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Honoring the Humble Hero Sen. Inouye, Rail Announcement, Mayor Wright Stabbing

HONORING THE HUMBLE HERO

The nation and State are preparing to pay last respects to the Humble Hero, Sen. Daniel Inouye. Memorial services are planned in Washington D.C. and Hawaii. You'll find details on HawaiiNewsNow.com. Keoki Kerr is in our nation's Capitol this morning, with a live look at the rare honor planned for the late Senator.

RAIL ANNOUNCEMENT

Keoki will also report on a big rail announcement happening now in Washington D.C. Mayor Carlisle and Transportation officials are announcing that 1.5 billion dollars in federal funding for Oahu's rail project is on the way.

CONGRESSIONAL NAME GAME

Democratic Party Chair Dante Carpenter will join us live this morning on Sunrise to talk about the process to choose candidates to replace Senator Inouye.

FIRST FAMILY'S TRIP TIMELINE

If a fiscal deal is reached in time, President Obama could be in Hawaii for the Senator's Sunday funeral at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. The First Family could arrive in Kailua as soon as Friday night when flight and boating restrictions begin. Michelle Obama is talking about her family's trip timeline this morning on the Today Show, saying "you don't have control over, you know, where the winds blow."

MAYOR WRIGHT STABBING

Ramsay Wharton is on scene of a stabbing at Mayor Wright housing. A 16 year old is the victim. Details, ahead on Sunrise.

Aloha,

Tannya Joaquin

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