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Hawai‘i Attorney General Earl Anzai hands a check worthy of its size — $14,061,741.27 — to Hamilton McCubbin, CEO of Kamehameha Schools, as the trust’s share of a $20.1 million breach-of-trust lawsuit settlement with ex-trustees.

Cory Lum • The Honolulu Advertiser

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.

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 full text of the Campaign Spending Commission's Code of Fair Campaign Practices.

Pali Lookout incident points to trend of desperate thieves
Police believe that more theft suspects are resorting to dangerous, all-or-nothing escapes from the law, and authorities cited Tuesday's wild getaway at the Pali Lookout as a prime example.

Group sues for forest bird habitat
The Conservation Council for Hawai'i filed a lawsuit yesterday asking that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service be ordered to respond to its request that the service designate critical habitat for 17 forest birds.
Clinton again nominates Duffy to U.S. appeals court
In his waning days as president, Bill Clinton yesterday renominated Honolulu attorney James Duffy for a seat on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Pesticide sends seven workers to hospital
Seven workers for Pioneer Hi-Bred International were exposed to an insecticide yesterday and taken to St. Francis Medical Center-West for treatment.
Waipahu Town Center stores miss Safeway
Business is off as much as 40 percent at some businesses in the Waipahu Town Center since the Safeway store closed suddenly Nov. 30.
OHA trustees elect committee leaders
Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees steadfastly elected leaders for their five committees yesterday, despite disruptions from former chairman Clayton Hee.
Hawai'i briefs
Maui council fills slots; Sierra Club plans meeting; Surf-site group plans session; Work will slow tunnel traffic; Waialua library plans art show; Officer wins general rank
'Papa' Auwae, traditional herbal healer, dead at 94
"Papa" Henry Allen Auwae, a noted Hawaiian herbal healer, died Sunday at age 94.
Big Island chief search criticized
A Hawai'i County councilman was among those who slammed the Big Island Police Commission yesterday for the way it has conducted a search for a new police chief.
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Bob Image Bob Krauss
Wartime diploma here at last
Henry Kawai, a retired rose grower who lives in Manoa Valley, started his new year with a high school diploma that's 57 years late.
Lee Image Lee Cataluna
Cayetano message says little
Ben and Vicky's holiday message came into the newsroom and made its way to my desk. I searched in vain for a highlighter pen. But forget the pen. Get me a machete.
Jan Image Jan TenBruggencate
Surge in logging not likely
Most of our Christmas trees and our lumber come from elsewhere, as does cardboard in which holiday presents are boxed. Still, most oppose the idea of more actively logging Hawai'i's back country.
Mike Image Mike Leidemann
Growing plants that will not die
This year I'm going to do a better job of keeping my plants alive. In the past 12 months I've killed things as small as spice seedlings and as big as a full-grown tree.

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