COACH CHOW OPENS CAMP
The Warriors begin Spring Ball today under new UH Head Football Coach Norm Chow. You can check out practice at 3:30 PM. Coach Chow will join Sunrise this morning at 6:10 to talk about his expectations, the season and schedule. 12 hours later, Coach Chow will talk with Chris Tanaka post practice to discuss the first day on the field.
There's a different type of test that's causing concern for students at HPU's downtown campus and Kapiolani Community College. An email has been sent to students and staff who may have come into contact with a classmate who's being treated for active form of tuberculosis. Results from tests of KCC students should be available by this week. HPU students will be tested when they return to campus next week. You'll find more on the story and the warning signs on our website.
HAWAII MARINES FIRST TO DEPLOY DOWN UNDER
Up to 200 Marines from Hawaii will be the first to deploy to Australia. It's a landmark strategic move to counter China's growing presence in the region. 25 hundred Marines could be in Australia by 2016.
The Kona winds will pick up today and that increases the threat of vog. Dan says to expect hazy conditions until tomorrow when the trades start to push out the vog.
HAWAIIAN EXPANDS SERVICE FROM BAY AREA TO MAUI
Hawaiian Airlines is adding flights to Maui from Oakland and San Jose, with special summer fares. Howard will have details on Sunrise or you can read more right now online.
ALAN WONG IN THE KITCHEN
Plus, one of our favorites guests will stop by Sunrise. Chef Alan Wong will be back in our kitchen to talk about Chef de partie Sonny Acosta Junior's invitation to compete in the first-ever Bocuse d'Or Commis Competition. Of course, that means taste testing of his Next Generation Dinner menu at 7:10.
Hope you can join us for Sunrise!