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Posted at 2:15 p.m., February 5, 2001 BREAKING NEWS UH to renew long-time rivalry with BYU The University of Hawai'i football team will revive one of its oldest and heated rivalries when it plays host to Brigham Young University Dec. 1 at Aloha Stadium.
Posted at 8:38 a.m., February 5, 2001 Woman escapes Punchbowl apartment fire A 75-year-old woman escaped injury when a fire broke out at her Punchbowl apartment this morining. Police closed off Prospect Street from Ward Avenue to Magazine Street while firefighters brought the blaze under control.
Pedestrian safety sought
After a deadly year of accidents involving pedestrians, the Legislature is moving to increase penalties against drivers and strengthen existing laws in what is being called the Pedestrian Bill of Rights.
Army pilot cites hazard to rescues
On missions flown by helicopter pilots in the Army's 68th Medical Detachment, direct communication with the Honolulu Fire Department is impossible until the helicopters touch down, because the radios are incompatible.
New Military Briefing section
In our new section you'll find news about Hawai'i's service-people and the issues affecting them and their families. Check out Military Update, a column by an expert on military benefits, plus a map showing deployments of Hawai'i-based units.
Islanders weigh in on bridging the shopping gap
When we asked readers which chain stores and restaurants they'd like to see in the Islands, the response was instantaneous. This was one question that a whole lot of Islanders were just waiting to be asked.
Lowe's scouts for new locations
Lowe's Companies Inc., the relatively new owner of Hawai'i's first big-box home-improvement retailer, Eagle Hardware & Garden, recently put the finishing touches on converting its two local stores, and is considering expanding.