Good Monday Morning Sunrisers,
Governor-elect Neil Abercrombie will be sworn in today during a ceremony outside Iolani Palace, but not everyone is looking forward to the celebration. Some Native Hawaiians from the Hawaiian Kingdom are planning a protest. The members maintain that having the inauguration on the palace grounds is an act of disrespect and desecration of the historic site.
People in Medicare will soon have to make a decision about what coverage is best for them. The open enrollment period will end on December 31. The state director of AARP Hawaii will drop by to discuss some of the options available.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is looking for new employees! The company is hiring baristas, shift supervisors and store managers. We'll have more details on the positions available in Job Link Now.
"A Cazimero Christmas" returns to Hawaii Theatre this weekend after last year's cancellation due to Roland Cazimero's illness. Robert and Roland will be joined by other family members during the three shows. The brothers will perform in our studio this morning. We'll also be giving away tickets to the show.
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