From high surf to Wie's homecoming, 5 newsmakers to watch for this week in Hawaii

From high surf to Wie's homecoming, 5 newsmakers to watch for this week in Hawaii

Surf's up!

The trade winds will pick up speed Monday and stay breezy through the middle of the week.

A large northwest swell is expected to arrive Sunday night that could push wave heights to warning levels Monday.

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Future of Kealakekua Bay

A community meeting is set for this week to discuss the future of Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park.

The Department of Land and Natural Resources says it's trying to balance preserving the cultural and historic site with recreation.

Parking and access to the bay have become issues.

The meeting is scheduled for Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Konawaena Elementary School Cafeteria.

Walk-A-Mile in her shoes


Hawaii Pacific University's Student Government Association will be hosting their first "It Starts with Us" fair in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

The event will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Aloha Tower Marketplace.

The event will also feature Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes® which begins at 11:30 a.m. in front of Aloha Tower, down Fort Street mall to Beretania and back to Aloha Tower.

The International Men's March asks participants to walk a mile in high heels in advocacy to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence.

Michelle Wie returns home

After a week off, Hawaii's own Michelle Wie returns home for the Lotte Championship at Ko Olina.

She struggled on the course recently fighting though dizziness caused by a virus.

Wie won big a month ago in Singapore for her fifth career victory and first since the 2014 U.S. Women's Open.

Auto Show

New cars, trucks and SUVs will fill the Hawaii Convention Center for the 2018 First Hawaiian International Auto Show.

The show will be held Friday through Sunday.

Organizers call the show an exhibit of 350 cars and trucks in a non-selling environment.

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