A peace bell will ring today at 11 am in Honolulu to mark the 67th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. The ceremony will also include an announcement about a new Hiroshima exhibit at Pearl Harbor. Meanwhile in Japan, a grandson of Former President Harry Truman attended events remembering the bombings. Truman ordered Americans to drop bombs on Hiroshima.
CAMPAIGN 2012- MAYOR'S RACE INTERVIEWS
The Primary election is this Saturday and Hawaii News Now has invited candidates in the Honolulu Mayor's race to appear on Sunrise this week. We'll begin with former Acting Mayor Kirk Caldwell this morning at 6:15.
ARMY VET IDENTIFIED AS SIKH TEMPLE SHOOTING
40 year old Army Veteran Wade Michael Page has been identified as the gunman who opened fire Sunday at a Milwaukee Sikh temple, killing six people. Page was killed by police after he shot an officer. More details ahead on Sunrise.
SOCIAL SECURITY MILESTONE
Today a shift for Social Security occurs. Anyone who retires after today will have paid more into the system than they will get out. Experts say the gap will grow exponentially worse for future generations.
DAY 10 OLYMPIC HEADLINES
Watch for All around Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas and Hawaii born Kyla Ross to compete today on uneven bars. They hope for better results than their teammate McKayla Maroney had yesterday on the vault. Maroney landed in a seated position on her second attempt and watched her gold medal slip away. Also, for the first time since 1920, an American man will not medal in the 400 meter race. Our fastest runners failed to qualify for the finals. Yesterday, Jamaican Usain Bolt repeated in the 100 meter sprint and set an Olympic record. Mike Cherry has highlights this morning plus a look at what to watch today on Sunrise.
See you on Sunrise!