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John Owen of Hendersonville, N.C., photographs a spectacular vista from the top of Diamond Head. But the vantage point will not be accessible when maintenance work closes the state monument Mondays through Thursdays. See story.

Cory Lum • The Honolulu Advertiser

Does extra security protect paradise?
The Waikiki Business Improvement District is expected to announce an agreement next week that would send additional private security patrols into the half-square-mile heart of Waikiki.
Isle volunteers join those trying to keep area safe
Many tourists choose a hotel for its safety

With finances in order, Liberty House looks to future
As Hawai'i's oldest and largest retailer emerged last week from three years of bankruptcy proceedings, Liberty House's future and whether it survives a changing and increasingly competitive retail market now rests squarely on its shoulders.
Liberty House saga resolved over frenetic weekend

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Pressure, politics play out in sub inquiry
The rare court of inquiry scheduled to begin tomorrow at Pearl Harbor, in which the captain of the USS Greeneville and two officers will face intense scrutiny of their actions, may make reputations and ruin careers.
Canceled training exercise allowed civilian tour of sub
A Tribute to the Missing
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Construction to limit Diamond Head access
Diamond Head State Monument will be closed Mondays through Thursdays from March 19 to April 12, which likely will mean that some visitors won't get to visit Diamond Head during their stay here.
Ex-Isle man fends off Guam gunman
Tom Kim was shot three times at close range, beaten and had a gun pointed to his head by a man who had just killed two women at a Guam medical clinic. Still, the former Hawai'i resident considered it a blessing.
Helen Morgan, daughter of ex-governor, dead at 99
Helen Poindexter Morgan, daughter of the eighth governor of the territory of Hawai'i, died at her home in Honolulu last month at age 99.
Work to tie up traffic on H-1
The state Department of Transportation is warning motorists to anticipate delays and allow for extra travel time while on the H-1 between the Koko Head Avenue overpass and the Pali Highway overpass.
High bids delay East Honolulu bike-lane work
At a time when the state is looking to make Honolulu more bike friendly, work on a series of bike lanes in East Honolulu has been delayed.
Kane'ohe project move-ins on hold
A long-delayed Kane'ohe rental housing complex for low-income seniors is completed and most of its tenants are signed up, but they have been unable to move in because of problems with financing and accompanying paperwork.
Police Beats
Man stabbed with fishing spear; Package treated as biological threat.
O'ahu briefs
Club seeking new paddlers; City to discuss sewer project; Kapolei update to be offered; Meeting set on Wai'anae route; Group receives schools grant; Draft plan to be examined.
Banana virus under control in North Kona
After a two-year quarantine, state agriculture officials have declared victory over an outbreak of the banana bunchy top virus in North Kona.
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Bob Image Bob Krauss
Moana dances on at 100
For a 100-year-old, she's shamelessly glamorous and outrageously popular. Her younger sisters down the block, waiting for the phone to ring, are green with envy. The old Moana Hotel keeps packing them in.
Lee Image Lee Cataluna
Hawai'i's teachers deserve more pay, respect
There's something inherently noble about the teaching profession. It is widely held that those who work with children are selfless, giving, devoted. And they are. It's dangerous, however, when self-sacrifice becomes expected.
Jan Image Jan TenBruggencate
Reserves good for fisheries
Hawai'i has 10 marine life conservation areas on four islands, which a newly released study suggests are a great idea — not only for the fish.
Mike Image Mike Leidemann
One man finally did right thing
Cmdr. Scott Waddle finally did what all the president's men and the rest of the government machinery couldn't. He got it right with the Japanese.

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