of publishing, we’ve asked contributors to share their personal MidWeek “experience” in this issue. I am impressed with, and greatly...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 7/16/14
Travesty for vets I was in the Military Order of the Purple Heart vehicle at the Kailua Fourth of July Parade. This was my third...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 7/9/14
Iraq questions Thanks to Don Chapman for a good column on Iraq. So I ask myself some questions: 1. Is Iraq or what happens there...

Don Chapman
Column // Delivering The Gift Of Sheer Joy
My life changed in a wonderful way Sunday, June 29, at 2:16 p.m., when Kylie Rose Kekai’olaliuli Luat entered the world — and I became...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 7/2/14
Chilling idea Bob Jones apparently has never learned that not all thoughts need to be shared. I am a strong believer in freedom of the...

Don Chapman
Column // The Only Way Iraq War Could Turn
I can’t see any way that America can get out of Iraq without the serious involvement and cooperation of the Arabic Sunni Saudis, the Persian...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 6/25/14
History lesson Bob Jones notes that “The Secretary of the Interior is considering whether to propose an administrative rule that would facilitate the reestablishment of...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 6/18/14
Misplaced blame This is in response to St. Francis Healthcare System’s CEO Jerry Correa’s letter saying how offended he was by Dick Adair’s cartoon regarding...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 6/11/14
Wrong dead horse Regarding the caricature of the War Memorial Natatorium, our nation’s newest National Treasure, as a horse in last week’s Pritchett’s cartoon, contrary...

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