Aloha from Hawaii News Now! Here's what we're working on for our 10 p.m. newscast.
EAST COAST SHAKEN; BRACES FOR IRENE NOW
A rare earthquake hit parts of the east coast today ... We've have the damage report. All this as Hurricane Irene picks up steam in the Atlantic. We'll have more on this and Guy Hagi's take on "Irene."
UPDATE: MOLOKAI FIRE, NO PHONE SERVICE
Here at home, wildfires knocked out phone service for residents on Molokai and Lanai. We'll update the developing situation.
PRAYER VIGIL FOR DAMIEN STUDENT-ATHLETE
On Oahu, classmates, friends & family gathered tonight to offer words of encouragement for fallen Monarch, ALAN MOHIKA. He's the Damien quarterback that suffered a frightening concussion during a game last Friday. Brooks Baehr has more on the high tech way teammates are cheering on their football brother.
ENDANGERED MONK SEAL TARGETED BY NOAA
Scientists for NOAA say they want to humanly destroy an endangered but aggressive Hawaiian Monk Seal. But we'll fill you in on why the plan is proving to be highly controversial.
TANAKA TALKS WITH "STUMP"
And our Sports Director, Chis Tanaka, talks to "Stump" tonight. Stump Godfrey is the newest impact player for the UH football team.
Keahi Tucker has the night off so I hope you'll join Stephanie Lum and me for these stories and more tonight at 10.
Take care, see you then!