Friday’s Need to Know


Authorities are asking for help finding big wave surfer Alec “Ace Cool” Cooke. He went surfing on Oahu’s  North Shore Tuesday and hasn’t been seen since. If you know anything, call Crime Stoppers.

With Halloween on Saturday, authorities are warning parents about a dangerous fruit snack that turned up on several islands. It contains marijuana and made several children sick.

We’ve learned the state is working to update its shark response protocol after a rash of shark attacks. The last time they were updated was 20 years ago.

High surf warnings and advisories are in effect for north and west facing shores in Hawaii.

Hawaii Island police seek witnesses of a hit and run crash near Kea`au High School. An SUV was heading in the wrong direction on Kukula Street when it crashed head on into a motorcycle. If you have any information on this case, call 911.

Winds and waves create unfavorable conditions for boaters. A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 Friday night.

Honda recalls Accord midsize cars from model years 2008 – 2009 because the side air bags can inflate if a door is slammed too hard. The ignition has to be on for the problem to happen. For more information on this recall log on to —.

Mokulele Airlines is offering holiday deals. Starting Friday, you can catch a flight from Oahu to Molokai for only $36 and Oahu to Maui for $59. The discounted rates are offered until the end of this year.

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