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Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 1/29/14
Sovereign state In his column “Getting Sensible About GMOs,” Bob Jones hoped that after “this session of the Hawaii Legislature is pau, the current fad...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/22/14
Pidgin power Kudos to Rasa Fornier for her Art & Stage column on “pidgin jedi” Lee Tonouchi. As his recent book award shows, he is...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/15/14
Prison unions Thank you, Bob Jones, for finally saying something about the prison unions. Assuming his figures about the cost of housing prisoners are correct...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/08/14
Solid UH recruit I’m writing in response to Steve Murray’s column “Recruit With Violent Past: Risk for UH.” I was Luke Shawley’s immediate supervisor during...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/01/14
No bus signage As president of The Outdoor Circle, I represent more than 4,000 active members statewide and a century of legacy in the preservation...

MidWeek Staff
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 12/25/13
Thank a farmer My hat’s off to Roger Simon for his column “Say Thank You to Our Farmers.” Someone finally has gotten it right. I...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 12/18/13
End-of-life care As a palliative care physician, I would like to respond to Dan Boylan’s column”Time For a Death With Dignity Bill,” published in the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 12/11/13
More than a site Obamacare is more than a website. As much as I appreciate Roger Simon’s critique of the Obama administration’s implementation of the...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 12/04/13
Israel’s humanity Patricia Blair writes that Rand Pellagrino’s comments defending Israel “are most ignorant.” Then she rattles off the usual headlines from anti-Israel publications to...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 11/27/13
Embarrassing Thanks to Bob Jones for elaborating on this embarrassment of a police union chief. I had not realized that he made the national news....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 11/20/13
Israeli crimes Rand Pelligrino’s comments in his letter “False accusation” are most ignorant on the subject of Israel/Palestine. In 1948 after the unfortunate UN decision...

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
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...

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