Newsmaker is an indepth look at someone who is in the news that you might see often but you really don’t know that much about.

Below are the last 10 Newsmaker columns

Making Justice For All A Reality

Wednesday - January 11, 2012
By Susan Kang Sunderland

American justice isn’t equal if you’re poor or an immigrant, and the state Judiciary is trying to change that

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Dan McGivern and the Ark

Wednesday - December 28, 2011
By Don Chapman

On a treeless, snow-capped volcanic mountainside in eastern Turkey, nearly 17,000 feet above sea level, rests what appears to be and according to local lore is a big boat imbedded in glacial ice.

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Preserve Pristine Places, Rescue Others

Wednesday - December 21, 2011
By Chad Pata

The new Nature Conservancy board chairman is committed to expanding efforts to save native ecosystems while also cleaning up areas being overrun by alien species

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The Heart Of A True Champion

Wednesday - December 14, 2011
By Chris Fleck

Born with ‘split spine’ and faced with daily adversities, Maddy Wisser is named the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Champion

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Hot Meals And Warm Companionship

Wednesday - November 30, 2011
By Nicole Kato

Meals On Wheels must raise $120,000 to continue serving hot meals to shut-in seniors, and there are 90 more on a waiting list

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Youngsters With A Big-hearted Idea

Wednesday - November 23, 2011
By Chris Fleck

Kidz 4 A Cause prove you are never too young to give back and to help others who are less fortunate, and to have fun in the process

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Hearing The Call Of The Mountains

Wednesday - November 02, 2011
By Rasa Fournier

Two Hawaii men, fascinated by the land of the Himalayas, create a powerful film about Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan that plays here Nov. 13

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An Encore Performance

Wednesday - October 19, 2011
By Yu Shing Ting

After surviving life-threatening cancer, crooner Jimmy Borges is fully embracing his second chance at life and is dedicated to giving back

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Spotlighting Hawaii-made Films

Wednesday - October 12, 2011
By Christina OConnor

Movie-making in Hawaii is alive and well, and this year HIFF will show eight locally produced films of more than 100 submitted

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Finally, A Home For Ann Dunham’s Art

Wednesday - October 05, 2011
By Chad Pata

A new exhibit at the East-West Center gallery showcases the joy Barack Obama’s mother found in Indonesia. Her daughter Maya Soetoro-Ng provides MidWeek a tour

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