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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 11, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Flash flood warning and watch over, but advisory remains
 •  Weather roundup: Rains finally letting up
 •  Zip Mobile now reconfiguring zipper lane
 •  Three Red Cross shelters still open
 •  Oahu drivers urged to stay off roads
 •  Storm will bring snow to Mauna Kea
 •  Closures, cancellations announced across the islands
 •  Oahu road closures, worst flooding areas listed
 •  Closed roads, flooding reported on Windward side
 •  Lake Wilson threat diminishes
 •  Leilehua H.S. and Wahiawa Middle to close tomorrow
 •  Waianae teen saves neighbor as homes damaged by floods
 •  Helemano child center closed tomorrow
 •  Flooding closes streets in Makaha, Waipahu
 •  Traffic being turned around at Waipahu Plantation Village
 •  HECO continuing to restore power
 •  Woman wakes up in flooded car in Ewa
 •  HPD, HFD respond to flooding, blown roofs, trapped drivers
 •  Fallen branches, disabled lights slow Kailua traffic
 •  Propane tank floats through Waianae, sinks at sea
 •  Brown water advisory issued for all of Hawaii
 •  Eyewitness says Haleiwa flooding severe
 •  Power outages reported across Oahu
 •  UH-Manoa's Hamilton Library dry this time
 •  Fire Department gets 120 flood-related calls in four hours
 •  Lights out at busy intersection of Fort Weaver, Renton
 •  Kamehameha Highway completely closed in Waiahole/Waikane
 •  Kam Highway junction near Wahiawa under water
 •  Coping with power outages, tips from HECO
 •  Corded phones available at HawTel
 •  Red Cross tips on repairing flooded homes
 •  What you need to know in a flood, tips from FEMA
 •  Oahu 24-hour rainfall totals: Schofield 11 inches
 •  Coping with flood damage
 •  Waipahu Street, Waipahu Depot Road closed
 •  Rains cause some road closures on Kauai
 •  No serious injuries reported, ambulance service says
 •  Flooding worst in Wahiawa, Waianae, Waialua, Laie, Hauula
 •  Rain problems now stacking up around Oahu
 •  Maui, Big Island clear of bad weather
 •  Submit your weather photos, stories
 •  Waikiki man's death due to accidental fall
 •  Cooking oil fire damages Kalakaua Ave. unit
 •  Keolu Hills home destroyed by fire
 •  Bali Hai Villas pays $63,000 in EPA settlement
 •  Stocks close way down over fears auto bailout may stall
 •  Surf: 4 to 6 feet on north-facing shores today
 •  Puna Geothermal Venture celebrates 15 years
 •  Maui wins appellate decision on vacation rentals
 •  Poor conditions postpone Pipeline Masters surf meet
 •  NBA: Mobley retires because of heart condition
 •  NFL: Hasselbeck, Walter Jones, Hill still out
 •  MLB: Dodgers playing waiting game with Ramirez, Furcal
 •  MLB: SF Giants’ Valdez to have forearm surgery
 •  CFB: Buffalo coach Gill interviews at Auburn, Syracuse
 •  NFL: Taylor out for season, hopes to return to Jaguars
 •  NFL: Niners RB Gore misses practice again
 •  NFL: QB Cassel returns to practice with Patriots
 •  MLB: Dodgers play waiting game with Ramirez
 •  NFL: Bills DE Schobel placed on injured reserve
 •  CFB: UCF hires attorney to review program
 •  CFB: Attorney says Alcorn State coach fired
 •  NFL: Jackson appears poised to start at QB for Vikings
 •  NFL: Suspended players cleared to play next 2 weeks
 •  NFL: Jets WR Smith has concussion after hard hit
 •  MLB: Padres GM: Cubs pull out of Peavy sweepstakes
 •  NFL: Winslow wants to be back with Browns
 •  MLB: Twins, SS Punto agree on 2-year deal
 •  NBA: Artest out, McGrady practices for Rockets
 •  Golf: Pavin officially selected Ryder Cup captain
 •  NFL: No surprise, Rams-Seahawks not big draw
 •  Golf: Sorenstam opens final start with 70 in Dubai
 •  Golf: Jonzon, Mattiace shoot 65s in South Africa
 •  Autos: Hamilton concerned over standardized F1 engines
 •  Doping: Group for European athletes upset with WADA code
 •  Autos: Labonte leaves cash-strapped Petty Enterprises
 •  Golf: Aussie trio lead, Daly crashes at Australian Open
 •  Olympics: IOC strips 2 Belarusians of Beijing hammer medals
 •  Cycling: Tour de France in 2010 to start in Rotterdam
 •  NFL: Fans of Lions owed an apology, but not from Dominic Raiola
 •  NFL: 49ers preparing for Dolphins’ Wildcat formation
 •  CFB: Postseason bowl glance
 •  MLB: Executives at winter meetings expect economy to affect game
 •  Tennis: Lindsay Davenport returns with Australian Open entry
 •  Swimming: Russians men's 4x50m relay team sets world record
 •  Soccer: Adelaide wins Club World Cup opener
 •  NCL commits to keeping Pride of America in Hawaii through 2012
 •  Mesa pilots ratify new 2-year labor agreement
 •  Cheeseburger Beachwalk opens in Waikiki
 •  Hawaii papaya production down 11% in October
 •  Hawaii-connected 'Top Chef' contestant battles on
 •  Reggae band John Brown's Body plays Pipeline tonight
 •  ‘Lost’ star Jorge Garcia to narrate ‘Peter and the Wolf’
 •  Free Keiki Day at Kawaihao Church on Sunday
 •  The Contemporary Museum raising rates
 •  Honpa Hongwanji proclamation ceremony slated for Dec. 21
 •  Latter-day Saints plan annual Christmas concert Dec. 20-21
 •  Angels and Airwaves makes Hawaii debut Friday at Pipeline Cafe
 •  Hawaii.MomsLikeMe.com gives away movie tickets
 •  Larrin plans Dec. 23 Christmas concert at Hawaii Prince
 •  Free movie for canned food at Koçolau
 •  Fixing Census Bureau for 2010 a top priority

Local News
 •  Anger on ceded-land stance escalates
 •  Transit tax nets state less this year
 •  Mail with white powder spurs lockdown at governor's office Video
 •  Hawaii auto dealers slash 750 jobs amid plunging sales
 •  Angry Jervis shouted threats and racial slurs, witnesses testify
 •  Hawaii charities 'panicking' as funding drops and need rises
 •  Tell us of Isles' changes as state
 •  Kalaupapa's Richard Marks, 79
 •  Study: Vog raises risk of bronchitis
 •  Obama to name Nobel physicist to energy post Video
 •  Complaint filed in pig deaths on ships
 •  'Snowman' goes to 221 schools
 •  Over-reliance on adjunct faculty risky, studies say
 •  'Iolani wins in robotics contest
 •  'Iolani's Ochiai is Hawaii Jr. Miss
 •  Arizona students take on dog training for injured service people
 •  UPW sued by convicted ex-director
 •  Storm headed for Oahu, Kauai
 •  Holiday concert, Santa at Fort Shafter today
 •  School given 30 'ukulele by Sprint, foundation
 •  Driver dies in fiery crash into bridge support pillar
 •  Man found injured on sidewalk dies in hospital
 •  Christmas concert by Willie K, Raiatea Helm
 •  Complaint hearing for police officer delayed
 •  Washington Place holds Christmas open house
 •  Lanakila center gets $10,000 gift
 •  Hirono, Abercrombie back loans
 •  Community Calendar
 •  Obituaries
 •  Mom hopes for baby supplies, toys for children

 •  Ma'afala will join Warriors
 •  All-West volleyball honors for 'Bows
 •  A day for surfing's elite
 •  Raising cancer awareness on the run Video
 •  Purdue volleyball takes aim at UH again
 •  Ma'afala will join Warriors
 •  Nation's top two girls teams in Classic
 •  Mainland receivers will test speed limit of Hawaii All-Stars
 •  This week's events
 •  Final football statistics
 •  Setting same course to break through slump
 •  With LPGA card in hand, Wie's just one of the girls
 •  Makalei to host 'Golf for the Cure' tourney
 •  Holes in One
 •  Hawaii surfers advance at Maui
 •  Rivals Steelers, Ravens expect a war in rematch
 •  Three QBs named as Heisman finalists
 •  Cavaliers roll to 10th win in row
 •  Suns get Bobcats' leading scorer Richardson in trade
 •  Sabathia, Yankees agree on $161 million
 •  Mets receive Putz in 12-player trade
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record

Island Life
 •  En pointe and in shape
 •  Hashimoto's thyroiditis affects immune system
 •  Health calendar
 •  Gift ideas for health-conscious foodies
 •  Why guys really want to lift weights
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Thursday
 •  Bruddah Iz's 'ukulele on display in L.A.

 •  Hawaii foreclosures tripled in November
 •  Office Depot shutting down 112 stores, cutting 2,200 jobs
 •  Ford's smaller-car approach pays off
 •  SBA's Poepoe plans to retire — again Video
 •  Hawaii in business climate bottom 10
 •  Lots of obstacles remain on road to auto industry bailout
 •  Bailed-out financial firms also major political donors
 •  Pressure builds again for Yahoo-Microsoft deal
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Trade Names
 •  Mesa trails the field in on-time rate
 •  AIG admits losing $10 billion more

 •  Shinseki smart choice to lead Veterans Affairs
 •  Mind-boggling evidence sped up Blagojevich indictment
 •  Incoming administration will find Bush's policies sound, resilient
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  TGI Thursday