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Articles for August 15, 2007

Breaking News/Updates
 •  Baseball: Jr. Championships canceled over Taiwan visas
 •  Soccer: Beckham scores first goal, assists in Galaxy win
 •  NFL: Jets sign No. 1 pick Revis after long holdout
 •  Hawaii ag officials get $50,000 food safety grant
 •  Preps: Kamehameha undefeated in Ann Kang tourney
 •  Baseball: Bonds connects for homer No. 759
 •  Baseball: Sweeney's baserunning gaffe leads to support
 •  CFB: SMU's talent may help erase past flops
 •  Flossie cancels some Maui practices, others continue
 •  Correction: No College Summer League games today
 •  Maui Land & Pineapple cuts back affordable housing
 •  National & world news highlights
 •  Made in Hawaii Festival kicks off Friday at Blaisdell
 •  Famed street artist Swoon speaks on Maui tomorrow
 •  Countrywide Financial shares slip on analyst report
 •  Macy profit falls 77 percent from year earlier
 •  Ocean Club to hold final Piranha Room party Aug. 25
 •  NCL says cruise pricing pressures continuing here
 •  No tsunami expected from Alaska quake
 •  Crews responding to report of Pearl City building fire
 •  U.S. hotel revenue rose by 7.5 percent in the latest week
 •  NFL: Vick, attorneys confer as pressure intensifies
 •  Loans offered to drought-affected small businesses
 •  JAL to hike fuel surcharge on Hawaii flights in October
 •  Preps: Camps, tournaments send families on the road
 •  Honolulu inflation rate slows to 5% in first half of '07
 •  Longs Drug reports quarterly profits rose to $25.7M
 •  Preps: Heat is on as football practices begin
 •  'Remembrance Walk' to mark Sept. 11 anniversary
 •  Lexus sedan safety probe widens
 •  NFL: Jet's sister vying for prep football team's OL spot
 •  Five top coaches on roster for Manoa basketball clinic
 •  Celebration set Monday for UH theater prof Roger Long
 •  Wrestling: Benoit deaths key to family estate fight
 •  CFB: New Mexico State tough enough to sport pink
 •  World Games: U.S. volleyball in semis; Aussies in final
 •  Purchase of Honolulu's Smith Maritime completed
 •  High-surf advisory canceled for Oahu's east shores
 •  Company hails Hawai'i workplace drug-testing law change (news release)
 •  Colleges: Maine softball placed on probation for hazing
 •  Aloha Festivals sets falsetto contest for Sept. 28
 •  SELF magazine features Lingle among women govs
 •  NBA: Ex-Grizzlies worker sues team, claims harassment
 •  Today's events: Rehab hospital benefit, zoo concert
 •  Help sought in identifying brownfields sites on Oahu
 •  Jimmy Borges sings at the Honolulu Club tonight
 •  June Jones to discuss religious awakening on TV show
 •  St. Francis to offer 'Wealth Preservation' classes
 •  Central Union offers 'Alpha' spirituality series
 •  Marshallese to celebrate Mass at Cathedral
 •  New GPA requirements at UNLV 'will hurt' minorities
 •  H-3 cement truck accident touches off traffic backup
 •  Baseball: Sadaharu Oh still home run king of world
 •  World Games: No positive doping tests so far
 •  CFB: Regents to consider Nevada coach contract
 •  Autos: Bourdais' departure is big blow to Champ Car
 •  NBA: Former referee pleads guilty in betting case
 •  McCully intersection closed after single-car crash
 •  No tsunami from 4.2 earthquake on Big Island
 •  Dow fails to hold above 13,000, ends down 170 points
 •  Olympics: Beijing official denies relocating 1.5 million
 •  Smoke from brushfire closes 2 Leeward schools
 •  High-surf advisories in place for Kauai, Maui, Molokai
 •  NFL: Ex-prosecutor says Vick should take plea deal
 •  On the air tomorrow: Dolphins-Chiefs, youth baseball
 •  On the air today: Baseball, tennis
 •  Baseball: Jose Offerman hits pitcher, catcher with bat
 •  Baseball: Tomorrow's probable starting pitchers
 •  Baseball: Today's probable starting pitchers
 •  Hilo returns to normal as Flossie fades
 •  Hawaii tourism agency: Forget Flossie, keep on coming
 •  Tsunami advisory canceled for Hawaii
 •  Tropical storm warning ends for Big Island
 •  Kailua woman charged with identity theft
 •  Pair attempt to kidnap, extort money from man on Ward Avenue
 •  Honolulu prosecutors charge woman with burglary
 •  Honolulu caregiver charged with forging stolen check
 •  Art theft suspects released pending investigation
 •  Man found in Kaaawa drowned, Honolulu official says
 •  Hawaii's favorite Bachelor and Tessa split(!)
 •  Nondisaster response workers on Big Isle have day off
 •  Waialua brushfire now 45 percent contained
 •  Hawaii Army National Guard helps fight Waialua fire
 •  6,700-acre Waialua brushfire 25 percent contained
 •  Waianae football game moved because of Waialua fire
 •  UH men's basketball signs 6-8 forward
 •  Firefighters at scene of 150-acre Kaena Point fire
 •  Pearl City LL (ages 13-14) advances to U.S. title game
 •  Hawaii students top ACT exam's national averages
 •  State releases school-by-school annual test scores
 •  Alama-Francis putting his rookie season into words
 •  UH-Hilo, HCC to resume business tomorrow
 •  Kamehameha Schools Hawaii reopens tomorrow
 •  Big Island courthouses open today
 •  NFL: 49ers coach talks about ex-UH star Lelie
 •  Updated Hawaii Data Book released on Web site
 •  Flossie's leftovers bring rain to Windward areas

Local News
 •  Shifting Waialua wildfire keeps burning Photo gallery Video
 •  Flossie soaks Big Isle, fades to tropical storm Photo gallery Video
 •  Oahu home foreclosure rate rises
 •  No injuries, damage reported; businesses, schools remain closed
 •  Fire fallout plagues valley, coast
MY COMMUNITIES
 •  Wind delays baseball field lighting
 •  Summer park programs set
 •  WCC offering acting classes
 •  Help needed on school wish list
 •  School supply drive scheduled
 •  Library book sale is Saturday
 •  Hokule'a trip topic of lecture
 •  Wyland exhibit opens Saturday
 •  West Hawaii council named
STATE GOVERNMENT
 •  Hawaii residents say environment worth tab Video
CITY GOVERNMENT
 •  Honolulu city council may enforce secrecy
COURTS
 •  Honolulu DMV worker indicted in bribe-taking
POLICE
 •  Former art gallery employee arrested in theft investigation
WEATHER
 •  Flossie packs more punch on north side
 •  For emergency responders, storms teach valuable lessons
ENVIRONMENT
 •  New botanical center on Kauai eco-friendly
HEALTH
 •  Flesh-eating disease not from Kauai swim, state says
OTHER NEWS
 •  Community calendar
 •  Data award named for statistician Bob Schmitt
HAWAI'I BRIEFS
 •  Body believed to be missing diver
 •  Obituaries

Sports
 •  Fujikawa to play in Canadian Tour
 •  Center has claim to Fame
 •  Warriors focused as camp nears end Photo gallery Video
UH WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
 •  Knee injury will keep Thomas out for season
 •  Hittle's return brings leadership, stability
UH BASEBALL
 •  Stadium resurfacing delayed
UH SPORTS
 •  Opener against UNC a hot ticket so far
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
 •  Damien's Derby debuts Friday
BASEBALL
 •  Birthday boy Numata propels Pearl City, 3-2
 •  Late rally lifts Hilo over Canadians, 6-5
RECREATION
 •  Hawaii lifeguards second at nationals
OTHER SPORTS
 •  Ex-ref expected to plead guilty
ISLE FILE
 •  Smith carries Australia to win
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
FERD LEWIS
 •  Warriors turning out turnovers

Island Life
 •  Light within the dark Photo gallery
 •  NPR book critic takes a look at Isles
 •  Ideas for furnishing that first college dorm room
RELATIONSHIPS
 •  Lots of help offered for Alzheimer's caregiving
TELEVISION
 •  'Rock' bottom? Not if Fey can help it
VIDEO GAMES
 •  'Madden' video game is hot again
ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
 •  Great art, music and food tonight
TASTE
 •  Orthodox cooking Video
 •  Wine aficionados branch out from the usual grapes
 •  Homemade Greek treats take a little work
 •  Create emblem of land we love on French toast
 •  'Island Plate' cookbooks have arrived
 •  Grilled cheese sandwiches go deluxe
 •  Culinary calendar
QUICK BITES
 •  Roy's top chef wins fans in Big Easy
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Wednesday
MOMS
 •  Got a recalled toy? Get your child tested
 •  Are pregnant moms gaining too much weight?
WANDA A. ADAMS
 •  Flamingo dining of yesteryear

Business
 •  Subcontractor cited in 46-story Honolulu fall
 •  Mattel's toy story one of giant recall
 •  Tax benefit pushes Hawaiian Tel profit to $21.4M
 •  iPhone users drowning in details
OTHER BUSINESS
 •  Profits fall 14.8% at Home Depot
 •  Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook; stock off
 •  Toys not often cause of kids' lead poisoning
BUSINESS BRIEFS
 •  Union rally at hotel tomorrow

Opinion
 •  Public deserves access to inspection reports
 •  Toy recall shows need for tighter oversight
COMMENTARY
 •  With Rove departure, it's back to the future
 •  The Master Woodsman takes a hike
DAVID SHAPIRO
 •  Chronically homeless a particular dilemma
 •  Letters to the Editor

Entertainment/TGIF
TELEVISION
 •  'Rock' bottom? Not if Fey can help it
VIDEO GAMES
 •  'Madden' video game is hot again
 •  TGI Wednesday

Photo galleries
 •  Seth's pix
 •  Signs of Flossie
 •  The Waianae Range Fire
 •  The 'Quilt man'
 •  UH football practice