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TSUNAMI ROUND UP

It's been 3 days since the tsunami triggered by an earthquake in Japan rolled into Hawaii. From damage to homes, roads, and boats to emergency response, we'll have continuing coverage on the effects of the disaster starting with the clean up on the Big Island.

LIVE INTERVIEWS WITH THE MAYORS OF HONOLULU, THE BIG ISLAND AND MAUI COUNTY

We'll get the latest from Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, and Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle about the tsunami damage, clean up, and funds needed to rebuild. That's coming up in our 6 o'clock hour.

DOT & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

We'll also talk with the Department of Transportation and Emergency Management Services about Hawaii's response to the tsunami and lessons learned.

LATEST ON JAPAN

There's been a third hydrogen explosion at one of Japan's damaged nuclear power plants. 11 workers were injured. Meanwhile, the search for survivors of Thursday's quake and tsunami continues.

HAWAII RESIDENTS HAPPY TO BE BACK HOME

We caught up with some Hawaii residents who were in Japan during the disaster. Hear what they say about the tragedy and why they feel so happy to be back home.

GOVERNOR POISED TO SIGN BILL TO APPOINT BOARD OF EDUCATION

Governor Abercrombie is expected to sign Senate Bill 8 today. This is the measure that gives the Governor the power to appoint Board of Education members. This morning at 5:40, we'll sit down with Sen. Jill Tokuda, Education Chair to talk about this bill and the start of Education week.

HAWAII 5-2-1-0

This catchy title is a move to reverse childhood obesity by encouraging healthy eating habits. Find out what the numbers stand for at 5:45.

MARCH MADNESS

Get ready for non-stop college hoops action and... for major gloating from Steve. Yes, we know Steve. Your Duke Blue Devils are the #1 seed in their bracket. Help us. It's going to be a long tournament. UH coach Gib Arnold will stop by Sunrise to talk basketball at 6:40.

I'll be pulling for my UCLA Bruins!

See you on Sunrise,

Tannya Joaquin

tjoaquin@HawaiiNewsNow.com

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