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Soldiers Identified, Rail Work Begins, Hawaii Girl on "The Voice"

Hey everyone ... here's what coming up tonight on our 5 and 5:30 newscasts...

IDENTITY OF FALLEN HAWAII-BASED SOLDIERS RELEASED

We now know the names of the four Hawaii soldiers who died in Thursday's Black Hawk helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan. And one of them was raised right here in the islands. Brooks Baehr will have the latest at 5.

RAIL CONSTRUCTION GETS UNDERWAY

Despite what appears to be a rough road ahead, what with the pending outcome of a Federal lawsuit and the hotly contested election for Honolulu Mayor, construction on the City's rail project is now underway. More from Tim Sakahara.

"TSUNAMI SOCCER BALL" MAKES HAPPY RETURN

Also tonight, the touching story of the very long journey of a soccer ball. Tonight, where it came from and where it ended up that has a little boy smiling from ear to ear.  

EWA BEACH GIRL A FINALIST ON "THE VOICE"

It's a big night for an Ewa Beach girl. It's elimination time -- and she needs your vote to stay in the competition. Tonight, Stephanie Lum reports on Cheesa Laureta, who's a finalist on the hit NBC show, "The Voice."

NEW ON KHNL AT 5:30: WAL-MART UNDER INVESTIGATION

We'll tell you about a corruption investigation involving Wal-Mart and how if could cost the giant retailer million of dollars in fines.

Also, Ben will tell us how long the wet, windy weather will stick around.

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

See you then!

Aloha,

Shawn Ching

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