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HNN Wednesday: civil unions now state law

Aloha, I hope your Wednesday is going well. Here are just some of stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5.

CIVIL UNIONS NOW STATE LAW

It's been decades in the making, but civil unions in Hawaii is now state law. Gov. Neil Abercrombie, today, signed the once highly controversial measure into law. We were there for the signing and will have a complete report for you tonight at 5.

KAUAI HIGH SCHOOL SHUT DOWN AFTER ANOTHER BOMB THREAT

For the second time in the last few weeks, Kauai High School was shut down today after more threats of bombs on campus. Unlike last time, when the school was cleared and then re-opened, the school was closed down today and no classes were held. We'll tell you what officials found after investigating this latest threat.

THE DAY AFTER: WORKERS AT A KALIHI BUSINESS ON EDGE

One day after a Honolulu Police officer shot and wounded a man with an improvised gun at a Kalihi business, workers at "Jams World" recounted the scary ordeal. A security guard who confronted the 50-year-old gunman, says the man -- identified at Michael Davis -- pointed a gun at him and chased him before running into the company's administrative offices. Tonight at 5, we'll hear from employees about what's being done to give the scene of the shooting a fresh start.

DANGEROUS MILITARY BUNKER AT WAIMEA BAY REMOVED

Already blamed for one serious injury, a relic of World War II was finally removed today from Waimea Bay on Oahu's North Shore. Apparently, a young man who was body boarding in Waimea River, ran into the concrete and steel debris. Tonight at 5:30, the extent of his injuries and what the City's Ocean Safety officer from the area says about the clearing the beach of any other hazards.

REVEALING HAWAII FIVE-0 SECRETS

Everyone loves a secret. Well, tonight at 5, Teri Okita, spills some of the secrets from the hit show, Hawaii 5-0. She takes behind us the scenes to the former Honolulu Advertiser building.

I hope you'll join Stephanie Lum and me for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30. See you then!

Aloha,

Shawn Ching

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