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Freeway Gridlock, Maui Chicken's, Cool Weather Continues

 

Aloha, coming up tonight at 5 and 5:30 ...

FREEWAY GRIDLOCK
A massive traffic mess on the H-1 freeway today. So what's causing all the gridlock?  Tim Sakahara explains why traffic was so bad in so many places and how long its supposed to be this way.

MAUI'S FERAL CHICKEN PROBLEM
Also, how the Maui Humane Society is hatching a plan to combat the chicken problem. Keoki Kerr takes a closer look at what's in the works to fight to problem.  

TRENDY NEW STORE SLATED FOR HAWAII
Plus, where Hawaii's first-ever H&M store will open in the islands. 

COOL WEATHER TO CONTINUE
After a chilly weekend, more cool weather is in the forecast. Ben is in for Guy tonight. He'll have the latest forecast. 

We'll have these stories tonight at 5 and 5:30 on KGMB and KHNL. 

Aloha,
Shawn  

 

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