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Articles for December 7, 2007

BREAKING LOCAL NEWS
 •  25 more Sugar Bowl tickets now available (Updated at 3:03 p.m.)  
 •  Flash flood watch extended until 6 a.m. (Updated at 7:36 p.m.)  
 •  Immigration fraud leads to 3-plus years in prison (Posted at 5:54 p.m.)  
 •  Landslide closes Kolekole Pass to public traffic (Updated at 4:04 p.m.)  
 •  HECO crews working on pocket outages on Oahu (Updated at 8:25 p.m.)  
 •  Haleakala road reopened (Updated at 9:42 p.m.)  
 •  Signs posted following West Maui wastewater spill (Updated at 8:10 p.m.)  
 •  Red Cross accepting disaster relief donations (Posted at 8:59 p.m.)  
 •  Storms close Oahu golf courses (Updated at 1:43 p.m.)  
 •  Rain, saturated grounds close Oahu parks (Updated at 1:54 p.m.)  
 •  Safety concerns keep Haleakala park's summit closed (Updated at 10:41 a.m.)  
 •  Power restored to most Maui Electric customers (Updated at 10:43 a.m.)  
 •  Big Island power restored (Updated at 1:14 p.m.)  
 •  5 public schools still closed due to storm problems (Updated at 7:04 a.m.)  
 •  Kunia Road reopened after HECO completes repairs (Updated at 7:16 a.m.)  
 •  Maui mayor appeals for storm help (Posted at 9:20 a.m.)  
 •  Kahului Harbor repairs under way despite bad weather (Updated at 12:20 p.m.)  
 •  Weather expected to begin clearing up this weekend (Updated at 8:02 a.m.)  
 •  2 Nanakuli fires each cause $5,000 in damage (Updated at 7:25 a.m.)  
 •  Kula Highway reopened to traffic (Posted at 1:03 a.m.)  
 •  Longs moves forward with Hawaii walk-in clinic plan (Updated at 10:34 a.m.)  
 •  Survivors remember Pearl Harbor attack (Updated at 12:45 p.m.)  
 •  Car fire reported at Office Max on Ala Moana (Updated at 8:58 a.m.)  
 •  Manoa Stream cleanup set for tomorrow morning (Updated at 12:36 p.m.)  
 •  Pedestrian accident reported in Downtown Honolulu (Updated at 8:53 a.m.)  
 •  Coast Guard provides aid 800 miles southwest of Oahu (Updated at 10:37 a.m.)  
 •  Traffic lights reported out at Kapiolani and University (Updated at 8:16 a.m.)  
 •  Kalanianaole HOV lane open to all; crew at water main (Updated at 6:52 a.m.)  
 •  Heiau restoration seeking volunteers (Posted at 5:40 p.m.)  
 •  Cyclone Daman spares heavily populated parts of Fiji (Posted at 9:34 a.m.)  
 •  Angelina Jolie's help sought by Filipino farmers group (Updated at 10:32 a.m.)  
 •  Search resumes today for hiker missing atop Mauna Kea (Updated at 8:14 a.m.)  
 •  Injured person reported at Kaneohe Jack in The Box (Updated at 8:17 a.m.)  
 •  Clinic set for Kauai youth basketball officials (Posted at 3:48 a.m.)  
 •  Testimony continues on stream management on Maui (Posted at 11:39 a.m.)  
 •  Buyer of CompUSA plans to close or sell all 103 stores (Posted at 2:12 p.m.)  
 •  Venue change for Barrere/Tackett concert (Updated at 3:03 p.m.)  
 •  Preps: Parade will honor Leilehua state champions (Updated at 3:41 p.m.)  
 •  Surf expected to drop along Oahu's north-facing shores (Updated at 8:20 a.m.)  
BREAKING SPORTS
 •  Brennan, Heisman finalists make rounds in NYC (Updated at 5:43 p.m.)  
 •  Dizon, Bess, not Brennan, named to Walter Camp team (Updated at 10:39 a.m.)  
 •  Heisman figures to go to Tebow or McFadden (Updated at 3:32 p.m.)  
 •  Capsules on the Heisman Trophy finalists (Updated at 5:06 p.m.)  
 •  Hannemann to Georgia mayor: Put up your peaches (Updated at 3:33 p.m.)  
 •  Warriors Rivers, Grice-Mullins at Marathon Expo (Posted at 3:26 a.m.)  
 •  UH football team in Kapolei City Lights parade (Posted at 3:27 a.m.)  
 •  Tiger Woods' wife wins lawsuit, apology from magazine (Posted at 12:20 p.m.)  
 •  Preps: Parade will honor Leilehua state champions (Updated at 3:41 p.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Bonds pleads not guilty to perjury (Posted at 12:08 p.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Giants interested in Yankees' Matsui (Posted at 3:19 a.m.)  
 •  Navy football coach Johnson heading to Georgia Tech (Posted at 11:42 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Rutgers coach Schiano turns down Michigan job (Posted at 12:23 p.m.)  
 •  CFB: Florida's Tebow poised to make Heisman history (Posted at 2:57 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Rose Bowl delays decision on USC using stadium (Posted at 3:05 a.m.)  
 •  CBKB: Arizona coach Olson on leave, facing divorce (Posted at 12:15 p.m.)  
 •  NBA: Celtics off to best home start in 23 years (Posted at 5:07 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: 4 Ravens fined for abuse of game officials (Posted at 11:50 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Suspects almost fled Taylor home before shooting (Posted at 11:52 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Oft-injured Texans RB Green done for season (Posted at 11:34 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Rams Bulger suffers setback from concussion (Posted at 11:38 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Saints' Reggie Bush may be out with knee injury (Posted at 11:46 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Steelers' Polamalu likely out against Patriots (Posted at 11:48 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Titan has non-career-threatening spinal injury (Posted at 11:56 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Vikings put DE James on IR after knee surgery (Posted at 11:59 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Bills' Everett walking on own in and out of rehab (Posted at 12:02 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Bills RB Lynch likely to play against Dolphins (Posted at 12:04 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: 49ers' Smith throwing but might not play in '07 (Posted at 3:12 a.m.)  
 •  On the air today: Hoops, hockey, soccer, volleyball (Posted at 2:59 a.m.)  
 •  On the air tomorrow: Hoops, Heisman show at 3 p.m. (Posted at 3:00 a.m.)  
 •  On the air Sunday: NFL, UH hoops on pay-per-view (Posted at 3:01 a.m.)  
BREAKING BUSINESS
 •  Buyer of CompUSA plans to close or sell all 103 stores (Posted at 2:12 p.m.)  
 •  Longs moves forward with Hawaii walk-in clinic plan (Updated at 10:34 a.m.)  
 •  Halekulani wins Leaders Club gold award for service (Posted at 9:49 a.m.)  
 •  Stocks end day mixed after 'employment letdown' (Updated at 11:28 a.m.)  
 •  United Airlines to pay $250 million to shareholders (Updated at 3:00 p.m.)  
 •  Business briefs: Hiring at moderate, TV Guide's future (Updated at 3:01 p.m.)  
 •  Honolulu-based Green Sand Inc. wins design award (Posted at 3:31 p.m.)  
 •  Shares of KITV owner rise on Hearst plans (Updated at 3:43 p.m.)  
 •  Hawaii properties among top timeshare resorts (Updated at 3:53 p.m.)  
BREAKING ISLAND LIFE
 •  Venue change for Barrere/Tackett concert (Updated at 3:03 p.m.)  
 •  Free photos with Santa tonight at Honolulu Hale (Updated at 3:04 p.m.)  
 •  Juliet Lighter hosts anti-violence fundraiser Sunday (Updated at 3:04 p.m.)  
 •  Rain, saturated grounds close Oahu parks (Updated at 1:54 p.m.)  
 •  Manoa Stream cleanup set for tomorrow morning (Updated at 12:36 p.m.)  
 •  'Best of Christmas' album airs on KIPO, 3 p.m. Sunday (Updated at 2:57 p.m.)  
 •  Artists give demos in Mendonca Courtyard tonight (Updated at 3:04 p.m.)  
 •  Fundraiser Dec. 30 sends musicians to New Mexico (Updated at 3:42 p.m.)  
 •  Honolulu-based Green Sand Inc. wins design award (Posted at 3:31 p.m.)  
BREAKING ENTERTAINMENT
 •  Venue change for Barrere/Tackett concert (Updated at 3:03 p.m.)  
 •  Free photos with Santa tonight at Honolulu Hale (Updated at 3:04 p.m.)  
 •  Juliet Lighter hosts anti-violence fundraiser Sunday (Updated at 3:04 p.m.)  
 •  Angelina Jolie's help sought by Filipino farmers group (Updated at 10:32 a.m.)  
 •  'Best of Christmas' album airs on KIPO, 3 p.m. Sunday (Updated at 2:57 p.m.)  
 •  Artists give demos in Mendonca Courtyard tonight (Updated at 3:04 p.m.)  
 •  Fundraiser Dec. 30 sends musicians to New Mexico (Updated at 3:42 p.m.)  

Local News
 •  Boosters kicking in a bonus for Hawaii coach
 •  Pearl Harbor dedicates new memorial today Photo gallery Video
 •  Traffic, power snarled after Hawaii storm Photo gallery
 •  Hawaii revamps college savings plan
 •  Few on Maui able to escape storm's windy wrath
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
 •  Hawaii representatives back energy bill
MILITARY AFFAIRS
 •  Rent cut sought for Missouri Memorial
HEALTH
 •  Hawaii seniors struggle with prescription costs
MY COMMUNITIES
 •  Street festival celebrates merry Green Christmas
 •  New board members appointed to drug court
 •  Musical revue to benefit victims of several fires
 •  Driver indicted in death of boyfriend in 2005
 •  Christmas Parade will start at 5 p.m. tomorrow
 •  Christmas parade draws 300 marchers, 3 bands
 •  Artists show off work at tonight's First Friday
 •  Three airport viaduct lanes to be closed for repair
 •  Flood barriers in plan for Kaluanui Stream
 •  Holiday spirit coming to West Oahu
OTHER NEWS
 •  Pearl ceremony to mark attack
 •  City offers access to grants database
 •  Wal-Mart halts 'Superbad' gimmick in Hawaii
 •  Hawaii gets 500 more Sugar Bowl tickets
 •  HPD, public push traffic safety
 •  Tia Carrere up for Hawaiian music Grammy
HAWAI'I BRIEFS
 •  Water leak closes Kalaniana'ole lane
 •  'Medical foster home,' others share $4.7M
 •  Obituaries
LEE CATALUNA
 •  In a puff, the magic was gone
ADVERTISER CHRISTMAS FUND
 •  Single mom, 2 girls hoping for new clothes

Sports
 •  Colt Brennan's success secured in past
 •  Schabort remains at top of his game
 •  Verwers a quick study for 'Bows
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
 •  Saint Louis players giving back
 •  Kuehu returns to spark Punahou
 •  Prep Schedules
FOOTBALL
 •  Broncos couldn't pass up Hawaii
 •  Florida's Tebow will be Heisman answer
 •  Florida's Tebow doubles up
RECREATION
 •  Strategy is key; pacing a must
 •  Women's world crown up for grabs off Maui
 •  UCLA coach Enquist will hold softball clinic Dec. 15-16
 •  Sports notices
OTHER SPORTS
 •  Chastain brings her game to clinics on Oahu, Maui
ISLE FILE
 •  Vulcans sweep PacWest volleyball awards
FERD LEWIS
 •  Bowl's lack of faith led to big mess

Island Life
 •  Five ways to give back
 •  Two artists to show their jewelry and paintings at Kailua gallery
 •  Merriman planning restaurant for Kauai
MUSIC
 •  Billboard hits
MOVIES
 •  FirstLight films
 •  Screening room
TELEVISION
 •  Albom puts his own life into his latest movie
 •  Interview makes 'Pirates' a good deal
VIDEO GAMES
 •  Make like a rock star and jam on these video games
HOME AND GARDEN
 •  Rosemary, herb of remembrance
 •  Home and garden calendar
OTHER LIFESTYLE
 •  Make your own lauhala decorations for holiday season
 •  Imperfect Christmas tree is beautiful in itself
ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
 •  So do we love the '90s or what?
 •  Tube Notes
 •  Ongoing events
 •  Buzzing about...
 •  Neighbor Islands
 •  What's Up!
ISLAND SOUNDS
 •  'Ukulele newbie partners with greats on debut CD Audio

Business
 •  Hawaii agencies plan Hilo site development
 •  Dods to give up post at BancWest Corp.
 •  October hotel rates hit a high, but occupancy keeps slipping
REAL ESTATE
 •  Most home upgrades aren't cost-effective
 •  Mortgage rates plunge again
AIRLINES
 •  Data show 2 American Air flights were chronically late
RETAIL
 •  It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas blues for retailers
 •  Costco reports sales for November up 9%
OTHER BUSINESS
 •  Coca-Cola president will become its CEO
 •  Gas Co. names Kissel as new CEO
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Trade Names
BUSINESS BRIEFS
 •  Foreclosures on homes surged to new record
 •  Feds ask for rule-reform advice
 •  Trade Winds

Opinion
 •  Enjoy the holidays keep it safe, sober
 •  Straight talk needed on 401(k) hidden fees
COMMENTARY
 •  When forever doesn't really mean forever
 •  New thinking needed on Pacific frontier
 •  Letters to the Editor

Entertainment/TGIF
 •  Derek Trucks
 •  Neil Sedaka is a master of reinvention
 •  Maui's winter film festival sparkles with gems
THE NIGHT STUFF
 •  A bigger and better Irish Rose Saloon rocks on Photo gallery
NIGHTLIFE
 •  After Hours: Nightspotting
MOVIES
 •  FirstLight films
 •  Screening room
TELEVISION
 •  Albom puts his own life into his latest movie
 •  Interview makes 'Pirates' a good deal
MUSIC
 •  Billboard hits
ISLAND SOUNDS
 •  'Ukulele newbie partners with greats on debut CD Audio
DINING
 •  Harmony of flavors abound at Hilo restaurants
VIDEO GAMES
 •  Make like a rock star and jam on these video games
 •  Ongoing events
 •  Buzzing about...
 •  Neighbor Islands
 •  What's Up!

Photo galleries
 •  USS Oklahoma victims finally get memorial
 •  Nanakuli after the storm
 •  Kaimuki Christmas Parade
 •  Seth's pix
 •  Irish Rose Saloon