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JUNE 2005

[V. 10, No. 152 - Wed., June 1, 2005]
THE 'PETER BOY' FILES: State wary of proving abuse; Abuse reports, delays fill documents; Sister says she saw boy dead; Kema case history; Felix case dismissed, but legacy continues; Ewa Plain funnel cloud spooks resident; State coffers get a boost; Staph and strep led to Maui death; Drug suspect granted release on bond; 700 city properties to be assessed; Finnegan is new House GOP leader; Citation for illegal snake voided; Pacific commander heads to Asia
[V. 10, No. 153 - Thu., June 2, 2005]
Lingle shaky on tax hike for rail; Isle classes get roomier, against national trend; Turtle Bay lawyers tell legislators to back off; Wave of firefighter applicants expected; Driver in deadly accident on drugs; Bill boosts charter school funding; Drop in black coral puzzles experts; DOE workers alerted to data theft; Team wins $8.7M military contract; Incentives for adding sprinklers identified; Convicts to be paid for delayed release; Therapist gets probation for fraud; College prep program seeks Hawaiians
[V. 10, No. 154 - Fri., June 3, 2005]
Home prices set new records; City moves to clear out homeless in Honolulu; Peter Boy's alleged adoption 'unusual'; Man pulls on exit handle in flight; Maui officer gets 5 years for trying to extort sex; Vaccine could protect isle birds; Items from pawnshop raid on display; Settlement reached in crash; Nightclub owner arrested in sex case; Progress in care home inspections reported; Travel agent pleads guilty in scam; Documentation plan targets bigeye tuna; Ex-POW pioneered isle tourism
[V. 10, No. 155 - Sat., June 4, 2005]
New TV contract puts UH in black; Measure ties hikes in taxation to rail plan; Marines redeploying skilled unit of reservists; Snafus delay curbside recycling, again; Elderly urged to study new drug benefits; Officer in 'ice' case freed; School video preaches tolerance; Leeward hospital receives state's top scan equipment; Last liquor investigator is sentenced; FBI clears 1 officer in cockfight scheme; Man nearly electrocuted
[V. 10, No. 156 - Sun., June 5, 2005]
Isle fraud fifth worst in nation; New dawn nears for legislative chandelier; Isle group to offer China tips on tourism; 'Murder by omission' possible in Peter Boy case; Wrong-way car causes crash; Return of the drive-in; Group obtains journal on Iwo Jima battle; 'Meth mouth' rises; Hospital ship ready for distant disasters; Inouye says Felt guarded Constitution; Workshop teaches coqui control; Road work to close many lanes; Asthma sports camps scheduled; Landslide buries rare surf collection
[V. 10, No. 157 - Mon., June 6, 2005]
Creating a high-energy cultural hub; Waikiki screen raises debate; Iida's closing its doors; Djou vocal against tax hikes; Fishpond on Kauai goes up for sale; Phone book not so heavy this year; Japanese center offers apt lesson; Education occupies 200 convening philosophers; New MIA hunt chief emphasizes families
[V. 10, No. 158 - Tue., June 7, 2005]
Council OKs tax increases; The man under the sea; Mayor vows to stick with recycling plan; Isles off pace for wireless 'Net; Median Maui home price tops $780,000; Isles weigh marijuana ruling; Man sentenced in sex assaults; Inquiry into prosecutor's office sought; Vote on transit tax delayed; Ruling affirms ban on peep-show doors; Raising Nemo can pay; Maui pumps require $6M fix; Officials seek disaster warning
[V. 10, No. 159 - Wed., June 8, 2005]
3 Oahu fires stretch force; BOE set to unify calendar; Doctors join team to buy St. Francis hospitals; Charities hoping Bush cuts fail; Gov wants legislators to cut taxes; Girl arrested for school fire; Crime dropped 8% last year; Trip yields data for preservation; City measures spur squabbles; Teen committed to State Hospital for killing child; Maui seeks voluntary water cuts; Robbery suspect caught
[V. 10, No. 160 - Thu., June 9, 2005]
HECO wants big windmills at Kahe; Medical marijuana suit possible; Peacock killings anger some; Artist leaves mark on isles; City split over repairs; Peter Boy publicity stirs tips on Big Isle; Drug and firearm fugitive guilty; Lab to write solar history; 9 school ceilings targeted for removal; Lawyers, students to help free innocent; Ex-senator helped legalize isle abortions; Old Hawaii had clear view of stars
[V. 10, No. 161 - Fri., June 10, 2005]
Schools given shared calendar; Liquid meth seized at storage site; Transplant patient's ocean trip to offer hope; Kauai home sale median at $665,000; Kayak tours draw protests; Peter Boy publicity stirs tips on Big Isle; Funds to repair school auditorium released; State reviews towing dispute; Kamehameha Day tradition in bloom; Hilo VA hospital fund gets $2M more; Isle journalist loved adventurous reporting
[V. 10, No. 162 - Sat., June 11, 2005]
Garlands keep king's legacy alive; Statewide raid seizes 29,000 marijuana plants; Matson raises fuel fee by 9.5%; Saluting sacrifices; Lifeguards busy with holiday, high surf; Mystery rash could postpone regatta; Big Isle tour accident is blamed on pilot; Program promotes recycling by schools; Shimabukuro to open for Buffett; Leaders see Asia safer with democracy

[V. 10, No. 163 - Sun., June 12, 2005]
China offers profits and pitfalls; Real estate agent held in slaying of wife; Underwater wealth; Jellyfish suspect in stings at lagoon; Cosmic collision to offer prime-time show; Business owners fear more road work; Suit challenges hiring policy; Letters of aloha; Camp celebrates life; Koa forest comeback relies on volunteers
[V. 10, No. 164 - Mon., June 13, 2005]
Resident evicted over grandchild stirs debate; Dark car windows net 9,000 citations; Makakilo political feud turns personal; Scuttle me timbers; Big Isle stroke deaths targeted; Schofield families sue over fatal Afghan crash; Londoner taps Hawaiian precepts
[V. 10, No. 165 - Tue., June 14, 2005]
Park patrols to increase; China sanctions Hawaii trade office; Investors move to start 5th locally based bank; Accused killer collapses; Beach patrol; Officer facing trial is denied release; Suit may pit city against state; Marijuana suit threat ebbs; Lingle challenger has yet to appear; Man who sold sub parts gets 3 years; State to auction off seized items
[V. 10, No. 166 - Wed., June 15, 2005]
Young Laundry merging to survive; Wie first female to qualify for Public Links; Creatures from the Keehi Lagoon; Chinese businesses hungry to partner; Seafood suspected in 2 cholera cases; 'Miss CrimeStoppers' moving up; Insurance head pleads guilty; Fighter pilots preview Raptor; Meetings address ocean resources; Comments sought on helping local wildlife
[V. 10, No. 167 - Thu., June 16, 2005]
Elderly women raped in Kahului; Marijuana program continues despite ruling; Driver's licensing restored in East Oahu; Fourth federal judge is sworn in; Abuse victims need escape plan; Keehi jellyfish tentatively identified; Draft study on Makua Valley ready; Man convicted 209 times charged with hitting officer; Abercrombie joins call for Iraq pullout by fall 2006; Teacher of schoolteachers founded Reading Clinic
[V. 10, No. 168 - Fri., June 17, 2005]
Repairs to close Likelike; Shark sightings close Maui beaches; Visa dispute snags China-Hawaii tourism; Turtle Bay event dispute ensnares guests; 200 Marines return from Afghanistan; Jellyfish invasion might not be a first; Teacher faces child porn charges; Hokule'a to sail entire Hawaiian chain; City cleared to ticket in Villages of Kapolei; Man seen drinking before attack; Man pleads guilty in wife's death; Big Island 7th nationwide in pot smokers; Loggins & Messina bandmate Clarke dies
[V. 10, No. 169 - Sat., June 18, 2005]
HECO seeks new power plant; Fugitive puts 150,000 at UH at risk for ID theft; Council tightens rail proposal; Report of child abuse complete; More people 'Click It' in seat belt drive; 73-year-old man dies in Palolo blaze; Bennett calls residency issue an 'open question'; State Hospital chief credited for recovery; Scholarship program honors graduates

[V. 10, No. 170 - Sun., June 19, 2005]
BOE considers ads in schools; Anti-poaching dispute embroils E.Maui; Isle roots found in Zhongshan; Cancer therapy raises hope; Program helps inmates connect to their kids; Fisherman sought in Maui shark sightings; Turtle Bay workers protest use of temps; Jet Ski found, rider missing off Maui; Juvenile diabetes: Voices for the cure: Program monitors Arizona memorial; Free sodas for designated drivers
[V. 10, No. 171 - Mon., June 20, 2005]
Man survives night at sea; Toddler survives 4-story plunge; Patient creations; Tuition struggle; Mideast war drives isle recruits to Coast Guard; Nonprofit giving students supplies; Musical CD sales to benefit homeless; Lawsuit demands trip to Hawaii
[V. 10, No. 172 - Tue., June 21, 2005]
$100M drives dorm growth at UH; City acts to prevent falls from buildings; Lingle doubtful on visa waiver; Families greet 300 Marines; 8 years for attempted assault; Fatal beating called retaliation; Tiny ocean species hold big surprises; UH shares tsunami relief insights; Scientist sues UH over radar system; Castle Medical Center wins building grant
[V. 10, No. 173 - Wed., June 22, 2005]
Road ruin linked to beach events; HPD orders 230 Tasers; UH-Manoa chancellor in limbo; Third key state mental health official resigns; Med school outgrows new digs; No extension for Moses' restraining order; Elderly seen as easiest ID theft targets; UH regents defer W.Oahu, dorm projects; List of insured mental illnesses grows; Big Isle man missing after shipwreck; Threat trial opens for ex-officer
[V. 10, No. 174 - Thu., June 23, 2005]
Isle lawsuit seeks pay equity; Another vehicle stolen with baby; BOE members blast ad proposal; Kauai teen will be tried as adult; Bad press blamed for event fund woes; Owner imprisoned in 'slavery' case; Departing UH chancellor proud; Big Isle escapees called dangerous; Fugitive in ID theft captured in Florida; UH dean of medicine resigns; Mayor OKs fee increases, budget; U.S. House approves ban on flag burning; Director helped expand mental health services; Woman in cruelty case faces tax charges; Rescue workers widen search for sailor; Theo Davies' grandson dies
[V. 10, No. 175 - Fri., June 24, 2005]
Lingle signs land tax into law; Karate's roots in Hawaii; Officials to evaluate MAILE alert process; GOP senator skewers Akaka Bill; BOE member Shannon Ajifu dies; Wailuku loses last family grocery; Battalion has 27th Purple Heart; Panel OKs new costs for police services; Search ends for lost Big Island sailor; Frisbee gets 20 years for 'ice'; Grants available to help women, kids; Minister Mildred Johnson Brostek dies
[V. 10, No. 176 - Sat., June 25, 2005]
Fire cuts power to part of East Oahu; Harris beach party bills left out $2.4M; Lingle warns of transit tax veto; Drive raises $40,000 in gifts for troops; More school asbestos found; Isle teacher pay below U.S. average; Admitted flasher sentenced; Man who vanished is charged in theft; Board denies permit for kayak tour company; Reopening of Maui child psychiatric unit urged

[V. 10, No. 177 - Sun., June 26, 2005]
10,000 here at risk in data theft; Steady growth makes for workers' paradise; Employers compete for top workers; Rosy stats no solace to jobless man; Asia tweaks tsunami alert system; Asian/Pacific AIDS cases rise; Girl hospitalized after dog bite; Palolo group wins temple dispute; Family upholds cultural ties; Fired police officer shows relief at acquittal; Medicare drug coverage begins in January; Delays prompt review of plans for Kalaeloa; Star-Bulletin gets 28 SPJ awards; Hotel workers to join weight-loss study
[V. 10, No. 178 - Mon., June 27, 2005]
Help Wanted: Employers devise hiring incentives; Aiona remains focused; Christianity imbues Aiona's public life; Farm in Waianae wins hearts and $25,000; Woman critically hurt in crash; Mililani brush fire burns 50 acres; Park patrols praised for progress
[V. 10, No. 179 - Tue., June 28, 2005]
Minimum wage to rise, Bottle Bill rules to ease; Job boom bust not expected; Degree no guarantee despite boom; Mayor wants state to handle excise tax; School funding list to be revealed tomorrow; Fireworks are hot on HFD's mind; Machete suspect shows in court; Maui airport disrupter sentenced; UH scours sea floor for clues to catastrophe; Master canoe builder Leon Toofa dies; Japan's emperor visits Saipan; Girl Scouts to track cosmic collision; Hospitals link medical records; Probation set in $500K NFL theft; National pet contest winner honored
[V. 10, No. 180 - Wed., June 29, 2005]
Error gives rail tax ticket to ride; Help Wanted: Some qualified applicants struggle; OK likely for new recycling sites; Congressmen question lack of Iraq pullout plan; Suit claims trust funds misused; Noted WWII bomber arrives for museum; Big Isle ready to battle coqui; Labor bill vetoed; Health Dept. is no show at briefing; Vacation rental resolutions move; Runaway mom in court over passport; Kalihi activist founded Kamaiki Anuenue
[V. 10, No. 181 - Thu., June 30, 2005]
Many schools face big cuts; Error stymies rail tax's future; Honolulu population up 1.5 percent; Isle 'diamond' shines on city's centennial; Deployments raise Army divorce rate; State mental health director to stay; Mugger sought in 6 rock attacks; Isles second in seat belt use; 25th Division leader leaves post; 2 indicted in electricity theft 2005

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