Happy Aloha Wednesday from Hawaii News Now! Here are just some of what we're working on for our 5 o'clock and 5:30 p.m. newscasts on KGMB & KHNL. We hope you'll tune in.
President Obama addressed the nation today and outlined his plan for withdrawing up to 33,000 U.S. troops from war torn Afghanistan over the next few years. That's more than first thought. We'll have the latest on the President's plan, tonight at 5 p.m.
TROOP WITHDRAWAL IMPACT ON LOCAL BUSINESSES
Also tonight at 5 o'clock, troops coming home could mean a boom for local businesses. We'll take a look at the impact returning Hawaii-based troops.
MAYOR CARLISLE, LIVE INTERVIEW ON HAWAII NEWS NOW AT 5:30 (KHNL)
Yesterday was a big day for Mayor Peter Carlisle. He vetoed key transit bills and set the stage, for what could be, a major showdown with the Honolulu City Council. Tonight at 5:30 on KHNL, the Mayor sits down for a live interview to talk about his latest developments.
CITY USER FEES GOING UP
And speaking of the City, get ready to pay more for to utilize City services. Fees are going up. We'll tell you more about that, tonight at 5.
Also tonight, Guy Hagi will have the latest on the big, but dangerous surf pounding south shores, and Kelly Mumme will have the latest updates on our afternoon traffic.
I hope you'll join Stephanie Lum and me for these stories and more on Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 on KGMB & KHNL.
See you then!