Watch KITV's midday webcastUPDATED 9:09 AM HST Nov 04, 2013Video Transcript
Thanks for watching KITV 4 News online. I'm Lara Yamada. The House continues its public testimony today for the same-sex marriage bill. Nearly 2-thousand people are expected to testify-- After three days of testimony so far... more than 3-thousand people have given their statements. Each person who signed up by the deadline will have a chance to speak. The search continues for a missing kayaker off Maka-leha Beach Park near Mokuleia. 18 year-old Dayne Ortiz never re-surfaced after his kayak capsized Saturday afternoon. Ortiz is a defensive back on the Farrington High football team. Growing pains during the redevelopment of Haleiwa. Residents in the area say it's a mess, with fewer stores and less parking. Kamehameha schools -- in charge of the 16 million dollar redevelopment of the area -- added barriers this week to make a safer walkway for pedestrians. But, more room for pedestrians means EVEN FEWER parking spaces for customers at the handful of stores open on this stretch of the business district. Barbara Crivello 821 WE WERE LITERALLY MINDLESSLY GOING TO PARK THERE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN IT WASN'T THERE AND WE WERE FORCED TO GO DOWN MUCH FURTHER DOWN THE ROAD TO ANOTHER PARKING AREA 829 The project -- which should be done next year -- will eventually create almost 100 new parking stalls. The man allegedly responsible for the so-called University of Hawaii Wonder Blunder claims he cannot get a fair trial in Hawaii -- because of negative publicity. In Marc Hubbard's Honolulu hearing scheduled today -- a judge is expected to consider Hubbard's request to move the trial to Florida or North Carolina. Hubbard is from North Carolina. The former president of the Lanikai Elementary Public Charter School PTSA is scheduled to appear in court today. Tonya Taylor's arraignment and plea trial is this morning. She's charged with first-degree theft and money laundering. She allegedly stole over 50- thousand dollars of the PTSA's funds. Health-care-dot-gov's online applications will NOT be unavailable DAILY -- from 8 p-m until 1 a-m, Hawaii time. Administration officials are planning the outages to UPGRADE the federal website - even as critics argue the health care law itself is too flawed to be fixed. Republicans are blasting not just the website problems - but the President's health care sales job, too. Meanwhile, Democratic supporters insist patience will pay off for people without insurance. The Hawaii Foodbank is kicking off its 20th anniversary Check-Out Hunger fundraising program. Starting today, shoppers can take a Check-Out Hunger coupon and add the cost to their shopping bill. The cost of the coupon is donated toward feeding those in need. The program runs until January. For a list of participating stores, visit the as seen on section of KITV-dot-com. Boston Red Sox Player and Maui native-- Shane Victorino got a clean shave this morning-- and it was all for charity. The Red Sox players' beards became a symbol of their solidarity as they went from worst in their division.. to FIRST this year -- by winning the World Series Championship. But you can see, the beards came off during a shave promotion at Gillette headquarters. In return, Gillette donated 100-thousand dollars to the 'One Fund' charity that benefits the victims of the Boston Bombings. 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.