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Carmelo Domingo, 62, lives across the street from J&J Livestock in Lualualei Valley, which has had problems with foul odors. Domingo says the smell affects the whole neighborhood but has gotten a little better recently. See story.

Jeff Widener • The Honolulu Advertiser

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UH salaries below average
Behind all the rhetoric and debate of whether University of Hawaii faculty members deserve more money is this fact: most faculty members lag their colleagues nationwide in salary.

Cayetano proposes raises for executives
While battling with local unions over salary increases, Gov. Ben Cayetano is proposing a raise for about three dozen of his top appointed state executives, bumping up their salaries by as much as 29 percent.

Pig farm creates stink
For almost a year Vicky Domingo says she has been suffering with foul odors coming from J&J Livestock, located across from her two-acre farm on Iliili Road in Lualualei Valley.

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Newspaper sale court order
On Nov. 9, a federal judge approved the sale of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and brought an end to an anti-trust lawsuit filed by the state attorney general against Gannett Pacific Corp., which operates The Honolulu Advertiser. Download order approving the sale and the sales agreement. (Adobe Reader required, 2.3 mb.)

Lusia Ma'afala proud of her 11 children
A football player, police officer and bone-marrow transplant donor for a sibling are among the strong and successful children of Lusia Maafala, who raised 11 in all with steadfast faith in God and an unwavering discipline for which she makes no apologies.
Mansho's actions under scrutiny
In itself, a City Council member parking illegally can be explained as a momentary lapse of judgment. But many see Rene Mansho’s actions as part of a larger and more serious pattern of problems that go far beyond parking.
Carnival security tightens
Security personnel and uniformed and plainclothes police roamed the Punahou carnival last night, watching for signs of trouble after a fight Friday ended in a stabbing and an arrest.
Volcano scientists developing 'vog' air-quality monitor
Scientists at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have developed a warning system that provides continual updates on the levels of potentially dangerous volcanic gases in the air.
Interests clash on proposed prison privatization debate continues
The state, public workers and the Big Island mayor testified to divergent interests yesterday when state House committees held hearings on House Bill 177. The bill would allow privately operated minimum-security prisons in Hawaii.
Asbestos complaint cited in lawsuit
A Leeward Community College security guard filed a lawsuit against the state last week, claiming that he was denied a promotion because he complained about asbestos problems at the school.
Pro Bowl parking plans set
The National Football League yesterday announced plans to ease traffic and parking problems for today’s Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium.
Media relations specialist to fill in at state film office
The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism has named Donne Dawson as interim manager of the Hawaii Film Office until a permanent successor can be found.
Blessing revives Kona heiau past
The living myth and legend of canoe voyaging stirred again last weekend with a blessing on a slope of bare, gray lava at Ke Ala Ko Waa Heiau.
Appetite for reading spells success
Tyler Yoshiyama, a seventh-grader at Hilo Intermediate School, is a voracious reader, a trait that paid off in the finals of the Big Island spelling bee yesterday.
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Kama'aina holds line against Kona time
Seventy-six-year-old Kona native Rikio (Strong Boy) Sasaki is waging single-handed combat with the 21st century at the school bus stop.
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Kapa'a principal always put kids first
Kapa'a Elementary principal Cliff Bailey, who died recently at the terribly young age of 50, had a way of making a child feel like whatever they had to say was the most important thing in the world.
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Control of invasive species essential
Richard H. Davis spent more than half of the last century marching, clearing and building Hawai'i's back-country trails. In that time, Davis has had insights and sightings of the things that damage Island forests.
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Matters of church and state
While the authors of our Constitution created a wall of separation between church and state, President Bush seems to have just created a federal agency to unite the two.

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