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Bone Found on Rail Route, Mazie Hirono Live on Sunrise, Severe Weather

IWI DISCOVERED ALONG RAIL ROUTE

Voters elected a pro-rail Mayor, but there are still developments that affect the project. Another human bone was uncovered along the rail route near Nimitz Highway and Kekaulike Street. According to the Honolulu Star Advertiser, it was discovered November 1st. So far, crews have found the remains of 5 people at 4 sites along the 20 mile rail line. Archaeological work continues after the State Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman who filed suit to protect ancient burials along the route. Meanwhile, both sides are slated to present arguments in federal court next month.

SENATOR-ELECT MAZIE HIRONO LIVE ON SUNRISE

Mazie Hirono will become the first woman ever elected Senator for Hawaii, and the first female Senator of Japanese American descent when she's sworn into the U.S. Senate in January. This morning at 6:30, she'll talk about her victory over Linda Lingle and what her priorities will be.

BALLOT PROBE

Governor Abercrombie wants lawmakers to review voting procedures after Tuesday's ballot blunder. The Office of Elections says an investigation could take weeks, but that officials underestimated how many ballots were needed. They were 10-thousand short and ran out at 19 polling places.

BACK TO WORK FOR PRESIDENT

President Obama will be back at work today since winning re-election. He will dive right back into the economy and has been working the phones to convince parties to compromise before the country falls off the fiscal cliff.

FISCAL CLIFF EXPLAINER

The term fiscal cliff is thrown around a lot, but what does it mean? Howard Dicus will explain the issue and what's at stake on Sunrise.

NOR'EASTER POISED TO HIT EAST COAST HARD

Right on the heels of Sandy, a powerful Nor'easter could cause more problems. Dan's tracking the severe weather threat.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STATE TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

Farrington takes on Kealakehe in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA State Championships. We'll have a game preview with ESPN 1420's Bobby Curran.

See you on Sunrise!

Aloha,

Tannya Joaquin

 

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