DISASTER IN THE PACIFIC: CONTINUING COVERAGE.
Wake up to Sunrise for continuing coverage of the Disaster in the Pacific. We're following the latest on the threat of a nuclear meltdown in Japan and even a few miracles.
RAIATEA HELM TALKS ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE AND AFTERMATH
Entertainer Raiatea Helm was in Japan for a concert when the earthquake hit. The very place she was supposed to perform collapsed. She's happy to be home and will talk about what she felt and saw at 7:10.
The Head of the State Civil Defense joins us at 7:40 to talk about the State's response to the tsunami and why all sirens still aren't sounding one year after our last tsunami scare.
HELP FOR JAPAN: AMERICAN RED CROSS
Find out how you can help victims in Japan through the Hawaii Chapter of the American Red Cross coming up at 7:50.
HELP FOR JAPAN: ALOHA T-SHIRTS
The 20-dollar Aloha for Japan t-shirt hopes to raise 1 million dollars to help victims. Lanai Tabura will have details at 6:15.
NEW HAWAII SUPREME COURT JUSTICE
Sabrina McKenna, the first openly gay Justice to serve on the Hawaii Supreme Court will join us live in studio this morning at 6:40.
PIANIST JOYCE YANG
She's been called "the most gifted young pianist of her generation" with a "million-volt stage presence" and she's performing at UH. Dan caught up with pianist Joyce Yang and says she definitely lives up to the hype. See why at 8:50.
Buzzer beaters. Power house programs, with some Cinderella stories yet to unfold. Ah, it's a glorious time of year for college hoops fans. Have you finished your bracket yet? As Dan and I joke "anybody but Duke." (We're not really haters, we just like getting under Steve's skin!) Plus, I'm going with my heart and my UCLA Bruins!
WAY TO GO, BOSS!
Last but not least, our Hawaii News Now General Manager has been named Salesperson of the Year by the Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI) Honolulu Chapter. Rick has been an executive in the television industry for over 34 years with an impressive resume raising ratings and revenue for every TV station he's led from Hawaii all the way to New York city. He'll drop by Sunrise this morning at 5:40. Knowing him, he'll humbly give the credit to his team, but we'll make sure he gets the props he deserves.
See you on Sunrise,