Aloha from Hawaii News Now on this Aloha Friday. Here's what we're working right now for Hawaii News Now at 10.
HSTA FILES COMPLAINT AGAINST THE STATE
The Hawaii State Teachers Association, today, filed a "prohibited practice complaint" against the State of Hawaii for unilaterally implementing its "last, best, and final" offer. Tonight, we hear from HSTA President, Wil Okabe, on the filing -- and hear his message, straight to Governor Abercrombie.
ANOTHER SNAKE CAPTURED
For the second time in less than two weeks, yet another snake has been captured. This time in Ewa. We'll show you the very unique looking, albino 7-foot long Boa Constrictor -- and tell you why it may stay in the islands.
WAIKIKI VISITOR STABBED
A 24-year old visitor from Japan is the victim of a near deadly crime. It happened a short distance away from Waikiki -- in Palolo. Details, tonight.
LATEST & GREATEST TECHONOLOGY FOR MUNITIONS RECOVERY
The U.S. Army and officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration did what amounted to a "show and tell" for members of the media today. Tonight at 10, Ben Gutierrez will have more on that.
RARE PLANT FOUND!
It's rare -- and it's been re-discovered ... on the Big Island. North Kohala to be precise. We'll show you the rare plant tonight that was once thought to be extinct.
GUY HAGI WITH LATEST ON HIGH SURF & HIGH WINDS
Guy Hagi has the latest on high surf for all south facing shores. It's part of a second summer swell to hit the state in the last week. Guy will also fill us in on the blustery conditions over the last 24-hours.
I hope you'll join Stephanie Lum and me for these stories and more on Hawaii News Now at 10.