DESCENDANTS IN THE OSCAR HUNT
This just in: "The Descendants" has picked up a host of Oscar nominations including the biggest prizes, Best Picture, Best Actor for George Clooney, and Best Director. Billy V will run down all the major categories and why it's such good news for Hawaii. Read more by clicking here.
GOVERNOR ABERCROMBIE LIVE ON SUNRISE
Education, energy, and the economy topped Governor Neil Abercrombie's list of priorities in his second State of the State. This morning at 6:10 on Sunrise, the Governor will join us live to go in depth into these issues and our biggest challenges. If you have a question for the Governor, post it on our Hawaii News Now Facebook Page.
STATE OF THE UNION PREVIEW
The President is putting the finishing touches on his State of the Union. Look for live coverage on Hawaii News Now as President Obama addresses the nation at 4 PM Hawaii time. We'll talk back live with CBS correspondent Susan McGinnis about what the President is expected to say.
HEATED GOP DEBATE
Mitt Romney came out firing last night versus Newt Gingrich in their first debate in Florida. But, will the release of his tax returns hurt his campaign? Plus, why did the crowd exercise restraint during the debate?
Vog is the big weather story today. The southeasterly flow of winds means volcanic haze will start making its way up the island chain. Dan says the trades should be back by the weekend.
PRO BOWL ARRIVALS
Happening today: Pro Bowl players are making their way to Hawaii and we've already spotted a few around town. This morning on Sunrise, Ramsay Wharton will be at Honolulu International Airport, awaiting more arrivals for the big game. Hawaii tourism authorities estimate the Pro Bowl pumps about 28 million dollars into our economy.
PRO BOWL TICKET GIVEAWAY
All week long, we're giving out tickets to the Pro Bowl. To enter, just sign up on our Hawaii News Now facebook page. You'll find the tab on the left side of the page. Good luck and watch for your name at the end of our 5, 6, & 7 AM hours of Sunrise.
Hope you can join us!
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