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Kailua-Kona Evacuations, Wet & Windy Weather, Officer Davis Remembered

BRUSH FIRE THREATENS BIG ISLAND HOMES

Strong winds are fueling a raging brush fire burning dangerously close to a subdivision in Kailua Kona. Residents in the Pines 1 subdivision have evacuated and police have closed a portion of Route 19 as firefighters try to gain the upper hand on the fast-moving flames.  We'll have the latest tonight at 5. To view photos of the fire click HERE.

WET & WINDY TUESDAY...PLUS BIG SURF

Our Tuesday started off wet and windy for some parts of the state.  On Oahu, the whipping winds snapped a utility pole in half and 2 people were seriously injured by a fallen tree branch at the International Marketplace in Waikiki. Guy Hagi warns of dangerous surf that could bring some damage to coastal areas.  Tune in for his forecast tonight at 5 & 5:30.

ALOHA, OFFICER DAVIS

  There were tears, hugs and a salute today for fallen HPD officer Garret Davis.  Members of the Honolulu Police Department gathered in downtown for a memorial service. Hear from some of Davis' colleagues as they share their memories.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT OPPOSES DOGS AT RESTAURANTS BILL

 A bill being considered by lawmakers would allow dog owners to bring their four-legged friends to local restaurants. While Governor Abercrombie is reportedly in favor of it, the Health Department says it's unsanitary.
Keoki Kerr brings us the story tonight at 5:30.

TWILIGHT-MANIA AT TARGET!

 The vampire love story came and went at the theaters but twilight-mania lives on at your nearest Target Store!  Twi-hards, you don't want to miss this one!

  Shawn Ching and I will see you on the news tonight at 5 & 5:30!

Aloha,
Steph

 

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