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Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 11/13/13
Balanced view Jane Donahoe’s letter “Israel not Hawaii” in response to a letter from J. Cassen has just the right proportions of balance, tone and...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 11/6/13
Captive elephants This is in response to Bob Jones’ column concerning health problems of zoo elephants. Most of Mr. Jones’ comments are correct, though quoting...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/30/13
Israel not Hawaii I was interested to read J. Cassen’s letter “Friendly Israel.” Much of what the writer says is true, with reference to the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/23/13
We need recall In common with some MidWeek columnists and readers, the GOP cannot comprehend that Romney lost the election, or that “Obamacare” is the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/16/13
What else? I am no fan of Michelle Malkin, but her column “Obama Lied, My Health Plan Died” was an eye-opener. As one who believes...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/9/13
Misplaced blame Jerry Coffee agrees with me that the Veterans Administration (VA) should resume making loans to qualified buyers of homes with water catchment systems....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 10/2/13
Pope, bishop OK Bob Jones tries to undermine the Catholic Church in his rant on “Pope, Bishop Silva At Odds On Gays.” Mr. Jones portrays...

Don Chapman
Column // Dis And Dots
As we used to say in another column incarnation, this week it’s a bit of Dis, Dots an’ Da Oddah T’ing: My fellow Americans made...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 9/25/13
High on Takai As one of Dan Boylan’s 11 regular readers, I congratulate him for his excellent Sept. 11 MidWeek column on state Rep. Mark...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 9/18/13
Prison problems It is apparent from reading his Aug. 28 column that Bob Jones knows little or nothing about the Department of Public Safety and...

Don Chapman
Column // Staycation With A Few Old Friends
I spent several days on Kaua’i during a recent “staycation,” and in many ways it was like connecting with old friends after many years apart....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 9/11/13
Foolish spending I read with interest the article proclaiming $150,000 of Hawaii state taxpayers’ money was appropriated for fashion and trade shows while police officers...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 9/4/13
No circus act In his column “Overblown TV Storm Coverage,” Bob Jones provides a curious perspective on local news coverage of Tropical Storm Flossie. While...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 8/28/13
Ranting, wrong I was enjoying Jerry Coffee’s column “The First Navy Jack’s Significance” – until the final paragraphs, when he suddenly swerved into an anti-Obama...

Don Chapman
Column // MidWeek Readers’ Ghost Stories
Following a recent MidWeek Poll that asked people if they had ever seen a ghost, letter writer Elizabeth Tam responded in shock that each of...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 8/21/13
Deedy in charge I never comment on stories in papers, but this time I felt the need to do so. Oh, yes, and I hardly...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 8/14/13
Ghostly truth I love MidWeek, and Ron Nagasawa’s column most of all. And I was shocked to read in your Poll that every person questioned...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 8/7/13
Fujio Matsuda responds First, I want to thank Bob Jones for his kind remarks about my tenure as UH system president from 1974 to ’84....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 7/31/13
More idiots Good work, MidWeek! A few weeks after Don Chapman’s column “Idiot Drivers, Idiot Walkers: Bad Mix,” and a spate of letters that followed...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 7/24/13
Voyagers, indeed The role of Native Hawaiians in American wars goes back much further than the Civil War (MidWeek cover story, July 3). The following...

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