Hi everyone it's another full day of news! Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 & 5:30.
WATERMAIN WOES FOR KAILUA RESIDENTS
Another broken watermain has some Kailua residents shaking their heads. Several homes on Nunu Street are without water. Neighbors affected say this is the 5th or 6th break they've had to deal with in the last month. Ben Gutierrez reports live from Kailua on the problem and updates us on repairs at 5.
BIG CREDIT CARD COMPANIES SUED
Own a credit card? You may be one of the thousands of Hawaii customers charged for payment protection plans and not even know it. The State Attorney General is suing 7 of the country's largest credit card companies on this basis. Keoki Kerr brings us the details of the lawsuit and explains how much money could be doled out to credit card users if the credit card companies are found guilty.
1-YEAR-OLD RECOVERS FROM FLESH-EATING BACTERIA
There is another case of flesh-eating bacteria on the garden isle. The family of 1-year-old Kellen Nitta believes the baby got the bacteria by eating it. We'll have more details tonight at 5.
A FIRST IN MERRIE MONARCH HISTORY
Day one of the Merrie Monarch Hula competition begins! Our Keahi Tucker will bring us live coverage of what's going on behind the scenes at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium. Plus...there is something that hasn't ever happened in the history of the hula festival. Teri Okita lets us in on this "first' in Merrie Monarch history.
Hope you can join Shawn, Guy and me for these stories and much more tonight at 5 & 5:30!