Aloha! Here are some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 on this Thursday.
HPD OFFICER TAKES WITNESS STAND
A Honolulu Police officer took the witness stand today to defend himself in his trial on whether or not he took part in an alleged overtime abuse scheme. Officer Leighton Kato vehemently denies any wrongdoing. Hear his testimony, tonight at 5.
PRESIDENT OBAMA AT GROUND ZERO
Our Commander in Chief, President Obama, was at Ground Zero today in New York City. Days after American Special Ops forces stormed a compound and killed terrorist leader, Osama bin Laden, the President visited with family members of 9/11 victims and laid a wreath at the site where the World Trade Center once stood.
LAST DAY OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION
After one of the more chaotic legislative sessions in recent memory, today was the last and final day of the 2011 session. We'll bring you the highs and lows, tonight at 5, including some last minute surprises. We'll also speak with Star-Advertiser Political Columnist, Richard Borreca, in a live interview, tonight at 5:30.
RELIC TOURS ISLANDS
One step away from Sainthood, a relic from Blessed Marianne Cope is making the rounds around Hawaii. That story, tonight at 5:30
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!