UP THE ANTE FOR LEGALIZED GAMBLING IN HAWAII
Lawmakers have tweaked the bill now at the State Capitol to allow gaming machines at resorts around Oahu. The company "Full Tilt Poker" raises the stakes by offering a 10 million dollar annual licensing fee, and 300 new jobs in Hawaii. But the bill has to get by the House first.
MAKING A CASE AGAINST GAMBLING
Baylor Professor of Economics Earl Grinols will speak in Hawaii about the benefits and costs of legalized gambling and what it would mean for Hawaii. The Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling invited Grinols to address this issue in a series of speeches. He'll sit down with us this morning at on Sunrise.
GAMBLING: GOOD OR BAD FOR HAWAII?
Hawaii and Utah are the only two states that don't have legalized gambling. Do you think it would be good or bad for the State? Weigh in on our Hawaii News Now Facebook page or email us at email@example.com.
HAWAII FIVE-O EXCLUSIVE
Teri Okita scores an exclusive interview with all four of the Hawaii Five-O cast members at once and asks them about keeping a low profile while working on TV's hottest new show.
KOKUA FESTIVAL GONE FOR GOOD?
Jack Johnson's popular Kokua Festival won't go on this year. The singer's taking the break, but will it be back? The Kokua Hawaii Foundation updates us on the future of the concert fundraiser.
CHAT WITH SNL'S "PRESIDENT OBAMA"
Comedian Fred Armisten is in his 9th season with Saturday Night Live. So, what's it like to play the President and why's he spending a lot of time working in Portland these days? We'll ask him.
DID LOCAL FASHION COORDINATOR GET A BAD RAP ON KIMORA LEE SIMMONS' REALITY SHOW?@
That's what Samanta DeCorte says after The "life in the Fab Lane" showed her making one blunder after another while coordinating Kimora Lee Simmon's Hawaii fashion show. Did editors make her look bad? Samantha sets the record straight this morning on Sunrise.
WEIRD SCIENCE GOES UNDERWATER
Taizo and Dr. V take us underwater for this week's Weird Science.
VIRAL VIDEO EXPOSES ANCHOR'S "SECRET STASH"
You've heard of stuffing your bra, but this is ridiculous. Wait till you see what a TV anchor was hiding in hers!
We have nothing to hide. Okay, maybe I shouldn't say "nothing."
See you on Sunrise!