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As a valentine for a whole community, Makia Malo and his wife Ann are benefactors of a scholarship for Native Hawaiian students who want to enter the fields of medicine, dentistry or law. Makia Malo, who has Hansen's disease, was banished to Kalaupapa when he was 12. See story.

Jeff Widener • 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.)

Two civilians were at sub's controls
Two civilians sat at control stations of the nuclear-powered submarine USS Greeneville as it rocketed to the surface and smashed into a Japanese fishing vessel, the Navy confirmed yesterday.
Rescued crew's plea: Find the others
Incident likely ends commander's sterling career
Pentagon insists submarine could not rescue survivors
Navy withholding identity of civilians aboard sub
Surviving students return to Uwajima
Public often given look at sub crews in action
Lee Cataluna: Missing students brought joy during visit to local retailer
Tribute to the Missing
Video of yesterday's press conference with the crew of the Ehime Maru

St. Louis grad among six dead in copter crash
George P. Perry, a graduate of St. Louis School, was one of the pilots of the Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that hit another Black Hawk during night training exercises Monday on O'ahu's North Shore. All six of the soldiers on Perry's Black Hawk died.
Black Hawk crashes kill at least 59 over nine years
List of soldiers killed and injured
Wahiawa merchants mourn, reflect

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Puna excavation finds no trace of Peter Boy
A thorough excavation of the back yard of a Nanawale residence outside Pahoa on the Big Island failed to turn up any clues to the fate of Peter Boy Kema, who disappeared in 1997 when he was 6.
Kalaniana'ole work daytime only for now
Despite pleas from some residents that roadwork be done at night, road crews will work only during the day when they replace water mains along Kalaniana'ole Highway in April, state officials said last night.
Audit finds state slow to pay worker's compensation
The state's handling of worker's compensation claims for its own employees often results in late and inaccurate payments, according to a state auditor's report released yesterday.
Kalaupapa man ensures legacy of success
Ann Malo fell in love with her husband in increments the day they met. More than a decade since they met, her voice gives away that she's still awestruck by the man who has a valentine for an entire community.
Democrats sidetrack GOP strategy
House Democrats yesterday thwarted Republicans' first attempt to pull legislation out of committee for a floor vote.
Women's group backs bills
The Hawai'i Women's Coalition yesterday called for support on bills aimed at helping women and families out of poverty and ending cycles of substance abuse and crime.
John 'Jack' Beardsley Jr., Isle expert on insects, dead at 74
John "Jack" Beardsley Jr., an internationally distinguished expert on insects and pest control, died Feb. 5 in Honolulu while working at the Bishop Museum on an assessment for the Maui Airport extension. He was 74.
Donald Imig, trusted savings and loan executive, dead at 68
Donald E. Imig, a former savings and loan executive in Hawai'i, is remembered as a banker people could trust. He died Feb. 4 at his home in Leesburg, Fla., at age 68.
Computer failure silences police radios islandwide
Normal radio transmissions between patrol officers and police dispatchers were cut off for about 45 minutes islandwide yesterday morning when a computer component malfunctioned, police said.
Destruction at Keolu Elementary frightens children
Vandals slashed cable wire, smashed lights and destroyed palm trees at Keolu Elementary over the weekend in the worst case of vandalism the school has seen this year.
'Ewa Beach kids win national honor
Competing with more than 30,000 children representing 1,388 classrooms nationwide, 26 students from 'Ewa Beach Elementary School won an honorable mention in a Make a Difference Day Contest.
Vitamins C, E beneficial to brain, Hawai'i study says
A Honolulu study suggests that vitamins C and E taken regularly can protect against vascular dementia and improve brain function in the elderly.
Wife indicted in murder case
An O'ahu grand jury yesterday indicted a woman with a history of mental illness on a charge of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her husband.
Hawai'i briefs
Harbor agent reassigned; Rain eases Oahu drought; Landfill plan hearing set; 900 offer to count whales;
Kona vigil to protest treatment of bones
Hawaiians and environmentalists are holding an all-night vigil in south Kona to protest the treatment of ancestral bones unearthed during the development of a luxury residential community in Kealakekua.
Rice applies for state loan
Big Island rancher Harold "Freddy" Rice, who successfully challenged the Hawaiians-only elections once held by the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs, is asking for some state help with a request for a $200,000 emergency loan.
Home sweet homes for Hawaiians
Hawaiians once again are living on land in Waiehu that centuries ago was the site of a thriving native community and a refuge for Queen Ka'ahumanu.
Moloka'i musician David 'Bla' Robins dead at 57
David "Bla" Eugene Robins, a musician from Moloka'i who performed in various Friendly Isle bands and played backup for Don Ho, Melveen Leed and others, died Friday at the age of 57.
'Moon' Sameshima, tax-reform advocate, dead at 82
Muneo "Moon" Sameshima, 82, of Waimea, a former Hawai'i County councilman who led a property tax reform movement in the '70s, died Sunday at North Hawai'i Community Hospital.
Centralized Maui office proposed
Maui Mayor James "Kimo" Apana wants to create a one-stop customer service center designed to make doing business with Maui County easier.
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Bob Image Bob Krauss
Sing a song of gratitude for a cure
Promptly at 11 a.m. yesterday a barbershop quartet showed up at Dr. Linda Chiu's office on Uluniu Street and sang "Let Me Call You Sweetheart." This was followed by a tender rendition of "Heart of My Heart."
Lee Image Lee Cataluna
Missing students brought joy during visit to local retailer
Marianne Schultz, who works at Crazy Shirts Ward Village, had met two of the missing students of the Ehime Maru tragedy.

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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