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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 18, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Kalanianaole Highway reopens after rockslide
 •  Red Cross assisting Oahu flood victims
 •  Five Chinatown robbery suspects arrested
 •  President-elect Obama to arrive in Honolulu on Saturday
 •  Police investigating injuries to 2 infants
 •  Lahaina has new auto registration office
 •  Man, 63, killed in Maui industrial accident
 •  Waste water discharged into Wahiawa Reservoir
 •  Half-staff flags Saturday in honor of Maui's Nakasone
 •  Kapolei City Lights celebration Sunday
 •  Ala Moana apartment damaged by fire
 •  Autopsy findings released on airport-area fatal collision
 •  National Guard helping with post-flood efforts
 •  Lanakila senior center gets $70,000 in donations
 •  Bail set at $500,000 for fugitive sex offender
 •  Retired Adm. Blair may be the next intel czar
 •  Suit accuses housing authority of ‘hazardous conditions’
 •  TheBoat cancels three voyages today
 •  Rail public comment period extended
 •  First EMT recruit class graduates tomorrow
 •  Iraqi journalist who threw shoes asks for pardon
 •  Scattered showers in today's forecast
 •  Stocks vacillate amid lingering economic fears
 •  Boat parade slated for Saturday at Aloha Tower
 •  Holiday hours announced for satellite city halls
 •  Polo match for Toys for Tots on Saturday
 •  Salt Lake bureau closed Christmas Eve
 •  Planner of Rwandan massacres convicted of genocide
 •  Britain’s Brown: UK withdrawing from Iraq
 •  Afghan leader sends demands to U.S. on troop conduct
 •  Chrysler, Ford idle factories, GM delays new plant
 •  Obama picks 3 financial regulators
 •  Borrowers rushing to refinance loans as rates drop
 •  Fugitive suspect in Waikiki burglary
 •  Kapolei's Simione Vehikite verbally commits to USC football
 •  Australia's Gilmore defeats Waianae's Bartels in Maui surf final
 •  Punahou's Manti Te'o named Sporting News' High School Athlete of the Year
 •  Notre Dame freshman CB Blanton known for talking
 •  UH football: Ford Island open for Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
 •  NFL: Manning nearly perfect as Colts beat Jaguars 31-24
 •  Volleyball: Penn State's set streak ends, but gains final vs. Stanford
 •  NBA: Roy scores 52 points in Blazers' win
 •  NFL: Jackson to start Sunday for Vikings
 •  CBKB: Hansbrough sets North Carolina's career scoring record
 •  MLB: Two aces, $243.5 million, and a lot of hopes for Yankees
 •  Soccer: Kicked ball kills pigeon in Argentine match
 •  CFB: Miami's Marve will not play in bowl game
 •  Auto racing: NASCAR settles $225 million suit with ex-official
 •  CFB: Ball State announces new coach
 •  NFL: Vanden Bosch feeling better after surgery
 •  CFB: Georgia Tech’s Johnson gets new 7-year contract
 •  CBKB: Mississippi coach Kennedy arrested in Cincinnati
 •  NFL: Cassel always planned to play after father’s death
 •  MLB: Brewers, Nixon agree to minor league contract
 •  NFL: Bills sign OT Scott; LT Peters misses practice
 •  NFL: Pacman’s neck was hurting before big hit
 •  Steroids: Investigator discusses McNamee’s cooperation
 •  NBA: Warriors waive second-round pick Hendrix
 •  NFL: Stanley, Stills go on IR for Rams
 •  MLB: Dave Smith remembered for generosity
 •  NFL: Collier to return to field before game
 •  NBA: 76ers Brand sidelined 1 month with shoulder injury
 •  MLB: Yankees finalize deals for Sabathia, Burnett
 •  MLB: Tigers agree to 1-year deal with catcher Treanor
 •  NFL: Packers place Bigby on injured reserve
 •  NFL: Playoff Scenarios
 •  Surfing: Billabong Pro Maui women's contest on today
 •  Golf: Zanotti shoots 8-under 64 at South African Open
 •  Volleyball: Nebraska girl national high school player of the year
 •  Tennis: USTA picks Birmingham to host Davis Cup
 •  Soccer: Man United reaches Club World Cup final
 •  NFL: Favre says his first season with Jets may be his last
 •  Sumo: Japan wrestlers convicted in death of fellow stablemate
 •  Obit: Ex-Astro closer Dave Smith remembered for generosity
 •  CBKB: Eric Gordon says drug use was problem for Hoosiers
 •  MMA fighter, wife found shot to death
 •  CFB: Postseason bowl glance
 •  Fundraiser involving Colt Brennan set for Feb. 3
 •  Target closes job fair early today due to rush of applicants
 •  State tax revenues down 2.6% through first five months of fiscal year
 •  Honolulu ranked third-most expensive city to live
 •  Windward UCC to be bright with 'Lights of Christmas' on Wednesday
 •  Chabad of Hawaii schedules Dec. 21, Dec. 28 Hanukkah events
 •  ABT's Sebastian joins HSB's 'Nutcracker'
 •  Isles need fresh ideas to curb domestic violence

Local News
 •  Wai'anae gets access route Video
 •  Copper thief gets 10 years in prison Video
 •  Staying out of murky water advised Photo gallery Video
 •  Federal reviewers give 6 nursing homes in Hawaii poor scores
 •  Domestic violence in military might be bigger problem than Hawaii statistics suggest Video
 •  Hawaii state auditor criticizes Superferry exemption law
 •  Judge orders state to pay $4.6M to families of 2006 crash victims
 •  'Sexual predator' facing 60 years
 •  Inauguration day agenda
 •  Stimulus package Obama's first test
 •  Panel won't call for repeal of campaign donation law
 •  Skilled math teachers scarce
 •  Colleges expand recruitment areas
 •  UH grads will get degrees Saturday
 •  Families rethinking college plans amid economic downturn
 •  Storytime for preschoolers on Wednesdays
 •  Maui man admits to fatally shooting son after argument
 •  Driver, motorcyclist both die in crash Video
 •  Ratings aim to shed light on quality, offer choices
 •  Scientists disclose 2005 drill into Big Isle magma chamber
 •  Beach repair plan flawed, surfers say
 •  Part of Kunia Road will remain closed for weeks
 •  Dedication tomorrow for boulevard upgrades
 •  7 arrested, meth seized in drug raid on home
 •  Burglary suspect arrested in Waikiki break-in case
 •  Disaster recovery center open today at old gym
 •  Donate to Toys for Tots at UH Wahine polo game
 •  Military man, 20, held in attempted-murder probe
 •  Army backed domestic-violence felon
 •  Red Cross in need of donations for victims of last week's storm
 •  Community calendar
 •  Obituaries
 •  Job loss cuts support for daughters

 •  Warriors' work starts now Photo gallery
 •  Cousins' game has grown to match 6-foot-11 frame Photo gallery
 •  Houston an All-American
 •  Warriors' work starts now Photo gallery
 •  Cousins' game has grown to match 6-foot-11 frame Photo gallery
 •  They're on a mission to compete in ILH
 •  Upcoming events
 •  Prep notices
 •  Obama linked locally like his predecessors
 •  Holes in One
 •  Baugh was one of NFL's greatest
 •  'Worst coach' Zorn assures all he's OK
 •  Celtics win 16th straight,88-85
 •  Paul lifts Hornets over Spurs, 90-83
 •  No. 3 Pitt remains undefeated, 79-66
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record

Island Life
 •  Natural beauty
 •  Postal Service offers holiday card help
 •  Therapy can help those who have anxiety
 •  Health calendar
 •  What a life of holistic fitness looks like
 •  Merriest Christmas, from the boy choir
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Thursday
 •  A season of shiny holiday productions

 •  Auto plants to shut down
 •  State sells all of $125 million in highway revenue bonds
 •  Oil tumbles despite record OPEC cut
 •  Small farms in Hawaii to be offered insurance
 •  Fewer toy safety issues for holiday shoppers
 •  Times no longer unionized, but beef with union festers
 •  Britain may help keep Jaguar alive
 •  UAL Corp. says its cash will drop to $2B by end of quarter
 •  Apple says upcoming Macworld show its last
 •  You don't have to spend a fortune for a quality camcorder
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Neighbor Island Real Estate Transactions
 •  Honolulu 3rd priciest place in U.S.
 •  Attorney general removes himself from Madoff case
 •  Coming events
 •  Fewer toy safety issues for holiday shoppers

 •  Long-term planning critical to future of farming
 •  Ceded land stance ignores moral obligation
 •  Campaign rhetoric versus global reality
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  TGI Thursday