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JULY 2005

[V. 10, No. 182 Fri., July 1, 2005]
Isle bankruptcies rise after 3 years; Angels take on a local demon; Victims in Afghan crash had local ties; Future unclear at Pearl Harbor; Officials fear shark being lured to harbor; EWC helps school's tsunami recovery; Jellyfish arrive on time but off target; State tax, city fee increases take effect; Democrats say tax bill is done deal; Hundreds rally for elderly rape victimst; Hilo center move affects vets; Woman is victim of phony credit firm
[V. 10, No. 183 Sat., July 2, 2005]
Collision Course: Hawaii gets a front-row seat; 62 years later, Jedrzejek receives a hero's burial; Impact of Pearl closure would be 'major'; 'Efficiency' cited in panel request to add Pearl to list; Pflueger fined $4M for damage to Kauai reef; Barbers Point pollution case settled; Murder suspect's release challenged; Murder trial is postponed; Kauai man is arrested with meth at airport; Officials aim to keep holiday safe and legal; Hawaii swimmer won top honors
[V. 10, No. 184 Sun., July 3, 2005]
Victims call factory 'slavery'; Service due here for SEAL fatalities; Applicants for principal drop despite higher pay; Research ship grounded; Work starts on Kapolei stoplights; UH endowment named for Inouyes; Funds sought for Arizona visitor center; Forestry institute moving
[V. 10, No. 185 Mon., July 4, 2005]
Impact! NASA probe successfully hits a comet; 4-day Bayfest joins community; Lifeguard on Duty; Navy SEAL loved his kin and job; UH cashing in on name recognition; New environmental laws praised; Apparent oil spill under scrutiny; Author's novels, poetry reflect native experiences
[V. 10, No. 186 Tue., July 5, 2005]
Families remember devotion of SEALs; The fall of the house of Fong; Likelike repair horror begins; Mishap leaves questions on debris cleanup; Big Isle seeks to ease burden of trash program; Fireworks keep crews busy; 8 young turtles hit the surf; UH dean joins board of sciences academy; Grant will fund native Hawaiian law center; Kimmel kin fights on; Plywood Cup to aid cerebral palsy programs
[V. 10, No. 187 Wed., July 6, 2005]
Flurry of Oahu home sales raises prices; Likelike closure begins smoothly; Slain girl's family steals public benefits; Wie has already won with fans; Gay resolution not binding, isle leader says; Groups urge court to overturn ruling; Waipahu fire destroys complex; Skink puzzles experts; Isle unions sweating base decision; City, state, still at odds over rail tax; Scientists compare comet blast to sand; Ecstasy distributor gets 5-year term; Lingle pushing Akaka bill; Ship rescue from atoll begins
[V. 10, No. 188 Thu., July 7, 2005]
Plan to lure carrier here stalls; Rail transit backers target Lingle; Military details last stand of SEALs; Wie means windfall for tour cities; Fireworks set donation ablaze; An officer's savior; Keehi jellyfish outbreak lessens; 3 oil firms want gas cap delayed; UH 2-year campuses improving; Public-job suit gains plaintiff; Limits on vacation rentals advances; Maui police sued over alleged abuse; Man gets prison for fondling
[V. 10, No. 189 Fri., July 8, 2005]
Alert increases police presence around buses; Isle residents, visitors feel impact of blasts; Kim considers running for gov as Democrat; Brush fire ruins historic Navy tribute; Tempers rise with fire count; Garcia out of chairman roles; Isle delegation preps Pearl appeal; Inouye: Navy leaders back shipyard; Group wants Akaka Bill hearings; Bookkeeper who disappeared pleads not guilty
[V. 10, No. 190 Sat., July 9, 2005]
Lingle firm on transit tax veto; Isle guardsman killed by bomb; Wie misses cut; Runaway truck overturns; Suspicious bag leads to bus evacuation; Waialae test scores show no improvement; High-court action sought on ceded lands; Pacific Fleet gets new admiral; 2 charged with forging IDs; Seals reported free of oil; Voluntary water cutbacks urged; Nets to secure cliffs over Hana road

[V. 10, No. 191 Sun., July 10, 2005]
Tributes pour in for slain soldier; Michelle Wie going pro?; Smaller schools left behind; Mayor to push transit tax; Citizen soldiers at last get their due; Pacific admiral seeks ties with China; Sale still booking success; Kauai police, council duke it out in lawsuits; Shipyard worker contemplates closure; New tool in cancer fight; Hospitals honored for organ donation; Fuel removal begins for grounded ship; 4 Pearl Harbor SEALs to be remembered
[V. 10, No. 192 Mon., July 11, 2005]
Mayor rallies in favor of transit; Virtual-reality program re-creates traumatic memory; Soldier's friends reminisce; Foster program helps native Hawaiian kids; Online expense reports detail Council spending; City welcomes ideas to reshape Charter; The costly coqui
[V. 10, No. 193 Tue., July 12, 2005]
Late deal avoids transit veto; Pearl Harbor SEALS memorialized; Trial attorney David Schutter dies; Big Isle home costs going up; Autism rising quickly in Hawaii; Leeward fires keep crews busy; Portlock spots’ lure can be deadly; Guilty plea in in rape of 8-year-old; Dems picking override targets; Chamber officials to miss BRAC hearing; Maui gets Guardian Angels; Lingle signs bill to stop sky ads
[V. 10, No. 194 Wed., July 13, 2005]
HPD tries to end rings of fire; School calendar heads for full vote; 12 Lingle vetoes overturned; Wie advances in men's tourney; Konan named UH-Manoa chancellor; Road collapse claimed Marine; Inmates hurt Maui guard in attack; The return of Jasmania; Officer did not request backdating, lawyer says; City tries reverse vending machines; Teacher gets another indictment; HPD Web site displays stolen items; Kauai man competent to stand trial
[V. 10, No. 195 Thu., July 14, 2005]
Akaka Bill prospects brighter; Pharmacy college's policy stirs unrest; Man of God; Hawaii to fight for shipyard; Wie advances to next round; Panel nixes landfill plan; Man charged for prank 911 calls; Brush fire burns 500 acres; Repatriation expert sues museum; Kauai interns expand duties; Charge reduced after evidence lost
[V. 10, No. 196 Fri., July 15, 2005]
Paramedics seek more protection; Fire chief wants July 4th ban on fireworks; Officials feel heat of isle conference site; Isles get break on federal schools law; Students see treasure in trashed park; Goodman to take over Pacific Marines; Service set for Hawaii Guard soldier; City urges private partners for dog parks; Shipyards fear job-loss ripple effect; Man admits suffocating infant son; Bu La'ia to have chance at clean record; Minority gap shrinks in testing; Isle high court to hear amendment challenge; Buyers sue over Hokulia delay; Developer Harold Spector dies
[V. 10, No. 197 Sat., July 16, 2005]
Gas leak repair turns fiery; 'Peter Boy' siblings contradict each other; Akaka Bill backers set for D.C. trip; Legislator Hiraki to resign; 5.2 quake rattles Big Isle; Mayor backs fireworks ban; Shipyard has powerful allies; Canoes return to Keehi; Resignation put stress on patients; Man jailed for prostitute assaults; Snoop Dogg headlines event honoring troops; Man guilty of tax violations; Isle programs could get $125M

[V. 10, No. 198 Sun., July 17, 2005]
The battle for the Akaka Bill; Akaka Bill's anatomy and history; Isles ready to fight for base; Tam to quit cemetery job; HMSA launches health channel; Stopper blamed in gas blaze; Teaching responsibility; Paired kidney exchange creates bonds; Man indicted for alleged visa fraud; Schutter memorial set for tomorrow
[V. 10, No. 199 Mon., July 18, 2005]
Debating the Akaka bill, the pros and cons; Lingle downplays bill's opposition; Pearl's fate before panel; 100/442 suffers Iraq war fatality; Punahou's push for modest attire bares emotions; 72-year-old receives eviction reprieve; Offshore quake rattles Big Island; 3 at UH awarded for flood work; Coral study plan called too timid
[V. 10, No. 200 Tue., July 19, 2005]
BRAC: Inouye envisions worst case; 11th-hour wrangling envelops Akaka Bill; Lingle, Case insist bill allows no gambling; Sign-up drives parallel Akaka Bill; Soldier allegedly beat girl for wetting herself; Soldier in 442nd is killed in Iraq; An isle son remembered; UH regents select developers; Brush fire closes Kalanianaole; State urged to clear waterway; UH readies 1st autonomous undersea robot; Accused killer of 2 found fit for trial; U.S. municipal officials talk 'ice’; Gunshot killed man found in inferno; $400,000 in scholarships awarded
[V. 10, No. 201 Wed., July 20, 2005]
Lobbying helps keep Pearl shipyard open; A look at Supreme Court nominee John Roberts; Akaka, Lingle hope to remove 'holds' on bill; HECO offers wind farm plan; Isle masterpiece is stolen; Woman set to lead UH-Manoa; Missing boater's body found; Mauna Kea spots star system like ours; Man pleads guilty in car chase; NOAA to allow taping of speaker
[V. 10, No. 202 Thu., July 21, 2005]
Waikiki marketplace renewal on hold; Hopes dim for Akaka Bill vote; Army to secure Moanalua hillsides; Deaths cited in state mental health report; Judge sides with city in leasehold suit; Top liquor official faces scrutiny; Store bids aloha to Waialua; TheBus exec Cowen dies; Deal in Wal-Mart burial-site case; Suspect warned on firing fifth attorney; Strike deadline looms at Hertz; Second fake-visa arrest is made; Head injury caused 5-year-old's death; Police question workers at diner; Teen parent legal session is planned; UH gets alcohol abuse grants
[V. 10, No. 203 Fri., July 22, 2005]
Akaka Bill lobbying efforts hitting wall; Thousands watch Hawaii's first ordination; Council broke open-meetings law, state says; Hundreds jockey to buy into condotel; Liquor Commission boss steps down; Tanonaka guilty in campaign case; Slain guardsman 'true kid at heart'; Isle Air Guard aids flight for funeral; Unattended stove cited as cause of blaze; Malama Makua says Army reneging; Inouye wants meeting with nominee; McClain gets high marks in UH evaluation; Unique isle caterpillar feasts on unusual fare; Hertz workers voting on 'final' offer; Return to county rule is proposed for fireworks
[V. 10, No. 204 Sat., July 23, 2005]
6 charged in Vegas drug ring; Struggle for Akaka Bill vote continues; Barracuda suspected in attack on diver; Ties to pharmacy school denied; Family's abuse history reviewed; Home-grown hero is laid to rest; Mayor upset at liquor chief's deal; Army sees high fire risk at Makua; Missing Big Isle hiker found alive; Maui man honored for rescue; Vandals kill grass at golf course; Arraignment planned in assault

[V. 10, No. 205 Sun., July 24, 2005]
UH grants hit record of $353M; In the footsteps of Father Damien; Akaka Bill delays underscore long road ahead; A true (and lucky) survivor; Noni shows cancer promise; Governor expects new sub at Pearl; Marine park will offer interaction with sea life; Church official suspended after abuse allegation; Prof reviving lava sledding tradition; Marine lab looks for new home; Kids send aloha to cancer patient; $367M budgeted for isle military; Removal of grounded ship set to begin; Obama defers spotlight
[V. 10, No. 206 Mon., July 25, 2005]
Hit-and-runs raise concern; Students begin race for housing; School supply lists try patience and wallets; TV show 'Lost' hires isle firm; Photographer's art helps ease family's pain; Study finds anti-smoking ads effective on youth; Wind farm proposal available for review; UH professor receives service award; Awards to recognize reef protection efforts
[V. 10, No. 207 Tue., July 26, 2005]
Shoreline rule leads to lawsuit; Guard that Honda; Akaka pursues 2 tracks in Senate; Rehabbing at sea; Man gets 10 years in stabbing; Cost brings inmate back to isles; Teachers win asbestos grievance; Fund-raiser to benefit health care for kids; Judge and educator honored; Oahu water engineer retiring
[V. 10, No. 208 Wed., July 27, 2005]
Child's abuse is 'stuff of nightmares'; Restructuring forces teachers to learn; New facility for irradiation planned; Akaka enlists GOP leader's help; Property tax plan on horizon; Missing hiker found safe; Hannemann disputes liquor deal; Isle idle teen rate near nation's worst; Mainland jail space sought; Services set for 442nd reservist; Gun owners offered free locks; Lieutenant governors to meet; FCC sued over towers; Gated housing ban called illegal
[V. 10, No. 209 Thu., July 28, 2005]
State sues pharmacy school; Man gets 10 years for ticket fraud; Remaking Makapuu Point; Isle high court upholds ID policy; Most isle schools deemed safe; Tripler mistake prompts suit; Liquor panel wants ex-chief to work; Resolution seeks control of fireworks; Stryker brigade will grow by 200; Filipinos celebrate centennial; WWII vet told story of AJA soldiers; Hit-and-run victim sees supect; No jail time for dog owner
[V. 10, No. 210 Fri., July 29, 2005]
Maui deacon charged with rape; Soldier faces life in child's beating; Bush's drug czar lauds Mid-Pac; Akaka expects September floor vote; State is cleared over anti-drug ads; Hawaii 4th in beach closures, advisories; Fugitive in rape case caught; Helicopter crash caused by dust storm; Lingle urges lower stadium fees for UH; Council moves to close door on reorganizing; July Fourth fireworks injuries growing; Kilauea races hot event for Volcano town; $2K fine set in campaign violation
[V. 10, No. 211 Sat., July 30, 2005]
Motion filed to push Akaka Bill to vote; 909 Kapiolani raises unit prices; New planet found; Fisherman speared by crocodile needlefish; Injured guard calls for more support; Trial turns to police conduct; Molokai residents frenzied over gas; Quick-thinking heroes; Accused deacon led church out of debt; Court clerk guilty of fixing tickets; 2 arrested for violation were wanted; Kauai clashes over landfills; Group qualified to receive artifacts; Ruling killing medical pot; Canoe builder embodied Hawaiian culture

[V. 10, No. 212 Sun., July 31, 2005]
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