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Bill Mossman
MidWeek Cover Story // The Best Gifts For Eric Lee
Eric Lee has played with some of Hawaii’s best bands, yet remains rather anonymous to many. That’s about to change. This is a story of...

Chad Pata
MidWeek Cover Story // Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
And each letter to Santa mailed via Macy’s turns into a $1 donation (up to $1 million) to Make-A-Wish Foundation, benefitting keiki with life-threatening medical...

Don Chapman
MidWeek Cover Story // Bonded By Bombs
Honolulu was bombed to start the Pacific war. Nagaoka was bombed at the end of the war. Today these sister cities represent the peace and...

Chad Pata
MidWeek Cover Story // 30 Years Of City Lights
One of the best things about Christmas in Hawaii, Honolulu City Lights, debuts a new set of characters when the tree lights go on Dec....

Rasa Fournier
MidWeek Cover Story // Symphonic Youth
At 33, Randy Wong is the youngest-ever executive director of Hawaii Youth Symphony, which turns 50 this year. A product of the orchestra, he returned...

Chad Pata
MidWeek Cover Story // Hunger: It’s Not Going Away
Hawaii Foodbank has fed more than 123,000 households this year — that works out to 287,000 residents, or one in five people in the Islands....

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Health Care Heroes
Nominated by their patients, these five professionals save and alter lives by displaying amazing persistence and good old-fashioned competence. They are (from left) Troy Tanji,...

Steve Murray
MidWeek Cover Story // The Coast Is Clear
Rear Adm. Cari Thomas is one of these rare female executives. Just the second woman commander of Coast Guard District 14 &mdash...

Steve Murray
MidWeek Cover Story // The Latest Medical Breakthrough At UH
A University of Hawaii surgical instructor and two young engineers join forces to create a medical device that could speed up training and improve medical...

Yu Shing Ting
MidWeek Cover Story // Never Say Never
Teased and bullied as a child on the Mainland because of her handicap, Shaholly Ayers finds acceptance — and a modeling career — in Hawaii...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // The Violence Has To Stop
Domestic violence is news. But what about the many unpublicized situations that exist in silence?...

Nicole Kato
MidWeek Cover Story // Bosom Buddies
Kumu hula ‘Iwalani Tseu, who has beaten two types of cancer, is full of positive energy that rubs off on everyone she meets. And she’s...

Rasa Fournier
MidWeek Cover Story // HOT’s Hip
There’s a new energy at Hawaii Opera Theatre, new efforts to reach a younger audience and a fourth production this year staged in a Kakaako...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Rebuilding Aloha United Way
City Mill is much more than a hardware store. It has been an integral part of our island community for 115 years. And just like...

Rasa Fournier
MidWeek Cover Story // DHT Turns 100!
Diamond Head Theatre has entertained and edified Honolulu audiences for a century, and with a nod to the future this anniversary season is aimed at...

Chad Pata
MidWeek Cover Story // Keiki In The Kitchen
Hawaii Food and Wine Festival isn’t just for grown-ups, thanks to Keiki in the Kitchen, a children’s cooking competition that encourages creativity and using healthy...

Christina O’Connor
MidWeek Cover Story // GIFT In Wünderland
The GIFT Foundation is known as a group of young professionals dedicated to philanthropy — and for throwing one of the best parties in Hawaii....

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Wisdom Of The Elders
The focus will be on peace, compassion and ethical leadership Aug. 29-31 when The Elders come to Honolulu. They are Hina Jilani, a women’s rights...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Ms. BIZ
Emblematic of changes in Hawaii leadership, forward-thinking Sherry Menor-McNamara takes over as head of the Chamber of Commerce The leadership landscape of Hawaii is changing...

Susan Kang Sunderland
MidWeek Cover Story // Healthcare Hero
Healthcare Association of Hawaii is putting 75 years of experience into transforming and assisting the state’s healthcare system. As a soccer player, George Greene knows...


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