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1 U N I V E R S I T Y O F H A W A I I A T M A N O A The Voice of Hawai i Vol. XCVI Issue No. 146 Thursday, May 2, 2002 Episode II: The Game If George Lucas upcoming release of Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones has you fidgeting in your seat with sweaty palms, keep busy with the newly-released PC game Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast. See page 3 On the road to finals The University of Hawai`i men s volleyball team squares off against the Penn State Nittany Lions today. The winner claims a spot in the NCAA Championship game. For a preview of today s match turn to Ka Leo Sports. See page 8 Plan reveals 7 steps to an improved UH By Sacha Mendelsohn Ka Leo News Editor Hundreds lined up in the hot sun for free hot dogs and hamburgers yesterday, in front of Bachman Hall, as the University of Hawai`i administration released a draft of the UH Strategic Plan for public review. Music performed by local entertainer and UH professor Jon Osorio added to the festive atmosphere. Karl Kim, interim vice chancellor for academic affairs, said, This is meant to be a celebration... of all those people involved in the process. A celebration of our diversity. Lilikala Kame`eleihiwa, director of the Center for Hawaiian Studies, opened the program, saying, A new breeze is blowing in Manoa, and it s a very refreshing breeze indeed. Kame`eleihiwa introduced the speakers and offered a Hawaiian blessing. As students, faculty and the public strolled the grounds in front of Bachman Hall, President Evan Dobelle, interim Chancellor Deane Neubauer and interim Vice Chancellor Karl Kim addressed the scattered crowd. Ours is a plan rooted in responsibility, Dobelle said. It is up to us to define our next 10 years, 20 years, 50 years, and we have chosen the core values with which we will define it: leadership, excellence, innovation. The Strategic Plan draft is divided into seven core commitments: Research; Exemplary undergraduate education; Social justice; Place; Economic development; Culture, society and the arts; and Technology. For each core, the plan lists goals and points of reference from which measurements of progress may be made. For example, under the topic of social justice, imperatives listed include recognition of the University s responsibility to Hawaii s host culture and the need to promote social justice for Native Hawaiians. Benchmarks for measuring the success of these goals include an increase of enrollment of Native Hawaiians to 15 percent of the student population, hiring of underrepresented groups, and a 10 percent annual increase in financial assistance to qualified students. Marc Heverly, a member of the academic affairs working group, which was responsible for outlining student and faculty issues and academic instruction, said his group met 10 to 12 times over the past two to three months to develop their portion of the draft. David McClain, chairman of the steering committee that coordinated the work of the separate committees, said working groups had already been established and meetings held before Andrew Shimabuku Ka Leo O Hawai i Hundreds of students, faculty, passersby and homeless dig into the free food offered at the strategic planning event outside Bachman Hall yesterday. the Feb. 1 strategic planning event took place. The Feb. 1 meeting brought the committees from each working group together to report on what was important to them, and gathered input from students, faculty and the public. It s a process of distillation and integration, McClain said. Dobelle said, When we had 1,400 people show up in February we knew we were on to something... we re letting the sun shine in on a plan not done behind closed doors... this See Plan, page 2 Cheaters beware: Teachers know By J.C. O Connell The Lantern (Ohio State U.) (U-WIRE) COLUMBUS, Ohio - If you re a frequent visitor to The Evil House of Cheat, beware: Your professor knows where you hide the spare house key. The prevalence of Web sites such as The Evil House of Cheat and has facilitated plagiarism since the Internet s birth, but professors are beginning to use this medium s tools to eliminate the practice of cut-and-paste plagiarism. Instructors are perusing these Web sites, entering key words from student papers into popular search engines, or visiting Web sites designed to look for plagiarism. Web sites such as,, and offer to analyze texts submitted by professors for plagiarism for a fee. It s very easy to find papers online. As easy as it is for (students) to find papers, there s also ways for us to find the papers, too. There are searches that fit in a chunk of text from a paper into the search and will find online papers that match, said Lori Bailey, a doctoral student at Ohio State University who has taught English courses and is a Computers in Composition and Literature staff member. I think one of the downsides of having all the Internet access is that it has made the faculty even more suspicious. They assume the guilty first. That s one of the first things that comes to mind: Let s make sure this isn t purchased somewhere, Bailey said. The positive side of it is the Internet has made instructors who have taught the same thing for years reexamine their course work and think in new ways, Bailey said. The occurrence of digital plagiarism in Ohio is very high, according to Kalenda Eaton, an OSU graduate teaching assistant in English, said when one student turned in a suspiciously familiar paper, she decided to check it for plagiarism. I went online and I entered the key words. It didn t work, so I went to or something like it, and I didn t see anything. The last thing I did was type the (student s) term paper title, and it just popped right up, Eaton said. I go to common search engines and type in key words, said James Fredal, an OSU assistant professor of English. Remember that search engines that you might be tempted to use to locate a paper also make it easy for me to find that same paper. Don t do it, he warns students in the syllabus for his classes. An additional issue concerning plagiarism is not new: Students confusion over what constitutes plagiarism. They don t give you a clear set of guidelines. They could stress more what plagiarism is, said Ryan Thompson, a sophomore in engineering at OSU. Instructors stress the importance of not plagiarizing in every class, but not the definition of plagiarism, Thompson said. Plagiarism is the representation of another s works or ideas as one s own. It includes the unacknowledged word-for-word use and/or paraphrasing of another person s work or the inappropriate unacknowledged use of another person s ideas, according to the code of academic misconduct. Penalties for plagiarism are determined by the Committee on Academic Misconduct and can range from a warning admonition to suspension or dismissal. It s a tricky issue. There s a difference between quoting and citing. You can put it in your own words, but if the idea came from somewhere else you need to cite that source. I think that s the biggest source of confusion for students, said Scott Banville, an OSU graduate assistant on the Computers in Composition and Literature staff. There s plagiarism by ignorance and intentional plagiarism, Banville said. Sometimes in my own writing I ll look up different sources from a lot of different Internet sites to get the basic idea, and I have to make sure I m not just regurgitating what they re saying, said Amy Friedrich, an OSU See Plagerism, page 2

2 Page 2 Ka Leo O Hawai i Thursday, May 2, 2002 NEWS Plan: Strategic plan is a journey, not a destination Beef... it s what s for free From page 1 isn t just an ephemeral dream. The trickiest issue of the draft, McClain said, was faculty salaries. Instead of being in the lowest 20 percent, we want to be in the upper 20 percent in the country. McClain said he hopes the system plan will be an issue next fall when the state and local elections take place. He said he wants the public to question the candidates on their position on the Strategic Plan. This is a journey, not a destination, we need to be checking (the plan) against reality, McClain said. He said the unveiling of the plan is just the beginning, and the plan will now be publicly available and open to comment. We re under no illusion that this is incapable of improvement, he said. After the comment period, which extends throughout the summer, the revised plan will go to the Board of Regents for approval in October. View the entire draft of the plan and submit comments at Plagerism: Students should take steps to avoid copying From page 1 ior in history and women s studies. Because proper documentation of secondary sources is a common feature of academic work, students must be sure that they know what plagiarism is and that they take the proper steps to avoid it. Plagiarism can take several forms. It can be as simple as copying someone else s work, using information or quotations without proper documentation, or submitting someone else s work as one s own, according to The Writer s Companion, which is offered online as part of the OSU First Year Writing Program. (Instructors) don t want to babysit or be the police. I think a lot of them resent the time that they have to take. It s a lot of work for the professor, Banville said. Students who do plagiarize are hurting not just themselves. They re hurting other students because that professor is no longer doing research, no longer preparing good lectures and no longer sitting in their office. Andrew Shiimabuku Ka Leo O Hawai i Robert Aczon prepares free burgers for hundreds of people at the strategic planning event outside Bachman Hall yesterday. Company aims to X out sweatshops By Robert Esposito Daily Bruin (U. California-Los Angeles) (U-WIRE) LOS ANGELES - Sweatshops are the bane of impoverished countries around the world and despite loud opposition and the risk of tarnished reputations, companies continue to exploit workers from abroad (a sweatshop euphemism). The apparent lack of sweatshopfree active wear inspired Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry s Ice Cream to start SweatX, the first fully domestic, fully sweatshop-free active wear company. Business has a responsibility to give back to the community, said Cohen in a statement released by SweatX. When Cohen sold Ben & Jerry s a few years ago, one of his stipulations was that $1 million be set aside in a fund called the Hot Fudge Venture Fund. SweatX, which is based in Los Angeles, is the first of these socially conscious ventures. It manufactures active wear produced in America by workers earning wages 10 percent above the livable wage ordinance mandated by the Los Angeles city code, as well as health benefits and pension. The major difference (between SweatX and other brands) is that we pay our workers a livable wage, Reed said. I don t know of any apparel manufacturer that can make anywhere close to that claim, he added. The company makes use of a cooperative structure in which each worker is given stock in the company and a vote in its decisions. In addition, all of the workers are independently unionized. When we put this company together, Ben Cohen looked at the dilemma of sweatshops in L.A., said Bob Meissner, director of sales and marketing for SweatX. As for the quality of the clothes, classified by the company as casual active wear, Meissner says that by using a crew of as few as 20 skilled workers to produce the clothing, SweatX actually attains a better quality of material and design. We are trying to build a better T-shirt or fleece or mesh by improving the quality of our design, said Meissner. But the average consumer is most concerned with price and styling, not the cleanliness of the factory or the conditions of the workers who sewed the clothes together. Since the mission of SweatX is less to make a killing than to prove that a worker-oriented business model is possible, they have tried to keep prices affordable, with T-shirts and hooded pullovers ranging from $5 to $20. We re not selling nightclub dance wear, but for things that fall into the casual active wear category, you re going to see some pretty bitchin styling, said Reed. SweatX plans to target a younger demographic, including college students, because they usually have bigger social consciences and are willing to make a statement with what they wear. For those who are politically motivated, SweatX would like to characterize itself as a kind of anti-sweatshop proposition. Thus, withholding money from the large apparel companies and giving them to socially responsible companies becomes equivalent to voting against sweatshops. It s a tough road to go, but it s time that consumers start asking some of the hard questions about where their clothes were made, especially because alternatives are now starting to become available, Reed said.

3 Thursday, May 2, 2002 Ka Leo O Hawai i Page 3 Get in the game while waiting for the movie New Star Wars game, Jedi Outcast, should be popular with PC owners By Marlo Ting Ka Leo Staff Writer A Jedi shall not know anger. Nor hatred. Nor love. That is the tag line for Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, which is set to hit theaters on May 16. That day is not far off, but the wait to watch the Republic transform itself into the Empire, as friction builds between Anakin Skywalker and the Jedi Order, must seem like an eternity for eager movie goers across the country. So what s a diehard fan to do to keep busy and get their Star Wars fix before the release of the next installment of George Lucas epic saga? Sit in front of the computer playing Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, which has graced PCs since March 28. In Jedi Outcast, you can battle against the remnants of the Empire, use the force and save the New Republic in a re-creation of the Star Wars universe. Intense lightsaber action and a set of force powers will keep players busy at all hours of the day or night. Another tag line: A gamer shall not know socializing. Nor caffeine-free. Nor sleep. Jedi Outcast takes place several years after the Battle of Endor and the destruction of the second Death Star, events which occurred in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. Players assume the role of ex-jedi Knight Kyle Katarn, veteran mercenary for the New Republic. After intercepting a signal from an Imperial outpost thought to be abandoned, the New Republic asks Kyle to investigate. At first, Jedi Outcast plays like an ordinary first-person shooter game. For fear of turning to the Dark Side, Kyle abandoned his Jedi abilities and lightsaber after events that took place during Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith. In Jedi Outcast, he starts off with a simple blaster pistol. The game play is fairly straightforward: Shoot everything that moves action, much less ambitious than the last entry into this series. But after events that happen at the end of this first mission, Kyle s anger and desire for revenge drive him to regain his affinity with the force and recover his lightsaber. It is here that the game surpasses its predecessors and begins to shine. Combat with the lightsaber is fun. Unlike other weapons, it can block incoming blaster fire, chop off limbs and be thrown like a boomerang. When confronted by a horde of Stormtroopers or a Dark Jedi, there s no better weapon to have. Everything from the movies is at Kyle s disposal, from jumping really high to moving really fast. Using the force to heal is possible, as is Jedi mind-tricking enemies so that they ignore your presence or fight along side you for a time. The force pull can be used to disarm enemies and bring them within reach of the swing of a lightsaber. And then there is the force push, which can be used to topple enemies and send them off cliffs. The dark side powers are also available for use. Along with shooting out bolts of lightning like the Emperor did in Return of the Jedi, players can choke people like Darth Vader did in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. It s fun to use the force to lift someone up while choking them, and then slam them into a wall or move them over a chasm and let go. Choked enemies can also be lifted into position for use as human shields. After thoroughly enjoying that particular force power, I can see why Anakin succumbed to the Dark Side. All of this limb-severing, mindtricking fun occurs in visuallyimpressive environments. Every level, from Imperial installations to the cloud city of Bespin looks just like they did in the movies. Player animations and models are also well done. Characters run, flip and twist around with convincing fluidity. I have yet to notice a jerky animation. The audio is also very true to the movies, from the hum of the lightsabers to the John Williams See Jedi, page 7 Courtesy Photos The lightsaber is a key weapon in the new PC game Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast.

4 Page 4 Ka Leo O Hawai i Thursday, May 2, 2002 Strategic Plan sets workable priorities for school s future THE ISSUE: The University of Hawai`i at Manoa campus unveiled a draft of its plan for the next decade. The plan sets a number of goals for the next 10 years, and represents six months of work and input from thousands of UHM community members. Input is still being accepted. Send your ideas, criticisms, etc. to We like it. Now, can we do it? The new plan notes the following key goals, among others. Increasing Native Hawaiian enrollment by at least 50 percent It is appropriate that this be one of the top social goals of the university. Native Hawaiians are a severely underrepresented group in higher education; any effort to change this within our structure is admirable. To do this, however, the university will need to solicit input from the Native Hawaiian community, an effort the administration has been criminally lax at in the past. Raising faculty salaries from the 20th percentile to the 80th percentile of peer institutions This particular effort will prove key to accomplishing several other goals. We cannot expect top-quality teaching if we are not willing to pay top-quality salaries. Unfortunately, this goal requires the cooperation of the state, which as last year s strike illustrated is difficult to gain. Hopefully the administration has some plan to supplement state pay without depending on the state itself. Doubling dorm space A worthy goal. The question is, can we fill them? The primary effort, obviously, should be to make on-campus living more attractive to students. This is not a simple task, considering that students can pay sub-dorm rates at neighboring apartment complexes that do not force meal plans on them or kick them out during short breaks. Until the university can find a way to make dorms cheaper or more attractive in some way, doubling dorm space could be expensively irrelevant. If matched with demand, however, incremental increases in the number of dorms available could serve to create a sense of community on campus. Establishing energy self-sufficiency Obviously, a good idea. This goal is both ecologically-minded which is something any university should be and economically-minded which is something we have to be. Restoring and managing the Manoa stream ecosystem Again, ecological thought is good. The Manoa stream provides an invaluable resource to students, not only in terms of recreation, but for research as well. Restoring the ecosystem will also prove to be an educational opportunity for students. Offering undergraduates a chance to participate in research Bravo. Undergraduates at UHM are deprived of research; while graduate students get hands-on experience in their fields, undergraduates rarely get such opportunities. Focusing the research on that which will benefit the Hawai`i community will also help to generate a sense of belonging for the university within its community. Establishing a film school Administration seems to be stuck on this film school. And rightfully so; given the economic and educational opportunities available if we can lure more productions here with our tropical environment. Hawai`i lacks a thriving film community; by establishing a reputation as a decent film school, we can look to generate such an industry here. However, priority should not be given to this goal until other, more fundamental goals have been achieved. See tomorrow s editorial for further discussion of strategic plan benchmarks and imperatives. 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Subscription rates are $36 for one semester and $54 for one year Board of Publications Page Designers - Ina Chang, Heather Trundle, Dayton Wong, Jennifer Crumley, Devin Yamada, Justin Fujioka Dynamic election in 2002 Power structure on the verge of change in Hawaii after 100 years By Lance Collins Ka Leo Staff Columnist This is the big election year. All seats in the state Legislature are open. The gubernatorial seat is up. Mayoral seats from three of four counties are open. All county council seats are up. And half of the Board of Education seats are up. All in all, 122 general public offices are up for re-election this fall. Without organizing like the Democratic Party in the early 1950s or the reorganization gusto of the 1978 Constitutional Convention, the control of the state is at a crossroads. The Democratic Party successfully closed down all the sugar plantations in the state except the Pu`unene mill on Maui. In its place, hotels have sprung up and the children and grandchildren of plantation workers have now moved on to jobs of comparable pay as service industry workers. The Democrats also destabilized the grip that the old kama`aina haole had on Hawai`i. Of course, that grip was replaced by a shared stranglehold of both haole and Asian settler elite. We also cannot forget that in the last 50 years, Hawai`i has remained a military colony of the United States. The Democratic Party was successful in breaking up some of the land held by the few. They forced Kamehameha Schools, a charitable trust for the education of Native Hawaiian children, to sell off land without its consent and against the beneficial interests of the trust beneficiaries. Its elected members were able to facilitate enough land deals during the last 40 years to make the real difference. Power was concentrated on O`ahu throughout the reign of territorial and military government. Then, in the mid-50 s, the power shifted. 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Some felt so honored to be able to use the system to their benefit that they openly discuss it in their autobiographies. There is nothing like buying cheap agricultural land, having your friends rezone it, and then selling it for hundreds of times its worth. If my sense is right, 2002 may be the year that a new revolution occurs. In 1893, Americans swept in and propped up a pro-american government that was indirectly controlled by America. It then began a direct military occupation in Asian settlers were denied the ability to vote through anti-asian immigration laws. Republicans took control and ruled for 50 years, securing benefits for the rich, longtime haole settlers. Power was concentrated on O`ahu throughout the reign of territorial and military government. Then, in the mid-50s, the power shifted. Children of the excluded Asian settlers became old enough to vote. But the structure created by the rich haole settlers did not change. It has remained the same for the last 100 years. It has reproduced and enforced the boundaries of a plantation-structured oligopoly. The only thing that has changed is that the people in power do not necessarily have surnames from Europe. Now they also have surnames from Asia. But, the next ten years will be different. The structure is beginning to fall. The 1978 ConCon and its amendments were used to make corrections to a destabilized military colony. Gerald Hagino See Election, page 5 Editorial Page Editor 1755 Pope Road Building 31-D Honolulu, HI Phone: Fax:

5 Thursday, May 2, 2002 Ka Leo O Hawai i Page 5 U.S. should not stand in way of global justice By Joshua Cooper Ka Leo Contributing Columnist A once-in-a-lifetime historical event is a moment away from existence. During our lifetime, we will bear witness to a global political phenomenon. A permanent international institution will be born. An event in international human rights will create a moment worth sharing with children and grandchildren aimed to prevent crimes against another generation of humanity. The International Criminal Court (ICC) is being created on the basis of the Rome Statute, adopted at the July 17, 1988 United Nations diplomatic conference meeting by the vote of The ICC will be a permanent court that will investigate and bring to justice individuals who commit the most serious violations of international humanitarian war, namely war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, including widespread murder of civilians, torture and mass rapes. The ICC will be a global judicial institution with an international jurisdiction. The ICC is one of the essential tools to secure the inalienable rights of all humanity. The magical 60th ratification is the milestone in the Rome Treaty needed to automatically set judicial wheels turning toward the creation of the first-ever permanent judicial body to try individuals for grave human rights violations. In 1998, the nations voting against the moral majority of the world were the dictators and despots of Qatar, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Russia, China and the democracy of the United States of America. Today, 139 nations signed the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, indicating an intention to move toward ratification. The United States is one of those nations. And yet, it is about to take an unprecedented position never taken before in world politics. Unfortunately, it is nothing to brag about at the next family of nations dinner party. According to the U.S. Ambassador for War Crimes, Pierre Prosper, the Bush administration is considering withdrawing its signature from the 1998 pact to show that the U.S. will not participate in the ICC. The administration has vowed never to send the pact to the U.S. Senate for its two-third ratification necessary in American politics. The United States is not and will not be a part of the ICC, Prosper said. A majority of the signatories and ratifying nations are our closest allies and democracies. Signatories include 18 out of 19 NATO members and Russia. Of the countries that have The United States is not and will not be a part of the (International Criminal Court) Pierre Prosper, U.S. Ambassador for War Crimes ratified the Statute, Freedom House certifies over 70 percent are at the highest level of freedom and democracy. While our allies of advocacy globalize justice through the rule of law with the ICC, the United States stands as the sole obstacle. Within the week, the 60th ratification will take place. Those who ratify the treaty will exercise oversight over the ICC, appoint and remove judges and the prosecutor, and control the court s budget through the Assembly of States Parties. The ICC is the court of the world s democracies. The court will be composed of 18 judges, an independent Office of the Prosecutor, and the Office of the Registrar. The judges and prosecutors will be elected by the representatives of the member states to the ICC in the Assembly of State Parties. The ICC s jurisdiction can be launched by member states, the U.N. Security Council, and the Prosecutor on her/his own initiative. The United States will have no seat to speak with its fellow allies to cooperate with the court to prosecute individuals who commit crimes against humanity. The United States led the judicial movement at the conclusion of World War II for rule of law on war crimes with the Nuremberg and Tokyo tribunals at the dawn of international institutions response f o r peace and security. A t the conclusion o f the Cold War, once again the U.S. leadership was vital with the ad hoc tribunals in the Hague, the Netherlands and Arusha, Tanzania through the U.N. Security Council for the civil war in the former Yugoslavia and the genocide in Rwanda, respectively. The United States even exerted influence of extradition of the top official, Slobodon Milosevic, to sit trial ending once again the belief of impunity. Why move from the front-runner to take action for human rights to the main undermining, unilateralist superpower? The ICC will establish uniformity of legal standards, procedural efficiency, and judicial neutrality. The United States is threatening to withdraw its signature. That action is even more despicable than the American government s action on the Convention on the Prevention and the Punishment of the Crime of Genocide when it signed the Convention on Dec. 11, 1948, yet did not ratify until Nov. 25, 1988 only days from almost four full decades later. Palitha Kohona, head of the U.N. treaty section, said he knows of no precedent for a nation withdrawing its signature from a treaty. Put pressure on the government to end genocide and impunity in an indifferent world. With over 120,000 documented deaths worldwide as a result of genocide and political or religious murders last year alone, on top of 174 million people killed in acts of genocide and mass murders in the 20th century, we must end the practice of war criminals getting away with murder. Ratify the ICC. Let the tyrants, warlords and soldiers willing to commit crimes against humanity be warned: There will be no statute of limitations until justice is served and there is no nation to hide within its borders, because the ICC can bring violators to justice wherever they are in the world. The ICC is the best legal mechanism for the legacy of Never Again to live in the hearts of humanity. Election: Revolution needed in state politics From page 4 to a destabilized military colony. Gerald Hagino and John Waihee III used the palaka power movement to maintain Asian settler control with a few perks for Hawaiians. But, as the wiser Asian settlers knew in 1978, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs would not stick. The amendments were merely a deferral of resolution of huge cleavages in Hawai`i. The immigration of large numbers of people from the continent has also destabilized this power. The anti-asian exclusion laws at the turn of the century caused the downfall of the Republicans. The profit-making land deals of the 1960s and 1970s which created huge numbers of new residential homes will most likely be the downfall of the Democrats. But what next, more Republicans? More decentralization is needed. Centralization allows for dramatic, sweeping changes in power which reflect very little on the whole. Centralization allows for dramatic, sweeping changes in power which reflect very little on the whole Centralization is reminiscent of plantation discipline and military occupation. So when 122+ offices go up for election this year, remember, the revolution has just begun.

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7 Thursday, May 2, 2002 Ka Leo O Hawai i Page 7 Jedi: Game offers singleand multiplayer action Kid science! From page 3 score. The voice acting is performed well. The designers managed to get Billy Dee Williams to reprise his role as Lando Calrissian, who makes an appearance in one of the missions. The only significant downside to the game is that some of the puzzles are frustrating and make little sense. They are not hard to figure out, but they are somewhat illogically crafted and implemented. One puzzle consists of running halfway across the level to push a garbage container, and then going back to the beginning to push aside a small box located in an uninteresting room to reveal a small passageway. If that doesn t seem like a related set of actions that could be logically deduced, it s because it s not. Those kinds of puzzles are, thankfully, the exception to the rule. Along with the single-player, story-driven game, Jedi Outcast Courtesy Photo Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast lets you go over to the dark side without leaving your dorm room. KTUH Top BLACKALICIOUS : Blazing Arrow (MCA) 2. BREEDERS : Title TK EP (4AD) 3. HOT HOT HEAT : Knock Knock Knock (Sub Pop) 4. SAGE FRANCIS : Personal Journals (Anticon) 5. MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD : Uninvisible (Blue Note) 6. V/A : Verve Remixed (Verve) 7. SOUNDTRACK : Blade 2 (Immortal/Virgin) 8. BRAZZAVILLE : Rouge On Pockmarked Cheeks (Selfreleased) 9. DENALI : S/T (Jade Tree) 10. MICE PARADE : All Roads Lead To Salzburg (Bubble Core) Hip Hop Top BLACKALICIOUS : Blazing Arrow (MCA) 2. SAGE FRANCIS : Personal Journals (Anticon) 3. DJ SHADOW : You Cant Go Home Again EP (MCA) 4. ANTIPOP CONSORTIUM : Arrhythmia (Warp) 5. X-ECUTIONERS : Built From Scratch (Loud) 6. TUNNEL RATS : Tunnelvision (Uprok) 7. DARKLEAF : F - The People (Ubiquity) 8. WU-TANG CLAN : Iron Flag (Loud) 9. TOMMY GUERRERO : Junk Collector EP (Mowax) 10. BULLFROG : S/T (ropeadope) Jazz Top MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD : Uninvisible (Blue Note) 2. ERIK TRUFFAZ : Mantis (Blue Note) 3. STANTON MOORE : FLYIN THE KOOP (Verve) 4. DAVE DOUGLAS : The Infinite (RCA Victor) 5. ELDAR DJANGIROV : S/T (D&D) 6. GUILLERMO E. BROWN : Soul At the Hands of the Machine (Thirsty Ear) 7. PAT METHENY GROUP : Speaking Of Now (Warner) 8. ARTURO SANDOVAL : My Passion For the Piano (Columbia) 9. ADDISON GROOVE PROJECT : Allophone (BMI) 10. MICHAEL CAMILO : Triangulo (Telarc) RPM TOP V/A : Verve Remixed (Verve) 2. BUFFALO DAUGHTER : I (Emperor Norton) 3. CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA : All That You Give (Ninja Tune) 4. LAZY DOG : Volume 2 (Astralwerks) 5. V/A : Rewind (Ubiquity) 6. PET SHOP BOYS : Home And Dry Pt. 2 (Sanctuary) 7. BOARDS OF CANADA : Geodgaddi (Warp) 8. TRANCENDEN : Peace Love Beats (Aniligital) 9. URSULA 1000 : Kinda Kinky (Eighteenth Street Lounge) Chia-min Ina Chang Ka Leo O Hawai i Seventy-five Noelani Elementary School children participated in an experiment involving heat energy at Energy House during April 22 s Earth Day. 10. ST GERMAIN : Boulevard (Pias) New World Top KODO : Mondo Head (Red Ink) 2. OOJAMI : Bellydancing Breakbeats (Mondo Rhythmica) 3. TULKU : A Universe To Come (New Earth) 4. V/A : Salsa From Hawai`i 5. ZIROQ : S/T (Triloka) 6. V/A : Desert Roses 2 (Mondo Melodia) 7. ERNIE CRUZ JR. : Portraits (Piinalu) 8. ACOUSTIC SOUL : Chapter One (Afterthought Entertainment) 9. V/A : World Lounge (Putumayo) 10. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB : Pirates Choice (World Circuit) comes with a multi-player mode. Fighting against 10 guys with lightsabers, though lacking in the dramatic aspect found in the single player game, is fun. The multi-player game modes are standard issue and include an every-man-for-himself deathmatch, as well as some team games like capture the flag. Besides that, it also has a Duel mode that pits players in a one-on-one lightsaber match, as well as a game called Jedi Master, where there is only one lightsaber and whoever gets it has the distinct advantage of being the only player able to use force powers. Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is a lot of fun and is easily one of the best action games of the year. It has everything one would expect from a Star Wars game: hordes of Stormtroopers, the music of John Williams, lightsabers and the powers of the dark side. The game does have its low points, like a few frustrating puzzles and a fairly uninspired first mission, but overall it is a highly enjoyable experience, one that is not to be missed. The force is definitely strong with this one.

8 Page 8 Ka Leo O Hawai i Thursday, May 2, 2002 Dé jà vu: UH sought to tame the Lions in 95 By Kevin Hashiro Ka Leo Senior Staff Writer Editor s note: To celebrate 80 years of Ka Leo O Hawai`i sports, we take a look back at the UH men s volleyball team s first appearance in the Final Four. This story originally ran in the May 4, 1995 issue. In January, coach Mike Wilton and his University of Hawai`i Rainbows had a dream of going to the NCAA volleyball championships. Some three months, 19 wins, and 5,000 miles later, the Rainbows are two wins away from achieving that dream. But first Hawai`i must dethrone the defending national champions. The third-seeded Bows (19-6) face second-seeded Penn State (25-3) in the first semifinal match tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. Hawai`i time. The winner of the UH-Penn State match will face the victor of the UCLA-Ball State match tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. This is all uncharted territory from here on out, said hitter Aaron Wilton. It would be great to bring back some nice memories. The Rainbows are led by Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Freshman of the Year, Yuval Katz from Hamifriz, Israel. Katz leads the Bows in three different categories, including kill average (7.95 per game, second in the nation), hitting percentage (.414, tied for 15th) and service aces (.506, eighth). In the MPSF championships loss to UCLA, Katz put down 29 kills. Senior blocker Jason Olive paces Hawaii s defensive attack. He is fifth in the country in blocks with a 1.67 per game average. The Rainbows are also only five percentage points behind Penn State in team hitting (.363, fourth in the nation). Katz said the team is very confident about its goal of attaining its first national championship for not only the volleyball team but for the entire UH men s athletic program. I m sure we re the better team, and we can beat them, Katz said. If we play the same way we played against (UC Santa Barbara in last Friday s three-game win) we ll beat them. For the Bows to be successful against the Nittany Lions, they must minimize mistakes. Hawai`i committed 26 service errors in last Saturday s UCLA match. We re going to work on passing the ball between the lines and over the net, Wilton said. Those two things are uppermost in our thoughts. The team that has the best players that play well and that are the steadiest, is the team that will probably win the national championships. Rainbow Starters OH Yuval Katz 6 5 Fr. OH Sean Scott 6 5 Sr. OH Nikolas Berger 6 6 So. MB Jason Olive 6 4 Sr. MB Rick Tune 6 5 Fr. S Curt Vaughan 6 3 So. UH volleyball duo receive national honors once again Ka Leo Staff Warrior volleyball players Costas Theocharidis and Dejan Miladinovic were named first-team All-America by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Theocharidis, a junior from Orestiada, Greece, earned his third consecutive first-team honor, after finishing among national leaders in kill average (fifth, 5.49 kpg). The 2001 AVCA National Player of the Year led the Warriors to a second ranking in the AVCA Top 15 Poll, topping Hawai`i in kills (560), service aces (35), and finishing second in digs per game (1.68) and blocks per game (0.94). With All-American selections in each of his three seasons, Theocharidis could become just the fourth, four-time AVCA All-American in history next season. Miladinovic, a 6 7 senior from Kraljevo, Serbia, earned his first selection after leading the nation in blocking average for the second consecutive season with 1.90 blocks per game. The four-time All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation selection also led Hawai`i in hitting percentage (.451), while helping guide the Warriors to their third NCAA Final Four appearance. Miladinovic was an AVCA All- America second-team pick last year. Andrew Shimabuku Ka Leo O Hawai i In the heat of the moment, Kimo Tuyay of the UH men s volleyball team appeals a judge s call. After some ups and downs during the season, the sophomore setter has been practicing hard in preparation for the NCAA championships. Volleyball player tries to regain magic touch before NCAA finals By Kalani Wilhelm Ka Leo Sports Editor The hope of a return trip to the NCAA men s volleyball championship game rests on the fingertips of sophomore setter Kimo Tuyay. Ever since the University of Hawai`i received the at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, the 19-yearold from San Diego has struggled to find his rhythm in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament, and was taken out of all three of the Warriors postseason matches. We re ironing it out in practice, said head coach Mike Wilton. Kimo knows what to do out there. He knows what we need him to do each and every night. His teammates have said that Tuyay has found his game at just the right time and has the magic touch. When Kimo is on, he makes life easy for us, said junior outside hitter Tony Ching. He s struggled at times but during practice he s been on it. Tuyay, last year s MPSF Co- Freshman of the Year, joins a short list of talented setters to take UH to the Final Four. The other two were Curt Vaughn, who also did it as a sophomore, and Erik Pichel. Tuyay admitted that he has gone through his share of growing pains this season. To improve his play, in practice Tuyay works on basic technique such as making sure his body and feet are in correct position. Along with the physical aspects Tuyay said his job is to control the tempo of the game, create the offense, and maintain momentum. His mind also has to be sharp. As soon as he receives the pass, he needs to react quickly: Quick set to Dejan? Back set to Eyal? Costas is hot, maybe I should go to him? Or I could go for the dump shot? I just try to correct any mistake I make and try to keep my mind in the game, said Tuyay. Having a short memory also helps. I have to forget about it and play my game and just work on the things I m having trouble with and be ready for Thursday. I m just trying to play hard. Tuyay admits that he still has a lot to learn about collegiate volleyball and is the first to admit that not all of his sets are perfect. But there is one thing he can say. He s enjoying every minute. It s great to get to this position I ve always dreamed of. I m here to soak it all in and play to win. Today s semifinal match begins at 2 p.m. and can be viewed on ESPN 2 at Campus Center and Manoa Gardens. Radio listeners can tune in to KCCN 1420 AM. Warrior volleyball team faces nemesis Penn State in Final Four Kalani Wilhelm Ka Leo Sports Editor On paper, the University of Hawai`i Warrior volleyball team and the Penn State Nittany Lions are virtually identical. Size-wise, strength-wise, tradition-wise, the two teams are in a dead heat. Both clubs are considered volleyball powers. And each team has a coach who has been in the situation where two wins equaled national championship fame. For the Nittany Lions, today s semifinal match marks their fifth Final Four appearance; for Hawai`i it is their third. We want to play already, we re ready to go, said junior outside hitter Tony Ching. Penn State, champions of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA), are head and shoulders above any other school in their conference having won four consecutive conference championships. Senior setter Jose Quinones is the catalyst of the Nittany Lions attack. Quinones, who was named first-team ALL-EIVA in each of his four seasons in Happy Valley, distributes the ball equally among three juniors: 6 5 opposite hitter Zeljko Koljesar, 6 5 outside hitter Carlos Guerra, and 6 5 middle hitter Zach Slenker. They re a real good program year in and year out, said Wilton. Their 6 5 lefty always caused us problems, number nine (Guerra) is a player too. With all the similarities between these two teams, Hawai`i does have one advantage, make that two, and they both start with the letter D. Six-foot-seven middle blockers Dejan Miladinovic and Delano Thomas roam the court. On the season, Hawai`i held 100 more blocks than Penn State. Penn State s tallest player is sophomore middle hitter Norman Keil, who is 6 9. We have to worry about what we re doing on our side of the net, play with hearts, and find a way to win, said sophomore setter Kimo Tuyay. This will mark the third time ( 82 and 86) that Rec Hall has hosted the NCAA Championships.