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Clark Hatch, president of the East Diamond Head Association, stands in front of 3857 Poka St. Hatch said he believes the home’s planned 25-foot height should be illegal.

Deborah Booker • The Honolulu Advertiser

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.)

NTSB reviewing sub's reliance on 'passive sonar'
Federal investigators are examining the details of a fatal 1989 submarine accident that bears some resemblance to Friday's collision between the USS Greeneville and a Japanese training vessel, the National Transportation Safety Board said yesterday.

Missing students hoped to carry on tradition
Toshiya Sakashima, Yusuke Terata, Takeshi Mizuguchi and Katsuya Nomoto were learning to fish on the open ocean. Now the four boys, each 17, have become the youngest of nine people missing at sea since Friday.
Retiring crewman among missing
Probe to re-examine where subs should train
See a Flash presentation showing what happened when the USS Greeneville surfaced. Flash 4 plug-in is required.

Diamond Head dwellers feud over height of home
Diamond Head is only one of several neighborhoods on O'ahu where residents are concerned about some homeowners building their homes higher than surrounding ones, taking away highly valued views which could sink property values.

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Cable impact study at Poka'i Bay challenged
TGN Hawaii Cable Systems has filed a draft environmental assessment detailing its plans to install fiber optic cable landings at Poka'i Bay Beach Park and at Kahe Point Beach Park, but some area residents are critical.
Developer scales back senior home proposal
A plan to build a retirement center on the grounds of the Star of the Sea School has been scaled back and the developer is seeking a state health facility permit.
'Original' flag raises debate
Upside-down or right-side up, the Hawaiian flag has long been a proud symbol of Hawaiian nationalism. But some say the flag, a hybrid of British and American symbolism, smacks too much of colonialism.
Dealers confident in hybrid cars
In a world of gas-guzzling SUVs and monster trucks, "green" machines that run on gas and electricity are automotive oddities. But car dealers selling the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight have high hopes.
It may take time to get used to driving hybrid
Waialua students discover work at corn plant rewarding
As interns at Pioneer Hi-Bred International's Waialua plan, seniors at Waialua High School have gotten a taste of the proverbial "real world" and what it means to be responsible.
O'ahu briefs
Boulders hit Kalaniana'ole; Mililani Mauka may grow; Motorcyclist hurt in Makiki; Weed & Seed success feted; Goodwill seeks those it helped; Arc will assist state officials.
Molokini Islet may be older than Haleakala
Molokini Islet, that crescent-shaped mecca for snorkelers three miles off the southern coast of Maui, apparently is much older than previously believed.
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Bob Image Bob Krauss
Pacific has its very own Greenspan
Wali Osmon's contacts with the South Seas have become state occasions attended by prime ministers and high chiefs. That's because Wali Osmon is to the South Seas what Alan Greenspan is to the United States, its ultimate economic guru.
Lee Image Lee Cataluna
Despite state loot, 'Baywatch' no sunken treasure
"Baywatch" was on its way down the drain when it moved to Hawai'i. The ratings were sagging, the novelty was gone and several of the "name" actors had already bailed.
Jan Image Jan TenBruggencate
New kind of landfill emerging
Several Mainland and foreign areas are experimenting with a new kind of landfill — one that actively composts trash in one-tenth or less the time of a standard landfill.
Mike Image Mike Leidemann
Time for Hawai'i to cash in
Gov. Ben Cayetano thinks it's time Hawai'i joined the nationwide trend of renaming arenas for a fistful of dollars. Here are some ideas for renaming Aloha Stadium.

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