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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 5, 2007

BREAKING LOCAL NEWS
 •  19 public schools closed Thursday (Updated at 11:40 p.m.)  
 •  Overnight blackouts expected for some Kauai areas (Updated at 5:45 p.m.)  
 •  Maui power out again; 1 shelter open (Updated at 11:45 p.m.)  
 •  Big Island mayor signs emergency proclamation (Posted at 5:47 p.m.)  
 •  About 8,000 on O'ahu without electricity (Updated at 11:15 p.m.)  
 •  BWS urging water conservation; one main still broken (Updated at 4:14 p.m.)  
 •  Temporary road update hotline discontinued (Updated at 3:59 p.m.)  
 •  HECO: North Shore electricity may be restored tonight (Updated at 5:30 p.m.)  
 •  Blizzards expected on Hawaii's biggest mountains (Updated at 5:29 p.m.)  
 •  Flooding closes Big Island highway in Naalehu (Updated at 11:50 p.m.)  
 •  Crews to work into night on downed telephone poles (Updated at 5:41 p.m.)  
 •  Hard-hit Waianae Coast assesses storm damage (Updated at 5:52 p.m.)  
 •  Huge surf expected on all Hawaiian islands (Updated at 10:40 p.m.)  
 •  Food-handling, electrical tips can help keep you safe (Updated at 6:01 p.m.)  
 •  Photos: Rainy, windy weather hits Hawaii (Updated at 11:14 a.m.)  
 •  DLNR releases state park closures, damage update (Updated at 2:06 p.m.)  
 •  Oceanic cable service restored on Oahu (Updated at 4:18 p.m.)  
 •  Native Hawaiian access restored at Makua Valley (Updated at 5:13 p.m.)  
 •  Salt Lake arson suspect identified by security videotape (Posted at 9:48 p.m.)  
 •  Windward Oahu dealing with storm's aftermath (Updated at 6:10 p.m.)  
 •  Man charged with fatal Honolulu Harbor stabbing (Posted at 9:37 p.m.)  
 •  Candle started $25,000 Pearl City home fire (Posted at 7:44 p.m.)  
 •  No major damage reported on North Shore (Updated at 2:03 p.m.)  
 •  Applications available for 40 affordable Kauai rentals (Updated at 6:54 p.m.)  
 •  Handi-Van service available for 'essential' needs (Posted at 12:35 p.m.)  
 •  Hawaii Red Cross closes shelters; volunteers deployed (Updated at 2:48 p.m.)  
 •  Charges against UH break-in suspect consolidated (Updated at 6:47 p.m.)  
 •  Ex-Wahiawa soccer coach sentenced to 5 years in prison (Updated at 5:33 p.m.)  
 •  Honolulu man indicted in 'ghost workers' case (Updated at 7:21 p.m.)  
 •  3 escape uninjured from Kaimuki home fire (Updated at 7:36 p.m.)  
 •  Warriors honored at Kapolei City Lights parade (Posted at 5:54 p.m.)  
 •  Brown water advisory issued for Hawaii (Updated at 11:55 a.m.)  
 •  Man, 19, held for trial in Kona purse-snatching (Updated at 3:16 p.m.)  
 •  Van and senior services at Kalihi center canceled (Updated at 12:01 p.m.)  
 •  Tell your storm horror stories at The Daily Dish (Updated at 12:59 p.m.)  
 •  NCL's Pride of America cancels scheduled call to Kona (Updated at 2:27 p.m.)  
 •  Bad weather shuts USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center (Posted at 8:52 a.m.)  
 •  Some Oahu military personnel asked to stay home (Updated at 10:31 a.m.)  
 •  Hawaii state flags at half-staff for Pearl Harbor Day (Posted at 11:50 a.m.)  
 •  Anthony Ching to leave Land Use Commission for HCDA (Updated at 12:14 p.m.)  
 •  Catch excerpts from Hot Seat in Sunday's Focus section (Updated at 1:02 p.m.)  
 •  June Jones' book signings in Hawaii postponed (Updated at 1:01 p.m.)  
 •  HPR's Beth-Ann Kozlovich recognized for programming (Updated at 4:06 p.m.)  
 •  Traffic update: Pali open, but Kunia Road still closed (Posted at 3:32 p.m.)  
 •  Volunteers sought to record books for library (Updated at 4:46 p.m.)  
 •  Forty seats available on Aloha charter to Sugar Bowl (Updated at 8:04 p.m.)  
BREAKING SPORTS
 •  Hawaii's Colt Brennan one of four Heisman finalists (Updated at 2:25 p.m.)  
 •  Heisman profile: Brennan has beaten the odds before (Updated at 3:02 p.m.)  
 •  UH's Rivers, Grice-Mullins at Honolulu Marathon Expo (Updated at 12:57 p.m.)  
 •  Warriors honored at Kapolei City Lights parade (Posted at 5:54 p.m.)  
 •  June Jones' book signings in Hawaii postponed (Updated at 1:01 p.m.)  
 •  Slain Redskin Sean Taylor leads Pro Bowl vote at safety (Posted at 1:15 p.m.)  
 •  All OIA soccer matches canceled (Updated at 12:33 p.m.)  
 •  UH-Hawaii football game on ESPN2 tonight (Posted at 2:11 p.m.)  
 •  UH's Houston named to All-West Region team (Updated at 7:28 p.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Reds trade OF Coats to Blue Jays (Posted at 8:27 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Auburn, Tuberville agree to 2-year extension (Posted at 8:56 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Missouri coach says QB Daniel a Heisman finalist (Posted at 9:48 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Virginia's Chris Long wins Hendricks Award (Posted at 9:51 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Washington's Willingham to return (Updated at 12:03 p.m.)  
 •  NBA: Cavs match offer, Varejao to stay with Cleveland (Posted at 8:03 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Viks' Edwards suspended four games for steroids (Posted at 12:04 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Alleged gunman in Taylor case wants plea deal (Posted at 7:41 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: McNabb returns to Eagles, preps for Giants (Posted at 9:53 a.m.)  
 •  NBA: Cavs star James to miss fourth straight game (Posted at 11:50 a.m.)  
 •  Tennis: Australian Open has strongest field in history (Posted at 12:28 p.m.)  
 •  Forty seats available on Aloha charter to Sugar Bowl (Updated at 8:04 p.m.)  
 •  Today on TV: Hawaii-UW football to be shown again (Posted at 7:10 a.m.)  
 •  On TV tomorrow: College basketball, NBA (Posted at 7:16 a.m.)  
BREAKING BUSINESS
 •  Oceanic cable service restored on Oahu (Updated at 4:18 p.m.)  
 •  Airline capacity to Hawai'i expected to fall this winter (Posted at 3:32 p.m.)  
 •  Bad weather shuts USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center (Posted at 8:52 a.m.)  
 •  Some Oahu military personnel asked to stay home (Updated at 10:31 a.m.)  
 •  NCL's Pride of America cancels scheduled call to Kona (Updated at 2:27 p.m.)  
 •  Anthony Ching to leave Land Use Commission for HCDA (Updated at 12:14 p.m.)  
 •  Catch excerpts from Hot Seat in Sunday's Focus section (Updated at 1:02 p.m.)  
 •  Prospect Asset hikes stake in Japanese company (Posted at 11:42 a.m.)  
 •  Tesoro may spend $175 million on project here (Updated at 3:11 p.m.)  
 •  Wall Street ralies on interest rate hopes (Posted at 1:00 p.m.)  
 •  Hoku takes step in lining up $185 million loan (Posted at 2:00 p.m.)  
BREAKING ISLAND LIFE
 •  John Rampage is emergency stand-in as Alonso Smith (Updated at 5:27 p.m.)  
 •  Volunteers sought to record books for library (Updated at 4:46 p.m.)  
 •  HPR's Beth-Ann Kozlovich recognized for programming (Updated at 4:06 p.m.)  
 •  UH's Rivers, Grice-Mullins at Honolulu Marathon Expo (Updated at 12:57 p.m.)  
 •  June Jones' book signings in Hawaii postponed (Updated at 1:01 p.m.)  
 •  Catch excerpts from Hot Seat in Sunday's Focus section (Updated at 1:02 p.m.)  
 •  Bad weather shuts USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center (Posted at 8:52 a.m.)  
 •  Hapa to make rare appearance at Kahala hotel (Posted at 1:18 p.m.)  
 •  Kids First! film fest honored at educators' conference (Posted at 5:51 p.m.)  
BREAKING ENTERTAINMENT
 •  John Rampage is emergency stand-in as Alonso Smith (Updated at 5:27 p.m.)  
 •  Hapa to make rare appearance at Kahala hotel (Posted at 1:18 p.m.)  
BREAKING OPINION
 •  Catch excerpts from Hot Seat in Sunday's Focus section (Updated at 1:02 p.m.)  

Local News
 •  University of Hawaii sells out of Bowl tickets
 •  Storm batters Hawaii, more coming today Video
 •  Hawaii marathon forecast: hot, humid
 •  Some Hawaii surfers take on 80-foot waves
 •  Hawaii Superferry delays relaunch
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
 •  Activists alive, but jailed in Vietnam
POLICE
 •  Fatal stabbing on boat docked in Hawaii
 •  Jet-setting couple charged with ID theft
HEALTH
 •  Hawaii to promote medical program
 •  TB case leads to tests at Roosevelt
MY COMMUNITIES
 •  Uncle Wayne sing-along tomorrow at the library
 •  Proposed parking fees at harbors to be protested
 •  Middle school recycling drive to help buy laptops
 •  Meeting on skate park postponed to January
 •  Government agencies holding anti-terror test
 •  Children 5 to 17 sought to join basketball league
 •  Four separate infrastructure plans to be aired tonight
OTHER NEWS
 •  Missing girl's parents ask Hawaii for help Video
 •  Video shows Hawaii police roughing up fan Video
 •  Phone antenna on hold
HAWAI'I BRIEFS
 •  Examiner IDs two killed on roads
 •  Obituaries
ADVERTISER CHRISTMAS FUND
 •  Wish won't come true, but there's still hope

Sports
 •  Quarterback Brennan a Heisman finalist
 •  Rothman comes up big in large surf at Sunset Beach
 •  Success results in bonuses for Jones
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
 •  Kabalis bounces back for Moanalua
 •  Mililani's Soares soared above them all
 •  Campbell's Confer stepped in nicely as team's go-to player
 •  Versatile Walker answered call for McKinley all season
 •  Schedules
 •  Local hoops teams in event
FOOTBALL
 •  Pigskin Picks
 •  Persistence pays off for Murakami
HOMEGROWN REPORT
 •  Hawaii-fueled St. John's into NCAA volleyball Sweet 16
ISLE FILE
 •  UH men's volleyball picked to finish 8th
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
FERD LEWIS
 •  Absence of ex-'Bow will be felt

Island Life
 •  Haute for the holidays
 •  Prince of Netherlands has mission at Honolulu Marathon
 •  Symphony leaves theater with flourish
OTHER LIFESTYLE
 •  'Christmas Talk Story' tells its last tales
 •  Original 'St. Louis' a better bet
ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
 •  Online book club targets busy moms
TASTE
 •  Gifts that feed the soul and the family
 •  Hawaii-themed books cover lots of ground, too
 •  Shortcuts make holiday baking sweeter
 •  Culinary calendar
RAISE A GLASS
 •  These wines pair well with a variety of dishes
RECIPE DOCTOR
 •  With a few tweaks, Starbucks' pumpkin loaf loses 241 calories
QUICK BITES
 •  Get tips from a pro and tour market with us for (shh!) shortcut products
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Wednesday
WANDA A. ADAMS
 •  Lemon pudding dries tears

Business
 •  Hawaii condo prices rising but sales decline
 •  Hawaii lawyer opens bakery shop for dogs
 •  Coalition calls for boycott of Pacific Beach, Pagoda hotels
TOURISM
 •  Hale Koa Hotel getting makeover
AIRLINES
 •  Airlines scaling back in U.S., turning to global expansion
INTERNET
 •  Yahoo Japan teams up with eBay auction
CONSUMER
 •  Fraudulent check schemes target online sites
OTHER BUSINESS
 •  H&R Block's sale of mortgage arm fails
 •  Fannie Mae selling stock to raise $7B
 •  Executives donate to hospital
 •  Senators put FCC on notice
 •  Nursing programs get $6.8M boost
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Visitors to Oahu
BUSINESS BRIEFS
 •  Isle sugar cane production growing
 •  OPEC undecided on output boost
 •  Coming events

Opinion
 •  Setting the right tone on childhood obesity
 •  A win for democracy in Venezuela's vote
COMMENTARY
 •  Japan's whale hunt symbol of its desperation
 •  A tale of New York City and the appropriateness of the Nativity story
DAVID SHAPIRO
 •  Mom's spirit still burns bright in memories
 •  Letters to the Editor

Entertainment/TGIF
 •  TGI Wednesday

Photo galleries
 •  Seth's Pix