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Performers from the Gee Yung International Martial Art & Lion Dance Association participated in Lunar New Year celebrations throughout the Islands. See story.

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Updated at10 a.m., January 24, 2001
Suspect arrested in attack of elderly tourist in Waikiki hotel
A 43-year-old man was in police custody this morning for allegedly attacking an elderly visitor at a Waikiki hotel restroom.
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Visitor, 81, assaulted inside Waikiki hotel

Posted at 7:10 a.m., January 24, 2001
Last two Texas fugitives surrender
Cornered in a hotel room, the last two Texas prison escapees surrendered without a fight early today, 42 days after they broke out of a maximum security unit with an arsenal of weapons.

Hawai'i educators see pluses, minuses in Bush plan
President Bush's education plan could deliver more money to Hawai'i's public schools for reading and math, but might also widen the gap between successful and struggling schools.

Lion dancers take tradition to new heights
Lion dancing, a mix of mime and mythology often performed to bless and bring luck to weddings and store openings, was once the main event at celebrations for the Lunar New Year, such as today, the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Snake.

See video (2.8 Mb) of the Gee Yung International Martial Art & Lion Dance Association competing in Hong Kong.
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Super Bowl online
See's multimedia coverage of Super Bowl XXXV, with photos, audio, video, matchups, Super Bowl Memories, quiz & trivia, ad Meter and scoreboard.

OHA trustees awaiting auditor's report
OHA is bracing for the release of a state audit that is expected to raise tough questions about how some trustees used their personal allowances and how they may have lost track of money during an agency consolidation.

Minor fire forces hotel evacuation
Effort to end food tax would run into veto
State to control Ala Wai course
Teachers, state pledge further contract effort

Success will come if everyone pitches in
In recent years, pitching has been the question mark at the outset of a University of Hawai'i baseball season. While that has not changed, acting head coach Carl Furutani said everyone will have to share the load.

Leilehua edges Pearl City, 74-70
California prep linebacker commits to UH
Basketball 'Bows enjoying playing nickname game
Isle File: UH's Theocharidis earns national volleyball honor

Next stop: Shintani Cuisine
The Island-favorite venerable and popular Zippy's, with 21 fast-food locations on O'ahu serving thousands of meals a day, has taken up the cause of healthy eating with the blessing of Hawai'i's healthy eating guru, Dr. Terry Shintani.

Island doctors watchful but back Accutane
Radio ratings show KSSK staying on top

Liberty House may go to 'vulture funds'
The two private Mainland investment firms that would be the new majority owners of Liberty House under a pending reorganization plan have extensive histories of acquiring distressed companies out of bankruptcy.

Bill would extend tax breaks
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