Sunrise Interviews

  Healthier Hawaii - January is cervical cancer awareness month.

Climate Action Plan Public Meeting Series

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

Vet On The Set: Ringworms

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

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

Continued Coverage

  Hawaii Legislature to convene in 6th annual Chamber week

Pacific Rim Report: North Korea

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

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

Bayer receives Hawaii seed farms in acquisition of Monsanto

Obama Foundation to hold design workshop

  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

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

Healthier Hawaii: Stress during the holidays

Natalie Ai Kamauu working on new album after recovering from voice loss

Award-winning musician Kuana Torres Kahele releases new CD and book

Ice cream shop gives back to homeless individuals through internship program

  Ohana Matters: What to expect with extended family over the holidays

Licensed marriage and family therapist Britt Young talks about what to expect when you’re around extended family for the holidays.

OHA’s Pop-up holiday makeke this Friday

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is holding its pop-up holiday makeke, or market, for a second year.

2019 Housing market expectations for Hawaii

We saw some big new housing towers go up in 2018.

Vets ask to keep your pets safe during the holiday season

The holiday season is a time of fun, but it can also be a time of hazards for our pets.

Kahala Records to make showcase in Hawaii

Kahala Records is a new record label here in Hawaii.

Streelight Cadence releases new holiday EP

The band Streelight Cadence has released a brand new holiday EP, “Chillin.”

  New book surveys global clean energy initiatives

A new book surveys current efforts to move the world toward clean energy.

Coaches vs Cancer fundraiser kicks off this week

UH head basketball coach Eran Ganot and selected coaches will be participating in the annual Coaches vs Cancer fundraiser this week.

Football legend Herschel Walker back in Hawaii to promote Bellator events

College football hall of famer and overall football legend Herschel Walker is here to help promote the Bellator MMA events.

Kamanawa releases new Christmas CD

Kamanawa has a new Christmas CD, called “Christmas With You!”

Michigan family in Hawaii to complete 8 year quest

The Maitland from Michigan are finishing an 8 year journey to visit every US National Park this month with a trip to Hawaii. They will spend December visiting 10 parks in Hawaii, Guam and Samoa.

Pacific Rim Report: Japan base relocation and China trade talks

For today’s Pacific Rim Report, Crystal Pryor from the Honolulu-based Pacific Forum talks about the Japan base relocation and trade talks between the U.S. and China.

Healthier Hawaii: Managing Diabetes

The holidays are filled with good times with family and friends and when you're gathered together you're focusing on food, but sometimes when you're managing your diabetes - how do you put the two together to get through the holidays with a smile.

Five Hawaii finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Moanalua High School is one of five Hawaii finalists in a national competition.

Pearlridge Santa Clause is helping the hearing impaired and ASL keike

Santa Claus is coming to town and will cater specifically to children who are hearing impaired.

Geek Beat: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Group Facetime, Maritime RobotX Competition

Geek Beat: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Group Facetime, Maritime RobotX Competition

How to interpret dreams and the risks of sleeping for more than 8 hours

Dream expert Paul Unkrur talks about how to interpret dreams and how much sleep a person should be getting every night.

Pacific Harp Project to perform late December

The Pacific Harp Project is celebrating the release of it’s new CD in a concert on December 21st.

For the Family: Christmas arts and crafts

It’s the holiday season which means there a bunch of festive arts and crafts you can do with your kids at home!

Ilima Lei MacFarlane to compete in Bellator 213

Ilima lei MacFarlane is back to defend her flyweight title at Bellator 213 on Saturday, December 15 at the Blaisdell.

Oahu residents can now register for the 2019 Neighborhood Board Election

Starting December 11th, Oahu residents can register to be a candidate in the 2019 Neighborhood Board Election.

Bishop Museum Press reprinting ‘Olelo Noeau: Hawaiian Proverbs and Poetical Sayings’ book

The Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii’s oldest book publisher, is reprinting “Olelo Noeau: Hawaiian Proverbs and Poetical Sayings.”

  Kristian Lei’s upcoming concert showcases best of Broadway, Hawaiian, holiday music

Kristian Lei is performing at the Mamiya Theatre next week.

Music of Kalapana to be re-released in career-spanning box set

The iconic Hawaiian music group Kalapana is re-releasing their music in a career-spanning album set.

Locations explains increase in out-of-state buyers in Hawaii

Roughly 16 percent of out-of-state buyers make up the real estate market in Hawaii, according to Locations.

Hawaii Agricultural Foundation releases new cookbook

The Hawaii Agricultural Foundation has released a new cookbook.

Izik to perform at Hawaii Convention Center in December

Na Hoku Hanohano award-winner Izik is coming to the Hawaii Convention Center.

Pacific Rim Futsal Cup kicks off at Hawaii Convention Center

The Pacific Rim Futsal Cup is coming to Hawaii for the first time.

Foodie Fix: Vegan Hills

Today we are looking at some foods from Vegan Hills, which is providing some helpful alternatives for brunch, lunch or dinner.

Healthier Hawaii: National Hospice and Palliative Care month

What is palliative care for those who don't understand and know? Palliative care is a special kind of medical care that's provided to people who have serious illnesses or potentially life-limiting illnesses. The goal is to improve their quality of life...

Hawaii First Robotics state tournament winners to represent islands at world championships

Hawaii First Robotics is holding two state championships in December.

Tomorrow’s Leaders teaching young people valuable skills

The Center for Tomorrow's Leaders is teaching valuable leadership skills to Hawaii's students.

Milton, UCF continue to move up College Football Playoff rankings

Mililani boy McKenzie Milton and his UCF Knights moved up 2 spots to number 9 in the College Football Playoff rankings.

NOAA satellite sends new images of Hawaii

NOAA’s new Goes-17 satellite has captured its first images of Hawaii.

Anuhea and Friends Thanksgiving celebration

Anuhea is holding her 3rd annual Thanksgiving Celebration at the Blue Note this week.

Kamehameha schools ‘Minecraft’ program

Kamehameha Schools has partnered with Microsoft on educational opportunities geared toward computer science.

Donations needed for the annual Adopt a Family program

Helping Hands Hawaii is encouraging people to participate in the annual Adopt a Family program.

Marines to play free Toys for Tots Concert this weekend

The concert is free thanks to financial support from BAE Systems.

  Ohana Matters: Britt Young

Licensed marriage and family therapist Britt Young, says that gratitude can affect brain chemistry.

Officials see spike in consumer scams during holiday season

Officials are asking utility customers to be aware of scammers during this holiday season.

Hawaii Pa’u Riders in 2019 Rose Parade

The Hawaii Pa`u Riders have been invited to march in the 2019 Rose Parade in California.

BIA’s annual policy summit to discuss solutions to Hawaii’s housing crisis

The summit will be held at the Dole Cannery Pomaikai ballroom.

Dream Expert: What do your dreams mean?

Are you having odd dreams?

City officials to discuss climate change in series of meetings

The City & County of Honolulu plans a series of meetings on global warming.

Restaurant Week: Eating House

The 11th annual Restaurant Week Hawaii runs through Sunday.

Local comedian Andy Bumatai to perform at Blue Note

One show is this week and the other is next month for his 65th birthday celebration.

MADD Hawaii launches annual holiday campaign, shares mocktail recipes

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Hawaii launched its annual holiday campaign this week to remind everyone not to drink and drive.

‘My Hero’s Shadow’ to premiere at Hawaii International Film Festival

The film follows a Hawaii woman’s journey to accept the violent past of her brother, who famously attacked ice skater Nancy Kerrigan.

It’s Restaurant Week: 53 By the Sea

From 53 By the Sea, Executive Chef Josh Goetz and manager Shawn Chon join us this morning on Sunrise.

Don’t know what gifts to buy? Here’s a holiday shopping guide

The holidays are coming up, which means shopping.

UH Cancer Center offers 2 new clinical trials on breast cancer treatment, detection

Dr. Jessica Rhee from the Cancer Center and Sandra Hee, a clinical trial participant stopped by Sunrise to tell us more.

Kikaida to return to Hawaii this weekend

The famous superhero will be returning to Hawaii on November 11th at Shirokiya.

Local film “Stoke” to premiere this weekend

“Stoke” is a locally made film premiering this weekend at the Hawaii International Film Festival.

11th annual Restaurant Week starts Friday

Several restaurants are offering special menus or promotions through next Sunday.

AIA Honolulu hosts educational workshops on livable cities

AIA to host a series of free workshops on livable cities.

Kalani Pe’a to release new album

Grammy and Na-Hoku-winning artist Kalani Pe’a has a new album coming out.

’Nothing gets done’: In impassioned interview, Marissa Kerns explains why she’s running for lieutenant governor

Marissa Kerns, a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, says the main reason why she’s running is because she wants to change the way government is run.

James Brown tribute concert

A tribute to the Godfather of Soul, James Brown is coming up at the Blue Note on Tuesday.