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Haleiwa Food Fight, Rail Budget, Merrie Monarch

FOOD FIGHT

Could a meeting of the minds squash the dispute that has shut down The Haleiwa Farmer's Market? The weekly event is off this Sunday because of a State law that says vending from highways is prohibited. It's a technical thing since the stretch wear growers have sold their goods hasn't been used as a road since the 1990's. The Market's owners received a letter this week, telling them it could no longer continue. The State has allowed the Farmer's Market to operate on the old stretch of Kamehameha Highway rent free since 2006. We'll follow developments on Hawaii News Now and you can see both sides of the story here.

RAIL CEO FACES BUDGET COMMITTEE

The new Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation CEO will face the City's budget committee during a special meeting today. Find out what Dan Grabauskas has to say about the Honolulu Rail Project on Hawaii News Now starting at 5.

MERRIE MONARCH MISS ALOHA HULA

Competition starts tonight at Merrie Monarch, with Miss Aloha Hula taking center stage. Billy V is live in Hilo with the buzz.

VOG POSSIBLE

Shifting winds could bring vog to our Skies. Dan is tracking the changing weather on Sunrise.

NORTH KOREA LAUNCH WATCH

Any minute now, North Korea could launch a rocket. The long range rocket is being fueled right now. There are fears it is really a missile capable of reaching Hawaii or Alaska. Join Sunrise for the latest on this developing story.

BIRD STOLEN?

The Honolulu Zoo now believes a third bird that got out of its cage may have been taken by someone. A suspected sighting of the missing Tawny Frogmouth at Ewa Beach Elementary yesterday morning turned out to be a case of mistaken identity. It was a juvenile night heron. The two other missing birds were found.

MAUKA TO MAKAI, LIVING LEI CHIC & DAN TESTS HIS STRONG MAN SKILLS

 

Also ahead this morning on Sunrise, a preview of the Mauka to Makai Expo for Earth Month, Living Lei Chic checks out a new beach-inspired shop in Kailua and Dan sees if he has what it takes to be a "Strong Man."

 

Hope you can join us for Sunrise!

Aloha,

Tannya Joaquin

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