Surprise, surprise! While congress agonizes over the deficit, the feds are sending Honolulu $55 Million in rail funding. Yes, it's a drop in the bucket, but as the mayor explains it - quite a significant drop.
Also at 10:
A new contract keeps Hawaii inmates in Arizona for another 3 years.
The DOE offers teachers a 5% pay cut. The union boss calls the state negotiators quitters.
The ram that's been wandering Aiea backyards is found... in its owner's freezer. Didn't see that coming.
And my favorite story tonight is about a Maui surfer who's paddling across the state on his own. No partners. No escort boat. In fact, he's somewhere north of Oahu right now. How does he sleep? Why is he doing it? We'll find out at ten.
Hope to see you then!