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Coming up on Hawaii News Now Thursday

   Aloha! Here are some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 on this Thursday.

KEEHI BOAT HARBOR TSUNAMI DAMAGE

Keehi Boat Harbor was one of the areas around the state that was left a mess in the wake of the March 11 tsunami. Tonight, Governor Abercrombie and state lawmakers went there to see how repairs are coming along. Their thoughts, tonight at 5.

PRISON GUARD SENTENCED

An emotional outpouring of remorse from an OCCC prison guard today, sentenced for sexually assaulting an inmate. What sentence prosecutors argued for and what sentence the judge finally handed down for defendant, Ryan Malasig. That's tonight at 5.

FATAL COLLISION ON H-1FREEWAY

A man driving a 2004 silver Mercedes -- heading in the Waianae-bound lanes -- died after he ran into a flatbed truck that had been parked unattended on the shoulder of the freeway. The driver of the Mercedes, apparently had been driving on the freeway shoulder when the collision occurred. Police are investigating whether speed or alcohol played a role. We'll have the latest on this story, tonight at 5.

FORWARD PROGRESS FOR AKAKA BILL

It was an easy step forward for the so-called Akaka Bill -- it passed out of the Senate's Indian Affairs Committee. But now the going gets really tough. What happens next? We'll update you the next step for the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization bill, tonight at 5:30.

FOUR-YEAR OLD IS GOV FOR A DAY

That's right -- a four-year old was given that title today. What would you do, if given the opportunity? Raise taxes, lower taxes, rent out portions of the Capitol building to balance the budget? We'll have the story of little Jesse Koczon, tonight at 5.

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!

Aloha,

Shawn Ching

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