Aloha! Here's what we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 p.m. tonight:
It was controversial from the start; now Bill-11 will soon become law in the City & County of Honolulu. The City Council voted to override Mayor Carlisle's veto of the bill that would ban commercial activity at Kailua Beach Park. More from Ben Gutierrez.
JET SKI SUSPECT'S FAMILY
The arrest and now criminal charges faced by an Australian national is fueling media reports Down Under. Tonight Jim Mendoza talks with an Australian reporter who says the story is being followed closely by Aussie newspapers, television, and on-line publications.
STUN GUN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY
Honolulu Police are investigating an attempted robbery in Aiea last night. Police say the robbers used a stun gun on the owner of "Club VIP." More details at 5.
SALE OF HAWAII MEDICAL CENTER WEST
West Oahu residents will have a hospital once again. The State approved QMC's $73.2m purchase of the old Hawaii Medical Center West in Ewa Beach.
OSPREY TRAINING APPROVED
And the U.S. Marine Corps had made a decision on basing Osprey and attack helicopter squadrons at Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kaneohe. One concern centered on flight training and the potential impact on Hawaii's archeological sites.
And when it comes to our island weather, we'll tell you why Guy Hagi is chanting, "One more day!" Whatever it means, we can tell you it's good news when it comes to the steamy conditions we've been having.
We'll have these stories, plus breaking news from Maui, homes are evacuated after a suspicious device is found. See you at 5p.m.