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Here are some of the stories we're working on for this Thursday on Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30.
SHOPLIFTING COVERUP INVOLVING SON OF HPD DEPUTY CHIEF?
In a story you'll only see on Hawaii News Now, sources are saying there was a cover-up last night to protect the son a Honolulu Police Department Deputy Chief. Apparently, the son was caught shoplifting at a popular Ala Moana department store. Minni Sugimoto picks it up from there, tonight at 5.
DISNEY SEEKS 800 WORKERS
Surrounded by a cast of familiar faces, Disney today announced it is seeking applicants to fill hundreds of jobs in Hawaii. Tonight at 5:30, what types of jobs are being offered and how you can apply.
RAIL BUDGET RELEASED; LAWSUIT FILED IN FEDERAL COURT
Opponents of the City's mass transit rail project have fired off another salvo today in their quest to stop the City's rail project. Today, Governor Ben Cayetano became one in a handful of named plaintiffs to file a lawsuit in federal court aimed at stopping rail. And also today, City officials -- for the fifth time -- released an updated budget for the project. Tonight at 5, Tim Sakahara will tell us what officials told the members of the City Council.
FACEBOOK SPAM: HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS INFECTED
It was spam disguised as a spam fighter; and it caught thousands of Facebook users by surprise. Tonight, why the social networking site wants those of you who received the fake message to make changes to your account. That's tonight at 5.
TRACKING HAWAII SEX OFFENDERS
If you're a parent, it's a story you'll want to watch tonight. In a special report, we take a look at a government website that helps people track sex-offenders in our community. Ramsay Wharton reports, tonight at 5:30.
REPORT: CHARLIE SHEEN REPLACEMENT FOUND
With such a popular -- and profitable -- show, it was bound to happen. Charlie Sheen's replacement has apparently been found. His initials: A.K. We'll have that 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!