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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 16, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Fed slashes target for key interest rate to record low of zero to 0.25 percent
 •  Seven escape uninjured from Kailua home fire
 •  Teen arrested in Waianae with gun, drugs
 •  Ewa Beach man arrested on extradition warrant
 •  Sex offender, 71, accused of assaulting minor
 •  F-22A Raptors will deploy to western Pacific
 •  New system will alert crime victims about inmates
 •  Speed, alcohol suspected in Kapahulu collision
 •  Hawaii gets driver’s license security grant
 •  Federal officials view flood-ravaged areas
 •  Defeated candidate sued Abercrombie, but court rules he loses again
 •  Shark warning signs posted at Makaha
 •  Outage closes school, but power back in Nuuanu area
 •  Work continues on storm-damaged Kauai roads
 •  UH graduation may cause freeway traffic backup
 •  Kauai police seek help in finding missing girl
 •  Cable replacement job to delay Big Island traffic
 •  Big Island police identify traffic crash victim
 •  'Cheap water' a thing of the past on Maui
 •  Maui to see $295 million in stimulus projects
 •  Weather: Clouds and a few showers expected today
 •  Surf: Likely to be on the skimpy side today
 •  Official: Shoe-thrower in Iraqi judicial custody
 •  Illinois impeachment panel begins work
 •  Oil rises to $45 ahead of OPEC meeting
 •  Stocks extend gains after Federal Reserve's historic rate decision
 •  Flipped car slowing traffic near Kipapa Gulch
 •  Hawaii Winter Baseball will discontinue play
 •  NFL Pro Bowl Rosters 2008
 •  Eli's coming, so is Peyton; NFL Pro Bowl teams announced
 •  Warrior Video II: Defensive backs in training
 •  Warrior Video: So much for light contact drills
 •  UH football: Ford Island open for Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
 •  CFB: ND receiver Floyd hopes to play in Hawaii Bowl
 •  Volleyball: AVCA exec says NCAA site should rotate
 •  CFB: Hoke takes over as coach of sad-sack Aztecs
 •  CFB: Turner Gill staying put in Buffalo with new contract
 •  CFB: JoePa agrees to extension at Penn St. through 2011; he'll be 85 then
 •  Soccer: Women's pro league to open March 29
 •  NFL: Playoff Scenarios
 •  CFB: 2008 Associated Press All-America Team
 •  CFB: 3-time All-America Laurinaitis heads AP team
 •  Preps: 2001 Long Beach Poly-De La Salle game was trend-setter
 •  NFL: Seahawks Holmgren plans walk lap after final home game Sunday
 •  CFB: Gill staying put in Buffalo with new contract
 •  CFB: Heisman winner Bradford rings NYSE bell to open trading
 •  Bowling: Wyoming 15-year-old perfect
 •  MLB: Furcal close to $30M, 3-year deal with Atlanta
 •  CFB: BCS championship to be available live in 3-D in 30 cities
 •  CFB: Billy Sims apologizes for 'Boomer' outburst
 •  Soccer: Thieves steal Mexican U-17 coach's gold medal
 •  NFL: Sunday night TV viewership record for Giants-Cowboys
 •  NFL: Lawyer says Vick may be moved to halfway house in January
 •  Golf: Players vote Harrington PGA Tour player of the year
 •  MLB: Izturis gets $5M, 2-year contract with Orioles
 •  CFB: Oklahoma RB Murray to miss title game with injury
 •  NHL: All-Star voting update
 •  MLB: OF Joey Gathright agrees with Cubs
 •  NFL: Missouri board approves $25M tax breaks for Chiefs
 •  NBA: LeBron James' charitable group cuts staff
 •  NBA: Fired Cheeks takes blame for 76ers start
 •  Tennis: Wimbledon's Centre Court roof tested in May
 •  Boxing: Report: WBC opens probe into doping by Mosley
 •  NFL: Giants sputtering toward finish line
 •  NFL: Jackson is Viking quarterback best-equipped to win
 •  NFL: Zorn 'worst coach in America?' Don't worry, they're better candidates
 •  NFL: Blame game begins: Packers insist youth is not their problem
 •  NBA: Nuggets coach liking trade for Billups
 •  NFL: Phillips should be Cowboys’ def. coordinator, not head coach
 •  CFB: Postseason bowl glance
 •  NFL: Shanahan still has faith in kicker who replaced Elam
 •  Pete Newell 'left a giant shadow that people will walk in for a long time'
 •  Victorino featured speaker at UH-Hilo baseball event
 •  Former Gov. Waihee joins law firm as adviser
 •  Diagnostic Laboratory Services opens Hawaii Kai office
 •  Target kicks off 4-day job fair on Thursday
 •  Horner to take over from Dods as FHB chairman Dec. 31
 •  Temple Emanu-El plans holiday event for Dec. 26
 •  State, counties must align in economic plan

Local News
 •  Flood-assistance centers set Video
 •  Military housing subsidies dropping
 •  Mom stays optimistic despite loss
 •  Hawaii plans for a $1.86 billion stimulus Video
 •  Silenced by fear Video
 •  Residential property values on Oahu decrease to $155.3 billion
 •  Some take their hate online
 •  Anger, fear and family
 •  Obama inquiry finds no offense
 •  Obama chooses Duncan for education
 •  Lingle ordered to pick new regents
 •  Medical examiner identifies two bodies
 •  Illegal off-roaders plague Mauna Kea
 •  Tyson returns to head environmental agency
 •  Audience participation welcome for 'Messiah'
 •  Society of Seven benefit shows are at Outrigger
 •  New community center honors fallen Isle soldier
 •  Moanalua High's PTSA fundraiser set for Feb. 26
 •  Marine base runway to close for construction
 •  Children's storytime offered every Sunday
 •  Grants
 •  Community calendar
 •  UH graduation set for Saturday
 •  Obituaries
 •  Troubled teens make movies
 •  Mom stays optimistic despite loss

 •  Strong start lifts 'Bows to victory
 •  UH gets JC defensive tackle Photo gallery Video
 •  Mid-Pacific's Sullivan goes on scoring spree in upset
 •  UH’s Flemings gets WAC weekly honor
 •  UH gets JC defensive tackle Photo gallery Video
 •  Mid-Pacific's Sullivan goes on scoring spree in upset
 •  Stock rising for Kapolei player
 •  Gamebreakers
 •  This week's events
 •  Eagles blast Browns, 30-10
 •  Chiefs executive will resign after 20 years
 •  Theus is sixth coach fired this season
 •  Phillies re-sign Moyer for two years
 •  Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame will enshrine four on Feb. 24
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
 •  Balocka brings full package

Island Life
 •  Penny pinching Santa
 •  Economic downturn hits all areas of life
 •  Take time for yourself before Christmas
 •  Cruise regrets heated comments Photo gallery
 •  Don't force children to finish their food
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Tuesday
 •  'T&T' actress has eyes on Broadway

 •  Hawaiian adds 3rd flight to Las Vegas
 •  Health insurer Summerlin is leaving Nevada market
 •  General Growth, lenders at odds
 •  Hilo Hattie will lay off 31 amid tourism slump
 •  Human trials with vaccine end
 •  Mattel Inc. paying Isles $200,000
 •  $50B Ponzi scheme duped who's who list of investors
 •  Big Island hospital has new board members
 •  Auto industry likely to get $15 billion loan from U.S. this week
 •  Isles low in per-capita bankruptcies
 •  Toyota cancels plans for Prius factory in U.S.

 •  Isles owe debt of aloha to Ah Quon McElrath
 •  Abu Ghraib's excesses came from the top
 •  Reduce rail burden on Oahu's taxpayers
 •  Eric Shinseki has chance to right a wrong
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  TGI Tuesday