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Zoo Escape, Race to the Top, Last Wish

Aloha everyone! Here what's coming up tonight on our 5 and 5:30 newscasts... 

DEVELOPING NOW: EXOTIC BIRDS MISSING FROM HONOLULU ZOO 

Zookeepers tell Hawaii News Now that some rare and exotic birds are missing from the Honolulu Zoo. It happened overnight. Tonight at 5, we'll give you the damage report and tell you who's being blamed. More on this story from Lisa Kubota.  

'RACE TO THE TOP' MEETING

With millions of dollars in 'Race to the Top' funds at stake, state and federal education officials met today to discuss the state's progress in the program. Our Tim Sakahara was there. He'll have more details at 5, including why the state legislature may have to get involved. 

THERAPY DOGS NEED NEW HOME

Also tonight, the story of three beautiful Great Danes in need of a new home. And these aren't just ordinary dogs, either. Tonight at 5, Keoki Kerr tells us what makes them special ... and how you can help grant a dying woman's wish.  

JUSTICES QUESTION 'BUY IN PROVISION' OF OBAMA HEALTHCARE PLAN

If you go by questioning from some Supreme Court Justices, it's not looking good for a major component of President Obama's healthcare plan. Tonight at 5:30, highlights from day two of oral arguments before the nation's highest court.

'AUTO PILOT' WEATHER; SURF ON THE WAY

And we've been on 'auto pilot' in the weather department the last few days with some really nice conditions outside. But that may soon change when it comes to surf. Guy has more on an advisory headed our way.

    These are just some of the stories we'll have at 5 and 5:30 when you join Stephanie Lum and me.

 See you then! 

Aloha,

Shawn Ching 

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