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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get a copy of MidWeek mailed to my home?
Request a copy be mailed to your home by calling and leaving your name and address with the MidWeek mailing department. Call 808-690-8805. Contact the mailing department if you are moving and you would like MidWeek at your new address.

Are all the articles in MidWeek online?

Can I get archived articles of MidWeek on line?
Articles have a link to archives organized by article name or author. For archives prior to February 1, 2012, click here. See question below.

Where can I get a copy of an article in a past MidWeek issue?
MidWeek is archived at the State Public Library on Punchbowl and King next to ‘Iolani Palace. Copies are available there for research purposes and you may get a photocopy of an article you are interested in by using the coin operated photocopy machine.

There is a copy of all MidWeeks dating back to the first issue of July 1984. They are available on hard copy and some are on microfiche.
The Windward O‘ahu Islander, West O‘ahu Islander, Central O‘ahu Islander — now known as Voice — and MidWeek are also available there. Ask a librarian to direct you on where to get them at the library.

Hawai‘i State Library (Main)
478 S. King Street
808-586-3500 call for information and hours

How do I order a reprint velox/laser print of an article suitable for framing?
If a velox is possible, you need to have the publication date and name of the article, and page number. All velox prints cost $40. The request is processed by the managing editor. Call 808-529-4857.

How do I suggest an idea for a cover story/or an article?
Put it in writing and send it to our executive editor Bill Mossman.
Write a short summary (three or four paragraphs) of why you think this subject would be a good story for MidWeek.
You will not hear back from MidWeek if we are not interested. If MidWeek is interested, at the appropriate time, a call will be made to the contact numbers provided in the written letter.
An editorial board decides on the stories that go into MidWeek.
Stories with an O‘ahu angle are preferred. For best results a follow up phone call is suggested. Leave a message with your name, story idea, phone number and one good reason why your topic would be a good story for MidWeek on the voicemail box for Bill Mossman at 808-529-4863.

500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-500
Honolulu, HI 96813.
Fax: 808-585-6324
Email: bmossman@midweek.com

What advice do you have about pitching a story?
Write it as if you were telling your best friend a story about this topic. Keep it short and to the point. Please try to include any obstacles this person has overcome, community activities, awards or honors, hobbies, local high school/or place person is originally from, specific part of town the person resides in (ie. Nu‘uanu, Kailua).

I am outraged by a story in MidWeek. What do I do? Or I love a story in MidWeek. What do I do?
Write a letter to the editor and express your opinion. You can mail letters to the address below, fax them to 808-585-6324, or email them to executive editor Bill Mossman.

500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-500
Honolulu, HI 96813

What areas are covered in the community sections of MidWeek‘s Voice publications?
Send story ideas for community sections to regional editor Don Robbins at 808-529-4858.
The Windward O‘ahu Voice section runs every week and covers Waimānalo, Kailua, Kāne‘ohe, Ka‘a‘awa, Hau‘ula, Lā‘ie, and Kahuku.
The West O‘ahu Voice section runs every week and covers Kapolei, ‘Ewa and Waipahu. Editor is Ginger Keller (808-529-4859).
The East O‘ahu Voice sections runs twice a month and covers Kaimukī, Kāhala, Hawai‘i Kai and Pālolo. Editor is Tasha Mero (808-529-4871).
The Central O‘ahu Voice sections runs twice a month and covers Wahiawā, Mililani and Hale‘iwa.
The Leeward O‘ahu section runs twice a month and covers ‘Aiea and Pearl City.

How can I get in touch with a MidWeek columnist?
Each columnist has an email link near the byline in his or her article.

You can also reach us by POTS line (Plain Old Telephone Service)

If you would like to fax us your comments:
… and of course if you wish to send us a letter, our snail mail address:

MidWeek Printing, Inc.
500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-500
Honolulu, HI 96813.

How can I get a copy of a photo I was in that was taken by a MidWeek photographer?
Check the paper to see who took your photo. Be prepared with the MidWeek issue date, as well as the columnist name or story content. Make arrangements directory with the MidWeek photographer who took the photo.

Senior Photographer: Lawrence Tabudlo 808-695-6321

Staff Photographer: Anthony Consillio 808-529-4868

If it is not a photo taken by a MidWeek photographer, speak to the photographer who took the photo as noted in the photo credit.

How many people read MidWeek?
MidWeek is mailed to over 250,000 homes.

I’ve sent in a photo to be published in MidWeek’s Keiki Athletes section, or one of the Voice publications. Will I get it back?
Photos used in the newspaper will not be returned.
Unused photos will be returned if you have a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

How do I get a listing in the calendar of events?
You need to send your event three weeks in advance. Events will be printed in the MidWeek newspaper on a space-available basis. All events received on time will be included in the MidWeek website calendar.
Send email to our calendar editor Tasha Mero or call her at 808-529-4871.
Please include the date, location, public contact phone number, and a brief description of your event.