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Surfers Found, Whitney Houston Latest, Florist Rush

MISSING SURFERS FOUND

A Coast Guard helicopter spotted two missing surfers who were swept out to sea near Laniakea Beach after sunset. They ran into trouble when one of their board's washed away and the other tried to help. The two held on to a surfboard for 4 hours. Crews finally located the duo around 10:30 last night.

HIGH SURF

The surf will stay at advisory levels today before dropping tonight. Dan says waves could build to 16 feet, 8 to 12 feet for West Oahu. A small craft advisory is also in effect. Download our Weather APP for your iPhone or Android to have your forecast wherever you are.

HAWAII FORECLOSURE RELIEF

Happening today, the State Attorney General will discuss how Hawaii will be affected by the 70 million dollar settlement over mortgages and foreclosures.

TAKE A BREAK

The Legislature will take up a proposal that would require employers to give meal breaks to employees working more than five hours a day. Hawaii News Now will track any major developments that come out of today's session.

WHITNEY HOUSTON BURIAL SET FOR THIS WEEK

Whitney Houston's body arrived in her home state of New Jersey overnight. The singer is expected to be buried either Friday or Saturday. Authorities in Los Angeles caution against growing speculation that drugs played a major role in her death.

FLOWER POWER

The Valentine's Day rush is evident at flower shops across the State. The big sellers? No surprise, red roses. So how much are we shelling out to say "I love you" to our sweetheart? We'll check in live at Watanabe Floral this morning on Sunrise.

UH SPREADS THE LOVE

Valentine's Day at UH Manoa will be marked with a condom fair. Condoms will be passed out to encourage safe sex.

SUNRISE GIVEAWAY: DIAMOND A DAY

You have a chance all week long to win tickets to see Neil Diamond in concert. Watch for your name around 7:55 on KGMB. On Friday, one lucky viewer will win our grand prize - a Hearts on Fire pendant. To enter right now, text the message "sunriseluv" - sunrise l-u-v - to 56376. Or check out our facebook page to enter now.

SUNRISE GIVEAWAY: TWILIGHT DVD GIVEAWAY

Twihards can win a copy of the Twilight: Breaking Dawn DVD. Just go to our facebook page and click on the Breaking Dawn tab on the left side. Good luck!

Hope you can start your morning with our Sunrise team!

Aloha,

Tannya Joaquin

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