Hawaii News Now 5: Aircraft Goes Down off Kauai

Aloha everyone,

Sad news out of Kauai tonight. The Coast Guard reports an ultralilght aircraft crashed in waters off the Garden Isle. Two people were on the plane. We'll have the latest on the search and rescue mission tonight at five.

Will rail go on? Just as the City and County of Honolulu gets ready to break ground on rail, the federal government says it wants more details on how the city plans to pay for the transit system.

The Civil Unions bill is put on hold. All it needs is one more vote and if all goes well, it'll move on to Governor Abercrombie's desk for his signature. However, lawmakers decided to postpone a vote today. We'll tell you what's behind the hold-up?

A Hawaii musician is outraged over the Grammy's! Hear why Dennis Kamakahi says the judging process is flawed.

And... Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao goes face to face with Hawaii's Senior Senator Daniel Inouye! Don't worry, no fighting words were exchanged in this meeting!

Hope you join Shawn Ching and I for these stories and much more tonight on Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30!

See you on the news,

Stephanie Lum