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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for November 15, 2007

BREAKING LOCAL NEWS
 •  Hawaii actor Tagawa accused of domestic assault (Updated at 3:42 p.m.)  
 •  $157 million for federal projects in Hawaii at risk (Updated at 5:13 p.m.)  
 •  Pedestrian, 85, critically injured in East Honolulu (Updated at 4:43 p.m.)  
 •  Hawaii professor pleads guilty to luring minor online (Updated at 12:25 p.m.)  
 •  Wahiawa man with TB ordered quarantined (Updated at 8:20 p.m.)  
 •  Hawaii civil rights panel takes no position on Akaka bill (Updated at 3:05 p.m.)  
 •  Superferry barge damages Kahului Harbor (Updated at 5:37 p.m.)  
 •  Hilo woman charged in fatal North Kohala crash (Updated at 5:46 p.m.)  
 •  Hawaii-based soldier killed Tuesday in Iraq (Updated at 12:40 p.m.)  
 •  Suspects sought in fatal Nimitz hit-and-run (Updated at 6:44 p.m.)  
 •  Waianae man arrested in arson, assault case (Updated at 10:00 p.m.)  
 •  Woman alleges sex assault by Honolulu business associate (Posted at 9:48 p.m.)  
 •  Rescuers checking on report of injured hiker in Kalihi (Updated at 10:25 a.m.)  
 •  Traffic crash reported on Jade Street in Makaha (Updated at 10:37 a.m.)  
 •  Electricity restored for about 340 HECO customers (Updated at 3:01 p.m.)  
 •  Maui man gets jail time for luring 'minor' in Web chats (Updated at 8:32 a.m.)  
 •  Overturned vehicle reported on Kaukonahua Road (Updated at 9:23 a.m.)  
 •  No Hawaii tsunami threat from second Chile quake (Updated at 7:17 a.m.)  
 •  EPA cites its major Hawaii 2007 enforcement actions (Updated at 3:56 p.m.)  
 •  Maui slowly paving way for dog parks (Posted at 11:20 a.m.)  
 •  Inauguration of UH-Manoa chancellor set for Monday (Updated at 11:59 a.m.)  
 •  Obama, Clinton and Edwards debate live on CNN today (Updated at 9:32 a.m.)  
 •  ShakaNet launches wi-fi service at Kahului Airport (Updated at 10:28 a.m.)  
 •  Engineer expo features Popsicle-stick bridge contest (Posted at 12:34 p.m.)  
 •  Assault reported in park restroom on Lagoon Drive (Updated at 6:46 a.m.)  
 •  International hula conference kicks off in Hawaii (Updated at 11:04 a.m.)  
 •  North shore surf decreasing, but still reaching 10 feet (Updated at 9:01 a.m.)  
 •  U.S. attorney earns Visitor Aloha Society Hawaii award (Updated at 8:08 a.m.)  
 •  Smoke-free law anniversary events today on Maui (Updated at 7:22 a.m.)  
 •  Hawaii suicide prevention conference starts today (Updated at 7:08 a.m.)  
 •  DLNR seeking nominations for water commissioner (Updated at 8:50 a.m.)  
 •  Trade winds expected to weaken by tomorrow (Updated at 8:43 a.m.)  
 •  Governor to honor Kaneohe Elementary principal (Posted at 12:43 a.m.)  
 •  SBA hosting workshop for veterans today (Updated at 9:13 a.m.)  
 •  'Shelter the People' walk concludes tomorrow (Posted at 3:46 p.m.)  
 •  Slippery pavement reported on H-1 near Hickam exit (Updated at 1:27 p.m.)  
 •  Oil spill cleanup continues at Kahului Harbor (Updated at 2:36 p.m.)  
BREAKING SPORTS
 •  Punahou's Shawna-Lei Kuehu picks Cal (Updated at 8:09 p.m.)  
 •  UH hammers Boise State in WAC volleyball tournament (Updated at 1:46 p.m.)  
 •  UH quarterback Brennan remains game-time decision (Posted at 5:41 p.m.)  
 •  For Hawaii football, no losses but no respect (Posted at 2:08 a.m.)  
 •  Nevada preparing for wild football game with Hawaii (Updated at 9:27 a.m.)  
 •  Ex-Warrior Lelie to miss game with strained quadriceps (Updated at 5:38 p.m.)  
 •  Barry Bonds indicted on perjury, obstruction charges (Updated at 12:52 p.m.)  
 •  Nanakuli grad Apana earns A-Sun defensive honors (Updated at 9:43 a.m.)  
 •  Baseball: A-Rod, Yankees agree on outline for $275M (Posted at 1:56 p.m.)  
 •  Baseball: A-Rod agent Boras loses in Game of Chicken (Posted at 2:21 a.m.)  
 •  Baseball: Peavy unanimous choice as NL Cy Young (Posted at 9:18 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Suspended Fresno State player reinstated (Posted at 2:15 a.m.)  
 •  CFB: Two Penn State players charged with assault (Posted at 7:33 a.m.)  
 •  Golf: Korea's Choi takes lead at the Hong Kong Open (Posted at 1:57 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Dilfer replaces ailing Smith as Niners' starting QB (Posted at 12:45 p.m.)  
 •  NFL: 'Pacman' submits plea deal in strip club melee (Posted at 8:13 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Panthers' Smith misses second straight practice (Posted at 8:41 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: Redskins place WR Lloyd on IR (Posted at 8:45 a.m.)  
 •  NFL: For 49ers' struggling Smith, questions pile up (Posted at 2:32 a.m.)  
 •  Tennis: Nadal, Ferrer win at Masters Cup (Updated at 7:25 a.m.)  
 •  Volleyball: U.S. women qualify for Beijing Olympics (Posted at 7:20 a.m.)  
 •  On the air: Weekend football games (Posted at 9:17 a.m.)  
 •  On the air today: UH volleyball in WAC Tourney (Posted at 1:50 a.m.)  
 •  On the air tomorrow: UH-Nevada football, UH hoops (Posted at 1:52 a.m.)  
BREAKING BUSINESS
 •  EPA cites its major Hawaii 2007 enforcement actions (Updated at 3:56 p.m.)  
 •  ShakaNet launches wi-fi service at Kahului Airport (Updated at 10:28 a.m.)  
 •  International hula conference kicks off in Hawaii (Updated at 11:04 a.m.)  
 •  Stocks end down on anxiety about consumer spending (Updated at 12:13 p.m.)  
 •  David Paul's Lahaina Grill undergoes name change (Posted at 2:33 p.m.)  
 •  Matsumoto named GM of Kukuiula resort on Kauai (Updated at 3:17 p.m.)  
BREAKING ISLAND LIFE
 •  Hawaii actor Tagawa accused of domestic assault (Updated at 3:42 p.m.)  
 •  Sanshin concert Nov. 27 features Japanese sensei (Posted at 2:06 p.m.)  
 •  Design competition at Honolulu Design Center Saturday (Posted at 3:54 p.m.)  
 •  Mixed Media art show at Kapi'olani Community College (Posted at 4:06 p.m.)  
 •  Pauoa's Green House holding 4 workshops on Saturday (Posted at 4:02 p.m.)  
 •  International hula conference kicks off in Hawaii (Updated at 11:04 a.m.)  
 •  Willie Nelson joins Maui Music Festival on Nov. 24 (Posted at 1:58 p.m.)  
 •  Have afternoon tea with Santa at the Kahala Hotel & Resort (Posted at 3:47 p.m.)  
 •  Hyatt Regency making turkeys to go (Posted at 3:58 p.m.)  
 •  It's alive! Living tableaux to recreate Christmas art (Posted at 8:17 a.m.)  
 •  Hawaii suicide prevention conference starts today (Updated at 7:08 a.m.)  
 •  Smoke-free law anniversary events today on Maui (Updated at 7:22 a.m.)  
 •  Hawaii can help fight hunger by skipping lunch today (Updated at 7:35 a.m.)  
 •  Visiting professor to lecture on Shin Buddhism (Posted at 9:06 a.m.)  
 •  David Paul's Lahaina Grill undergoes name change (Posted at 2:33 p.m.)  
 •  Tokidoki designer to visit Le Sportsac store Saturday (Posted at 3:04 p.m.)  
 •  'Ukulele wiz heading for GMA (Updated at 4:41 p.m.)  
 •  'Freedom Series' at Unity to focus on relationships (Posted at 8:08 a.m.)  
 •  Bazaar set for Sunday at Jodo Mission (Posted at 7:57 a.m.)  
BREAKING ENTERTAINMENT
 •  Sanshin concert Nov. 27 features Japanese sensei (Posted at 2:06 p.m.)  
 •  Hawaii actor Tagawa accused of domestic assault (Updated at 3:42 p.m.)  
 •  Willie Nelson joins Maui Music Festival on Nov. 24 (Posted at 1:58 p.m.)  
 •  Design competition at Honolulu Design Center Saturday (Posted at 3:54 p.m.)  
 •  Mixed Media art show at Kapi'olani Community College (Posted at 4:06 p.m.)  
 •  International hula conference kicks off in Hawaii (Updated at 11:04 a.m.)  
 •  Have afternoon tea with Santa at the Kahala Hotel & Resort (Posted at 3:47 p.m.)  
 •  Hyatt Regency making turkeys to go (Posted at 3:58 p.m.)  
 •  It's alive! Living tableaux to recreate Christmas art (Posted at 8:17 a.m.)  
 •  Smoke-free law anniversary events today on Maui (Updated at 7:22 a.m.)  
 •  'Ukulele wiz heading for GMA (Updated at 4:41 p.m.)  

Local News
 •  Hawaii pothole complaints plummet Video
 •  Judge lifts injunction on Hawaii Superferry
 •  Hawaii planning panel Oks challenge to dump
 •  Special legislation? Judge didn't think so
 •  House passes war bill, with conditions
ELECTION
 •  Solomon fined for campaign violations
STATE GOVERNMENT
 •  Judicial nominee rated as 'qualified'
CITY GOVERNMENT
 •  Hawaii transit engineer named to city post
MILITARY AFFAIRS
 •  University of Hawaii to survey ocean dump site
EDUCATION
 •  A master's takes money
 •  Some parents just won't let go
 •  Small campus, big attitude at St. Anthony
 •  Hawaii students National Merit Scholarship semifinalists
 •  Three Oahu students advance in competition
 •  Two schools earn No Child honor
COURTS
 •  Hawaii man guilty in car-chase deaths
MY COMMUNITIES
 •  More upgrades at youth prison
 •  Maui County honors its outstanding employees
 •  Carnival tomorrow to mark smoke-free law
 •  442nd veteran to speak about WWII experience
 •  'Skip-a-lunch' plan seeks money for homelessness
 •  Kapolei City Lions host fundraiser at water park
 •  Legal Aid launching $1M fundraiser campaign
 •  Lanikai boulder will be removed in pieces
OTHER NEWS
 •  Hawaii family still needs home after fire
HAWAI'I BRIEFS
 •  Waikiki fire did $150,000 damage
BUREAUCRACY BUSTER
 •  Dad's care just might be covered
OBITUARIES
 •  Hawaii woman's death came after hard times
 •  Obituaries

Sports
 •  Colt Brennan: 'Everything is good' Photo gallery Video
 •  Abubo's dream a reality
 •  Rainbow Wahine hungry for action
UH WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
 •  Houston top player in WAC
UH MEN'S BASKETBALL
 •  'Bows get early jump for Illinois
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
 •  Kealakehe hopes to go deep
 •  Local athletes put pen to paper on signing day Video
 •  Games on TV
GOLF REPORT
 •  Wilson happy to be home for event
 •  Solid field at Open
 •  Ishii finishes 12th at Japan event
 •  Holes in One
FOOTBALL
 •  AP: Michigan to beat Ohio St.; Hawaii to fall
ISLE FILE
 •  Nakayama pitches Honu to 8-0 win

Island Life
 •  Nordic walkers take pole position
 •  A third of popular songs refer to substance use
 •  System of a Down's Tankian follows his social conscience
MOVIES
 •  Movie openings
HEALTH/FITNESS
 •  Health calendar
CHARLES STUART PLATKIN
 •  Healthy sides for Turkey Day
PRESCRIPTIONS
 •  If exercise before bedtime works for you, go for it
ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
 •  'Fiddler' tuning up for tonight
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Thursday
WAYNE HARADA
 •  New home for Bumatai's 'NightTime'

Business
 •  Hawaii telcom loses land-line users, profits
 •  Hawaii shirt company brings back cat design
 •  Small businesses have more than half of Isles' non-farm labor force
AIRLINES
 •  United, Delta reportedly talking about joining forces
TECHNOLOGY
 •  Study up on specs before upgrading to a high-definition TV
UTILITIES
 •  Telcom customers will get coupons
CONSUMER
 •  Extended warranties can be a good buy sometimes
 •  Postal Deadlines
OTHER BUSINESS
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Oahu Real Estate Transactions
BUSINESS BRIEFS
 •  Tesoro repairs by mid-December

Opinion
 •  Quit turf battles over transit planning
 •  'Tis the season of joy, sharing with others
COMMENTARY
 •  Hurricane 'Iwa and a tale of lessons lost
 •  Good news in Iraq seems to become no news
 •  Letters to the Editor

Entertainment/TGIF
MOVIES
 •  Movie openings

Photo galleries
 •  Getting fit early in life
 •  Greg's pix
 •  UH football practice