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Emergency personnel transport one of two workers injured at a Hilton Hawaiian Village construction site today. They were taken to Queen's Medical Center for treatment.

Eugene Tanner • The Honolulu Advertiser

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Posted at 3:16 p.m., January 4, 2001
Defendant gets 17 months in prison for welfare fraud
A Palolo woman who prosecutors said committed the largest welfare fraud in Hawai'i history was sentenced in federal court today to a 17-month prison term and ordered to pay back more than $350,000.

Updated at 4:10 p.m. , January 4, 2001
Raiola to enter NFL draft
As anticipated, former St. Louis School star Dominic Raiola, a junior All-America center for Nebraska, announced today that he will relinquish his senior season to become eligible for the April NFL draft.

Posted at 4:35 p.m. , January 4, 2001
Injured hikers airlifted from Makapu'u Lighthouse area
The Honolulu Fire Department helicopter airlifted two college students from the shoreline below the Makapu'u Lighthouse after they were hit by a wave and injured this afternoon. One man suffered a broken leg and the other reported back pain.

Fed move is 'good news' for Isle rates
The Federal Reserve's dramatic decision to lower a key interest rate yesterday to boost a slowing Mainland economy also is expected to help strengthen positive growth trends in Hawai'i, local economists and lending officials said yesterday.
Hawai'i economy 'getting better'

Extended holiday boost for industry
Normally, the majority of Japanese tourists arrive a few days before New Year's Day and leave by today. Yesterday, as if to support that pattern, 8,000 tourists returned to Japan. But nearly as many more tourists were still arriving.

Similarities found in pedestrian accidents
Advanced age, dark clothing and visibility problems seem to be common factors in Honolulu's recent series of pedestrian fatalities, a police expert on traffic accidents said.

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Judge strikes down Hawai'i campaign fairness code
Hawai'i's effort to keep things civil and high-minded when politicos battle for elective office has been declared unconstitutional by a federal court. See complete text of state's Code of Fair Campaign Practices.

Pali Lookout incident points to trend of desperate thieves
Group sues for forest bird habitat
Clinton again nominates Duffy to U.S. appeals court
Pesticide sends seven workers to hospital

Oklahoma's the undefeated and undisputed champion
There is no doubt now about the national college football champion. No. 1 Oklahoma brought down the Florida State dynasty with defense, outslugging the Seminoles, 13-2, in the Orange Bowl.

Kapi'olani Park is a nocturnal gathering place for athletes
Cotton Bowl MVP to play in Hula Bowl
Rainbows get Texas-size welcome
Mililani wins OIA basketball opener, 64-46

What your doctor wants you to know
Armed with the latest research from the National Institutes of Health and assistance from some Hawai
i physicians, we've gathered a list of things your doctors wish you knew to face your future in the healthiest way possible.

Get your answers from exercise hotline
Music's old guard gulps and embraces Eminem

Insurers succumb to workers' comp losses
Workers' compensation insurance will be harder to find at affordable rates this year in Hawai'i as two companies insuring about 10 percent of the market plan to leave.

Island biotech makes key acquisition
Regulators put finishing touches on AOL, Time Warner mega-merger

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