Chow speaks from the heart, Obama headed home, holiday weather forecast

Tonight on Hawaii News Now --- Norm Chow speaks from the heart as he's introduced as the new head football coach at the University of Hawaii. We have team coverage of today's news conference, starting at 5.

There's finally a payroll tax deal in Washington. We'll go over the nuts and bolts of the deal ... and tell you what it means for President Obama's holiday plans.

Also, Tim Sakahara, reports that Hawaii is the first state in the country to get reprimanded for its educational plans. He'll tell us what it means for our federal funding.

And Guy Hagi says Christmas is in jeopardy when it comes to sunny weather.

We'll have these stories, plus traffic updates and some wacky video of jealous penguins in Scotland, when you join Stephanie Lum and me tonight on Hawaii News Now.