Aloha ... Here's what we're working on tonight for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30...
D.O.E. EYES CUTS TO SCHOOL BUS SERVICE
In an effort to get a handle on soaring costs, the Board of Education is considering slashing school bus service. What ever it decides, the goal is to save millions of dollars in annual costs. Teri Okita will have the latest developments.
GOV: MEETS WITH POTENTIAL BUYER OF LANAI
As we first reported earlier this week, the island of Lanai is for sale. Tonight, a new development as the state and Maui County officials meet with the potential buyer.
CAYETANO V. PACIFIC RESOURCE PARTNERSHIP HEATING UP
It's been an on-going battle between Mayor candidate, Ben Cayetano, and the Pacific Resource Partnership, an advocate for unionized construction.
Tim Sakahara reports tonight how that battle is heating up.
WIND YESTERDAY, RAIN TODAY
Also, Guy Hagi will have your full weather forecast. Yesterday, it was the wind; today it's all about the rain.
HAWAIIAN AIRLINE ANNOUNCES NEW ROUTE
Plus, Hawaiian Airlines announces yet another new destination. This time, Down Under!
That's all tonight when you join me at 5 & 5:30 for Hawaii most-watched early news.