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Powerful Pacific Storm, Overnight Fire, Scandal Spreads

A major hurricane is expected to slam into Mexico's Pacific coast. Hurricane Jova could hit the coastline south of Puerto Vallarta this afternoon or evening. Dan Cooke will be tracking this Severe Weather all morning on Sunrise. You can track it too with HawaiiNewsNow.com's exclusive Hurricane Tracker.

While you were sleeping, the Honolulu Fire Department had to put out some flames under an overpass near Ahua and Kikowaena Streets. The fire is out now and at this hour we're still working our sources trying to figure out exactly what happened. We should have more details shortly.

This just in... The British parliamentary panel investigating the phone hacking scandal says that former Wall Street Journal publisher Les Hinton will testify via video link later this month.

The number of occupied hotel rooms in Hawaii rose slightly in August despite a decline in the number of visitors from the U.S. mainland and Japan. Howard Dicus will be breaking down the numbers this morning on Sunrise.

Plus, we're just now getting in some new details on the pilot who landed his Cessna in the ocean off Hilo. We expect to have that story ready for air at about 5:00 a.m.

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