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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for March 8, 2009

Breaking News
 •  Japanese visitor drowns in Wailua River on Kauai
 •  Small-craft advisory remains in effect
 •  Hokule'a voyage to Palmyra Atoll delayed again
 •  Youth Symphony effort draws more than 1,300 food items today Photo gallery
 •  Punahou grad is 2009 Lei Queen Video
 •  Plans for UH-West Hawaii campus inch ahead
 •  Abercrombie wants to extend Obama momentum in gubernatorial run
 •  Army to hold public meetings tomorrow on Makua
 •  $20M senior housing complex eyed for Hilo
 •  Rainbow Wahine-Nebraska volleyball exhibition set for March 19
 •  BYU-Hawaii hosts Humboldt St. in NCAA-II men's basketball tourney opener
 •  Rainbows pound Mississippi State, 11-5, win baseball series
 •  UH's Flemings on All-WAC second team, Nitoto All-Defensive team
 •  VIDEO: State boys basketball championships
 •  MMA: Jackson beats Jardine at UFC 96; Hawaii fighters win
 •  Yankees' Alex Rodriguez to have hip surgery, miss 6-9 weeks
 •  WBC: United States routs Venezuela to reach 2nd round
 •  Iditarod: 67 sled dog teams head for Nome
 •  WBC: Dominican Republic bounces back, 9-0
 •  NHL: Crosby lifts Penguins over Ovechkin's Caps in shootout
 •  Auto racing: 'Other' Busch runs away with dominating win
 •  CBKB: No. 2 Tar Heels beat No. 7 Blue Devils 79-71
 •  NBA: Celtics' Kevin Garnett to miss another week
 •  Tennis: Agassi to return to competition in Champion Series event
 •  Tennis: Roddick sweeps U.S. to Davis Cup win
 •  NFL: Attorney Cornwell wants review of NFL discipline policy
 •  Track and field: CEO recommends paying top Olympic performers
 •  Beckham, AC Milan to pay Galaxy for loan extension
 •  NBA: Wade says MVP a three-man race
 •  NFL: Terrell Owens and Buffalo Bills: Strange bedfellows
 •  MLB: Lansford and Righetti know the pride of the Giants
 •  Tennis: Argentina sweeps Netherlands 5-0
 •  Soccer: Greek fans clash with police before game
 •  NBA: Grizzlies owner taps NBA line of credit
 •  Tennis: Nadal not worried about Federer rebounding
 •  Skiing: Schlierenzauer wins ski jump World Cup event
 •  Tennis: Israel levels with Sweden 2-2 in Davis Cup
 •  Cycling: Alberto Contador wins 1st stage of Paris-Nice
 •  WBC: South Korea advances with 14-0 defeat of China
 •  Tennis: Nadal beats Djokovic; Spain tops Serbia 4-1 in Davis Cup
 •  Skiing: Legkow, Kowalczyk take World Cup freestyle races
 •  Tennis: Russia secures win over Romania in Davis Cup tie
 •  Tennis: Czech Republic beats France, makes quarterfinals
 •  Spring Football Capsules: Big 12
 •  Spring Football Capsules: Non-BCS conferences
 •  Spring Football Capsules: Southeastern Conference
 •  Spring Football Capsules: Pac-10
 •  Spring Football Capsules: Big East
 •  UH: Redeem ticket stubs for Big City Diner discount

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Local News
 •  Shipyard wants boost from Navy
 •  Hawaii delegation proud of earmarks
 •  Kanae's 1st short-story book a gem
 •  Hawaii stabbing victim's husband says God prepared him Photo gallery Video
 •  Kamehameha Schools urges that Honolulu rail be at ground level
 •  Wind, wave energy platforms proposed in Hawaii whale waters
 •  West Oahu done in again by gas spill, power outage Video
 •  Happy 100th to their Aunty Bea Photo gallery
 •  Aaron's restaurant to close atop Ala Moana
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
 •  Obama sees 'great opportunity' amid economic crisis
STATE GOVERNMENT
 •  Abercrombie makes his run official Video
MILITARY AFFAIRS
 •  China may 'hide its claws' to disguise ambitions
 •  Army experiments with foreign-assistance model
 •  Mom wins honorable discharge
POLICE
 •  Speeding crackdown results in 900 citations
OTHER NEWS
 •  Innovative newspaper editor Jim Bellows dies at 86
HAWAI'I BRIEFS
 •  Fire damages rental apartment
 •  Obituaries
LEE CATALUNA
 •  Kanae's 1st short-story book a gem
WILLIAM COLE
 •  Old soldier wears his medal for those 'still over there'

Sports
 •  'Bows score 10 in fifth to beat Bulldogs, 10-5 Photo gallery
 •  Hawaii drops into play-in game, 70-59 Photo gallery
 •  Hawaii women lose, 75-57, to Nevada
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
 •  Kamehameha captures crown Photo gallery
 •  Kailua captures Division II crown Photo gallery
 •  Young Warrior comes up big
 •  Pearl City sweeps Mililani in OIA baseball
GOLF
 •  Yang maintains Honda lead
 •  Tadd tied for 64th
FOOTBALL
 •  T.O. catches on with Buffalo
BASKETBALL
 •  No. 3 Pitt stops No. 1 UConn, 70-60
 •  No. 2 Stanford wins Pac-10
 •  Williams, James help Cavs beat Heat, 99-89
 •  BYUH men storm past HPU, 107-70
BASEBALL
 •  U.S. edges Canada in Classic
ISLE FILE
 •  Bartels places second in pro surf
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
FERD LEWIS
 •  UH needs a point and points

Island Life
 •  Mindset, balance are key to happiness
 •  Exhibit unites artists from around Pacific
 •  ABC's 'Castle' is latest entry in quirky crime-show genre
MUSIC
 •  Local composer McKay's piece high point of recital
PARENTING
 •  There's lots going on, on and off our Web site
PETS
 •  Jovial pup stole the show in 'The Wizard of Oz'
 •  Animal companions
THEATER
 •  Laughtrack tickets still available on Friday the 13th
BOOKS
 •  New novel, set in Honolulu, focuses on immigrant life
 •  Hawaii's best-sellers
 •  Lit beat
ART
 •  Not-so-humble teapots created by Island artists
 •  Enjoy some art while dining in Kaimuki
 •  Art calendar
OTHER LIFESTYLE
 •  When a child vanishes
ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
 •  From the HIP
'OHANA
 •  Focused on future despite daughter's criticism
FAMILY MATTERS
 •  A difficult time became a blessing
 •  TGI Sunday
 •  Tryouts calendar
 •  Births
WAYNE HARADA
 •  Ruivivar 'ohana prepares to welcome new member

Business
 •  Taxes on jobless benefits catch unemployed off-guard
 •  California faces 'disaster' if salmon fishing banned again
 •  Low-cost airlines sprout new wings, spread to new territories
TOURISM
 •  Bus tour drums up aloha from Mainland
TECHNOLOGY
 •  White House wading deeper into social media
OTHER BUSINESS
 •  Pension law saves employers billions
 •  Barbie heads East in hopes China will help sales
 •  Hollywood stars tweet between takes
 •  Consumers lose motivation to buy gas-saving hybrids
 •  Software-as-a-service market is flourishing
 •  World awash in oil with no buyers
 •  Farewell e-mails let you exit with grace or a grudge
 •  What to say and how to say it when you're leaving

Opinion
 •  State should avoid tax hikes in a tough economy
COMMENTARY
 •  Better energy efficiency pays off for families, U.S.
 •  Enthusiasm for plans hides big flaws in data
 •  Law's protection lets auditor's office 'tell it like it is'
 •  Obama's ambitious plans still rolling
 •  How to approach pakistan
 •  Another part of childhood sadly fades
AFTER DEADLINE
 •  Crowd estimates stir passions on all sides of issues
 •  Violent attacks

Entertainment/TGIF
MUSIC
 •  Local composer McKay's piece high point of recital
THEATER
 •  Laughtrack tickets still available on Friday the 13th
 •  TGI Sunday

Travel
 •  Rooms of Rapture
 •  Ka'u celebrates its coffee with a weekend of festivities
 •  Let's go: Vegas
 •  Travel Almanac
ANTHONY CURTIS
 •  M Resort's games, eats an instant hit