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Honolulu police officers cited seat-belt violators yesterday along Punchbowl Street. A crackdown on seat-belt and child safety seat violations has netted 1,821 citations this year. See story.

Bruce Asato • The Honolulu Advertiser

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Big Island flood loss tops $70 million
The state’s civil defense director now estimates that the Big Island's November flooding will cost state taxpayers at least $70 million, more than double previous estimates.

Hospital merger may aid patients, ailing companies
A proposed merger between three of Hawai'i's largest hospital companies could not only subtly improve care for thousands of patients, but also could be the key to the companies' survival.

'Frightening' traffic mars Maui
Maui residents and visitors are getting stuck in traffic jams, as Maui County experienced a 20 percent increase in registered vehicles from 1989 to 1999, the highest growth rate in the state.

Business Outlook 2001
The seeds are planted, but the future is uncertain. How will Hawai'i's economy fare in 2001?

Check out The Advertiser's special report: Growing an economy.

Starting today and every Thursday, The Advertiser will feature a golf report, including looks at Hawai‘i courses, holes in one and golf tips. Also featured are snapshots of upcoming professional tour events and tour money leaders.

Big Island inventor to receive major prize
Big Island philanthropist Earl Bakken has been named a co-winner of the Russ Prize in engineering.

School board rejects charter school bid
Cayetano friend denies lobbyist role
Bid to abolish tax on food fails in House
O'ahu seat-belt violations rising

Rainbows stun No. 19 Fresno State
In a stunning victory, the Hawai'i men’s basketball team caged the Fresno State Bulldogs, 91-73, last night at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Warriors get prep QB from Oregon
KC's Gonzalez has high hopes with new coaches
Rainbows' late rally overtakes UCLA, 9-8
Road trips operate like clockwork

Ukulele jazz musician puts out a songbook/CD
Veteran studio musician Lyle Ritz long ago realized the ukulele is not a novelty toy, but a nimble jazz instrument. His newly released CD and song book combo showcases ukulele jazz.

Killer canines: When 'good' dogs go bad
Home remodeling show opens today

Home sales up for 43rd month in a row
Buyers snapped up properties quickly last month, pushing sales of existing houses and condominiums on O'ahu to another monthly increase and marking the 43rd consecutive month of rising sales.

Fairmont buys stake in Kea Lani Hotel
Isle firms to increase recruiting of former residents

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