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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 21, 2009

Breaking News
 •  Lingle proposes delaying tax refunds, taking hotel room taxes
 •  Visitor injured in encounter with monk seal off Kauai
 •  Fire damages Waikele home
 •  Lawmakers to discuss elder abuse, neglect at briefing
 •  Toys for Tots Hawaii drive extended; 20,000 toys still needed
 •  Kauai police arrest man after high-speed chase
 •  Big Island man charged with identity theft
 •  Puna house fire blamed on lightning
 •  Judge agrees to delay in sentencing for murderer in Kaneohe shooting
 •  Hawaii-based longline fishing prohibited for bigeye tuna next week
 •  Motorcyclist killed in Halawa Heights crash identified
 •  Oahu's North Shore under high-surf advisory
 •  Input sought on Hawaii health program for low-income migrants from Pacific
 •  Big Island fireworks permits go on sale Saturday
 •  Missing Big Island girl sought
 •  NTSB probe continues into cause of helicopter accident off Maui coastline
 •  Mayor breaks ground on H-POWER expansion project; 3rd boiler coming
 •  Top destination lists for travel at year’s end include Hawaii
 •  Joint flying exercises planned on eve of Obama Christmas vacation
 •  Officials warn of dangerous holiday toy imports
 •  Eddie Aikau rebroadcasting today at 3 p.m.
 •  Kauai residents grapple with affordable-housing ‘realities’
 •  CDC says Kauai leading nation in disease-testing integration
 •  Commercial Drivers Licensing office closing on day of Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
 •  Hawaii Democratic Party seeking applications for top post
 •  Maui to be home to minor league baseball team
 •  Big Island brushfire 95 percent contained
 •  Leilehua QB Andrew Manley commits to New Mexico State
 •  No. 12 Florida State routs Rainbow Wahine, 83-39
 •  CBKB: No. 3 Kentucky beats Drexel to reach 2,000 wins
 •  NFL: Holmgren to join Browns as team president
 •  Gymnasts suspected of being underage have hearing
 •  MLB: APNewsBreak: Sources says umps near new deal
 •  NFL: Seahawks’ Houser hospitalized with collapsed lung
 •  NFL: Bucs rookie WR Sammie Stroughter placed on IR
 •  NFL: Dolphins on brink of elimination from race
 •  NFL: Ravens rookie CB Webb out for season with ACL tear
 •  NFL: Titans lose 2 starting linebackers to injuries
 •  NFL: Bills may be forced to make QB change
 •  NFL: Lions coach Schwartz choosing among 3 quarterbacks
 •  NFL: Cowboys bringing in kickers to challenge Folk
 •  Carrie Underwood engaged to NHL player Mike Fisher
 •  CFB: Florida’s James out for Sugar Bowl after surgery
 •  CBKB women: UConn No. 1 for school record 31st straight week
 •  CBKB: Kansas’ lead trimmed in AP men’s basketball poll
 •  NFL: Defense lets down Packers in loss to Steelers
 •  NFL: Raiders still scrapping
 •  NFL: Niners’ playoff hopes dashed again
 •  NFL: Then there was one: the Colts
 •  On this date: 1981 — Cincinnati beats Bradley in NCAA-record seven overtimes, 75-73
 •  GEICO to mark 60 years of doing business in Hawaii
 •  Hawaii spending on health care for disabled 14th highest in nation
 •  Helemano Farms wraps up Christmas tree sales tomorrrow
 •  Doris Duke screens ‘Buddah!’ world premier
 •  Ultra-marathon runner to raise awareness for Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation
 •  24 Hour Fitness offers free workouts Dec. 24-31
 •  Betsey Johnson to visit her Ala Moana boutique today
 •  'Grinch’ reading slated for Maui library
 •  City must refocus on enforcing rental law

Local News
 •  Musicians vow to carry on despite symphony's woes Photo gallery Video
 •  Disgrace, hypocrisy in local politics
 •  2 sons need a merry holiday
 •  Honolulu County has just 9 food inspectors
 •  University of Hawaii stimulus grants' benefits questioned
 •  'Rift' between Hawaii lawmakers is politically based, not personal
 •  Jennie Von Rohr, mother of Ables Sayre
 •  Wild weather hits Isles
 •  Brushfire near Konawaena High School under control
 •  Officers armed with rifles shot man in standoff twice
 •  Motorcyclist who died in crash remains unidentified
 •  Surfrider baseball team holding imu fundraiser
 •  Democrats seek successor to Schatz as party chairman
 •  Military air exercises to be held today, tomorrow
 •  HSTA, education officials continue talks on furloughs
 •  Community calendar
 •  Kauai hopes to save a dream
 •  Federal agencies to probe reef damage
 •  Obituaries
 •  2 sons need a merry holiday

 •  Arizona pro Isle champ Photo gallery
 •  UNLV takes down UH, 67-54
 •  Grieving Bengals lose to Bolts, 27-24 Photo gallery
 •  Kempter claims Hawaii Open Photo gallery
 •  Vikings fall, but still win NFC North Photo gallery
 •  Steelers tip Packers on final play, 37-36 Photo gallery
 •  Philly gets playoff berth Photo gallery
 •  Titans blow lead, escape in OT, 27-24 Photo gallery
 •  Eagles' Vick hurt in win over 49ers Photo gallery
 •  Cardinals vs. Lions
 •  Patriots vs. Bills
 •  Browns vs. Chiefs
 •  Texans vs. Rams
 •  Raiders vs. Broncos
 •  Falcons vs. Jets
 •  Ravens vs. Bears
 •  Bucs vs. Seahawks
 •  NFL Standings
 •  Eight teams welcome national exposure
 •  Mavs beat Cavs, 102-95
 •  Middle Tenn. beats Southern Miss, 42-32
 •  HPU women pounce on Pacific
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record

Island Life
 •  The art of recycling
 •  Comfort a hurdle in push to save forests
 •  Doodles help musician Grin-n-Barrett
 •  Actress Brittany Murphy dies at age 32
 •  Enjoy a little nature at your desk
 •  For the environment

 •  Market could see 'up year' in 2010
 •  Age, generation don't necessarily define workers nowadays
 •  Marriott makes changes at top
 •  Dutch automaker bids again for Saab
 •  Coming events
 •  Trade Winds

 •  Innovative giving can help with recovery
 •  Rehabilitation saves lives, money
 •  Climate data e-mails are no smoking gun
 •  Disgrace, hypocrisy in local politics
 •  Marriage