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  • Mark Carpenter

    Mark Carpenter

    Mark Carpenter
    Sports Anchor

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    Mark Carpenter
    Sports Anchor

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  • Mike Cherry

    Mike Cherry

    mcherry@hawaiinewsnow.comI started working at KGMB9 behind the camera-way behind the camera, as a video editor in 2002.
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    Mike Cherry
    Sports Anchor

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  • Dan Cooke

    Dan Cooke

    dancooke@hawaiinewsnow.com I'm standing at the foot of my parent's bed. My father lowers the newspaper and looks at me over the top of his glasses. "Again," he says, "and this time watch your pacing. YouMore >>
    Dan Cooke
    Sunrise Weather Anchor 

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  • Rick Daysog

    Rick Daysog

    rdaysog@hawaiinewsnow.comRick Daysog has worked at the Honolulu Advertiser, the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and most recently, the Sacramento Bee. He broke stories about the Kamehameha Schools trust controversy,More >>
    Rick Daysog
    Investigative Reporter

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  • Howard Dicus

    Howard Dicus

    hdicus@hawaiinewsnow.com Click here for Howard's blog "Howzit Howard"In September 1970, when I was about to be a high school senior, I wanted to be disc jockey. I went to a radio station in Annapolis,More >>
    Howard Dicus
    Resident Explainer

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  • Ben Gutierrez

    Ben Gutierrez

    bgutierrez@hawaiinewsnow.com  Don't ask me why my family didn't subscribe to a newspaper when I was in the third grade. All I remember was that, when my Dad dropped me off at school on his way to work,More >>
    Ben Gutierrez
    Weather Anchor | Reporter

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  • Guy Hagi

    Guy Hagi

    ghagi@hawaiinewsnow.com Ever since I can remember I was always outside. Maybe it was because my father loved to fish and always took us along. He taught me and my brothers many different ways to catchMore >>
    Guy Hagi
    Weather Anchor

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  • Tannya Joaquin

    Tannya Joaquin

    tjoaquin@hawaiinewsnow.com  I have more than 30 years experience in broadcasting. Okay, let me explain.  I got my start "in the biz"... in my bedroom. It wasn't a fancy production. Just a tape recorder,More >>
    Tannya Joaquin
    News Anchor 6p | 6:30p

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  • Lynn Kawano

    Lynn Kawano

    rdaysog@hawaiinewsnow.comRick Daysog has worked at the Honolulu Advertiser, the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and most recently, the Sacramento Bee. He broke stories about the Kamehameha Schools trust controversy,More >>
    Lynn Kawano
    Reporter

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  • Keoki Kerr

    Keoki Kerr

    kkerr@hawaiinewsnow.com I was one of those kids who always knew what he wanted to do when he grew up. In elementary school, I watched Bob Sevey anchoring the KGMB News at Six, with Bob Jones and Tim TindallMore >>
    Keoki Kerr
    Investigative Reporter

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  • Lisa Kubota

    Lisa Kubota

    lkubota@hawaiinewsnow.com While growing up on Maui, I never dreamed of a job in television news. My interest developed only after I graduated from college and found myself still undecided on a careerMore >>
    Lisa Kubota
    Weekend News Anchor | Reporter

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  • Grace Lee

    Grace Lee

    glee@hawaiinewsnow.comWhen I told my Korean dad that I wanted to go into TV news, I was met with shocked silence that said volumes. He wanted me to go to law school. Later, he told me that he thoughtMore >>
    Grace Lee
    Sunrise News Anchor

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  • Mileka Lincoln

    Mileka Lincoln

    mlincoln@hawaiinewsnow.com After a decade away, I feel blessed to return to my hometown Hawai'i to fulfill my dream of working as a journalist!  There's nothing like getting to do what you love, in theMore >>
    Mileka Lincoln
    Reporter

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  • Stephanie Lum

    Stephanie Lum

    slum@hawaiinewsnow.com Who would've known a person's middle name would have so much influence on one's life?  "Choy Lin", my mother explained to me, in Chinese means: to go on and on, or to persevere. It
    Stephanie Lum
    News Anchor
    5p | 5:30p | 9p | 10p


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  • Jim Mendoza

    Jim Mendoza

    jmendoza@hawaiinewsnow.com This might not sound politically correct for a journalist, but I've never had a "love affair" with news. I love God and my family. But I am passionate about my craft and drivenMore >>
    Jim Mendoza
    Reporter

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  • Jennifer Robbins

    Jennifer Robbins

    jrobbins@hawaiinewsnow.com In a few words I would describe myself as an adventurer, world traveler, storm chaser and outdoor enthusiast who has a true passion for meteorology, oceanography and the EarthMore >>
    Jennifer Robbins
    Weekend Weather Anchor

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  • Tim Sakahara

    Tim Sakahara

    tsakahara@hawaiinewsnow.com People always ask me how I got into this business. The short answer is I'm lucky. I was actually a political science major at UCLA, preparing to go to law school. As a senior,More >>
    Tim Sakahara
    Reporter

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  • Chris Tanaka

    Chris Tanaka

    ctanaka@hawaiinewsnow.com I'm a workaholic.  I'll work from home, from a coffee shop, from a parked car, airport, hotel or restaurant.  Of course, my work is sports, so none of it is really ‘work', andMore >>
    Chris Tanaka
    News Anchor 5p | 5:30p

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  • Keahi Tucker

    Keahi Tucker

    ktucker@hawaiinewsnow.com The gray started showing up years ago. First, just a sprinkling around the ears. Then it headed north. My friends tell me I should get a dye-job. But the truth is I've beenMore >>
    Keahi Tucker
    News Anchor
    6p | 6:30p | 10p

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  • Steve Uyehara

    Steve Uyehara

    suyehara@hawaiinewsnow.comWhen you first get into a newsroom, it can be hard to find your niche, your way of standing out and letting people know you're actually there. I had that very problem initially...justMore >>
    Steve Uyehara
    Sunrise News Anchor 

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  • Ramsay Wharton

    Ramsay Wharton

    rwharton@hawaiinewsnow.com Ramsay Puanani Wharton has been serving the people of Hawaii as a broadcast journalist for the past decade, most recently as the Early Edition Anchor and Live Reporter withMore >>
    Ramsay Wharton
    Sunrise Reporter

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  • Sunny

    Sunny

    I'm so glad to be back! San Francisco is a great city, but it is SO cold! It's nice to have the tradewinds back, softly billowing through my long locks of hair. I'm not sure how I managed to becomeMore >>
    Sunny
    Sunrise Mascot 

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