Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now's early evening newscasts on this Aloha Friday, the 29th of October.
HAWAII RESPONDS TO TERROR THREAT
Security in Hawaii and nationwide is on heightened alert after the discovery of explosives bound for the US today. The packages were sent from a UPS facility in Yemen and directed at the Jewish Community. We found out what's being done in Hawaii in response to the threat ahead at 5 on KGMB and KHNL.
The marathon election season is wearing thin on voters. With just a few days to go, hear why many say "enough already." Teri Okita will have the story new at 5 on KGMB>
ASK THE CANDIDATES
Tonight at 5 on KGMB and KHNL, Neil Abercrombie and Duke Aiona share their views on Education Reform.
SMALL QUAKE RATTLES BIG ISLAND
A quake shook the northern end of the Big Island just after 3 PM. Guy Hagi will have the details tonight.
OPENING A CAN OF CONTROVERSY
Find out why a new canned beverage is the center of controversy tonight at 6 on KGMB.
UH HOMECOMING FOR IDAHO GAME
The Manoa campus got into the spirit with a fair including entertainment, food, and games today. We'll have a preview of the Warriors game vs. Idaho pitting two of the best Quarterbacks in the country against each other at 5:30 on KHNL.
LOSING HER BOOBS
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, we talk with a 31 year old who made the difficult decision to remove her breasts. It's an emotional journey she chronicles on her blog called "Losing her Boobs." Nicole's story is coming up at 5 on KGMB and KHNL.
ONLY ON HAWAII NEWS NOW: A VACUUM CLEANER REVEALS THE DIRT ON PLASTICS
A vacuum company is making a powerful demonstration to show the damage caused by plastics that make their way into our ocean. Brooks Baehr has the story at 5:30 on KHNL.
We caught some trick or treaters who dodged the wet weather in downtown Honolulu today. What's the weekend forecast for Halloween? Join us for your full forecast.
Our two hour local news block starts on KGMB and KHNL at 5, continues at 5:30 on KHNL, then shifts to KGMB at 6 and KFVE at 6:30. You can also watch all of our newscasts streaming live at HawaiiNewsNow.com.
Aloha and see you on the news!