Coming up on Hawaii News Now Wednesday

Good Afternoon!

Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now's early evening newscasts.


11 Prosecuting Attorneys have been canned by their new boss, Keith Kaneshiro. Was the move politically motivated? The 11 attorneys let go were all supporters of Don Pacarro in the special election for Prosecutor. Both sides-- ahead at 6 on KGMB.


One day after Acting Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed Oahu's fireworks ban into law, a city council member is bashing the ban. Find out why.


They served our country and now they need our help. Up to a hundred homeless vets a night need assistance in Hawaii. See how the State is meeting the need-- tonight at 5.


NOAA experts announced today that conditions are expected to be drier than normal through next month, but wetter than usual from January through May. Guy Hagi will explain why that could mean flash flooding.


A star of the show, Grace Park checked out some of the traditions and attractions that make Oahu what it is. The Island from her perspective-- ahead at 6:30 on KFVE.

KIDS VOTE. We could all learn a lesson from students who exercise their right to vote with a program that's now in its 14th year. Tonight at 6, Keahi Tucker shows us how Kids Vote is inspiring a new generation in a state with the dubious distinction of lowest voter turnout.

Our two hour local news block starts at 5PM when I team up with Stephanie Lum for Hawaii News Now on KGMB and KHNL. Our local news continues at 5:30 on KHNL, shifts to KGMB at 6 and KFVE at 6:30.

Aloha and see you on the news!

Tannya Joaquin