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Articles for December 24, 2007

BREAKING LOCAL NEWS
 •  Storm making holiday travels to Midwest dangerous (Updated at 3:52 p.m.)  
 •  Trade winds continue to dominate forecast (Updated at 10:20 a.m.)  
 •  Wind advisory for Haleakala summit (Updated at 10:20 a.m.)  
 •  Surf on the rise along most shores (Posted at 12:54 a.m.)  
 •  Former 'Lost' star Rodriguez spending holidays in jail (Updated at 12:50 a.m.)  
 •  Airports brace for holiday, bowl traffic (Updated at 10:18 a.m.)  
 •  Farrington lane closures announced (Updated at 10:17 a.m.)  
 •  Kamehameha Highway lane closures near Wheeler (Updated at 10:17 a.m.)  
 •  Holiday schedules announced on Oahu (Updated at 10:17 a.m.)  
 •  Kauai County announces holiday closures (Updated at 10:16 a.m.)  
 •  Isle storyteller Kent Bowman dead at 84 (Updated at 7:38 p.m.)  
 •  Maui harbor parking fee proposal raises concern (Posted at 4:03 p.m.)  
 •  A cheerful Christmas in Jesus' traditional birthplace (Posted at 4:00 p.m.)  
 •  Pope ushers in Christmas with Midnight Mass (Posted at 3:50 p.m.)  
 •  Big Island to vote on splitting planning commission (Posted at 3:47 p.m.)  
 •  Maui water crunch eases, but not yet over (Posted at 3:41 p.m.)  
 •  Waikiki named 21st best New Year's Eve party spot (Updated at 3:10 p.m.)  
 •  Kapalua Resort reopens renovated Honolua Store Deli (Updated at 3:05 p.m.)  
 •  Participants needed for Hawaii Kai blood drive (Updated at 3:04 p.m.)  
 •  International Conference on Education to begin Jan. 5 (Updated at 2:24 p.m.)  
 •  Last Salvation Army live nativity show tonight (Posted at 11:31 a.m.)  
 •  Maui County holiday closings (Updated at 10:16 a.m.)  
BREAKING SPORTS
 •  Free ti leaves, beads at New Orleans Marriott (Updated at 5:14 p.m.)  
 •  Sugar Bowl tickets on sale to general public (Updated at 5:09 p.m.)  
 •  Sugar Bowl Superdome fan policy information (Updated at 4:20 p.m.)  
 •  Warrior fans at Sugar Bowl game asked to wear white (Updated at 4:20 p.m.)  
 •  Cajun-Warrior Bash in New Orleans set for Dec. 31 (Updated at 4:19 p.m.)  
 •  CFB: Michigan State benches 5 players for bowl game (Posted at 3:40 p.m.)  
 •  NBA: Roy brings out Blazermaniacs in Portland (Posted at 4:03 p.m.)  
 •  NBA: Lakers recall Karl from NBA development squad (Posted at 3:56 p.m.)  
 •  NBA: Bulls fire coach Skiles after sluggish 9-16 start (Posted at 10:37 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: L.T. takes over rushing lead as Chargers win (Posted at 6:03 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Niners at best late, but will it matter for Nolan? (Posted at 4:07 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: With seed clinched, Cowboys might rest starters (Posted at 3:48 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Saints lose McKenzie, hope to have Colston, Bush (Posted at 3:42 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Russell set to start for Raiders (Posted at 3:37 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: Steelers place RB Parker on IR with broken leg (Posted at 10:34 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Add RB McGahee to Ravens long injury list (Posted at 10:32 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Lions RB Jones to miss final game with injury (Posted at 10:31 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Do Vikings really deserve to be in the playoffs? (Posted at 1:16 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Wheels come off for Sapp, Raiders in loss to Jags (Posted at 1:15 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: 49ers Bryant Young gets carried away after win (Posted at 1:14 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: ESPN reports 49er Nolan 'assured' to return (Posted at 1:13 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: 49ers' QB Hill could make Alex Smith disappear (Posted at 1:13 a.m.)  
 •  On the air today: Broncos-Chargers (Posted at 1:11 a.m.)  
 •  On the air tomorrow: Cavs, Lakers, Blazers in action (Posted at 1:11 a.m.)  
BREAKING BUSINESS
 •  Wall Street ends short session on high note (Updated at 3:15 p.m.)  
 •  Dollar mixed in foreign exchange trading (Updated at 3:15 p.m.)  
 •  Waikiki named 21st best New Year's Eve party spot (Updated at 3:10 p.m.)  
 •  Kapalua Resort reopens renovated Honolua Store Deli (Updated at 3:05 p.m.)  
 •  Concrete Coring acquired by California-based Penhall (Posted at 2:34 p.m.)  
 •  Hawaii stock index rises for fifth straight session (Posted at 12:24 p.m.)  
BREAKING ISLAND LIFE
 •  Sunday concert at UH benefits music competition (Updated at 3:03 p.m.)  
 •  Boundaries class at Unity to begin Jan. 12 (Posted at 9:04 a.m.)  
 •  Moiliili temple plans Hoonko service Jan. 13 (Posted at 9:02 a.m.)  
 •  Cage strikes gold with 'National Treasure' sequel (Posted at 12:52 a.m.)  
 •  Former 'Lost' star Rodriguez spending holidays in jail (Updated at 12:50 a.m.)  
BREAKING ENTERTAINMENT
 •  Sunday concert at UH benefits music competition (Updated at 3:03 p.m.)  
 •  Cage strikes gold with 'National Treasure' sequel (Posted at 12:52 a.m.)  
 •  Former 'Lost' star Rodriguez spending holidays in jail (Updated at 12:50 a.m.)  

Local News
 •  Hawaii football team attributes wins to God Video
 •  Hawaii House grants job a lucrative post
 •  Hawaii beach dwellers embrace holidays
 •  Hawaii lawmakers push Iraq pullout
 •  Hawaii students may get more time in gym
MILITARY AFFAIRS
 •  War vets face off and play ball
 •  C-17 cargo planes drop supplies at South Pole
EDUCATION
 •  Hawaii schools ranked low by military parents
POLICE
 •  Two charged in theft of copper
 •  Motorcyclist dies from April 27 injuries
POLICE BEAT
 •  Search fails to turn up missing man
KAUA'I
 •  Governor releases funds to finish college's center
MY COMMUNITIES
 •  YMCA planning Jan. 5 community day in 7 areas
 •  Flashlight tour will show ocean critter night life
 •  Nanaikapono school's hula mound made safer
 •  Governor releases funds to finish college's center
 •  Preschool storytimes planned for next month
 •  Paia Town Center plan wins panel's approval
OTHER NEWS
 •  Grants
 •  Community Calendar
 •  16 homeless families will live in new Kauai shelter
HAWAI'I BRIEFS
 •  Search fails to turn up missing man
WILLIAM COLE
 •  3-star general urges intervention after motorcycle crashes
ADVERTISER CHRISTMAS FUND
 •  Readers' gifts move Hawaii woman to tears

Sports
 •  Hawaii Warriors just hanging loose Photo gallery Video
 •  Pirates win on final play Photo gallery
 •  In time, losses to benefit 'Bows
UH FOOTBALL
 •  Hawaii football team attributes wins to God Video
FOOTBALL
 •  Giants run over Bills to reach playoffs
 •  Patriots (15-0) dump Dolphins
 •  NFL today
 •  Packers left out in cold Photo gallery
 •  Johnson gave Pirates big lift
BASKETBALL
 •  Low lifts No. 7 Washington State
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
FERD LEWIS
 •  WAC loses respect in postseason

Island Life
 •  'The Kolohe Christmas Cat' by Sheila Nitta
 •  A lesson for the holidays: sharing
 •  Colors, creams, caffeine in beauty forecast for 2008
TELEVISION
 •  Ripa hosts her 6th 'Christmas Parade'
ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
 •  Efficient moves for the perfect hostess
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Monday

Business
 •  Many find Hawaii hotels ideal for holidays
 •  Alaskans fly south to Isles for the winter
 •  KCC to work with NCL America
TOURISM
 •  Tourism, travel in '08
 •  Macau's latest pleasure palace now open
 •  Foreign tourists back in Israel, West Bank
AIRLINES
 •  Airlines now cause most flight delays
 •  Intense competition drives down airline insurance rates
RETAIL
 •  Foreign shoppers flocking to U.S., but it may not last
OTHER BUSINESS
 •  NYC hotel boom barely keeping up
 •  Christmas airfares are up, but they haven't deterred fliers
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Visitors to Maui
BUSINESS BRIEFS
 •  Shopping reaches a frenzied level

Opinion
 •  Innovative global warming solutions long overdue
COMMENTARY
 •  Honolulu can lead in sustainability effort
 •  Intelligence oversight must be reformed
 •  Letters to the Editor

Entertainment/TGIF
 •  Colors, creams, caffeine in beauty forecast for 2008
TELEVISION
 •  Ripa hosts her 6th 'Christmas Parade'
 •  TGI Monday

Photo galleries
 •  UH football practice
 •  Hawaii Bowl
 •  NFL Week 16