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Rail Support, Vegas Flight, Deadly Wildfire

Hope you're enjoying your Aloha Friday. Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 & 5:30....

EXCLUSIVE: BIG VICTORY FOR RAIL SUPPORTERS

Just yesterday, HART officials were happy to announce they officially asked the feds for funds needed to build rail. Today we learn, the rail transit project may be getting big support from a group you'd least expect. Keoki Kerr brings us the story you'll see only on Hawaii News Now.

NEW LAS VEGAS FLIGHTS

It's jackpot news for Hawaii residents who can't get enough of the 9th island. Allegiant Airlines is now offering flights to and from Las Vegas. Brenton Awa reports on the inaugural flight and the low fares.

MOST DESTRUCTIVE WILDFIRE IN COLORADO HISTORY

President Obama got a first-hand look at the damage caused by a massive wildfire in Colorado Springs. Meantime, weather forecasters say firefighters who've been battling flames for a week now, could be getting a bit of a break.

EAT THE STREET

You better bring a pack of gum with you if you're planning to head to "Eat the Street" in Kakaako because tonight's theme is garlic! Guy Hagi is there "live" to show us what the food trucks are serving up and your weekend weather outlook.

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

See you on the news,

Steph

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