Defying the pandemic and down economy, Hawaii shoppers scramble for Black Friday deals

Top stories from across Hawaii and around the world, as seen on the 6 p.m. news broadcast from Hawaii News Now.

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  Some shoppers line up for deals at Hawaii malls, but an overall quiet start to Black Friday

Some shoppers lined up early to snag deals at Hawaii malls on what promises to be a different Black Friday amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  A Kauai man’s 70-mile journey is aimed at raising awareness about youth drug addiction

A Kauai man is gearing up for an around-the-island walk to raise money and awareness to help young people struggling with drug addiction.

  With small gatherings or none at all, Hawaii families adjust their Thanksgiving celebrations

Along with the rest of the nation, Hawaii families had to adjust their Thanksgiving plans this year.

  Pandemic forces okazuya food distribution for homeless to go on hiatus

For the past decade, Todd Matsumoto and his family have delivered warm Thanksgiving meals to the homeless in Kalihi, Chinatown and downtown.

  Man in serious condition after apparent shooting in Kalihi

A police investigation is underway after a man was reportedly shot.