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Thunderstorm Threat, Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine, Sunrise Changes

Happy Aloha Friday! We're following a lot of stories on an abbreviated version of Sunrise this morning.

HEAVY RAIN, THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE

Dan is keeping a close eye on the radar this morning because there's a chance for rain, possibly heavy. Oahu & Kauai could see thunderstorms throughout the day. Some roads are slick. We'll be tracking traffic problems every 10 minutes. Plus, get a look ahead to our weekend forecast on Sunrise.

HAWAII DELEGATES HEADING HOME FROM DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

Hawaii delegates are flying back home from Charlotte, North Carolina after a whirlwind convention. It wrapped last night with President Barack Obama officially accepting the party's nomination for a second term. President Obama set a new twitter record with his speech. Details, plus a wrap with national correspondent Tracie Potts on Sunrise.

RAIL LAWSUIT

The City has filed a motion for the Hawaii Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling to stop construction all archaeological work is complete. The Court now has 10 days to decide if it will reconsider. The delay is expected to be at least 7 months or longer if ancient bones are found along the rail line.

SHARK ENCOUNTER

West Hawaii Today has an amazing picture of a shark that made a beeline for two men who were spear fishing off the Kona coast. We'll have the jaw-dropping look at the 8-foot blue shark for you on Sunrise.

CELEBRITY CHEF ROBERT IRVINE

Food Network Host & Chef Robert Irvine is here for the 2nd annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival. Lucky for us, Roy Yamaguchi has convinced this Celebrity Chef to whip up something in our Sunrise kitchen. They'll drop by this morning at 8:10.

CELEBRITY FASHION EXPERT BOBBIE THOMAS

Plus, you see her as style expert on the Today Show. Now, celebrity stylist Bobbie Thomas is in town for the fall fashion event at Ala Moana Center. She'll show us the hot new beauty trends at 8:20.

THE GOOD, THE BAD, & THE WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?

Every Friday, we look back at the week gone by and pick the stories that stand out for different reasons, good and bad. That's coming up at 6:50 on KHNL because we have a shorter Sunrise on KGMB today.

SUNRISE CHANGES

The U.S. Open will pre-empt part of Sunrise this morning. There will be no 7 am hour of news. We'll end at 6:30 AM today on KGMB. We will still be on KHNL from 6:30 to 7, and KFVE from 8 to 9. Don't forget, you can now listen to Sunrise as you leave you're house. We're on the radio. Just tune in to AM 1500 in your car.

TGIF! Hope to see you on Sunrise,

Tannya Joaquin

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