Porpilio Tamala, left, and Emeleta Hoopii, right, embrace Linda Fernandez a day after her husbands unexpected death. See story.
Cory Lum The Honolulu Advertiser
SURF'S UP; EDDIE GOES
Waves overran parts of Farrington Highway this morning as surf continued to build along the Leeward Coast. Surf is expected to reach 20 feet, with some sets possibly closer to 30 feet, according to Surf News Network. The "Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau" big-wave surfing contest is on today at Waimea Bay. More surf information.
|Updated at 4:23 p.m., Friday, January 12, 2001
Public schools show SAT gains
More Hawai'i schools than ever succeeded on last year's Stanford Achievement Test, and Department of Education officials suggest it indicates a turnaround for the struggling system.
Arson suspected in fire that destroyed Kalihi warehouse
A fire that caused more than $1 million in damage to a Kalihi warehouse this morning started when someone intentionally set fire to a nearby Mitsubishi van, fire officials said.
Posted at 12:17 p.m., Friday, January 12, 2001
H-1 lanes opened after truck accident
Two eastbound lanes of H-1 beneath Gulick Avenue were closed this morning after a truck carrying a fork lift struck the overpass. Pieces of steel dangled from the Gulick overpass and chunks of concrete and other debris littered the two far right lanes of the highway below, police said. The accident occurred about 10:26 a.m. State road crews repaired the damage and opened the lanes at 11:45 a.m., Department of Transportation officials said.
Cayetano rejects teacher pay finding
Gov. Ben Cayetano yesterday shot down the report of a fact-finding panel and its recommendation of a 19 percent raise for Hawai'i's teachers.
Administrator salaries lure principals away, auditor says
As the public school system braces for a massive shortage of principals, the state auditor yesterday told lawmakers that the principals' salary structure does not encourage them to stay on the job.
The boss is gone, but Fernandez carnival goes on
In true carnival tradition, the show will go on at the E.K. Fernandez camp at Campbell Industrial Park, where CEO Kanekepo'okalani Fernandez "Kane" to his friends and patrons ruled until his unexpected death Tuesday.
'Celebration of Life' will be held Sunday
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