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Students at the Kamehameha Schools comfort each other in front of the locker of Taulen Fujihara, 16, a junior who died after a fall from the bed of a pickup truck along Kamehameha Highway near Kahalu'u. Fujihara's death has renewed the call for stricter laws regarding riding in truckbeds. See story.

Jeff Widener • The Honolulu Advertiser

Miss America 2001
Hali'a Hawai'i
E-The People
The State of the Hawaiian
Legislature 2001

Additional charter schools in doubt
Lawmakers may consider a moratorium on new charter schools until the confusion surrounding the reform movement is resolved, according to the chairman of the House Education Committee.
Formula for charter school success

Death revives call for truckbed-riding ban
The death Friday of a 16-year-old Kamehameha Schools student has given Rep. Barbara Marumoto a reason to renew her push for legislation banning anyone from riding in the beds of pickup trucks.

UH faculty threatens to strike in April
University of Hawai'i faculty will call for a strike vote in March and could strike by April 2 if the state refuses to negotiate a salary increase in good faith, union members said.

Business Outlook 2001
The seeds are planted, but the future is uncertain. How will Hawai'i's economy fare in 2001?

Check out The Advertiser's special report: Growing an economy.

You can now get our news and weather information on your wireless phone.

Mixed reviews for Bush grants to church groups
Hawai'i's church-related social service programs gave President Bush's offer of federal support to "faith-based" organizations varying responses.
Join our online discussion on President Bush's proposed federal grants to religious groups.

Bomb detonation on Kaho'olawe upsets whale lovers
Isle group runs ads for gaming
Teen on trial in 'Ewa Beach party killing
Hawai'i Kai favored for East Honolulu police station

Worth his weight in goal
Kawika Ishikawa, goalie for Campbell High's soccer team, carried his team to victory Saturday night against Eastern Division champion Castle, although he has never played soccer before this season. The Sabers won 4-2 in a penalty kick shootout.

Dunn, Woodson back in Pro Bowl for more
Brigham Young lands Kahuku All-State defender
UH lands highly regarded prep back
Mililani top seed in state softball tournament

Hilo's home-grown fashion sticks to its old style
No GAP, Gucci or Prada here. Fashion-wise, Hilo is still a sleepy, down-home kind of place, offering hand-crafted clothing and accessories with old-fashioned island flair.

Varied puppets of Asia go on display
Some winners, some losers in Super Bowl ads

Haneda Airport opened to flights to Hawai'i
Japan has opened Tokyo's domestic Haneda airport for service to select overseas resorts, a move experts say could ease the shortage of airline seats from Japan to Hawai'i.

Galleria tries to recapture past
Rate cut by Fed expected this week

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