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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 23, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Obama scatters grandmother's ashes
 •  Obama, 2 aides met with investigators over Blagojevich corruption case
 •  Plan drafted for managing Hawaii marine monument
 •  Marines meet Toys for Tots goal
 •  Most Hawaii post offices open Christmas Eve
 •  $4M in upgrades slated for Aloha Stadium
 •  Man critical after Moanalua stabbing
 •  Accused Maui killer released on bail
 •  Man hospitalized after shooting in Honolulu involving police officer
 •  Copper theft ring indicted for missing H-1, H-2 wiring
 •  H-1 North-South bypass to be rerouted Dec. 29-30
 •  Stocks lower as investors sift through data
 •  From high school golf team to Obama confidant
 •  French seize 10 tons of counterfeit chocolates
 •  Surf: Best bet may be east-facing shores today
 •  Weather: Christmas may be a bit wet this year
 •  Kalihi police bust two meth-dealing operations
 •  Rainbow Warriors top UC Riverside, 56-46
 •  Hawaii Bowl: Irish looking to end record 9-game bowl skid
 •  CFB: TCU rallies to hand Boise State first loss, 17-16
 •  BYUH men ranked No. 12 in Division II basketball poll
 •  Rainbow Wahine ranked No. 7 in final volleyball coaches poll
 •  Amateurs beat professionals in Burns Cup golf
 •  MLB: Detroit Tigers 4th in payroll, Yankees tops
 •  MLB: Source says Teixeira agrees to $180M Yankees deal
 •  NBA: Rodney Stuckey’s 40 points lead Pistons past Bulls
 •  CBKB: Portland State upsets No. 7 Gonzaga, 77-70
 •  NBA: Bobcats send Wizards to historic loss, 80-72
 •  NBA: Redd leads Bucks to fifth win in six games
 •  MLB: Angels don’t plan to pursue Manny Ramirez
 •  NBA: Lakers down Hornets, 100-87
 •  CFB: Miami (Ohio) hires Notre Dame offensive coordinator
 •  UH football: Parking for Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
 •  NFL: Playoff Scenarios
 •  NFL: This week's games, playoff schedule
 •  Prep soccer standings
 •  CFB: Postseason bowl glance
 •  CBKB: Illinois routs No. 25 Missouri, 75-59
 •  CFB: Boise State's Ian Johnson sets WAC rushing touchdown record
 •  Lacrosse: Duke appeals ruling in ex-coach's slander lawsuit
 •  MLB: Recession-proof Yankees keep on spending millions
 •  CBKB: Alabama State women's basketball player killed in wreck
 •  NFL: Where's Hochuli? Not at Broncos-Chargers
 •  NFL: Broncos sign running back reinforcements
 •  CBKB: Virginia Tech's Vassallo charged with shoplifting
 •  CBKB: Sun Devils set school 3-point record in 90-55 rout
 •  Parker selected AP female athlete of year
 •  CFB: Texas WR Shipley granted 6th year of eligibility
 •  CFB: New Mexico State has coaching search down to 3 finalists
 •  Tennis: Isner, McHale earn USTA’s wild cards for Australia
 •  NFL: Obscure rules baffle teams, sometimes the refs
 •  Colleges: South Carolina posts 11 NCAA secondary violations
 •  NFL: Jets’ Ellis fined $10,000 for tossing snow at fans
 •  NFL: Browns place RB Wright on IR
 •  CFB: Arizona plans three-year extension for Stoops
 •  NFL: Mike Holmgren: Brett Favre’s still got it
 •  NFL: Fisher calls Terrible Towel stomp ’unnecessary’
 •  CFB: BSU’s Petersen, TCU’s Patterson have long history
 •  MLB: Report: Clemens’ ex-trainer sues for defamation
 •  Central Pacific Financial reduces board size
 •  Hawaiian Telcom bankruptcy proceedings moved to Honolulu
 •  Hawaii gets top honors in Travel Weekly poll
 •  HECO in deal for automated meter-reading system
 •  Countrywide to provide mortgage relief in Hawaii

Local News
 •  Jervis felony charges dropped
 •  Carlisle lambastes judge's decision
 •  Family of 6 in need of clothing, shoes
 •  Lingle’s budget plan taps rainy day fund Video
 •  Bigger cuts to schools feared
 •  Hawaii population up slightly
 •  Kapiolani Street one-way Christmas Eve and Day
 •  Maui County, UPW set to sign drug-testing pact
 •  2 Kapa'a residents hurt in 4-car crash near resort
 •  Alleged drug dealing near school leads to 3 arrests
 •  Isle post offices closing early Christmas Eve
 •  TheBoat cancels some sailings for today
 •  Fewer than 100 jellyfish found as influx tails off
 •  Tangi ukulele donated to 'Ewa Elementary School
 •  Obama stops at Marine gym Video
 •  Stay safe during holiday festivities
 •  Community calendar
 •  'Lost' star aids Toys for Tots drive
 •  Isles bask in positive press
 •  Marine in Iraq killed in attack
 •  Obituaries
 •  MacMillan works an inspiration
 •  Family of 6 in need of clothing, shoes

 •  Warriors, Irish in final tune-up Video
 •  Rainbow Wahine fend off Washington State, 65-59
 •  Hawaii's toughness will be tested by UC Riverside
 •  Warriors, Irish in final tune-up Video
 •  'Iolani falls short in Classic Photo gallery
 •  Spiker pinning state title hopes on new weight class
 •  St. Francis holds off St. Andrew's, 44-34
 •  This week's events
 •  Gamebreakers
 •  Bears defeat Packers
 •  Car accident adds to Burress' troubles
 •  Rockets torch Nets
 •  No. 4 Oklahoma burns Rice to remain unbeaten with
 •  20 swim marks set in state meet
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record

Island Life
 •  Blessings in bad times
 •  'Lost' DVD set of Season Four won't disappoint
 •  Collecting grown-up points is about responsibility
 •  Jackson seriously ill, author says
 •  Sedaka classics now in keiki versions
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Tuesday
 •  Is Holloway's Hawaiian Isles tattoo the real deal?

 •  HECO names California utility exec as new CEO
 •  Toyota cuts profit forecast, expects first loss in 70 years
 •  Hawaiian Telcom bonds no longer rated by S&P
 •  Storied Kaiser estate for sale at $80 million
 •  Asia fails to make up for U.S. slowdown
 •  Walgreen expansion cuts profit by 10%
 •  Qantas trims fuel surcharge by $10
 •  Lawmaker wants rest of bailout fund released

 •  Budget plan will need public-private partnerships
 •  We must break cycle of domestic violence
 •  Obama's team bodes well for better Iraq
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  TGI Tuesday