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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...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 7/17/13
Korean vets’ book When I went to Like Like Drive Inn for breakfast this morning at the weekly gathering of Korean War vets, I was...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 7/10/13
Saluting troops Bob Jones’ column “To War Or Not To War, America?” is correct in his observation that Americans generally think “our military serves the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 7/3/13
Unfair cartoon Roy Chang’s June 19 cartoon pictures 41-year-old Brian Schatz as a baby in a high chair. If age is an issue, an equivalent...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 6/26/13
No proof of lies Right-wing ideologue Jerry Coffee seems to take great pleasure in calling our president a “liar” – yet without foundation or fact....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 6/19/13
Bogus science It is most unfortunate that MidWeek has decided to publish a misleading letter by Hesh Goldstein that claims the dangers of GMOs are...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 6/12/13
In the swim Regarding the Old Friends feature on retiring city lifeguards chief Ralph Goto: What a nice article about such a nice person. Ralph...

MidWeek Staff
Letters // Letters to the Editor
Prayer for health I never met Jim Burns or Emme Tomimbang, but certainly know of them, everybody does, the governor’s son and the TV star....

Don Chapman
Column // Idiot Drivers, Idiot Walkers: Bad Mix
A middle-age guy exits a store into the parking lot, studying his sales receipt, and walks directly into my path. I have to slam on...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor
Elect the AG I almost hate to admit it when Bob Jones is right because I disagree with him so often, but he is 100...

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