Happy Aloha Friday from Hawaii News Now! Here are some of the stories were working for our 5 and 5:30 newscast:
ENTERTAINER CECILIO RODRIGUEZ SENTENCED
Hawaii entertainer, Cecilio Rodriguez, learned his fate today in a California courtroom on molestation charges. We'll have more details at 5.
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN PROFESSOR'S ALLEGED ESCORT SERVICE
New developments tonight from an exclusive story we first told you about last night. It's the one involving a University of Hawaii Professor, claims of prostitution, and an undercover investigation. It's all part of an exclusive collaboration with "The Hawaii Reporter." Tim Sakahara will have more on that story.
KANESHIRO NOT HAPPY WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY VIDEO
City Prosecutor, Keith Kaneshiro, is not happy about a piece of Internet video showing hunting dogs attacking a pig on a property in Waianae. He wants lawmakers to pass tougher laws to prevent it from happening ever again.
TRADES, SURF ARE BACK; PAU HANA TRAFFIC
Guy Hagi tells us both the trades and surf will pick up in the next day or so. He's live from Waikiki with more on that; and Taizo Braden will have your full wrap of pau hana traffic.
I hope you'll join Stephanie Lum and me for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30.