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Arrivals to the Islands wait for their luggage at a baggage carousel in Honolulu International Airport. Last year was the best in tourism history for Hawai'i. See story.

Bruce Asato • The Honolulu Advertiser

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

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Posted at: 10:25 a.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2001
Feds cut interest rates
The Federal Reserve, seeking to prevent the faltering economy from slipping into a recession, cut a key interest rate by another half percentage point today.

Posted at: 12:25 a.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2001
One Libyan defendant found guilty, one innocent of Pan Am bombing
One of the two Libyans accused of bombing a Pan Am jumbo jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, was found guilty this morning by a Scottish court sitting in the Netherlands.

Isle tourism industry cheers record arrivals
The numbers have hinted for months, but now it's official: 2000 was the best year in Hawai'i tourism history, bringing a record 6.98 million visitors to the Islands and restoring a once-shattered enthusiasm to industry executives.

Senator questioned in museum probe
The state attorney general's office, in examining whether state money was misused by the Hawaiian Chinese Multicultural Museum and Archives, interviewed state Sen. Rod Tam yesterday about his role as a member of the board of directors.

Survival name of game on Kaua'i
Deep in the jungled valleys and open pastures surrounding tributaries of the Hule'ia River near Puhi, 16 camouflage-clad adventurers are working through a six-day hunt for a new television series, "Manhunt."

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.

Also, check back here to read about the Federal Reserve's action on interest rates later today.

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

Schools chief told: We talk, you listen
Hundreds of principals laid out their concerns and frustrations to public schools chief Paul LeMahieu in an unprecedented meeting this month at which he was asked not to speak but to listen.

The few, the proud, the harder-to-see
Kalaniana'ole roadwork starts April 9
Six Chinatown suspects peddled heroin, FBI says
New hope for the Unknown

It's Pearl City vs. 'Aiea in girls soccer championship
Chante Figueroa scored in double overtime as Pearl City defeated Kahuku, 3-2, in the semifinals of the OIA soccer tournament. In the other match, Joelle Sugai scored twice as 'Aiea defeated Mililani, 2-0.

Wahine set sights on two possible volleyball transfers
Eagles' McNabb earned his trip to Pro Bowl
Leilehua clinches tie for OIA West basketball title
New wall puts 'Bows in ballpark

Island musicians play a part in Baywatch Hawai'i
The "Baywatch Hawai'i" soundtrack has become another conduit for television money to reach Island residents — and for Island music to reach an international television audience.

What a wonderful world for 'Rainbow'
Taste: Cooking up a cookbook

Hotel revenues break record
Hawai'i's hotel industry took in nearly $2.7 billion in room revenues statewide, topping the previous high of $2.4 billion set in 1997 and repeated in 1999, according to an industry report released yesterday.

DFS retains airport's retail concessions
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