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Army personnel and firefighters discuss strategy on retreiving the bodies of a North Shore helicopter crash last night.

Deborah Booker • The Honolulu Advertiser
Six dead in Army helicopter crash
Six soldiers were confirmed dead and seven more were injured when two Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed last night on the North Shore during a massive training exercise, the Army said.

Thousands involved in annual war exercise
Danger part of life in the armed forces


Continuing, updated coverage of the collision of the USS Greeneville
and the Japanese training vessel Ehime Maru

Ietaka Horita, left, principal of Uwajima Fisheries High School, comforts a family member of an Ehime Maru vicitm yesterday aboard the Navatek 1.

Associated Press

A Tribute to the Missing
Harrowing details add to anger
Some thought of the doomed Titanic as their own, ill-fated training vessel sank stern-first beneath them. Others clambered from deck to deck, clinging to the stricken Ehime Maru as best they could until the ocean overwhelmed them.

Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Forces, Adm. Dennis Blair answers questions from local, national and international media at Camp Smith yesterday after meeting with Yoshitaka Sakurada, center, parliamentary secretary for foreign affairs of Japan.

Deborah Booker • The Honolulu Advertiser

Hije Ashikaga, a local teacher, embraces one of the survivors before he boards a flight to Japan.

Richard Ambo • The Honolulu Advertiser

Somber trips for families, survivors

At the same time a group of survivors from the Ehime Maru quietly boarded the passenger jet that would take them back to Japan yesterday, a sightseeing vessel with families of the missing arrived at the deep waters where the ship sank.

Navy to survey ship's wreckage
An attempt to salvage the Ehime Maru from its resting spot 1,800 feet below sea would be a risky and uncertain operation that could cost from $1 million to $10 million, experts say.

Hopes fading, but search continues
Hope is dimming that any of the nine people missing from the sunken Ehime Maru will be found alive, but it is politically vital that the United States make every effort to search as long as a chance remains.

Students on minds of guard rescuers
When Coast Guard helicopter pilot Jim Seeman heard that a Navy submarine had collided with a Japanese training ship last Friday, his first thought was, "I hope that rafts got deployed."

Previous stories
Coast Guard rescue timeline
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OHA board responds to audit
A stinging state audit of OHA accuses trustees of failing to provide the leadership needed to improve the conditions of Hawaiians and to uphold their fiduciary duties. The report also says the administrator's 1999 reorganization of the agency has led to a crisis, resulting in an exodus of key staff.

Fight rages over charter schools
Former officer sentenced in beating
Support mixed on age of consent
Queen's Sick Child Care to close doors

Top-ranked Pearl City is charged up over defense
Undefeated Pearl City's No. 1 seed in this week's boys state soccer championships is almost a no-brainer. The Chargers have shut out 10 of 12 opponents this season.

Wahine freshman named WAC pitcher of the week
Beauty of winning more vital to UH volleyball team
February Frenzy heats up throughout the Islands
Regional youth soccer meeting in Waikiki next year

Stitching a life behind bars
The sewing shop at the women's prison in Kailua has become successful beyond expectations. Inmates are sewing garments for commercial customers, garments you might see at the local mall.

Authors say people can get smart about, and nurture, love
Razzie Award nominations announced

Waimea, Sea Life park for sale again
Four years after they first went into foreclosure, Waimea Valley Adventure Park and Sea Life Park are again being put up for sale. Attorneys for the parks and their owners said they would appeal.

$24 million project on Maui goes on market
Napster hears its swan song

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