All of the APEC road closures led up to this. This morning, one of the high profile participants is expected to arrive in Honolulu. Chinese President Hu Jintao is scheduled to touch down at joint base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during the morning commute. Ramsay Wharton will have live updates on Sunrise.
The City warns drivers of major traffic delays as World Leaders arrive and their motorcades hit the road. This could be the first day for closures on the H-1 and Nimitz. Taizo Braden will keep an eye on traffic and update us every 10 minutes. We'll also take you live to a briefing by City leaders at 6:15. I've included a complete list of today's restrictions and closures at the bottom of this email.
A note: President Obama is scheduled to arrive tomorrow night around 10:30 and Hawaii News Now will bring you live coverage as it happens.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will kick off a day of APEC meetings this morning at the East-West Center. She'll deliver remarks at about 11 a.m. in the morning. We will stream Secretary Clinton's speech live on
Also happening today, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will hold talks with other finance ministers at the Convention Center about the global economic recovery and job creation.
We're also following some breaking News that'll likely be a big topic at APEC talks today. A new Prime Minister has been named in Greece. How will markets respond?
There's now a high surf advisory in effect. Strong trade winds are producing rough and choppy surf to exposed east facing shores through the end of the week. In addition, a longer period north-northeast swell will arrive tomorrow. Dan Cooke will have weather updates every 10 minutes on Sunrise.
Plus, a moment Republican Presidential Hopeful Rick Perry would rather forget. During last night's GOP debate, one key detail completely slipped his mind. Now some say it could sink his campaign. Hear the gaffe, and what he's saying about it today.
See you on Sunrise!