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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 29, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Obama tees off at Mid-Pac golf course
 •  Kauai pedestrian hospitalized
 •  Suspect in threatening case turns self in
 •  Man arrested in sex assault case
 •  Motorcyclist critically injured in Waipahu
 •  H-1 Freeway bypass to be rerouted
 •  Sacred Hearts Academy band performs in London
 •  Kaneohe Bay Marine buried
 •  Stamp to celebrate Hawaii statehood
 •  Report: N. Korea’s Kim cheered at concert appearance
 •  Man killed in crash in Maui's Makena area
 •  Kauai woman gets 18 months for stealing from churches
 •  Gunman robs Maui store
 •  Census Bureau: U.S. population to top 305 million on Jan. 1
 •  FDA approves new prostate cancer drug
 •  Hollywood’s happy, even without a record year
 •  Motorcyclist injured on Kauai
 •  Passing boat helps save female scuba diver off Big Island
 •  Trials open for 9 over China tainted milk scandal
 •  Israeli assault targets symbols of Hamas power
 •  Suicide bombings kill 5 in Afghanistan; 2 U.S. soldiers wounded
 •  Europe, Asia markets advance in thin holiday trade
 •  Rate on 6-month Treasury bills hits record low
 •  Study: Black-on-black homicides rising among teens
 •  Oil jumps above $40 on Gaza conflict
 •  Stocks narrowly mixed as oil prices rise
 •  Scattered showers, cloudy skies expected today
 •  Surf will be small to moderate today
 •  Pro Bowl headed to Miami in 2010
 •  Marinelli, Crennel, Mangini out as NFL coaches
 •  Rainbow Classic: Hawaii rips George Washington
 •  Rainbow Classic: Betts hits game-winner for Buffalo
 •  Rainbow Classic: Pepperdine tops Coppin State
 •  Rainbow Classic: Walker leads Colorado State over Vermont
 •  NFL announces each team's opponents for 2009
 •  Iolani freshman Chan earns Sony Open berth
 •  NFL: Cowboys not changing coaches; coach plans change
 •  CFB: Alabama suspends star OT Andre Smith for Sugar Bowl
 •  CFB: College bowl results, schedule
 •  CFB: Missouri wins Alamo Bowl, tops Northwestern in OT
 •  NFL: Zorn plans changes, not overhaul, not at QB
 •  NFL: Steeler QB Roethlisberger not hospitalized following concussion
 •  CFB: Teel leads Rutgers to 29-23 win in Papajohns Bowl
 •  NBA: Clippers Ricky Davis suspended 5 games
 •  NFL: Browns go to Plan B after learning Cowher not interested
 •  CFB: Utah’s Whittingham gets 5-year, $6M extension
 •  NFL playoff glance
 •  NFL: Lions fire Marinelli after winless year
 •  NFL: Crennel out, Cowher not coming to Browns
 •  NFL: Jets fire coach Eric Mangini after 3 seasons
 •  NFL: Jets’ Favre says health will be key factor in decision
 •  NFL: Vegas odds favor Giants, Titans to make Super Bowl
 •  MLB: Clemens' name removed from Houston sports clinic
 •  CFB: Doctor says surgery on Weis' right knee successful
 •  CBKB: Former Florida guard Lucas transferring to Texas
 •  CBKB: Butler men crack AP Top 25
 •  NFL: Top 10 draft order
 •  NFL: Time to assess how much blame belongs to Cowboys’ Romo
 •  NFL: Oh, my! Lions set NFL record for futility at 0-16
 •  NFL: Mike Singletary is right man at right time for 49ers
 •  NFL: 49ers’ Singletary achieves rock star status as coach
 •  NFL: Tossed by Jets, QB comes back to bite Big Apple
 •  NFL: Savage done as Browns GM
 •  NFL: Raiders' Pro Bowl players clean out lockers early
 •  Hog slaughter here fell last month
 •  Hoku sets up financing for airport solar projects
 •  Monarch buying Bishop Insurance from American Savings
 •  New Kahala Mall restaurant holding job fair
 •  Upscale denim store opens in Waikiki
 •  Web site predicts Hawaii hotels to offer attractive deals
 •  Windward Mall to double size of food court in renovation
 •  Preserve the core intent of high-tech tax credits

Local News
 •  Ethanol plant plan advances
 •  Current flu bug may resist Tamiflu medicine
 •  Pet neuter contract awarded to clinic
 •  Tech tax credits cost Hawaii $747 million
 •  Korean War Veterans will never forget 'Forgotten War'
 •  State plan would protect Honolulu airport in blackout Video
 •  William J. Colton, AP photographer, 83
 •  Readers' photos to go online
 •  Middle-class tax relief may come soon
 •  Isle leaders to mentor 18 students
 •  Lingle releases library improvement funding
 •  Severely injured teen may have been victim of attack
 •  Christmas tree recycling scheduled for 3 islands
 •  Kauai townhouses damaged in blaze
 •  Blessing marks opening of Pohoiki bypass road
 •  $1.5 million settlement in '06 crash that killed 5
 •  Community Calendar
 •  Obituaries
 •  Islanders continue to give

 •  Late shot boosts Buffalo Photo gallery
 •  Turnarounds complete in NFL Photo gallery
 •  Buccaneers blow shot at playoffs with 31-24 loss Photo gallery
 •  'Bows have little time to dwell on defeat
 •  Louisiana Tech gains Independence
 •  Chargers romp to AFC West crown Photo gallery
 •  Eagles playoff-bound after rout of Cowboys Photo gallery
 •  Lions make record book as NFL's worst team: 0-16
 •  Steelers' Roethlisberger suffers a concussion
 •  No. 1 North Carolina blows out Rutgers, 97-75
 •  Celtics rebound to crush Kings, 108-63
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
 •  Military rivalry has local flavor

Island Life
 •  Simple resolutions for an eco-friendly life
 •  Natural beauty items gaining popularity
 •  Shwayze, Adler bring dual sound to Pipeline
 •  Some of the best things about cable TV this year
 •  Not all TV shows disappointed in '08
 •  For the environment
 •  Volunteer day by marsh
 •  For the environment
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Monday

 •  HTA to give out $1M for nature initiatives
 •  Toymakers welcome lead-testing exemptions
 •  Hawaii's average gas price dips another 6 cents to $2.34
 •  Investors may need lots of time to warm up market
 •  Japan Airlines raising Hawaii fares 13%
 •  Swanky Encore casino focuses on basics
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Visitors to Maui
 •  Castle Medical Center wins honor
 •  Investors eager to see the end of a miserable year

 •  Backup power for airport deserves top priority
 •  An energy insight with bright future
 •  First lady: a job worth formal recognition
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  Natural beauty items gaining popularity
 •  Some of the best things about cable TV this year
 •  Not all TV shows disappointed in '08
 •  TGI Monday