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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 11, 2009

Breaking News
 •  Abercrombie to resign seat; Case, Djou and Hanabusa to run in special election
 •  Official says his office lacks the $2 million needed for special election
 •  Hirono says Abercrombie's 'voice will be missed'
 •  Charles Djou filing paperwork for special election
 •  Republican Party says resignation is move to 'steal election' from Djou
 •  Inouye surprised by Abercrombie's move
 •  Ed Case running in special election
 •  Abercrombie says 'extraordinary times call for extraordinary action'
 •  Abercrombie issues statement on resignation
 •  Waikiki man charged in Haleiwa crash
 •  Coast Guard details cause of fatal copter accident off Honolulu airport Video
 •  Officials identify Utah woman who drowned off Kauai
 •  Hawaiian monk seal death reward information raised
 •  5 a.m. fireworks show kicking off Honolulu Marathon to be twice as long
 •  Man banned from Castle hospital after shooting
 •  Hawaii getting $571,000 grant for historic preservation
 •  Sakamoto pool in Wailuku still closed for repairs
 •  Hawaii study finds higher risk of gestational diabetes for Asian women
 •  Minor fire reported at McCully high-rise
 •  Environmentalists oppose plan to loosen Hawaii longline swordfish rules
 •  Input sought on Hawaii hazards
 •  Man critically injured crossing Kailua street
 •  Toys for Tots Hawaii concert netted 750 toys, $3,000 in cash donations
 •  Save Our Schools Hawaii holding discussion on 'furlough Friday'
 •  Haleiwa Christmas parade tonight
 •  Waimanalo Christmas parade tomorrow closing part of Kalanianaole
 •  BOE to keep meetings in Honolulu for 2010
 •  Utah woman dies after swimming off Kauai
 •  Victim in fatal Kahuku crash identified
 •  Rainbow Wahine, down a player, beat Illinois; play Michigan in regional volleyball final
 •  Tiger Woods to take ’indefinite’ leave from golf
 •  Honolulu Marathon: Road closures, traffic advisory
 •  Penn, Sanchez make weight for tomorrow's UFC fight
 •  Pipeline Masters postponed today
 •  Stand-up surf fundraising event to be held this weekend
 •  MMA: BJ Penn, Sanchez aim to boost UFC in lightweight bout
 •  NFL: Ex-Warrior LB Ulbrich retiring after 10 seasons with 49ers
 •  NFL: Bears’ Olin Kreutz declines to address clowns’
 •  CFB: Brian Kelly arrives for work at Notre Dame
 •  CFB: Another rant against the BCS
 •  Ex-Warrior Davone Bess of Dolphins becoming one of NFL’s top slot receivers
 •  CFB: Illini fire 4 assistants after nine-loss season
 •  NFL: Bucs’ Trueblood fined $25K, Titans’ Brown $20K
 •  NFL: TE Vernon Davis a record-setter for 49ers
 •  MLB: Royals sign catcher Jason Kendall
 •  NFL: Patriots mascot arrested in RI sex sting
 •  2 competitors killed in powerboat crash in Dubai
 •  Reality TV star Kendra Wilkinson delivers baby boy
 •  CFB: UNC Charlotte approves football team for 2013
 •  NFL: Falcons DT Babineaux charged with drug possession
 •  CFB: Brian Kelly move shows NCAA’s double standard in college football
 •  MLB: Quiet start doesn’t bother Giants general manager Brian Sabean
 •  NFL: 49ers quarterback Alex Smith better but still flawed
 •  MLB: Angels could be front-runners for Roy Halladay
 •  NFL: Packers’ move for rookie OLB Matthews paying off
 •  On this date: 1971 — Los Angeles Lakers set an NBA record with 21 straight wins
 •  Central Pacific agrees to FDIC consent order
 •  Castle Medical Center recognized with 'Best in Value' award
 •  Study says 1 in 6 online shoppers here search for coupons
 •  Alexander & Baldwin sells California shopping center
 •  Keiki Chorus: 'Christmas is Everywhere'
 •  Hawaii Youth Symphony to perform
 •  Washington Place opens for holiday event
 •  Gift workshop aims to reduce waste
 •  Choreographer 'Hollywood' will show off moves
 •  'Damien' actor will discuss the saint Dec. 20
 •  Hanaiali‘i offers half-price discounts to holiday show
 •  ‘Bounty Hunter’ cast hosting meet-and-greets at Da Dog House
 •  A crucial small-business focus in job plans

Local News
 •  Flu shot urged for pregnant women
 •  Poll, TV deals avoid scrutiny
 •  Liquor board chief put on leave
 •  Hawaii gains 1,412 jobs from stimulus ‹ mostly in government
 •  Kailua man charged with trying to kill his wife in hospital
 •  Hawaii Legislature cancels its traditional opening-day partying
 •  New Higa case hearing set
 •  Road relief coming to 'Ewa
 •  State delays new child subsidy rules
 •  Haleakalä telescope funded for $300M
 •  Moloka'i deal protects 196 acres
 •  70-year-old snorkeler dies after being pulled from sea
 •  Victim in burning-car case was Honolulu resident, 47
 •  70-year-old snorkeler dies after being pulled from sea
 •  Holiday festivities include parade, visits with Santa
 •  Kalaniana'ole Highway will close for Christmas parade
 •  Death of 4-month-old to be investigated, police say
 •  Pedestrian hit by SUV while crossing Kíhäpai Street
 •  Ho ho ho, 'Deaf Santa' signs to kids Photo gallery Video
 •  Sidney Kaide, 89, of care-home case
 •  Obituaries
 •  Wai'anae family struggling to get by

 •  Kill 'em with kindness
 •  Setting a fast pace
 •  Manley, Wilson top West
 •  2009 Honolulu Marathon road closures
 •  Manley, Wilson top West
 •  Southridge downs Kona Photo gallery
 •  Prep schedule
 •  Prep notices
 •  Games on TV
 •  Wie two strokes off lead in Dubai Photo gallery
 •  Pipeline Masters under way Video
 •  Browns sack Steelers, 13-6
 •  Kelly to coach Irish
 •  Pats' Thomas upset getting sent home
 •  McCoy wins Maxwell Award
 •  Celtics tip Wizards for 9th straight win
 •  No. 7 Syracuse stays unbeaten
 •  Rule 5 gives Texeira shot at the majors
 •  Prince Club hosts free tennis festival
 •  Cycling loses two Olympic events
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record

Island Life
 •  Giving is getting for HCC students Photo gallery Video
 •  Photographer launches line of bags, shirts
 •  Hawaii K-Drama Fan Club 'Ajummas' deserve thanks
 •  Hilson's future looking bright
 •  Tale of S. Africa reconciliation stirs heart
 •  'Princess' a classic Disney beauty for today
 •  Hogwarts snogging, foodie fun out on disc
 •  Screening room
 •  Winning Taiwanese drama playing at Kahala
 •  'Avatar' debuts with London gala Photo gallery
 •  Young people speak out in 2 new books
 •  Date book
 •  The hot list
 •  Ongoing events

 •  Kahala Hotel faces class-action claim
 •  Isle farmers hurt by drought eligible for aid
 •  Costco, Coca-Cola settle dispute over low prices
 •  Isles' average weekly wage creeps up
 •  Honolulu selects tourism-fund projects
 •  FCC urged to help cell phone users
 •  Mortgage relief plan a disappointment
 •  U.S. lags on measures to limit bank bonuses

 •  Time to review all those GET exemptions
 •  B&B issue has ignited inhospitable response
 •  Climate talks missing key point
 •  The new socialism
 •  Elitist view doesn't justify spot zoning

 •  Give back
 •  Photographer launches line of bags, shirts
 •  For many this year, the show couldn't go on
 •  Hawaii K-Drama Fan Club 'Ajummas' deserve thanks
 •  Many Grammy nominees boast Hawaii ties
 •  Tale of S. Africa reconciliation stirs heart
 •  'Princess' a classic Disney beauty for today
 •  Hogwarts snogging, foodie fun out on disc
 •  Screening room
 •  Winning Taiwanese drama playing at Kahala
 •  Hilson's future looking bright
 •  Well-executed Japanese, and it's affordable Photo gallery Video
 •  Hawaii eats section
 •  Aspiring ballerinas take spotlight
 •  Bumatai joins SOS Las Vegas in Wakíkí
 •  Date book
 •  The hot list
 •  Ongoing events