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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16
» A Page A1 photo Monday showed runner Jody Thomas jumping for joy along Kalakaua Avenue within the first few miles of the Honolulu Marathon Sunday morning. The caption said she was nearing the finish line.
» The Grand Hanukkah Party buffet with giant menorah building and keiki activities will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, at Chabad House, 410 Atkinson Drive. A Page B4 story Saturday said it would be held Friday. On Friday, Chabad of Hawaii will also host menorah lighting at 5:20 p.m., followed by Shabbat services at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Both events require reservations; visit chabadofhawaii.com for details. Also, Marine Corps Base Hawaii will hold a menorah-lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in front of the base’s main chapel. The story misidentified the organizer of the event.
» Bill 65, allowing the city to establish programs that would promote car-sharing services, passed the second of three readings at the City Council Wednesday. A Page B5 story Friday said it passed on final reading.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13
» Councilman Brandon Elefante’s last name was misspelled in a Page B5 story Thursday.
» Kamehameha guard Saint Gelacio made a steal and layup to extend his team’s lead to 46-43 in the final 25 seconds against Leilehua on Thursday. A Page C4 headline and story Friday credited teammate Jayden Zarriello.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
» The Hawaii Book Publishers Association sale occurred Nov. 15. A Page D2 brief Thursday said it would be held Monday.
» Leidos Engineering LLC, which operates an energy efficiency program called Hawaii Energy, is based in Reston, Va., not Seattle as was reported in a Page B6 brief Thursday.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11
» Food trucks will be allowed to operate in the Hawaii Capital Special District only from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. weekdays if they win the bid for any of 10 “super stalls” in the district, under a city pilot program expected to begin soon. A Page B1 story Tuesday gave incorrect hours for the restriction.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10
» The Filipino Community Center is still receiving donations to help victims of the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan that it relays to the Consuelo Foundation, the nonprofit involved in relief efforts. This is not connected to any relief efforts in response to Tropical Storm Hagupit, as implied in an "Off the News" item on Page A10 Tuesday.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9
» Kalbert Young has been appointed vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer of the University of Hawaii system. A Page A21 headline and story Friday and a Page A14 "Off the News" item Monday said he was named chief operating officer.
» "The French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village That Restored Them All," by Don Wallace, was published by Sourcebooks. An item in "Page Turners" on Page F6 Sunday said it was self-published.
» Karl Kim is executive director of the University of Hawaii’s National Disaster Preparedness Training Center, a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium. A Page B1 story Sunday said he is director of one of seven centers of the National Disaster Preparedness Consortium.
» Honsador Holding LLC has 15 locations in Hawaii and Portland, Ore. Its companies include Honsador Lumber, Alpha Electrical Supply Co., Honolulu Wood Treating, HWT Inc. and Honsador Truss. A Page B6 business brief Saturday reported Honsador had seven locations in the islands and gave an inaccurate list of companies.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
» Comedian-hypnotist Don Barnhart appears Saturday at Anna O’Brien’s. His name was misspelled in a "Do It!" item on Page 3 of Friday’s TGIF section.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5
» In a letter to the editor on Page A10 Thursday, Lani Wagner was referring to the Tahitian Lanai when she originally wrote, "After 40 years as hostess to those from near and far, it closed under protest." The sentence was edited to incorrectly state that Wagner worked at the restaurant for 40 years.
» There were 1,509 responses to Wednesday’s "Big Q" survey. The survey results on Page A2 Thursday omitted the number of responses.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3
» The quote displayed atop Page A1 Tuesday was from Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, not Gov. David Ige. Also, Lyndelle Tsutsui is the wife of the lieutenant governor. A Page A7 photo caption gave an incorrect first name.
» The last sentence was cut off from a Tuesday Page A3 story on GOP efforts to stop President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. The full quote from Republican Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas was, "I will use every tool at my disposal to stop the president’s unconstitutional actions from being implemented, starting with this oversight hearing."
» The Pearl City Christmas parade starts at 4 p.m. Sunday at Momilani Elementary School and ends at Pearl City Shopping Center. The time was incorrect in the Holiday Happenings guide on Page F5 Sunday.
» A federal court ruled in favor of four seed companies, declaring that Kauai County Ordinance 960 was pre-empted by state law. A B2 story Tuesday stated the court ruled that the county law was pre-empted by state and federal law.
» Jun Fukada, general manager of Kawailoa Development LLP, commented on an environmental impact statement to be conducted by Hawaii Dairy Farms in a Page B1 story Friday. Fukada’s statement was attributed to Lisa Bail, one of the attorneys representing Kawailoa in a lawsuit filed against the farm.