HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are back in for day two of the special legislative session to deal with a rail tax bill.

The Senate advanced the bill on Tuesday with a vote of 17-7.  The Senate's third and final reading is on Wednesday.  If it passes the Senate on Wednesday, the bill will then go to he House.

Honolulu's Mayor Kirk Caldwell sat in the gallery to hear any floor speeches the day after a joint senate committee heard the bill for the first time. The bailout bill cleared the first hurdle on a 6-5 vote.

We'll have a full wrap-up on Island News at 5, 6 and 10.