Sunrise Interviews

  Stephan Merchant talks about the premiere of “Fighting With My Family”

U.S. and Hong Kong China Forum to be held next week in Laniakea

Homeless advocates push for a change to a state law

Ohana Matters: Concerted Cultivation of your children

Geek Beat: Bitly app and video game industry day

Hawaii Restaurant Association opposes bill allowing dogs into restaurants

Continued Coverage

  AARP supports a proposed retirement savings program

Kolohe Kai releases 4th album

Sen. Mazie Hirono discusses what’s happening in Washington

New bill would allow dogs in restaurants

Kamehameha Schools 94th annual Hoolaulea

5th annual Young Women’s Prom Event

  Royal Hawaiian Center to hold first Hawaiian Language Day

Royal Hawaiian Center is holding its first ever Hawaiian Language Day.

Aloha Youth Lacrosse Association to kick-off annual clinic

The Aloha Youth Lacrosse Association is holding its annual kick-off clinic this weekend.

  Iolani girl’s basketball team wins first state title in 23 years

The team joined us on Sunrise to talk about the close game with Kamehameha in the title game and about the season.

Celebration of life ceremony to honor DJ and blogger Christa Wittmier

This weekend, there will be a celebration of her life, and a preview of the upcoming Super CW documentary.

  Film that tells the story of a Kauai camp to premiere for one night only

Pacific Rim Report: Trump-Kim summit, China trade, Thai princess

What it means to dreaming about relationships or former romantic partners

Punahou boys soccer team remains state champs for third year

Girl Scout Cookies: It’s almost time!

Healthier Hawaii: Diet Trends

  Bob Ballard discusses the unprecedented winter storm that swept through Hawaii

National Weather Service forecasters called the winter storm unprecedented before it arrived.

Boxers to show off skills at annual Jack Johnson Memorial Event

Amateur boxers from different branches of the armed forces will show their skills at the 5th annual Jack Johnson Memorial Event.

Consumer Electronics Show to show off new tech

The Consumer Electronics Show is the largest launching point for new products in the tech industry.

DOE Hawaii contracts Mana Monitoring to help track energy use & develop on-site renewable energy

DOE Hawaii contracts Mana Monitoring to help track energy use & develop on-site renewable energy; Says this is in line with state’s ambitious goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045.

Taylor Inouye with Rose Water French Macaroons on Sunrise

Taylor Inouye joined Hawaii News Now Sunrise’s Grace Lee to make something perfect for Valentine’s Day! Inouye, an 8th grader from Hongwanji Mission School gave her take on a tasty treat that almost anyone can make!

Josh Tatofi to perform in 2nd annual Valentine’s Day show

Josh Tatofi is holding his second annual Valentine’s Day show next Friday

  The Great Aloha Run celebrates 35th anniversary

The Great Aloha Run is celebrating its 35th anniversary.

Kamehameha girls soccer team wins state championship

This morning we were pleased to welcome the Kamehameha girls' soccer team, fresh off its win at the state tournament.

Longtime friend of late James Ingram talks about his influence in Hawaii

James Ingram sadly passed away last week at age 66.

Hawaii charter schools are asking for funding to keep 18 Pre-K classes going

Federal funding for 18 Pre-K classes at Hawaii charter schools will run out this year.

Foodie Fix: Hank’s Haute Dogs is expanding

It’s time for your Foodie Fix. This week, Hank’s Haute Dogs has some exciting news. They are expanding. Their hours are expanding and Hank’s is going to stay open until 6 o’clock from Wednesday to Sunday. He’s expanding his menu a little to provide a taste of what he can offer.This time it’s slide

Introducing KĀKOU, Hawaii’s first ever civic engagement app

Hawaii’s first ever civic engagement app, KĀKOU, is putting the power of change in the palm of your hand. KĀKOU, an initiative of Pacific Resource Partnership (PRP), is a unified, digital platform that makes it easy for everyone to engage...

Looking for a healthy sandwich to make? Try this chicken avocado sandwich

For today's Kitchen Creations, we’re making Lemongrass Chicken Avocado Sandwiches.

Geek Beat: Students use coding to move Altino cars

A student program is helping teach students how to code.

Professional soccer teams to compete this weekend in 2019 Pacific Rim Cup

The Pacific Rim Cup is back in Hawaii this weekend.

Looking for something to do on Valentine’s Day? How about a free root canal

He’s been offering free root canals at his office for Valentine’s Day for the last 8 years.

Iolani graduate to speak at Blue Note Hawaii

His new book is called “Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century.”

Pearlridge mall to have grand opening for East and West sections

The two sections of the mall have undergone major renovations since early 2017.

SmartMoney Monday: Filing your own taxes

Approximately one third of Americans file their own taxes each year, and It all starts by knowing the due date, which is April 15th. If you're thinking of filing your own tax returns this April 15th, we have someone who can help make sure you're prepared and ready to do it right.

Dozens to attend annual Ukulele Picnic

The 11th annual Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii is coming up next weekend.

A Chinese New Year parade is scheduled this Saturday in Chinatown

After they were cancelled last year, the Night in Chinatown block party and Chinese Lunar New Year Parade are back this weekend.

The University of Hawaii is encouraging students to participate in “H-Day”

It’s a campaign to encourage H-logo apparel every Friday, in support of the Athletics Department.

  Doctors from around the world to participate at the International Stroke Conference

Medical professionals from all over the world will gather at the Hawaii Convention Center for this year’s International Stroke Conference.

DOE Superintendent Christina Kishimoto discusses statewide public preschool plan

One of the highlights of Governor Ige’s State of the State address last week was his plan for a statewide public preschool

State of Hawaii Tourism Update

The Hawaii Tourism Authority is under new management. Chris Tatum has had time to settle in as CEO, after a long career with Marriott and joined Howard with the latest from the HTA.

Looking for a delicious snack for the Super Bowl? Try this sausage casserole

This is an adapted recipe from the Pioneer Woman on the Food Network.

SmartMoney Monday: Rebuilding Your Credit

Welcome back to another SmartMoney Monday. Today we're going to be discussing a financial issue that's challenging to many people – rebuilding your credit. Having poor credit scores can really be a problem. It can make getting credit...

Kimie Miner to perform with students from MeleCraft Songwriting boot camp

Na Hoku Hanohano award winner Kimie Miner is performing at the Hawaii Convention Center next weekend.

Foodie Fix: Kelli vs. Dad

For this week's foodie fix, we have dad versus daughter. Frolic Hawaii contributor Kelli Shiroma has brought in her dad, Car to talk about their top five favorite plate lunches in Kalihi...

Mayor Kirk Caldwell to attend U.S. Conference of Mayors

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is in Washington, D.C. for the annual U.S. conference of mayors.

Celebrating USS Missouri’s 75th and 20th Anniversaries with Living History Day

On Saturday, January 26, the Battleship Missouri Memorial will commemorate two important anniversaries – the 75th Anniversary of the USS Missouri’s Launching and its 20thAnniversary as a living educational maritime museum...

Social media sensation Pashyn Santos releases children’s book, “My Mom and I”

Social media sensation Pashyn Santos is excited to announce the release of her children's picture book titled “My Mom and I”. Written by Pashyn Santos and illustrated, by Mandy Quitog, “My Mom and I “ teaches the value of being...

Geek Beat: 10-year challenge and Kahoot!

The 10-year challenge is raising privacy and safety concerns for people who participate.

Iggy Jang and the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra to hold two different performances this weekend

Two very different programs will be offered this coming weekend at Blaisdell. HSO Concertmaster, Iggy Jang, will perform this violin masterwork of Vieuxtemps. Tchaikovsky’s milestone symphony and an elusive gem by Lili Boulanger complete...

Hawaii Beer Fest to feature 100 craft, draft, and international beers

Hawaii Beer Fest is happening on Saturday, January 26 at The Hawaii Convention Center.

Sunrise Shape Up: A new type of training his helping people moderate their blood flow

It’s called kaatsu training, and Mike Turner from Orthosport is here to teach how it is done.

Food Network star bakes a sweet dessert made of leftover Christmas candy

The holidays have passed but you may still have some sweets lying around.

DLNR to debut documentary of Hawaii’s native forests

The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources has created a new documentary on native forests.

  Reality TV stars featured at Aloha Spirits event

For those of you who are interested in Hawaii ghost stories, this is an event for you.

Ohana Matters: Talking to kids about the government shutdown

Kid’s stress levels may rise at home due to a parent not working.

Healthier Hawaii - January is cervical cancer awareness month.

January is cervical cancer awareness month. It was once the leading cause of cancer death for women in the US, but screenings have helped. There's more that can be done. Joining us now is Dr. Jeffrey Killeen, he is the Hawaii Pacific Health medical director for oncology services.

Climate Action Plan Public Meeting Series

Councilmember Heidi Tsuneyoshi and the Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency invite you to the Climate Action Plan Public Meeting Series (Hau‘ula) on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hau‘ula Community Center...

For the first time ever, UH will offer online degree programs

This year, the University of Hawaii will kick off a program for students to earn degrees through short, online classes.

Vet On The Set: Ringworms

It's time for Vet on Set. Doctor Richard Fujie from the King Street Pet Hospital is here with Coonya to talk about ringworms in your pets.

East Oahu native in training to become Hawaii’s next Olympic hopeful

Heimana Reynolds has been competing in skateboarding competitions since he was a little boy. He's only 20 now, but the East Oahu native is already training to become Hawaii's next Olympian.

Keiki will have the chance to play with pro soccer players this week before the Pacific Rim Cup

Before the game Hawaii’s keiki will have a chance to play soccer with the pros.

Hawaii Legislature to convene in 6th annual Chamber week

The Hawaii Legislature convenes this week, on Wednesday.

Pacific Rim Report: North Korea

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said North Korea often uses April 15th, the birthday of its first leader, Kim Il-Sung, as a chance to take provocative actions and this year could be no different.

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s New Year’s ’Ohana Festival

As part of its New Year’s tradition, the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i (JCCH) will celebrate 2019 with the 26th Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival. The fun-filled festival will feature food, crafts, entertainment and cultural demonstrations...

Geek Beat: Zoom video conferencing, Microsoft teams and OneDrive, and 5G smartphone

Zoom lets you host and join meetings by computer or phone.

Bayer receives Hawaii seed farms in acquisition of Monsanto

Monsanto has been acquired by the German pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer.

Obama Foundation to hold design workshop

The Obama Foundation is holding a future leaders conference runs today through Monday at the East-West Center.

Hawaii legalizing medical aid in dying law

Some physicians and pharmacies are hesitant on the new law.

Real estate forecast for 2019

Scott Higashi is here to give the real estate forecast for 2019.

Market outlook for 2019

The stock market was full of ups and downs this past year, and in 2019 it may be the same.

Annual night tours at Iolani Palace this weekend

Annual night tours at Iolani Palace this weekend

Foodie Fix: Staff from Frolic Hawaii lists their favorite meals of 2018

The staff from Frolic Hawaii have listed some of some of the best foods they have eaten all year.

Makaha girl to open for Cardi B, Snoop Dog, and Sublime with Rome tomorrow

Pop artist and Makaha girl Mimi is hitting the stage twice over the new few weeks.