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Christine Rowan adjusts the hair knot of her husband, Akebono, better known in Waimanalo as Chad Rowan.

Deborah Booker • The Honolulu Advertiser

E-The People
The State of the Hawaiian
Legislature 2001
Golf report
Business Outlook 2001

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Posted at 2:15 p.m., February 5, 2001
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.

Updsted at 3:11 p.m., February 5, 2001
Missing boys found after night on Kuliouou trail
Two missing teen hikers who left yesterday afternoon to hike the Kuliouou Loop Trail were found this afternoon in good condiiton.

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.

Aching knees at rest, Akebono rides again
Akebono came home yesterday for the first time since announcing his retirement from the sport of sumo two weeks ago.

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.

Best of the Weekend

Ocean group to gather on Maui
This week, the first research meeting of the new Pew Oceans Commission, a private group examining threats to fish and other marine wildlife, will be held on Maui.

Bottle bill aims to boost recycling
Prolific feline 'fixer' wins praise
Dental care for children at issue
Energy code touted for homes

NFC folds under AFC's nonstop aerial barrage
An Aloha Stadium crowd of 50,128 saw the Raider quarterback take command of yesterday's 31st Pro Bowl in the first 10 minutes. The AFC beat the NFC, 38-17.

Defense sparks Wahine road win
LPGA Tour makes two-week stop in Hawai'i
Versatile back from California accepts UH football offer

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.

'Baywatch' renewal decision expected today from London
Teenzine market riding the Tiger Beat

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.

Digital Island slows growth to focus on profitability
60 Seconds on Business: Limit structure

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