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Boats, left, were placing a floating barrier around an estimated 630 gallons of crude spilled early yesterday as the tanker Overseas Chicago, right, offloaded near Barbers Point. See story.

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UH faculty strike likely
UH faculty members can legally strike as of today — the end of a 60-day cooling-off period between the faculty union and the state. The UH Professional Assembly this morning will announce its plans for addressing the impasse with the state.

New retail era anticipated for Waikiki
Yellow-helmeted construction workers poured sidewalks and removed plastic from windows last week in busy preparation for tomorrow's opening of the $65 million DFS Galleria in Waikiki.

Manta rays off Kona live life of mystery
Manta rays swimming close to shore means profitable business for Big Island tourism. Today, scuba dive operators believe they've found a new gathering site of the manta rays about 15 miles north up the Kona Coast.

O'ahu Calendar

O'ahu oil spill heads for Kaua'i
Tesoro Hawaii employees worked throughout the day yesterday with state and federal officials to contain an early-morning oil spill off Barbers Point.
Hawai'i delegation against Bush plans
Hawai'i's congressional delegation strongly opposed President Bush's first initiatives last week, offering traditional Democratic arguments against his proposals for school vouchers, nationwide student testing, and tax cuts.
Manoa Falls tour operators cry foul
The owners of two commercial ecotourism companies who will lose permission to lead tours to Manoa Falls next month say they are not causing the problem of overuse at the popular tourist attraction.
Participants all ears at bunny care class
A class in the art of caring for bunnies was held at the Maluhia Health Care Center in Lanakila yesterday.
Canoe halau planned for Hale'iwa
Construction of a halau wa'a, or canoe house, at Hale'iwa Elementary School is set to begin this spring, bringing the Hale'iwa-Waialua Association closer to launching a double-hulled sailing canoe on the North Shore.
O'ahu briefs
'Gutsy' girl suffers burns; Woman badly hurt in crash; Man injured at work site; Ships ready for service
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Bob Image Bob Krauss
Presenting specialties of the firehouse
Ladies, if you are in the market for a husband, here's a tip: Shop around for a fireman.
Lee Image Lee Cataluna
Has the Legislature gone to the dogs? 'BR' bills make you wonder
Friday was the deadline for our esteemed state legislators to introduce bills for consideration during this year's session. Slogging through the piles of paper, there are a number of winners that catch the eye like a plaid suit on Aloha Friday.
Jan Image Jan TenBruggencate
Control of invasive species essential
Richard H. Davis spent more than half of the last century marching, clearing and building Hawai'i's back-country trails. In that time, Davis has had insights and sightings of the things that damage Island forests.
Mike Image Mike Leidemann
Island's skyline less than inspiring
They say you can tell a lot about a civilization by studying its most prominent buildings. Egypt had its pyramids. Rome had the Coliseum. And in Hawaii today, we have auto parts stores.

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