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Big Island Blame? Tourist Bails Out & Wet Weather - Tonight on HNN

Aloha! Here are some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 and 5:30 ...

DEVELOPING: BIG ISLAND ELECTION

Hawaii County Clerk, Jamae Kawauchi's response to a scathing report from the Office of Elections continues to make waves. Kawauchi says Lieutenant Governor Brian Schatz should oversee the November General Elections. Tonight, what Schatz says about that.

CONCERN OVER U.H. WEST OAHU ACCREDITATION

With classes starting there today, a national accreditation panel is worried about "academic leadership" at U.H. West Oahu's new Kapolei campus. Tonight, Keoki Kerr, reports on what the team expressed serious concerns over.

UPDATE: AUSTRALIAN TOURIST OUT OF JAIL

Australian tourist, Tyson Dagley, is no longer in jail tonight. Our cameras were there as he walked out, hugging and kissing his parents. We'll have the new developments at 5.

HAWAII GIRL AT THE WHITE HOUSE

It's not often you get to shake the President's hand and hang out at the White House. But that's exactly what 11-year-old, Stefani Shimomura-Sakamoto, of Honolulu got to do today.

RAIN SOAKS PARTS OF THE STATE

And, Guy Hagi, talks about the new rainfall numbers after parts of the state got drenched today. It even prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood advisory.

We'll have these stories and more when you join Stephanie Lum and me at 5 and 5:30.

Aloha,

Shawn Ching

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