Happy Aloha Friday Sunrise viewers!
We've reported on the Chromium 6 discovered in Honolulu's drinking water. That's the chemical exposed in the Julia Roberts movie "Erin Brockovich" that's been linked to gastrointestinal tumors in laboratory animals. This morning, we'll sit down with the Health Department and Board of Water Supply to learn how they're responding to the report.
"OBAMACARE" DEBATE BEGINS
The Republican-controlled U.S. House is moving quickly on the President's Healthcare Reform. Today, members will debate whether to repeal the plan.
ALAN WONG DROPS BY SUNRISE
The President and First Lady always drop by his restaurant for date night during their Christmas vacation. This morning, Alan Wong drops by the Sunrise kitchen to cook up another delicious dish. He's also here to promote his new book called "The Blue Tomato: The Inspirations Behind the Cuisine of Alan Wong." Find out how you can get your book signed and get a taste test too.
TRAVEL SHOW COMES TO HAWAII
The popular travel show "Next Stop" is coming to Hawaii. Not just to spotlight popular places, but to air to viewers statewide. The host will stop by our Sunrise studio and show us what local viewers can expect.
OPRAH'S SEARCH FOR THE NEXT TV STAR
Oprah Winfrey is on the hunt for undiscovered talent for OWN, her new cable network. Entertainment host Nancy O'Dell and TV personality Carson Kressley are hosting a boot camp for hopefuls seeking to become Oprah's Next TV Star". We'll talk with them about the competition to land your OWN show.
WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THOSE CANS OF FOUR LOKO?
The controversial concoction of alcohol and caffeine that was banned nationwide could now have a use. Fuel in cars. We'll explain.
FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR
The University of Hawaii hosts a free health fair today to promote healthy lifestyles in the New Year. Ramsay will check it out.
Ever since Slumdog Millionaire won an Oscar, all things "bollywood" are in. This morning, Malika has a preview of the Bollywood Festival.
Of course, Taizo is watching traffic, Dan has our weekend weather forecast and Howard has business news. As for Steve, he's just mailing it in on this Aloha Friday. Just Kidding. (It's a little quiz to find out if anyone reads this far.)
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