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Millions for St. Francis, Obama Support, Hawaiian Baggage Policy

Aloha everyone! Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 & 5:30...

HELP FOR HOSPICE CARE

As the Hawaii Medical Center bankruptcy nears closure, State lawmakers are giving the thumbs up to an 80-million dollar plan to help St. Francis renovate a critical facility. Tim Sakahara brings us the story tonight at 5.

PRESIDENT OBAMA DECLARES SUPPORT FOR SAME SEX MARRIAGE

President Obama has done what no other president has. He announced same sex marriage should be legal. Churches and other groups reacted in outrage. Hear what Hawaii's senators have to say.

THIEVES STEAL FOOD MEANT FOR THE HOMELESS

Waianae Baptist Church was planning to serve food to the homeless today but thieves broke in and stole all their packaged meats....and that's not all they took.

BAGGAGE POLICY CHANGE... A BIG INCONVENIENCE TO TRAVELERS?

Travel analysts are weighing in on Hawaiian Airlines' new baggage policy. Some say it will be a huge inconvenience to travelers while the company says customers won't even notice the difference.

NEWLY DISCOVERED WEIGHT LOSS SECRET

A powerful ingredient in a chili pepper may be the latest secret to losing weight. Some doctors say if proven effective, it could be an alternative to bariatric surgery. We'll have the story at 5:30.

SEND US YOUR PROM PICTURES!

We're getting quite a collection of some pretty entertaining prom pictures! Don't be shy! Good or bad, post them on my Facebook fan page! It can't be as bad as Steve Uyehara's or Shawn Ching's! Oops...did I say that?

Hope you can join Guy, Shawn and me for these stories and much more tonight at 5 & 5:30!

Aloha!

Steph

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