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A2 Wednesday, January 13, 1993 The Honolulu Advertiser IN THE MEWS - vt, ... " '' ' ' ' Si s ' s i V 4 f'.V''' 1 vl, vt - - AP photo Bad-luck balloon The Earthwind balloon crashes into a California mountain ridge just minutes after finally launching yesterday on its attempt at a round-the-world flight, after numerous delays and problems. The balloon is an hourglass design, with the gondola between the two inflated teardrop segments. See story on Page B1. STATE BUDGET Lewin: FEMA won't pay up The Federal Emergency Management Agency has refused to pay the state Health Department $4 million the state spent on health insurance and primary care for Kauai's Hurricane Iniki victims, state Health Director John Lewin says. Page A3 AIRFARES 3 airlines match group discounts United and Continental airlines match fares for group travel in markets where they compete with Northwest Airlines, which Monday announced discounts for groups of at least two. TWA will match the discounts on all flights. Page B3 TRADE COOPERATION Pacific nations, U.S. sign pact The governments of 13 Pacific island nations and the U.S. sign a memorandum of understanding here to establish a joint commission to promote mutually beneficial commercial and economic relations. Page A3 TOURISM OUTLOOK More of the same A prominent visitor industry consulting firm forecasts that 1993 will look much like 1 992 in terms of visitor arrivals. PKF-Hawaii's forecast is more optimistic than the HVB's and less optimistic than Bankoh's. Page B3 EDITORIALS Stadium costs out of hand Taxpayers are footing a huge bill for correction of mistakes made in the construction of Aloha Stadium. But there seems to be no alternative. Page A10 SUPREME COURT Justices hit tax deduction The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that taxpayers generally may not take deductions for their home offices if they spend the majority of their workdays elsewhere. Page A7 READERLINE: 539-8517 We'd like to hear from you. If you have a comment about the news, or our coverage of it, call our 24-hour Reader Line (539-8517). GETTING IT STRAIGHT We want to correct any errors we publish. If you spot one, please call the City Desk (525-8090) or write to Managing EditorNews Anne Harpham, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, III 96802. The Honolulu Advertiser TO SUBSCRIBE, call 538-NEWS: Suggested four-week subscription rates for urban Honolulu zip-code areas Daily Honolulu Advertiser only $6 50 Sunday Star-Bulletin A Advertiser $5.00 Daily and Sunday $11.50 (Rates may be higher in rural and suburban Oahu and Neighbor Islands. ) Mainland ihip mail $16 80 Ply 9 ?0 Sun ?6 00 D'S DELIVERY PROBLEM? For redelivery of a mining or damaged paper on Oahu, call S38-NEWS before 9 a.m. Monday-Saturday, or 7-1 1:30 e.m. Sunday. The publisher reserves the right to change subscription rates dunng the term of a subscription upon 28 days notice This notice may be by mail to the subscriber, by notice in the newspaper itself, or otherwise Rate changes may be implemented by changing the duration of the subscription. TO CALL OUR NEWSROOM: NEWS TIPSCITY DESK... 525-8090 Capitol i Crty Hall Bureau 525-8070 Columnist: Bob Krauss 525-8073 Editor Gerry Keir 525-8080 Editorials 525-8031 EntertainmentWayne Harada 525-8067 Letters lo the Editor 525-8031 Living Section 525-8034 Managing EditorNews 525-8075 Managing Ed. Features & Design... 525-8014 Money Section 525-8062 Sports Section 525-8040 FAX OUR NEWSROOM 525-037 Promotion Department 525-8008 NEIGHBOR ISLAND NEWS: Big Island (Hugh Clark). 935-3916: Maui (Ed Tani). 244-4880; Kauai (Jan TenBruggencate). 245-3074 TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AO 521 -91 1 1 Published each morning I 60S Kapniani Blvd. Second Cimi Pottage pawl at Honolulu Ml Mailing addraii: PO Son 3110 Honolulu. HI 96802 TaMohone S2S-8O00 (USPS 249-440) Postmaster sand address changes to P O Bo 3360 Honolulu. HI 96101 Lili'uokalani: Observances begin today FROM PAGE ONE Church of Christ will apologize to Hawaiians and begin to repent for Protestant collusion in the events of 1893. On Monday, chanters will signal the end of a painful century with the call for a new beginning. One hundred years ago this week, Queen Lili'uokalani was hoping to revive the political power of the monarchy and her Hawaiian subjects with a new constitution. Her attempt to do that sparked rebellion by men of foreign birth and parentage who sought to oust her and put Hawaii under American rule. Convinced that U.S. Marines were wrongfully deployed in support of the businessmen, Lili'uokalani chose to step aside under protest, while urging the United States to undo the work of U.S. officials who backed the overthrow. Admired for her strength of character and talents as a composer and lyricist, the queen died in November 1917, nearly 20 years after Hawaii was annexed as a U.S. territory. Lili'uokalani's leadership, sacrifice and dedication are remembered in the name of the centennial observance - 'Oni-pa'a, which means "steadfast" and was held by the queen as her personal motto. Over three days, key events of the final days of Lili'uokalani's reign will be brought to life in a five-act drama. Its 19 scenes will be staged at Iolani Palace and other places where the queen and her enemies walked a century ago. The costumed drama will begin Friday morning at Iolani Palace. Today's opening ceremony at the queen's statue, between the palace and the state Capitol, will begin with a chant and music from the Royal Hawaiian Band. The band will play the Queen's Prayer while Kawaia-hao Church pastor William Kaina blesses the statue. State Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee Kamaki Kanahele will offer a 100-year-old chant last used when his great-grandmother made a presentation to Lili'uokalani. Leo Anderson Akana, the actress who will portray Lili'uo kalani in this week's historical drama, will sing "Kaulana Na Pua" (Famous Are the Flowers). Lil-1 ' u o k a 1 a n i wrote the bitter, emotion-charged song 100 years ago to express her opposition to Hawaii's annexation to the United States. wiim: (Steadfast) ; v CENTENNIAL OBSERVANCE 1893 1993 Jan. 13, 1893 At 3 p.m., the secretary of the Legislature informed lawmakers that Queen Lili'uokalani had named a new cabinet consisting of Samuel Parker as foreign affairs minister, William Cornwell, finance minister, John Colbum, interior minister, and Arthur Peterson, attorney general. The appointments signaled the Queen's intention to seek political changes strenghtening the powers of the monarchy and native Hawaiians. Jan. 13, 1993 Centennial events get under way today with a 9 a.m. service at Mauna Ala, the Royal Mausoleum, and a noon opening ceremony at the Queen Lili'uokalani Statue between Iolani Palace and the state Capitol. Among other events today; 3 p.m.: 100-hour vigil begins, Queen Lili'uokalani Statue. 6:45 p.m.: Lighting of 100 torches, Iolani Palace. ' ; - 4 f ; i Akana Earlier in the day, members of the 'Onipa'a Centennial Committee will gather in a private ceremony at Mauna Ala, the Royal Mausoleum, to focus their thoughts and gather spiritual strength from Lili'uokalani. The committee, headed by state Sen. Eloise Tungpalan, has been working for months to arrange a centennial observance that is solemn and dignified, yet lively and relevant enough to involve as many Hawaiians as possible. More than 20 events have been organized by a variety of organizations representing a wide spectrum of political and cultural approaches to Hawaiian issues. Centennial events also are Filanned on the Neighbor Is-ands by another organizing committee made up of numerous Hawaiian organizations. Hawaii tourism officials and hotel managers are spreading the word that the centennial is a . solemn observance, to be looked upon with respect, and not as a tourist attraction. Here Is the schedule of events released by the 'Onipa'a Centennial Committee yesterday. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13 9 a.m. Opening service, Mauna Ala (Royal Mausoleum), Nuuanu. Noon Official opening ceremony, 'Onipa'a centennial anniversary events. Queen Lili'uokalani statue. 3 p.m. 100-hour vigil begins, Queen Lili'uokalani statue (Council of Hawaiian Organizations). 6:45 p.m. Lighting of 100 torches, fronting Iolani Palace (Council of Hawaiian Organizations). 8 p.m. Four-hour kupuna vigil (Ka Lahui Hawaii). THURSDAY, Jan. 14 8 a.m. Spiritual ho'okupu (gift) offering, Iolani Palace (Friends of Iolani Palace). 11 a.m. Aliiolani Hale commemoration, Aliiolani Hale. Noon Royal Hawaiian Band concert, Kamehameha Statue. S p.m. Royal Hawaiian Band concert, Iolani Palace bandstand (Friends of Iolani Palace). 8 p.m. Four-hour kupuna vigil (Ka Lahui Hawaii). FRIDAY, Jan. 15. Hul Na'auao Living History drama presentation: 7 a.m. Act I, Scenes 1 & 2 (Introduction), Iolani Palace burial grounds 10 a.m. Act I, Scene 3 (government ministers meet), Iolani Palace front steps. 10:30 a.m. Act I, Scene 4 (two ministers meet with Reform Party members), Iolani Palace bandstand. Noon Act I, Scene 5 (Queen recesses Legislature), Aliiolani Hale & Iolani Palace front steps. 2:20 p.m. Act II, Scene 1 (Committee of Public Safety is formed), Post Office courtyard & grounds. 2:45 p.m. Act II, Scene Z, Post omce counyara a grounos. 3 p.m. Act II, Scene 3, front of Post Office. 8 p.m. Four-hour kupuna vigil begins (Ka Lahui Hawaii). SATURDAY, Jan. 16 9 a.m. Hawaiian artisans and craftsmen, Mission Houses Museum grounds. 9:50 a.m. Hul Na auao drama Act in, bcene i (Queen addresses ma people), Iolani Palace grounds. 10 a.m. Hawaiian displays, demonstrations, & information cootns, Hawaii State Library lawn. 10:30 a.m. Concert for Queen Lili'uokalani, until 5:30 p.m., Skygate sculpture. 11 a.m. Hul Na auao drama (committee of Public safety meets) Act in, Scene 2, Post Office grounds. 2 p.m. Hui Na'auao drama Act III, Scenes 3 & 4 (mass meetings of both sides) Post Office & Iolani Place grounds. 4 p.m. Hui Na'auao drama Act III, Scene 5 (pageantry and prophecy), Iolani Palace burial grounds. 5 p.m. Hul Na auao drama Act III, Scene 6, south King Street fronting Iolani Palace & palace grounds. 5 p.m. Royal Hawaiian Band concert, iolani palace. SUNDAY, Jan. 17 4:30 a.m. March to Iolani Palace begins at Mauna Ala, the Royal Mausoleum, in Nuuanu (Pilikana O Na Koolauloa). 6:30 a.m. Chants of lament, Iolani Palace (Hui Malama Aina). 7:15 a.m. Chants of lament, Washington Place (Hui Malama Aina) 7:30 a.m. March from Mililanl Street to Iolani Palace, begins (Pilikana O na Koolauloa. 7:45 a.m. Chants of lament, Lili'uokalani statue (Hui Malama Aina). 8 a.m. March from Aloha Tower to Iolani Palace (Ka Lahui Hawaii). 8:30 a.m. Ceremonies by royal societies & Na Makakaua, Mauna Ala (Royal Mausoleum), Nuuanu. 9 a.m. Hawaiian displays, demonstrations & Information booths, Hawaii State Library lawn. 9:30 a.m. Chants by chanters representing every island, Iolani Palace bandstand. 10:30 a.m. Awa ceremony, Iolani Palace. Noon Program of speakers, song and dance, Iolani Palace bandstand (Ka Pakaukau) 12:30 p.m. Formal apology from the united Church of ennst, iolani Palace. 3 p.m. Hui Na'auao drama Act Act IV, Scene 1 (the overthrow begins), Iolani Palace front gate, South King Street. 3:30 p.m. Hui Na auao drama Act IV, Scene 2 (provisional government announced), Aliiolani rotunda. 3:30 p.m. Speakers program, Iolani Palace bandstand (state Office of Hawaiian Affairs). 3:45 p.m. Hui Na'auao drama Act IV, Scene 3 (reaction), Aliiolani Hale. 4 p.m. Issuance of formal apology from United Church of Christ, at Kaumakapili Church. 6 p.m. Torchlight walk and chanting, Kawaiahao Church to Kamehameha statue. 6:15 p.m. Torchlight vigil, Kamehameha statue (Council of Hawaiian Organizations and Hui Na'auao). 6:30 p.m. Hui Na'auao drama Act Act V, Scene 1 (Lill uokalani yields) Iolani Palace grounds (Hui Na'auao & Council of Hawaiian Organizations). 7 p.m. Hul Na auao drama Act Act V, Scene 2 (the end of the coup), iolani Palace grounds (Hui Na'auao & Council of Hawaiian Organizations). .: 41 7 a.m. Program: bandstand. MONDAY, JAN. 18 "A New Beginning," with chanters, Iolani Palace Iraq: US. military readies retaliatory strike in, FROM PAGE ONE peatcd cross-border raids into territory ceded to Kuwait, attacks on United Nations vehicles and personnel in Iraqi Kurdistan and an attempt by Baghdad to ban flights carrying U.N. weapons inspectors. Iraqi salvagers crossed into Kuwait for a fourth consecutive day today, a move that increases the likelihood of an allied retaliation. Abdel Latif Kabbaj, spokesman fpr U.N. observers in the demilitarized zone along the Iraq-Kuwait border, said the Iraqis, unarmed and in civilian clothes, "have come back." He did not have a figure on how many workers there were, but teams of about 150 have been crossing the border since Sunday, dismantling a former Iraqi naval base on disputed territory. U.S. Army Gen. John Shalikashvili, the top commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, said Saddam's missiles in northern Iraq dormant for nine months have been turned on "within the last few days." The missiles, which threaten allied war-planes designed to ensure that Saddam does not repress his rebellious Kurdish population, were turned on at about the same time that allied threats forced Saddam to move similar weapons in the southern no-fly zone. While acknowledging that the missile redeployment does not violate any ceasefire accord, he described it as "part of a continuing pattern of going to the brink on the part of Saddam Hussein" and said military action is "the only thing" that compels compliance by the Iraqi leader. Foreign policy experts both inside and outside the government believe Saddam's mission could be twofold aggravating the outgoing U.S. president who cost him Kuwait and testing the resolve of the incoming Clinton foreign policy team. "Saddam is playing his game ... to see how far he can push in the wind-down days of this administration," said Bernard Reich, an expert on Middle East politics at George Washington University in Washington. "I don't think he has the foggiest notion of how Clinton and (Defense Secretary-designate Lcs) Aspin would respond. So he'll test. He'll probe." But this past week, Clinton, a campaign critic of Bush's Iraq policy, has been steadfast in his support tor Bush's policy. "We will not tolerate any violation of the resolutions," Clinton spokesman George Stephanopoulos said from Little1 Rock, Ark. "It would be unwise of him (Saddam) to underestimate President-elect Clinton's resolve to stand with President,, Bush in that policy." j; Aboard the USS Kitty Hawk in thf Persian Gulf, whose 75 warplancs reprev sent a large fraction of the air power im mediately available to the allies, wire! service and television reporters who had! been filing frequent stories in recent days; went silent late Monday and could not bei reached by satellite telephone yesterdayf! A Pentagon source said Marine Gen. Jo; seph Hoar, commander in chief of U.S; Central Command, imposed a news blackv out in the expectation of combat. !i Other forces available in the region in! eluded a "composite wing" of American! fighters, bombers, electronic jammers and! anti-radar attack jets in Dhahran, Saudiji Arabia, along with eight British Tornadoj fighter-bombers and about a dozen! French Mirages. 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