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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 4, 2007

BREAKING LOCAL NEWS
 •  Emergency Operation Center activated (Updated at 6:02 p.m.)  
 •  Oahu to see brunt of front just after midnight (Updated at 9:48 p.m.)  
 •  3 emergency shelters opened on Leeward Coast (Updated at 6:17 p.m.)  
 •  Hawaii Superferry postpones Thursday relaunch (Updated at 5:53 p.m.)  
 •  Man hurt when wind picks up tent (Posted at 9:13 p.m.)  
 •  Honolulu City Lights closing due to weather (Posted at 6:22 p.m.)  
 •  Electrical power outage reported in Kahala area (Updated at 8:25 p.m.)  
 •  Lingle, Aiona issue Hanukkah message (Updated at 5:11 p.m.)  
 •  Parents of missing woman make public appeal (Updated at 5:32 p.m.)  
 •  Rep. Hirono lauds UH football team on House floor (Posted at 11:45 a.m.)  
 •  Fallen tree stalls traffic in Waialua (Updated at 6:13 p.m.)  
 •  State placed under flash-flood watch through Thursday (Updated at 2:25 p.m.)  
 •  Oahu motorcyclist, pedestrian fatalities identified (Posted at 4:56 p.m.)  
 •  Secure those garbage cans; high winds on the way (Posted at 11:41 a.m.)  
 •  Murder charges pending against Honolulu fisherman (Updated at 9:54 p.m.)  
 •  High surf, wind cancels TheBoat today, tomorrow (Updated at 6:14 p.m.)  
 •  TheBus gets $4.3M in federal funding for new vehicles (Posted at 1:19 p.m.)  
 •  HECO: Take these pre-storm steps regarding electricity (Updated at 6:12 p.m.)  
 •  Precautions you can take for high winds (Updated at 6:32 p.m.)  
 •  Submit your weather photos, video (Updated at 7:57 p.m.)  
 •  Kitty Hawk's passage through Taiwan concerns China (Posted at 9:03 a.m.)  
 •  Downed pole in Kaneohe closes three lanes (Updated at 2:41 p.m.)  
 •  Accident reported at Harding and 5th Avenue (Updated at 2:44 p.m.)  
 •  Wet roads, accidents making for slow commute (Updated at 2:51 p.m.)  
 •  Second storm wreaks havoc on Northwest (Posted at 7:51 a.m.)  
 •  Forbes ranks Wie 4th financially among young stars (Updated at 3:29 p.m.)  
 •  Downed trees causing delays (Updated at 3:02 p.m.)  
 •  High surf warning for northern shores (Posted at 1:50 a.m.)  
 •  DUI arrests up 9 percent on Big Island (Posted at 1:49 a.m.)  
 •  High winds, more rain forecast for Hawaii (Updated at 3:28 p.m.)  
 •  Help sought finding missing 17-year-old girl (Updated at 5:39 p.m.)  
 •  Storm system bringing high wind watch (Updated at 2:24 p.m.)  
 •  Box jellyfish warning continuing through tomorrow (Updated at 5:50 p.m.)  
 •  Maui road closed after ordnance found in lava field (Posted at 3:23 p.m.)  
 •  Oshiro to hold forum on new legislative session (Posted at 1:36 a.m.)  
 •  Pali exit, Punchbowl on-ramp closing tomorrow night (Updated at 5:52 p.m.)  
 •  Alien marine life targeted by new ballast water rules (Updated at 9:53 p.m.)  
 •  Honolulu CC receives estate gift of more than $3M (Updated at 9:55 p.m.)  
 •  Maui to host anti-terrorism training exercise (Posted at 1:38 a.m.)  
 •  Hong appointed UH Hilo vice chancellor (Posted at 1:30 a.m.)  
 •  Soldier missing from Korean War identified (Updated at 2:47 p.m.)  
 •  'Pro Bowl' workshop aimed at helping small businesses (Updated at 2:35 p.m.)  
 •  Hale Koa launches $50 million renovation (Updated at 5:32 p.m.)  
 •  Maui median home price rises to $624K in November (Posted at 1:46 p.m.)  
 •  High surf pounds Maui shores (Updated at 6:31 p.m.)  
 •  Parking fee opponents will rally Saturday (Posted at 4:19 p.m.)  
 •  State nursing programs get nearly $7 million (Updated at 9:55 p.m.)  
 •  Informational meeting on tasers tonight (Updated at 9:53 p.m.)  
 •  Big Island meeting on emergency plan for reservoirs (Posted at 1:40 a.m.)  
BREAKING SPORTS
 •  Brennan a Heisman finalist, headed to New York (Updated at 8:47 p.m.)  
 •  Poll has Brennan finishing third in Heisman voting (Posted at 11:03 a.m.)  
 •  UH-UW rebroadcast Wednesday on ESPN2 (Posted at 1:39 a.m.)  
 •  WAC will send a team yearly to Great Alaska Shootout (Updated at 7:21 p.m.)  
 •  UH men picked to finish 8th in MPSF volleyball (Posted at 9:37 a.m.)  
 •  Forbes ranks Wie 4th financially among young stars (Updated at 3:29 p.m.)  
 •  Rothman wins World Cup of Surfing men's title (Posted at 4:20 p.m.)  
 •  Autos: 'Dancing' Castroneves returns to cockpit (Posted at 10:07 a.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Tigers reach tentative deal for Cabrera, Willis (Posted at 2:24 p.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Pro team changes 'offensive' mascot name (Posted at 1:31 a.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Yankees' deadline for Santana trade passes (Posted at 7:12 a.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Tigers get Bautista, trade Capellan to Rockies (Posted at 9:25 a.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Braves get Ohma, Infante; Ascanio to Cubs (Posted at 10:10 a.m.)  
 •  Cricket: Swarm of bees briefly halts test in Sri Lanka (Posted at 7:10 a.m.)  
 •  CBKB: Campers line up for WSU-Gonzaga tickets (Posted at 1:40 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Ex-UH, Washington assistant to coach Indiana St. (Posted at 3:53 p.m.)  
 •  CFB: Tommy Bowden agrees to extension with Clemson (Updated at 7:31 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: College football bowl schedule (Posted at 6:51 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Dorrell won't coach UCLA in Las Vegas Bowl (Posted at 12:37 p.m.)  
 •  Golf: Refreshed Tiger Woods ready to tee it up (Posted at 1:38 a.m.)  
 •  NBA: 76ers fire GM King, hire Nets' Stefanski (Posted at 6:59 a.m.)  
 •  NBA: Bobcats make offer to Cavs free agent Varejao (Posted at 7:03 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: 49ers QB Smith to test injured throwing arm (Posted at 1:30 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Sean Taylor deserved better from the media (Posted at 1:34 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: SI chooses Favre as 2007 Sportsman of the Year (Posted at 1:35 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: 17-year-old accused as gunman in Taylor shooting (Updated at 3:47 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Ravens' Rolle says official called him 'boy' (Posted at 9:20 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Goodell to review appeal of Jones' supsension (Posted at 12:31 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Broncos' Henry wins appeal of drug suspension (Posted at 12:33 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Giants' Ward on injured reserve with broken leg (Posted at 12:35 p.m.)  
 •  Olympics: Bobsledder Hays ends brief retirement (Posted at 10:06 a.m.)  
 •  Preps: Fall state champions (Posted at 8:44 a.m.)  
 •  Surfing: Big wave surfer dies at Monterey's Ghost Trees (Posted at 3:49 p.m.)  
 •  On the air today: College hoops, NBA (Posted at 1:29 a.m.)  
 •  Fathead company now producing UH helmet (Updated at 9:54 p.m.)  
BREAKING BUSINESS
 •  Maui median home price rises to $624K in November (Posted at 1:46 p.m.)  
 •  Forbes ranks Wie 4th financially among young stars (Updated at 3:29 p.m.)  
 •  Local 2007 sugar cane production up 6% to 1.78M tons (Updated at 4:18 p.m.)  
 •  Fathead company now producing UH helmet (Updated at 9:54 p.m.)  
 •  Stocks fall on continued worries about housing (Updated at 3:03 p.m.)  
 •  'Pro Bowl' workshop aimed at helping small businesses (Updated at 2:35 p.m.)  
 •  Hale Koa launches $50 million renovation (Updated at 5:32 p.m.)  
 •  Hoku leads Hawaii stock index higher (Posted at 12:56 p.m.)  
BREAKING ISLAND LIFE
 •  Filmmaker David Lynch gives talk via iChat at UH today (Updated at 4:19 p.m.)  
 •  As 'Lion King' leaves, Symphony returns to Blaisdell (Updated at 5:37 p.m.)  
 •  'The Lion King' enters final week of shows (Updated at 5:36 p.m.)  
 •  Ukulele concert slated for Atherton Arts studio (Updated at 5:36 p.m.)  
 •  'Emmy Christmas Island Moments' debuts Dec. 13 (Updated at 5:34 p.m.)  
BREAKING ENTERTAINMENT
 •  Filmmaker David Lynch gives talk via iChat at UH today (Updated at 4:19 p.m.)  
 •  As 'Lion King' leaves, Symphony returns to Blaisdell (Updated at 5:37 p.m.)  
 •  'The Lion King' enters final week of shows (Updated at 5:36 p.m.)  
 •  Ukulele concert slated for Atherton Arts studio (Updated at 5:36 p.m.)  
 •  'Emmy Christmas Island Moments' debuts Dec. 13 (Updated at 5:34 p.m.)  

Local News
 •  Fewer Pearl Harbor Day vets in Hawaii Photo gallery
 •  Hawaii fans find Bowl tickets but no flights
 •  Swells scuttle Hawaii Superferry test run
 •  Hawaii town still joyful over football team win Photo gallery Video
 •  Pearl Harbor survivor recounts attack, aftermath
STATE GOVERNMENT
 •  Lingle defends Awana, blames media for his resignation
 •  Hawaii governor appoints new staff chief
MILITARY AFFAIRS
 •  Makua site access to resume
COURTS
 •  Hawaii man sentenced to 5 years for beating Photo gallery
POLICE
 •  Two killed in separate vehicle crashes Sunday
 •  Fire doors used in UH dorm break-ins
WEATHER
 •  Hawaii surf reaches 40 feet on North Shore
MY COMMUNITIES
 •  Kapolei Property starts $80M in road projects
 •  Informational meeting on 7 projects tomorrow
 •  Horton turns over $2M day care center to city
 •  High school to discuss academic, financial plan
 •  Giant launch pad makes Isle pit stop
 •  Emergency action plan for reservoirs on agenda
 •  Drop off turkey, other meats for imu cooking
 •  Annual Christmas boat parade at marina Dec. 15
OTHER NEWS
 •  Hawaii spending $2M on pedestrian safety
 •  Police add a 2nd show on Feb. 17
HAWAI'I BRIEFS
 •  Hospital charity care to be funded
 •  Obituaries
LEE CATALUNA
 •  We can all learn from Warriors
ADVERTISER CHRISTMAS FUND
 •  Hawaii mother of 5 needs help for holidays

Sports
 •  UH Warriors place eleven on All-WAC Photo gallery Video
 •  O'Neill World Cup surfers in survival mode at Sunset
 •  McLachlin ties for 11th at Q-School to keep PGA card
 •  Perfect Patriots not too pretty in victory
 •  Hawaii town still joyful over football team win Photo gallery Video
UH FOOTBALL
 •  UH-Washington game on air again
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
 •  Hawaii town still joyful over football team win Photo gallery Video
 •  Mules QB has come of age Photo gallery Video
 •  Week in Review
 •  Gamebreakers
 •  High School Schedules
 •  Football Poll
 •  Final Football Standings
OTHER SPORTS
 •  BYUH women's soccer sweeps major awards
ISLE FILE
 •  UH volleyball at No. 15 in poll
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
FERD LEWIS
 •  Football united fans on weekend

Island Life
 •  That's a wrap
 •  All-coveted gift cards get personal this year
 •  Reunited Spice Girls are on a roll
PARENTING
 •  Son's fine, but what about Dad?
PEOPLE
 •  Hewitt unamused by online ridicule
ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
 •  Previews going to Mainland theaters
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Tuesday
MOMS
 •  Today's braces less painful even cool
 •  Not all omega-3 food sources are equal
 •  Kids can struggle with sleep apnea, too
 •  For third straight year, foreign adoptions in U.S. decline
 •  A train wreck on the celebrity mommy track
 •  Son's fine, but what about Dad?
WAYNE HARADA
 •  Jack Cione's 'Follies' begins rehearsals

Business
 •  Hawaii home prices have flattened out
 •  Hawaii man helps businesses succeed
 •  FAA looks into engine failure during Hawaiian Air flight
TECHNOLOGY
 •  Microsoft adopts gentler approach to pirated Vista
ECONOMY
 •  Mortgage industry, government craft plan to stem foreclosures
OTHER BUSINESS
 •  New ballast-water rules adopted
 •  $131 million sale of Kukui Gardens completed
 •  $1,000 fines for selling liquor to minors
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Honolulu Building Permits
BUSINESS BRIEFS
 •  Hawaiian Air No. 1 for on-time
 •  Manufacturing growth slows in November
 •  Coming events

Opinion
 •  Kapi'olani Park needs stronger focus
 •  Warriors, Hawaii take pride in being the best
COMMENTARY
 •  Lack of long-term care causes ripple effect
 •  World stands at threshold of green economy
 •  Letters to the Editor

Entertainment/TGIF
 •  TGI Tuesday

Photo galleries
 •  Pa'akaula sentencing
 •  Seth's Pix
 •  Pearl Harbor Day veterans
 •  Warriors celebrate WAC honors
 •  Leilehua Mules celebrate victory