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A casket containing the remains from C-258 is loaded onto a van for transportation from Punchbowl to Central Identification Laboratory-Hawaii. See story.

Richard Ambo • The Honolulu Advertiser

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."

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
The Marine Corps plans to don new camouflage uniforms that will better hide leathernecks from enemy sight — and make them stand out from other military personnel.
Kalaniana'ole roadwork starts April 9
Road crews will cone off two lanes starting Feb. 21-23 for preliminary work on a two-year water main replacement project on Kalaniana'ole Highway, with the real work to begin April 9.
Six Chinatown suspects peddled heroin, FBI says
The FBI yesterday announced six arrests in what it called the breakup of a "large-scale heroin distribution ring" operating in the Chinatown area. Narcotics and drug paraphernalia, two guns and $20,000 were seized.
New hope for the Unknown
By comparing mitochondrial DNA from remains with samples taken from possible relatives, the Central Identification Laboratory-Hawaii this year hopes to solve the mystery of four casualties of war.
Room tax 'loophole' hurts state, ILWU says
The ILWU is asking legislators to close what it calls a "tax loophole" that, according to the union, is costing the state tens of millions of dollars in uncollected hotel room taxes each year.
Waikiki suspect faces trial in earlier robbery
A 43-year-old man who police suspect of fatally beating and robbing an 81-year-old Canadian tourist in a Waikiki hotel restroom was ordered yesterday to stand trial in a separate robbery case.
Hale'iwa drive-through to be put to vote
More than 30 North Shore residents traveled to Honolulu Hale yesterday to testify about legalizing drive-through windows in Hale'iwa Town, a debate that promises to continue at least through next month.
Four tourists in luxury car survive plunge in Maui harbor
Four elderly tourists emerged from the waters of Ma'alaea Harbor wet but unharmed yesterday after their rented Lincoln Town Car skipped over a railroad tie and plunged into the murky drink.
Search dogs with noses for lost hikers impress authorities on Kaua'i
The Kaua'i-based Hawai'i Search Dog Association had police and firefighters stand on a downwind bluff yesterday to view the first major display of the capabilities of the 2-year-old organization.
Kaho'olawe explosion to go off as planned
A planned detonation of a large bomb on Maui's Kaho'olawe today will continue as scheduled despite a plea from a marine conservation group to postpone the blast for the sake of endangered humpback whales.
Hawai'i County's new police chief takes oath today
Jimmy Correa, 47, will be sworn in as chief of police for the Hawai'i County during public ceremonies at 11 a.m. tomorrow by Mayor Harry Kim.
Maui panel to consider naming pool after Lingle
Maui lawmakers will wade into political waters today when they consider naming one of those swimming facilities, the Lahaina Aquatic Center, after former mayor Linda Lingle, who is head of the Hawai'i Republican Party.
Team to assess oil spill's impact on Kaua'i
A team from the Hawai'i Oil Spill Response Center is headed to Kaua'i tomorrow to check for any oil that may have drifted to the island from a 630-gallon spill at Tesoro Hawai'i's mooring site off Kalaeloa on Sunday.
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Bob Image Bob Krauss
A touch of Japan at Kona's Manago
Little did I know when I made reservations at the Manago Hotel up mauka in Kona, on the road to the volcano, that it would be a one-of-a-kind experience.
Lee Image Lee Cataluna
All that glitter not just gold
An armload of Hawaiian heirloom bracelets means more than a volume discount deal at Violet's. It tells the world the wearer is loved, that she is as adored as she is adorned.
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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