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Fern Fallout, Murder Sentence & Hurricane Forecast

Here are some of the stories we're working for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 tonight:

FERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THEFT FALLOUT

We have new details about how an Oahu elementary school struggled to stay afloat after a secretary stole money from the school. More on that from Keoki Kerr.

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FIGHTER SENTENCED FOR MURDER

Corbit Ahn learned his fate today. Ahn was convicted in April for the 2009 murder and sexual assault of 18 year old Iris Rodrigues Kaikana. The young girl's body was discovered in a dark alleyway near Kamehameha Housing complex. Ramsay Wharton has that story.

TRACKING SEVERE WEATHER

Also, Guy Hagi is on severe weather watch, tracking two hurricanes in the Pacific. He'll also tell us when we'll feel some of the storms effects.  Click here to check out our hurricane tracker.

SEASON 3 BLESSING FOR HAWAII FIVE-O

And, we have exclusive access to the Hawaii Five-O blessing for season three! Click here for a link to our slideshow.

That's all tonight when you join Stephanie Lum and me at 5 & 5:30 for Hawaii most-watched early news.

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