Aloha from Hawaii News Now. Here are some of the stories were working for our 5 and 5:30 newscasts on this Monday:
STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS
Governor Abercrombie gave his State of the State address this morning and it struck a positive, upbeat tone. Brooks Baehr will have more on the address starting tonight at 5, and then at 5:30 on KHNL, Richard Borreca of our media partner, The Honolulu Stat-Advertiser, shares his thoughts on the Governor's message for 2012.
FOLLOW UP: TRAFFIC DEATH OF HPD OFFICER
We have new information on that deadly crash on H-1 freeway the over the weekend that killed one of Honolulu's finest. Minna Sugimoto will have that story for us. Clich HERE to view HPD's Roll of Honor.
VANDAL'S WORK SHUTS DOWN H-1 THIS MORNING
Also tonight at 5, we'll tell you why a very busy stretch of the H-1 freeway had to be shut-down this morning, all because of some gutsy vandals and their work high above the roadway.
HAWAIIAN AIRLINES: "HELLO NEW YORK!"
Hawaiiian Airlines is bringing the Big Apple that much closer to the islands. Tonight at 5, more on the airlines new code-sharing agreement.
LATHER ON THAT SUNSCREEN?
Why getting that perfect tan when you're young may mean paying a heavy price -- later in life. More on a health warning for young adults and children.
We'll have these stories and more -- plus Guy Hagi with weather, and Taizo Braden with the latest on traffic conditions -- when you join me for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30.
See you then.
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