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Surfers on the North Shore enjoyed some 20- to 25-foot waves yesterday. The ideal conditions also led to the rarely seen surf meet, "the Eddie."

Bernie Baker • Special to The Honolulu Advertiser

See a video clip of Eddie Aikau contest winner Ross Clarke-Jones (in light green shirt), followed by Marvin Foster. Clips are available in big (2.3 Mb) and small (827 kb) version. QuickTime plug-in is required.

Miss America 2001
Hali'a Hawai'i
E-The People

Isle test scores jump
More Hawai'i schools than ever succeeded on last year's Stanford Achievement Test, and Department of Education officials suggest that indicates a turnaround for the struggling system.
List of state schools on 'honor roll'

Highest surf of season hits North Shore
With reports that surf would reach 20 feet yesterday, tourists and locals alike flocked to Waimea Bay to see some of the North Shore's epic waves and the hallowed surf meet known as "the Eddie."
Australian rides wild surf to Aikau victory

Cayetano abandons plans for new prison
Gov. Ben Cayetano will not pursue plans for a major new prison in Hawai'i, and instead wants to place inmates in treatment programs and rented prison beds, said the head of the state prison system.

What's open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Planning your weekend? Check out TGIF online for movie showtimes and reviews and weekend happenings.

Honolulu Advertiser SPECIAL REPORT
. In a special report, "The State of the Hawaiian," The Advertiser examines the impact of political decisions on the status of Hawaiians and the soul of the 'ohana.

Suspect shot market owner in parking lot, police say
The man accused of the Christmas Eve murder of a Kane'ohe liquor store owner walked alone up to the victim, shot him with a semiautomatic pistol and drove away in the victim's van, according to police.

Doughnut shop opens with a slam Dunkin'
Army changes Makua face-off
Students closer to vote on board
Arson guts Kalihi warehouse

Australian rides wild surf to Aikau victory
Amid thundering North Shore waves, Ross Clarke-Jones won the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau big-wave surfing contest yesterday at Waimea Bay.

Els leads by four; Woods nine back in Mercedes
Warriors dominate Lewis for series sweep
Rainbows' Shimonovic eligible to play starting Feb. 16
'Iolani stays unbeaten in ILH

Music Review: Solid backup lifts Elton John to heights of classic strength
While many found Elton John's solo set last year lackluster, at the Blaisdell Arena last night you could truly say "The Bitch Is Back," even if Elton didn't play the song.

Book Review: Wildlife scientist chronicles Northwest Hawaiian Islands
Book Review: Looking at Asian Americans

Rival lowers Las Vegas tour cost
Hoping to share in Honolulu's growing kinship with Las Vegas, a large tour company is offering vacation packages that start as low as $329, including a hotel for three nights and round-trip airfare.

Judge OKs Liberty House vote reversal
Bad news in the mail for 401(k) investors may

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