Aloha from Hawaii News Now! Here are some of the stories we're working on for this Thursday at 5 and 5:30.
SUSPECTED SEXUAL PREDATOR ARRESTED
Minna Sugimoto reports on how a young girl helped authorities catch a suspected child sexual predator. And this want just some stranger off the street, this is a security guard and also a school lunch monitor. Minna picks up the story from there, tonight at 5.
HIRONO THROWS HER HAT IN THE RING
Saying she was encouraged by her supporters, U.S. Representative Hirono today declared her candidacy for Senator Akaka's U.S. Senate seat. Akaka has said he will not seek re-election when his term ends in 2012. We'll have more on Mazie's announcement, tonight on Hawaii News Now.
CARING FOR OUR COMMUNITY IN OUR SERIES, "PARADISE TRASHED"
Tim Sakahara continues his look at "Paradise Trashed" -- how the beauty of our island home is being ruined by careless and irresponsible individuals. Tonight, Tim visits with some folks on the Leeward coast taking a stand and doing something about the mess in their community.
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!