Happy Aloha Friday from Hawaii News Now ... Here's what we're working on for our 5 and 5:30 newscasts.
Hawaii's Carissa Moore is now a world champ! We'll hear from Moore later tonight when Brooks Baehr shares more on her history making run for the world title.
A-Y-P NUMBERS RELEASED; SOME PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN BAD SHAPE
It's called "Adequate Yearly Progress," or 'A-Y-P." And some Hawaii public schools aren't doing very well. They heavily depend on the AYP progress report. Tonight, Tim Sakahara breaks it down.
CASE & HIRONO FUNDRAISING TOTALS RELEASED; RICHARD BORRECA, LIVE INTERVIEW
With Dan Akaka's U.S. Senate seat up for grabs next year, fundraising totals for the two declared candidates -- former Congressman Ed Case and U.S. Representative Mazie Hirono -- have been released. Tonight, Richard Borreca of our media partner, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser, joins us live at 5:30 to talk about it.
Ben Gutierrez will have your weekend weather outlook from "Bayfest" at Marine Corp Base Hawaii. And Kelly Mumme will have your pau hana afternoon look at the evening commute.
I hope you'll join Stephanie Lum and me for these stories and more on Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 on this Aloha Friday.