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The Navy sub Greeneville collided this afternoon with a Japanese fishing training boat carrying 35 high school students, crew members and instructors. Ten from the boat were unaccounted for, the Coast Guard said

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Updated at 5:32 p.m., February 9, 2001
Sub collides with Japanese training boat; 9 missing
The U.S. Navy submarine Greeneville collided with a Japanese high school fishing training boat about 10 miles south of O'ahu this afternoon, a Coast Guard spokesperson said. Nine of 34 people aboard the boat are missing.

Updated at 4:17 p.m., February 9, 2001
Hanauma Bay project approved by land board

The state Board of Land and Natural Resources today approved a controversial education center and over development at Hanauma Bay.

Posted at 5:30 p.m., February 9, 2001
Kaua'i rains flood hotel, close roads

Torrential rains were focused on the island’s north shore today, flooding hotel rooms at Princeville and closing roads throughout the area from Hanalei to Ha'ena.

Hawai'i insurance costs continue to decline
The overall costs of insurance for Hawai'i's drivers, homeowners and businesses continue to fall, despite signs that rates may be on the rise again, the state’s chief insurance regulator said.

Teachers show unity at Capitol rally
More than 5,000 teachers swarmed the state Capitol yesterday answering their union's call for solidarity in the face of deadlocked contract negotiations.

Campaign Spending Commission subpoenas Mansho's records
The state Campaign Spending Commission is investigating Councilwoman Rene Mansho's use of campaign money to pay for dozens of government-sponsored trips over the past decade.

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New Military Briefing section
Check out Military Update, a column by an expert on military benefits, plus a map showing deployments of Hawai'i-based units.

Rep. Yonamine to resign after second DUI arrest
Following his second arrest for drunken driving, state Rep. Nobu Yonamine said he intends to resign from the Legislature because he let his family and supporters down.

O'ahu prison guard's quick thinking foils escape attempt
'Ewa says no to sex offender facility
Fiery plume startles Kapolei area residents
Olomana considers ban on fireworks

Road woes continue for Rainbows
The Rainbows remained winless away from Hawai'i after a 73-60 loss to Nevada last night before a crowd of 5,674 at the Lawlor Events Center.

UH dominates middle in win over Matadors
Sweden's Hjorth has one-shot lead in Takefuji Classic
UH football recruits come from far and near
Kailua, down 21-2, rallies to win in OIA basketball

Experienced party hosts put ease into entertaining
During the '90s, it was common for friends to gather in restaurants or clubs. Now, however, even formal or business entertaining is becoming more personal and home-based.

Pageant honors first blacks in Hawai'i
Tip Off: Jefferson Starship band plans concert at World Cafe

Offer for TWA met with doubt
Analysts expressed skepticism yesterday that an Arizona investment group's planned $1 billion cash offer for Trans World Airlines Inc. will succeed.

Asian Development Bank public forums planned
Biotech veteran to head Hawaii Biotechnology

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