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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 22, 2009

Breaking News
 •  First Family set to arrive Thursday afternoon
 •  Cause of Waikele house fire undetermined
 •  High-surf warning in effect for Hawaii's shores
 •  Pentagon spending bill includes 34 earmarks by Hawaii senator
 •  6-foot snake found on Big Island
 •  2 school burglaries in South Kohala solved
 •  Missing Kaimuki man found
 •  Former Del Monte Hawaii workers begin buying Poamoho Camp homes
 •  Kauai getting water rate increase on Jan. 1
 •  Wailuku community wants Santa figure back
 •  University of Hawaii to start new transfer procedures
 •  Flying exercise planned off Kaneohe Bay
 •  Oahu residents reminded to recycle Christmas trees
 •  Big Island man faces theft charges
 •  In nation’s capital, monumental changes at Statuary Hall
 •  Obama not expecting much under Christmas tree
 •  Fire damages Waikele home
 •  Input sought on Hawaii health program for low-income migrants from Pacific
 •  Toys for Tots Hawaii drive extended; 20,000 toys still needed
 •  Visitor injured in encounter with monk seal off Kauai
 •  Rainbow Warriors win Diamond Head Classic opener, 84-71
 •  2010 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic teams announced
 •  Na Ikaika Koa Maui pro baseball team plans May debut
 •  Rainbow Wahine finish No. 3 in volleyball poll
 •  June Jones was guest on Warrior Beat
 •  UCLA's Maiava ineligible for bowl game
 •  Diamond Head Classic: UNLV runs away from SMU early, wins 67-53
 •  Diamond Head Classic: Saint Mary’s defeats Northeastern 78-67
 •  Diamond Head Classic: Southern Cal rallies past Western Michigan 55-51
 •  CFB: Fresno State’s Mathews to enter NFL draft
 •  NFL: Fiancee of late Bengals’ Henry: He changed my life
 •  CFB: AP source: Montana’s Hauck hired as UNLV coach
 •  Winter sports: Visually impaired skier nears Olympic spot
 •  Serena Williams is 2009 AP Female Athlete of Year
 •  NFL: Browns lose QB Quinn for remainder of season
 •  MLB: AP source: Vazquez sent to Yankees for Cabrera
 •  NBA: Thunder acquire rookie in trade with Jazz
 •  CFB: Aaron Rodgers' brother signs with Vandy
 •  MLB: Oliver, Rangers finalize $3.5M, 1-year deal
 •  NFL: AP source: Bills McGee has season-ending injury
 •  Winter sports: Female ski jumpers lose final bid to compete
 •  Tennis: Federer, SWilliams honored as ITF world champions
 •  NFL: Brees says recent wins covered up Saints’ mistakes
 •  NFL: Childress says he did not see Favre as defiant
 •  NBA: Bulls blow 35-point lead, lose to Kings
 •  NFL: Mora: I wanted Holmgren back to run Seahawks
 •  NFL: 49ers Singletary sorry he criticized QB Smith
 •  On this date: 1969 — Pete Maravich sets an NCAA record by hitting 30 of 31 foul shots
 •  General Growth wins court approval to restructure loans totalling $11.6B
 •  Mauiscape Helicopters files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
 •  Liberty Dialysis nurses ratify three-year labor agreement
 •  Hawaii home prices decline at slower rate than national average
 •  Hawaii economic index falls in October
 •  Cher's home at Hualalai Resort to be auctioned Jan. 18
 •  Academy of Arts honoring grandmothers
 •  ‘Arts in Crisis’ to air on Hawaii Public Radio
 •  Lei-making master offers 3 workshops
 •  Actors' Group stages secular nativity
 •  Trash fee can yield better waste controls

Local News
 •  Hifo, Hirai to step down
 •  Plan calls for zero growth at resort
 •  UH salary talks deadlocked
 •  More budget hits on the way for Hawaii
 •  Planning begins for Hawaii undersea cable system
 •  Oahu's 'opala piling up on dock
 •  Official says ban won't hurt 'ahi stock
 •  Woman allegedly menaced first lady
 •  Home fire believed to have been started by lightning
 •  Investigation continues into Häna coast helicopter crash
 •  Garden Isle struggles with lack of affordable housing
 •  Kauai police arrest man after high-speed chase
 •  Special Olympics receives $10,000 from Shuler group
 •  Toys for Tots drive short of goal; drive is extended
 •  Motorcyclist killed in crash Saturday was Kapolei man
 •  Killer's sentencing delayed after lawyer withdraws
 •  Grandson charged in beating
 •  Obituaries
 •  Instead of guidelines and tips, try traps
 •  Single mom's fortitude tested

 •  Manley commits to New Mexico State
 •  'Bows ready to hold court after layoff
 •  Soares plans on going pro
 •  Florida St. routs 'Bows
 •  Wong picks up preseason honor
 •  Soares plans on going pro
 •  Manley commits to New Mexico State
 •  Moanalua's Kauhola displays hot hand against ranked foe Photo gallery Video
 •  Kinston stops 'Iolani, 54-51
 •  Prep soccer
 •  Prep schedule
 •  Gamebreakers
 •  Kua captures spot in Sony Photo gallery Video
 •  NFL standings
 •  Giants shred Skins
 •  Wolf Pack travels light Photo gallery Video
 •  Holmgren will be Browns' president
 •  Kings rally from 35 down to shock Bulls
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
 •  WAC not having success at 'Bowl'-ing

Island Life
 •  Learning how to learn Video
 •  A few basic guidelines can keep kids safe
 •  Strategies to overcome adversity
 •  Court refuses to dismiss Polanski case Photo gallery
 •  'Dog' Chapman sets sights on Santa
 •  Museum memberships are perfect

 •  COBRA subsidy law extended, expanded
 •  Storm increases pressure on last-minute shoppers
 •  Confidence returns to Wall Street
 •  Farm reaps holiday bonanza
 •  State ranks 14th in disabilities spending
 •  5.4M flu shots help lift Walgreens' profits 20%

 •  City must refocus on enforcing rental law
 •  History lessons for next decade
 •  Obama turns focus to Asia trade policy
 •  Furloughs