Aloha from Hawaii News Now.
Here are some of the stories were working for our 5 and 5:30 newscasts:
MARINES DO DAMAGE CONTROL
the U.S. Marine Corps is doing a healthy dose of damage control tonight. This, after a disturbing video showing Marines doing something that the Obama Administration calls, "utterly deplorable," goes viral.
CALDWELL ENTERS RACE FOR HONOLULU MAYOR
He's a familiar face to island politics and tonight, Kirk Caldwell, is officially a candidate for Mayor of the City and County of Honolulu. And that sets up a re-match with current mayor, Peter Carlisle. Ramsay Wharton reports on how Caldwell hopes a "hands on" campaign theme will win him the office.
"FAT CAT" NEEDS A HOME -- DIET, LASER POINTER INCLUDED
And -- we'll tell you why a heavyweight feline comes with both a meal plan and a laser pointer.
Plus, Malika Dudley tells us how our weekend weather is shaping up; And Taizo Braden will have the latest on traffic conditions for this Thursday.
These stories and more when you join Stephanie Lum and me for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30.
See you then.