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Kindergarteners kicked off Noelani School's eighth annual Jogathon fund-raiser yesterday. About 540 students from all grades ran in 40-minute shifts. The money will pay for their physical education and music teacher.

Richard Ambo • The Honolulu Advertiser

Greeneville heard other ships before accident
The fast-attack submarine USS Greeneville had "at least some sonar contacts" with surface vessels before it rose and slammed into a Japanese fishing vessel, NTSB investigators confirmed.

Relatives of those missing want sunken vessel raised
Video of victims' families news conference
Graphic: Searching for the Ehime Maru
NTSB investigators use publicity to force changes
Japanese town leaders demand U.S. apology
U.S.-Japan alliance not threatened, says official
Kaua'i Visitors Bureau makes, accepts donations for families
Tribute to the Missing
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Tears break silence at last roll call
Hundreds of soldiers and their families gathered at the Schofield Barracks chapel yesterday to say an emotional goodbye to six of their own who died in Monday's helicopter crash in Kahuku.
Memorial page: Soldiers' Last Salute
Video of yesterday's memorial services in small (1.9 Mb), large (12.7 Mb) and streaming formats
Memorial fund created for families
Pentagon: Iraq air strike effective
The joint U.S.-British air strike against Iraq was the biggest blow against Saddam Hussein's military in more than two years, Pentagon officials said.
Isle military forces not involved in attack
State hopes caffeine concentrate curbs frogs on Big Island
Noisy populations of Caribbean frogs have exploded on the Big Island, but state wildlife officials are hopeful they've found an effective way to fight back.
Budget shortfall may hurt bus service
The private company that runs the city bus system is warning that the budget for this year is expected to fall about $5.2 million short, which could prompt some cuts in service.
Farmer accuses Ige of demanding $7,000 in advance rent
A farmer testified that former state senator Marshall Ige gave him a week's notice in June 1999 to come up with $7,000 in advance rent — even though he was paid up for another year.
House caught in struggle over blocked bills
Bickering between Republicans and Democrats stopped the state House cold Thursday and yesterday after Republicans used a series of floor maneuvers to stall action on more than 100 bills.
Feary family reaches settlement with state
The family of the late singer-songwriter Bryant "Mackey" Feary, Jr., who committed suicide in the Halawa prison, has reached a $175,000 settlement with the state.
Hearing on OHA shutdown delayed
A hearing on a Honolulu resident’s request that a federal judge halt operations at OHA and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands until trial has been delayed until May 2.
Sam Keawe Bernard, show manager, dead at 56
Sam Keawe Bernard, who was the Hawaiian consultant for Tihati Productions for 18 years, died Thursday night at Kuakini Medical Center. He was 56.
Hawai'i briefs
Brushfire quickly put out in Ma'ili; District Court judge named; Attorney general to leave hospital; Ex-officer gets five years for threats; Judge releases pregnant suspect.
Maui meetings to tackle traffic
It's rush hour for public meetings that aim to come up with solutions to Maui's traffic woes. Several meetings are being planned over the next few weeks.
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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
Weathering mother's wisdom
When it comes to rainstorms, telephones, computers and electrical shocks, who do you believe — the Fire Department, the phone book, Dr. Gadget or mom?
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
Yonamine faced the music like a man
Just a week after being arrested for drunken driving, state Rep. Noboru Yonamine went in front of his constituents, ready to take his lumps. No hiding, no excuses.

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