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The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.

» A proposal to raise the state vehicle weight tax would increase the rate by 1 cent to 1.75 cents a pound. A sidebar on Page A1 yesterday stated the proposed increase was from $1 to $1.75 a pound.

» Rep. Angus McKelvey (D, Olowalu-Kapalua) said he was opposed to any state raid of the counties’ share of hotel room tax money, but that capping the amount given to them at 2010 levels would give the counties a concrete start on budget planning. However, he did not refer to this as an unintended "beneficial consequence" of the proposal, as was reported on Page A12 yesterday.

» Fetu Kolio, president of the Mayor Wright Tenants Association, said six of the 35 buildings at the housing complex have hot water, and the rest do not. A Page B2 article yesterday said six of 35 buildings have no hot water.

» The opening date for bottom fishing is Sept. 1, not Aug. 31, as reported Monday on Page B3. The restricted areas for bottom fishing include state and federal waters, not just state waters as reported in a map accompanying the article. Shaded areas on the map showed where bottom fishing is restricted throughout the year, not just through the end of August as reported.

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