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Marine Kiss & Tell, GOP Primaries, Free Pancakes

KISS & TELL

A Hawaii marine's kiss posted on facebook has become a symbol of the changing times. 25-year-old Sergeant Brandon Morgan jumped into the arms of his boyfriend at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe and that image has gone viral. The Sergeant says just months ago, he would have greeted his partner with a handshake. Now, he's kissing and telling. It's a dramatic turn from when the military embraced the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. Teri Okita talked with the Marine at the center of national curiosity and you can watch her story here.

REPUBLICAN PRIMARIES

Right now, Republican voters are casting their primary votes in Arizona and Michigan. Both states were once considered Mitt Romney territory, but a surge by Rick Santorum has put the former Massachusetts Governor in a statistical dead heat. Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul say they will continue their campaigns despite falling behind in the race. We'll take you live to Detroit starting at 5 a.m.

A SECOND SCHOOL SHOOTING DEATH

This just in.. Authorities say a student wounded in an Ohio school shooting has been declared brain dead, the second reported fatality. The 17-year-old was one of five students injured when a teenager opened fire in the cafeteria at Chardon High School Monday morning.

UNIONS TO ENDORSE HONOLULU MAYOR

Happening today at 11:30 am, HGEA & UPW will announce their pick in the Honolulu Mayor's race. The two unions represent 6,200 City & County employees.

KAUAI POLICE CHIEF DISPUTE

Still no compromise between Kauai's Police Chief and Mayor Bernard Carvalho despite a meeting last night. The Mayor has ordered other KPD officers to lock Darryl Perry out of his office so he can't access his badge or gun, even though the Police Commission said Perry could return to work. The dispute centers on the Chief's handling of a workplace complaint.

TRADES BACK, HIGH SURF

Weather headlines for this Tuesday, the trades will stick around through next week, rainfall will be limited to overnight and early morning windward showers, and a high surf advisory is posted for east facing shores of most islands with a short-period swell building. Dan will have the latest on Sunrise.

FREE PANCAKE DAY

Get your short stack! IHOP is offering free pancakes. We'll find out more about the cause when we stop by the restaurant at 7:50 and you can check out the deal here.

Hope you can join us for Sunrise!

Aloha,

Tannya Joaquin

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