Worst Purchase; Can’t Buy Out Neil

December 14, 2011 - MidWeek

A bit of dis and dots: Worst purchase I ever made (and that’s saying something): The UH football pay-per-view package this season. It was like paying someone to come to your house every weekend to smack you in the head ...

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Letters To The Editor

January 25, 2012 - MidWeek

I would like to comment on Larry Price’s column in which he calls attention to notices from the state received by nine Kahala beachfront property owners to cut their vegetation or face fines.

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Gen. Fred Weyand

February 25, 2010 - MidWeek

Retired four-star Gen. Fred Weyand, who passed away Feb. 10, 2010, at age 93, appeared on MidWeek’s cover on July 2, 1997. This is the cover story on the longtime Honolulu resident who participated in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War, and later served as Army Chief of Staff. Weyand, despite frequent suggestions from the author, never wrote a book. But seldom has he talked publicly about his fabled career as he did in a series of interviews leading to this story. We’re posting it here as a tribute to a great man. 

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Why The World Needs South Korean Diplomacy To Succeed

August 01, 2005
By Don Chapman

The following is adapted from a presentation I gave during the colloquium portion of the Korea-U.S. Journalists’ Exchange Program at the East-West Center on August 1.

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Living With A Nuclear Neighbor

August 17, 2005
By Don Chapman

The smartest thing North Korean dictator Kim Jung- II ever did — and he’s done far more than most people give him credit for — was to mass his artillery along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and aim it at Seoul. This was the opinion expressed by a Korea expert on the staff of the Commander-U.S. Pacific Command at Camp Smith, who briefed me before I left for Korea.

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A Soju Toast To South Korea

August 19, 2005
By Don Chapman

It was after being in South Korea for just a week — and more specifically after just a few shots of soju, a goes-down-easy distilled sweet potato liquor, at a seafood restaurant in Busan — that I announced to our hosts: “I love Korea!”

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As Different As Neighbors Can Be

August 24, 2005
By Don Chapman

This is the third of a three-part series based on an East-West Center fellowship and being part of the first Korea-U.S. Journalists’ Exchange Program.

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