Gov. Ben Cayetano walks through a wind-blown Capitol Rotunda with his wife, Vicky, and chief of staff Sam Callejo after delivering his State of the State address. See story.
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Posted at 10:22 a.m., January 23, 2001
Elderly tourist beaten in hotel robbery
A 81-year-old tourist from Canada is in critical condition at the Queens Medical Hospital following a robbery inside a Waikiki hotel bathroom this morning, police said.
Posted at 10:57 a.m., January 23, 2001
State Hospital escapee arrested
A 55-year-old man who escaped from the Hawaii State Hospital on Sunday was arrested by North Shore police this morning in Wahiawa.
Posted at 10:15 a.m., January 23, 2001
Maui brush fire contained
The Maui Fire Department this morning said firefighters have contained a blaze that has blackened roughly 700 acres of brush in West Maui between Olowalu and Launiupoko.
Previous story: Fires close Maui highway
Liberty House, creditors settle
Liberty House, Hawai'i's oldest and largest department store, could emerge debt free by the end of April from its nearly three-year bankruptcy, according to a settlement reached over the weekend by the retailer's parent company and major creditors.
'Hawai'i's economy is back,' governor says
Gov. Ben Cayetano proposed an ambitious agenda of new public initiatives from preschool education to the repair of state parks yesterday, winning praise for his good intentions but raising questions about his budget calculations.
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Waimanalo awaits return of sumo star
The rural Windward town of Waimanalo is set abuzz with word that its favorite son, sumo yokozuna Akebono, is retiring from the sport after a 14-year career.
Hawai'i's sumo pipeline is nearly dry