Here's what's coming up on Hawaii News Now's early evening newscasts on this Monday, the 8th of November.
The Kahuku High football team won't bow out of the state championships without a fight. The players' parents headed to court today, hoping to get the Red Raiders back into the playoffs. The team even held practice as they await their fate. We're live with this developing story at 5 on KGMB and KHNL.
SPECIAL ELECTION SET
Honolulu City Councilman Todd Apo stepped down today to join Disney's Aulani Resort. When will the special election be held to fill his seat? Some answers at 5.
MAYOR CARLISLE'S STYLE
Peter Carlisle says he already feels at home after just one month as Mayor of Honolulu. Tonight at 6 on KGMB, Tim Sakahara takes a closer look at The Mayor's style and showmanship.
BOE APPROVES MEAL HIKE
A Board of Education committee approved a plan today to raise meal prices. If the full board approves the plan, the hike would start next year. How much more would parents have to shell out for students' breakfast and lunch at school? We'll crunch the numbers ahead at 6 on KGMB.
CAMPING FOR CAMP PERMITS
Lines are already forming outside Kapolei Hale for families hoping for a camping permit for the Thanksgiving Weekend. Why this has prompted a call for more spaces on the Leeward side ahead at 6 on KGMB.
A family of four is back home in Kiribati after six days drifting at sea. The Coast guard rescued the wayward family about 23-hundred miles south of the Big Island.
Ahead at 5:30 on KHNL, the Coast Guard talks about their mission.
NEW SWELL FOR TRIPLE CROWN
A new swell has arrived and how's this for timing? It comes for the start of the Triple Crown. Guy Hagi is watching the waves and will have more on the big surf starting at 5 on KGMB and KHNL.
FRENCH CONNECTION: SURFING
The surf culture is alive and well in France. Malika Dudley explores the French Connection all week long on Hawaii News Now at Five.
BEHIND THE WAVE: GRACE LEE GOES ONE ON ONE WITH DANIEL DAE KIM
Daniel Dae Kim feels like kamaaina now since he's been working in Hawaii for 7 years now. We'll preview Grace Lee's exclusive interview with the Hawaii Five-O star at 6 on KGMB. Then, watch her entire report on Hawaii News Now at 10 after a new episode of Five-O.
LOCAL BOY'S HAWAII FIVE-O DEBUT
Local actor Jason Scott Lee makes his debut as a Detective tonight on Hawaii Five-O.
WARRIORS REGROUP AND RELOAD
The Warriors are grateful for a bye week after their lopsided loss on the road to Boise State. Why Coach Mack says he's happy not to have another game right away at 6 on KGMB.
NO STOPPING SWIMMER
An Australian woman won't give up on her attempt to become the first to swim from Oahu to Kauai. The last time Penny Palfrey tried the 72 mile swim in March, she was attacked by Portuguese Man-of-War. She'll try again tomorrow morning.
Our news 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.