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Superstorm Strikes, Tsunami Scare & Deadly Plunge

Coming up tonight at 5 & 5:30....

SUPERSTORM SANDY HITS EAST COAST

Superstorm Sandy made landfall today and continues to wreak havoc up and down the east coast. Parts of lower Manhattan in New York are without power and we're also getting reports the powerful storm is also being blamed for at least 4 deaths in New Jersey. We have team coverage which includes a live report from New York, the latest on flights canceled going from Hawaii to the east coast...and Sandy's latest forecast track from our Guy Hagi.

ASSESSING TSUNAMI SATURDAY

Hawaii government officials met today to discuss what worked and what didn't on the day our state was put under a tsunami warning. They discussed everything from a handful of sirens across the state that didn't sound off to the major traffic jams that prevented people from leaving evacuation zones. Our Tim Sakahara brings us more details tonight at 5.

LIVE INTERVIEW WITH P.T.W.C. DIRECTOR

On our news at 5:30 on KHNL, we'll have a live interview with the Director of the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Chip McCreary. What did we learn and is there a better way to gauge these types of emergencies -- are just some of the questions we plan to ask.

CAR PLUNGES OFF NUUANU CLIFF

What caused a woman to drive her SUV off a cliff in Nuuanu early this morning? That's what Honolulu police are investigating after a 56-year-old woman died following the crash. Ramsay Wharton has the latest.

Shawn & I hope to see you for the news at 5 & 5:30!

Aloha,

Stephanie

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