Aloha! Here are some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 on this Thursday.
MARINE VICTIM'S FATHER TALKS WITH HAWAII NEWS NOW.
Following the Marine helicopter crash in Kaneohe Bay this week, tonight an emotional conversation with the father of the young Marine that died in the crash. Our, Tim Sakahara, will have that part of the story tonight at 5. We'll also have the latest on the investigation into the crash.
MUFI HANNEMANN ON HAWAII NEWS NOW AT 5:30 ON KHNL
Tonight at 5:30 on KHNL, former Honolulu Mayor, Mufi Hannemann, stops by to share his thoughts on a variety of topics. We'll ask him about the approaching APEC Conference; how he thinks current Mayor, Peter Carlisle is doing; and find out what else he's been up to since leaving elected office. That's tonight at 5:30.
STATE LAWMAKERS READY TO RAID?
With the state's budget shortfall bigger than ever, the Governor and legislators are looking at a variety of ways to make up the difference. From taxing sugary drinks, to possibly raising the General Excise Tax -- it seems nothing is off limits. Tonight, we look at another way the Governor wants to make up the gap -- by raiding the Hurricane Relief Fund. That's tonight at 5.
He had New York City abuzz with concern, but now the potentially deadly, 24 inch Egyptian cobra is back behind bars, so to speak. Tonight at 5, where the little charmer turned up.
I hope you'll join Stephanie Lum and me for these stories and more on Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30. See you then!