Could this blue bin found near Sea Life Park Tuesday be the start of the tsunami debris? Scientists say it looks that way. They're still trying to determine if it's a piece of the debris. The bin belongs to a Japanese seafood company based in Miyagi in the tsunami zone. People on Oahu, the Big Island and Kauai have spotted oyster buoys which may also be from Japan. Experts are asking anyone who spots what may be an unusual piece of debris to note the date, time, and location and send them a photo of the item. You'll find more information at HawaiiNewsNow.com. You can also check out our slideshow.
WEATHER NOW: RAINY DAY
A storm system is now coming onshore and will bring rain to the Windward side. Dan is tracking areas seeing the most showers on Sunrise.
NEW HOMELESS CENTER
Happening today, IHS, the Institute for Human Services, will bless and open the new his Kaamahu Service Cetner. The new facility offers employment and housing services.
IPHONE 5, APPLE'S LAST BIG THING?
People are lined up already for Apple's iPhone 5 and it's shattered sales records, so why do some analysts predict this could be the company's last major seller? Ironically, it has to do with the success of smart phone sales. A researcher at Macquarie sSecurities says 57 percent of american wireless customers now own smart-phones, and the number could hit 70 percent next year. That's the saturation point where tech products tend to see growth taper off.
STARS DISH ON HAWAII FIVE-O SEASON 3
Just 3 days to go before the season premiere of Hawaii Five-O in Waikiki. We'll have more from my conversations with the cast this morning on Sunrise. From new story lines and character development to the one thing Alex O'Loughlin absolutely refuses to do and why he has a love/hate relationship with the iconic Hawaii Five-O theme song, you'll see it all. We'll post all our H50 coverage online for you. You can catch our live red carpet premiere coverage Sunday starting at 5 p.m. on KGMB or streaming live at HawaiiNewsNow.com. We'll also have exclusive photos and videos on our Hawaii News Now Facebook page. Be sure to "like" us to get your Five-O fix.
Hope you can join us this morning for Sunrise!