Happy Aloha Friday from Hawaii News Now ... Here's what we're working on for our 5 o'clock newscast.
Details are still coming in to our newsroom but we have a crew on the scene of a report that a group of swimmers were swept away in ocean currents at Chinaman's Hat on Oahu's windward side. We'll have a live report from the scene tonight at 5.
STATE INVESTIGATES RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL IN KANEOHE BAY
Yesterday we told you about a radioactive isotope that may have made its way into Kaneohe Bay from a Marine chopper that crashed there in March. Today, state land and health officials investigated the report for themselves -- and we were there when they did.
STRANGE TURN OF EVENTS LEADS TO MAUI HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION
Maui police have opened a homicide investigation after a really strange turn of events there. Suspicion was first raised after a man they sought for questioning suddenly jumped off of a cliff. It was an apparent domestic dispute on a highway in the Nakalele Point area. We'll more details at 5.
Brooks Baehr will have the latest tonight on sandbar safety for the long Labor Day weekend.
HISTORIC DAY REMEMBERED
And, 66 years ago today, Japan formally surrendered to the United States thus ending one of the deadliest wars in world history. We'll take you to the "Mighty Mo" for today's ceremony.
Stephanie Lum has the night off tonight, so I hope you'll join me for these stories and more at 5 p.m.
See you then!