Coming Up at 5pm, UH names its top finalist to replace MacMackin, the impact to urgent care facilities after HMC closes, and more...

Tonight on Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 ... Norm! The UH Advisory Committee names Norm Chow as its top finalist to replace Greg MacMackin as head coach for the U.H. Football Team. Chris Tanaka and Mike Cherry tells us what's next to close the deal.

Now that the emergency rooms at both of Hawaii Medical Center's hospitals are closed, what's been the impact to other urgent care facilities on Oahu? And more importantly, is the situation manageable? Jim Mendoza takes a closer look for us.

Did you like today's chilly, wet weather? Guy Hagi tells us what to expect in the days ahead, live from Waikiki.

And looking ahead -- why tomorrow is crucial day if you plan to pop fireworks to ring in the New Year.

We'll have these stories and more when you join Stephanie Lum and me for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30.


Shawn Ching