Aloha! Here are some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 on this Tuesday.
LOCAL FARMERS REACT TO RADIATION FEARS FROM JAPAN
The Environmental Protection Agency keeps saying not to worry, but what do local farmers say about trace levels of radiation being detected in various agricultural products grown or made in Hawaii? It's the first time since the Japan disaster that radiation has been detected in Hawaii produce and other agriculture products. Tonight at 5, Brooks Baehr speaks with Hawaii farmers.
ATTORNEY FOR BEATING DEATH DEFENDANTS SPEAKS OUT
Michael Green, the lawyer for three of the four men charged with murder in the beating death of an illegal gambling house worker, publicly defends his clients. Minna Sugimoto spoke with Green and will have the full report tonight at 5.
GIRLFRIEND OF WAIKELE FIREWORKS BLAST VICTIM TALKS WITH HNN
The long-time girlfriend of one of the victims of last weeks deadly fireworks explosion in Waikele talks with our own Jim Mendoza. The girlfriend of 29-year old victim, Justin Keli`i, an unexploded ordinance technician, shares with us how the tragic event will forever change their lives. That story, tonight at 5.
WHO HAWAII VOTERS FIND "FAVORABLE"
More interesting information is coming out of a poll on a hypothetical match up for one of Hawaii's U.S. Senate seats in 2012. The poll, conducted by SMS Research, asked 700 registered Hawaii voters about popular Hawaii Democratic politicians -- and Republican Linda Lingle. Tonight, who voters polled found to be "favorable," "unfavorable," and which names most voters had never heard of! That's tonight at 5:30
And how would like to be able to get your pooch to bark a little softer; less bass, and more respect for the neighbors? Apparently, it can be done. Wait till you see the adorable video of man's best friend doing just that. We'll have that for you, 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!