Watch KITV's midday webcastPublished 11:00 AM HST Aug 09, 2013Video Transcript
Thanks for watching KITV4 news online. Im Jill Kuramoto. The remains of a hiker who disappeared FIVE years ago while on Mauna Kea--- have been discovered. Police say the man was found in a remote area--far away from any hiking trail-- about 12- thousand feet up the volcano. Big Island Police identified the human as Brian Patrick Murphy of Plymouth, Michigan. An investigation is underway--- after a 74-year old school bus driver was arrested after crashing into a BOAT in Kapa'a with four students on board. Police say Lawrence Koth was driving to Kapa'a Middle School when people saw him swerving and called police. Officers say he sideswiped a parked boat and trailer-- then FAILED an initial sobriety test. The D-O-E says Koth works for Akita Enterprises, which is contracted for bus services. The annual UHERO report has just been released--- and it forecasts Hawaii' s construction sector to continue to thrive. Construction JOBS are expected to top 9-percent this year .... And more than 11- percent in 20-14. And... it's only expected to get better. By 20-15, there could be as much as 10-THOUSAND more construction industry jobs than in 20-12. Also in the report is the forecast for Hawaii tourism. While island arrivals are expected to decline next year-- visitor spending is expected to increase by over 7-percent this year and again in 20-15. Today, President Barack Obama is expected sign a bi-partisan bill that will slash interest rates on student loans. Hawaii senator Schatz will be joining the president in the oval office. The house passed the measure late last month. White House officials say the plan will save millions of students an average of 15- hundred dollars on loans they take out this school year. 4 SECONDS NAT SOUND- BELLS The sound of peace will be heard this morning--- It's the 68th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki. This is video from the ceremony in Japan today. Here on the islands-- The bell ringing ceremony takes place at 10-45 this morning at the Frank Fasi Civic Center Grounds. Cinderella is here in Hawaii. 5 secs nats Ballet Hawaii's production of CINDERELLA makes its public debut TONIGHT at the Neal Blaisdell concert Hall. The cast features close to a hundred dancers from Hawaii and the Washington Ballet. Male dancer Luis Torres plays a WOMAN-- as one of the wicked STEPSISTERS. He says it's a role that really gets the audience going. 15:15-15:25 RIGHT AWAY JUST HAVING A MALE AND A FEMALE.. THAT CONTRAST WITH MY MALE FACE, SQUARE AND STRONG AND I'M LIKE ..... If you want to see Luis and the rest of the Cinderella cast---- tickets are still available. Cam Tran has your island weather forecast. Thank you for watching KITV 4 News Online. We're constantly updating the website so look for new stories later today, and on KITV 4 News at 5, 6 and 10.