PAIN AT THE PUMP
Here's another reminder of the high price of paradise. Check out gas prices on Molokai. Thanks to Alex Idica for posting this picture on our facebook page. We're also hearing prices top 5 dollars at Hanalei Princeville and are nearing that for drivers in Lahaina, Maui. AAA doesn't track prices statewide so thanks for filling us in on prices in your neighborhood.
MORE SEVERE WEATHER AHEAD
We're bracing for more severe weather after a short break from the rain and even record setting hail. Dan says to expect wet and windy conditions for this weekend. You can track the storm with our interactive radar or by downloading our mobile weather app to your phone. Governor Abercrombie has added Maui to his disaster proclamation for severe weather damage from the last storm. Stay with Hawaii News Now, your Severe Weather Station, for the latest.
Police are trying to determine the identity of a body found on the beach in Waimea Bay. A woman made the discovery yesterday. Authorities tell us it looks like the man is in his 20's. They don't suspect foul play.
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES MOVES CLOSER TO HAWAII FLIGHTS
Southwest has received the first of more than 70 Boeing jets capable of flying to Hawaii. The discount carrier has made no secret of its ambitions to add service to the Islands, but it's not expected to happen for another year. The airline is in the middle of contract negotiations with Pilots and Flight Attendants.
COACH ANNOUNCEMENT AT UH
We're getting word this morning that the University of Hawaii could announce the new Women's Head Basketball Coach. USC's Associate Head Coach Laura Beeman will reportedly take over for Dana Takahara-Dias.
HOME RUN RECORD WATCH
Wahine softball fans are counting down to a new record. Kelly Majam is on the verge of setting a career home run record for the program.
Did the Hunger Games satisfy fans' appetites? The first to see the midnight showing walked out of the Regal Theatres Dole Cannery this morning and we were there to get their take. Was it worth lining up for hours and was it as good as the book? We'll get the verdict from local movie goers. Plus, find out why one of the stars is trending this morning.
ZIGGY MARLEY, INNER CIRCLE, & JIMMY BORGES LIVE ON SUNRISE
Plus three big name musical acts live. Reggae stars Ziggy Marley & Inner Circle and local crooner and recent Hawaii Five-O guest star Jimmy Borges.
Hope you can join us for Sunrise and thanks for making us your #1 morning news. We just received our ratings back for February and we can't say thank you enough for being part of our Sunrise family!