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Officers with the police Specialized Services Division train their weapons at a Nuuanu apartment building where it was believed a man was holding someone hostage. The situation ended without incident about 10:20 a.m. today when police learned the suspect was not there. See story.

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Updated at 11:30 a.m., January 5, 2001
Nuuanu standoff resolved
What police believed was a hostage situation at Nuuanu Avenue ended when a woman and a man emerged unharmed from an apartment about 10:20 a.m. today. Police had earlier surrounded the two-story Nuuanu Garden apartments at 1719 Nuuanu Ave. after police received a call about 6:30 a.m. indicating a woman needed help.

Makua survey uncovers settlement, heiau sites
Centuries-old Hawaiian settlements have been found within the boundaries of the Army's live-ammunition training site in Makua Valley, raising further concerns in the community about continued military training there.

City Council considers bus fare increase
The Honolulu City Council is considering an increase in bus fares to shift more of the cost of operating city buses from taxpayers to riders.

Family struggles to cope with woman's traffic death
"We go," Lorrie Wiley would say as she swept friends and family along with her, trying to get as much as she could out of each day. Relatives and friends remember the woman who was killed in a head-on crash Jan. 2 in Waimanalo.

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Washington Place proposal would make it a museum
First lady Vicky Cayetano wants to convert Washington Place into a museum and build new living quarters for future governors on an adjacent piece of land.

Requests for driver's license exchange rampant
Legislators balking at Felix decree costs
Students injured by rogue wave near Makapu'u Lighthouse
Palolo woman gets 17 months for welfare fraud

Road Warriors get WAC'd
Relying on a relentless defense and uncanny 3-point shooting, Texas Christian routed Hawai'i, 103-64, in the Western Athletic Conference men's basketball opener for both teams.

Cornhuskers' Raiola will enter NFL draft
UH-Hilo names first woman athletic director
Warriors plan to start freshman at setter
Talent, depth put 'Iolani in favorite's role in ILH

Finding his green thumb
Bob Okazaki didn't start growing bromeliads until he was well into his 60s. Now he spends each morning in his Kaimuki yard, tending the thousands of bromeliads that have become the passion of his life.

'Baywatch' return to Hawai'i still undecided
Lomilomi shop plays to canoe theme

Hawai'i luxury hotels have hot 2000
Hawai'i hotel revenues for 2000 are expected to hit $2.7 billion, breaking the state's record of $2.4 billion set the previous year, according to figures from PricewaterhouseCoopers and Hospitality Advisors LLC.

O'ahu homes market hottest in 10 years
High-end property in Hawai'i stays hot

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