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Not Guilty, Recycle Program Ending, Flurry of Bills

Here's what's coming up tonight on our 5 and 5:30 newscasts on Hawaii News Now.

MURDER DEFENDANT ACQUITTED

Late this afternoon, a man on trial in the savage beating death of another man was set free after being found not guilty. Our Lisa Kubota was there and spoke with the victim's family.

CITY ENDING "WHITE BIN" RECYCLING PROGRAM

The City says it will save over a million dollars a year by eliminating a popular recycling program. That's the program that features those big, white bins. More from Jim Mendoza, who also reports that about fifty schools have the option to keep their bins.

BUSY DAY AT THE LEGISLATURE

There was a flurry of activity today at the Capitol as state lawmakers passed 47 bills on a wide variety of topics and areas. There were definitely some winner and losers. Our Tim Sakahara breaks it down at 5.

AMAZING PIECE OF TSUNAMI DEBRIS WASHES ASHORE

A remarkable discovery has been made on a beach in the Pacific over the weekend. The beach is located in Western Canada. All sorts of tsunami debris has washed up there--but nothing quite like this.

THERE'S A NEW "TALLEST BUILDING" IN NEW YORK CITY

The tallest building in New York is once again in Lower Manhattan. "1 World Trade Center" surpassed The Empire State Building today. We'll give you a look at 5.

NEW AT 5:30 ON KHNL: CONTROVERSIAL OLYMPIC SECURITY PLAN

And coming up tonight at 5:30 on KHNL, we'll take a look a controversial security plan for the Olympics in London that involves surface-to-air missiles atop apartment buildings.

And Guy Hagi be along to tell us about the gusty winds that have been blowing through the islands.

These are just some of the stories when you join Stephanie Lum and me on Hawaii's most watched news at 5 and 5:30.

See you then!

Aloha,

Shawn Ching

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