Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now's early evening newscasts.
HARASSED AT HIGH SCHOOL
A Waianae High student who has been bullied by classmates is fighting back. She's taken her case to the national level. Hear from her family and other students who say they've been treated the same way tonight at 5.
A Damien High Strength and Conditioning Coach says he was just standing up for a cheerleader who was bullied on Facebook, but what he did next got him fired. Mike Cherry talked to the ousted Coach tonight at 6 on KGMB.
MOVING GESTURE OR POLITICAL POSTURING?
Hawaii Republican Party Chair Jonah Ka'auwai and Executive Director, Dylan Nonaka say they will help the Democratic candidate, Colleen Hanabusa move to the first Congressional District. Her opponent, Charles Djou has made a campaign issue out of Hanabusa's residence in District 2. Tonight, Hanabusa responds.
AFGHANISTAN, 10 YEARS LATER
The war in Afghanistan is now the longest war the United States has been involved in. Hear what Hawaii troops have to say on the 10 year anniversary of the war's start at 6.
KUKUI FIGHT SONG
Hawaii Five-O's fictitious high school has gotten another real component, a fight song courtesy of Jimmy Borges. But, it's not exactly G-rated so we can't play the whole thing on our news. Details at 5.
HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO FOR JUSTIN BIEBER TICKETS?
See what a member of our news team who's desperate to see the singer in concert was willing to do in hopes of scoring tickets at 5.
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!