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Coming up on Sunrise this morning

Good Thursday morning Sunrisers,

On strike! Members of the Local 5 union at the Hilton Hawaiian Village have announced they're on strike starting at 4am today.More than 1,500 people walked off the job saying they have endured staff cuts, reduced hours, and high injury rates. We're at the picket line throughout the day.

High powered backer. President Obama has reportedly recorded a phone message that is being sent via phone to Hawaii residents. He is backing democratic congressional candidate Colleen Hanabusa. What the message says.

More restrictions for the homeless. The Honolulu City Council has passed a bill that limits furniture, tents and other property on public walkways. Why it's not law just yet.

Bah bah black sheep has nothing on the Himalayan mountain goat. Shaving only the neck and underbelly of the beast, those fibers are used to make pashmina scarves. Where can you see a large collection of the authentic product from Nepal. Find out in this morning's Dressed to the 9's.

Race for the cure. It can't come fast enough for breast cancer patients. How you can help by racing this Sunday. PBS CEO and Race for the Cure Honorary Chair Leslie Wilcox will inspire you.

Steve likes meat. Steve likes football. So what could this self-proclaimed meathead have anything in common with the multi-talented performers from Cirque's Alegria? Find out as he explores behind the scenes of this amazing production.

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See you on television,

- Grace Lee

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