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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 31, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Early New Year's Eve uneventful on Oahu
 •  Kamehameha Highway near Kipapa reopened
 •  Airport communications glitch delays flights
 •  Endangered nene struck, killed on Haleakala
 •  Lost hiker rescued after spending night on mountain
 •  Tantalus Drive reopened after mudslide
 •  Fireworks permit sales dip 26 percent on Oahu
 •  North Shore evacuation only a test
 •  Obama greets Marines and baby after morning workout
 •  Caldwell named city managing director
 •  Surf up to 15 feet expected on Kauaçi, Niçihau
 •  Kauai water rate increase begins tomorrow
 •  CFB: Vanderbilt wins 1st bowl since 1955
 •  CFB: Oregon State beats Pitt 3-0 at Sun Bowl
 •  Preps: Lunas win big in MIL girls hoops opener
 •  CFB: Houston, we finally have a bowl victory
 •  NFL: Another comeback award for Pennington
 •  CFB: Scott leads LSU past Georgia Tech, 38-3
 •  NBA: Thunder top Warriors for 4th victory of the season
 •  CFB: Kansas beats Minnesota 42-21 in Insight Bowl
 •  CFB: Ohio State players want to reverse Buckeyes’ image
 •  NFL: Vikings Adrian Peterson admits to nagging ankle problem
 •  College: Iowa State athletic officials to take furloughs for saving
 •  NFL: Giants’ Spagnuolo to interview for Jets’ coaching job
 •  NFL: Shanahan and Bronco owner Bowlen share tears at the end
 •  CFB: Postseason bowl glance
 •  NFL: Niners’ Singletary drops 2 more assistants
 •  Golf: Daly suspended for 6 months by PGA Tour
 •  MLB: Indians acquire INF Mark DeRosa
 •  MLB: Orioles sign LHP Hendrickson to 1-year deal
 •  MLB: Angels agree to terms with Fuentes
 •  CFB: Paterno to coach from press box at Rose Bowl
 •  NFL: Patriots' Mayo wins Defensive Rookie award
 •  NFL playoff glance
 •  CFB: Bowl offers a perk for South Carolina recruiting
 •  MLB: Mets pursuing Derek Lowe but also have a contingency plan
 •  CFB: Vanderbilt CB leaving early for NFL
 •  NFL: Dallas Cowboys still making headlines for wrong reasons
 •  Prep soccer standings
 •  CBKB: No. 10 Michigan State beats No. 21 Minnesota
 •  Kama'aina Kids flag football registration set
 •  Wally Yonamine to discuss new book on Jan. 3
 •  Charles Barkley arrested on suspicion of DUI
 •  CFB: Former Miami QB Marve, family not going quietly
 •  CFB: Oregon State coach Riley agrees to contract through 2015
 •  NFL hasn't seen the last of Holmgren
 •  Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from Hong Kong exhibition
 •  HECO plans media briefing next week on recent blackout
 •  Castle & Cooke to dedicate state's largest solar farm Jan. 6
 •  Hawaii red meat production unchanged in November
 •  DBEDT sponsors seminars on how to gain U.S. residency
 •  Watts Constructors wins $25.4M military contract in Wahiawa
 •  Regulator approves merger of two local credit unions
 •  'Ewa Beach man to be on 'Price is Right'
 •  Famed organist to perform at Central Union
 •  Interfaith group announces new location for 2009
 •  Shinto shrine celebrates Hatsumode 2009
 •  Shwayze New Year's Eve concert postponed
 •  Resolve to retain our positive spirit tops 2009 list

Local News
 •  Kaialau gets 20-year sentence
 •  Mentally ill prison inmates get help
 •  2 arrested after sale of illegal fireworks Video
 •  Family justice centers suggested to help Hawaii abuse victims
 •  Hawaii gets tougher tomorrow on sex offender registration
 •  Sashimi is gold for the holidays, as Hawaii demand peaks today Photo gallery Video
 •  Lingle appoints Miranda as liaison to East Hawaii
 •  Kapa'a teenager hit by truck on Kuhio Highway
 •  Activists demonstrate outside Obama home Video
 •  Drainage system work on track to start in April
 •  Backdoor Shootout will celebrate in park Sunday
 •  Former city manager to be water board engineer
 •  Shoreline fishing banned for all of coming year
 •  Motorcyclist dies after crash caused by truck
 •  2008's top stories
 •  Obama's still got game, ex-teammate says
 •  Obituaries
 •  Heads or tails, it's a toss-up in Minnesota

 •  Hawaii rings up 78-70 victory over Pepperdine Photo gallery
 •  UH seeks ways to ride out economic slump
 •  Smith helping Pepperdine rebound from 10-18 season
 •  Hot dog! There will be cheap eats at UH events
 •  Punahou tips MPI at buzzer, 41-39 Photo gallery
 •  Kamehameha girls shut out 'Iolani in ILH Photo gallery
 •  This week's events
 •  Humanitarian move pays off, 42-35
 •  Broncos' coach Shanahan fired
 •  Happy Holiday for Ducks
 •  Pigskin picks
 •  Nakamura should set up shop in Vegas
 •  Buffalo captures Classic title, 67-53
 •  Mavs overcome 29-point deficit to beat T'Wolves
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
 •  We haven't seen last of Pro Bowl

Island Life
 •  2008 saw no shortage of celebrity shenanigans
 •  'Office' actor excels at doing nothing
 •  Harrelson ties the knot on Maui
 •  Home grown
 •  Nut-glazed brie a party pleaser
 •  Culinary calendar
 •  From Charlotte to Korea, they're eating to prosper
 •  Senegalese parcels deliver tropic flavor
 •  Senegalese parcels deliver tropic flavor
 •  Bloody Mary is the girl I love, but she needs help
 •  Healthy flapjacks make use of leftover pumpkin
 •  Learn the history behind Ali'i Kula farm
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Wednesday

 •  Presidential coffee reflects Obama's heritage
 •  GM using bailout money to offer cheap car-buying loans
 •  Struggling companies save by requiring unpaid leave
 •  Consumer confidence sinks to a record low
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Oahu Real Estate Transactions
 •  Jobs opening up at Census Bureau

 •  Passing years unlikely to burnish Bush legacy
 •  Paris a fine place to wait out the Big Belch
 •  Finding humor in the tightest of spots
 •  Heads or tails, it's a toss-up in Minnesota
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  'Office' actor excels at doing nothing
 •  TGI Wednesday