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Rail on Hold, HMC Deal Done & Isaac aims for Big Easy

Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now at 5 & 5:30....

CITY HALTS MAJOR RAIL CONSTRUCTION

After a ruling by the Hawaii Supreme Court on Friday, the City has agreed to halt major construction of the rail project. Today, rail officials met with the attorney for the Native Hawaiian woman who sued the City over its handling of burials along the rail route. Jim Mendoza brings us the latest from that meeting tonight at 5.

HMC DEAL FINALIZED

It's official. Queen's Medical Center has finalized the deal to reopen the bankrupt Hawaii Medical Center West. Tim Sakahara has details of the deal and HMC's new name.

ISSAC STRENGTHENS

Tropical storm Isaac is close to becoming a hurricane as it heads towards New Orleans. The severe weather canceled the first day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. Guy has Isaac's latest forecast track or you can click HERE to track Isaac.

MOTHER'S HARROWING ORDEAL

And... a Missouri woman is breathing a sigh or relief after her accelerator got stuck... forcing her to dodge and swerve around cars at speeds of up to 120 miles per hour! We'll tell you what she did to bring her car to a stop.

Hope you can join me and Shawn Ching tonight at 5 & 5:30!

See you on the news,

Steph

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