Sunrise On The Road: Maui Film Festival

Entering its much anticipated twentieth year of cinema-under-the-stars, the 2019 Maui Film Festival announced its full lineup of honorees, screenings and special events happening June 12-16, 2019 in Wailea. Taking place at the Celestial Cinema...

Geek Beat: The latest tech from Apple, Microsoft and Google

Sea Life Park sets the stage for Makapuu Twilight Concert series

Business Report: American wealth

  Healthier Hawaii: ‘Stop the Bleed’ initiative

  Interview: Howie Mandel, three shows at once!

  The Celebration for the 40th Anniversary of Territorial Airwaves is Friday Night

Continued Coverage

Still need to file your taxes? A free tax information workshop will be held

  UH Manoa Mechanical Engineering Team heads to Nebraska

  Education Inspiration: Waipahu High School’s Law & Justice Academy

‘At last, summer break is here’: School employee sings message to students

  June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

40th Annual Pan-Pacific Festival

Re-use Hawaiʻi Celebrates 10 Years

Local nonprofit organization Re-use Hawaiʻi to celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a fundraising event at its Kakaako Redistribution Center on June 8 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.The June 8 fundraiser features entertainment by The Mākaha Sons...

What’s Trending: Shin kicking, Empty-nesters, Baby conversation

We had the Downhill Cheese-Chasing competition, and the World Toe Wrestling Championship. But there is a new championship: “The shin kicking world championships”. The goal: kick your competitor’s shins until they fall down. Rules: Steel toe caps are banned...

  Sunrise Shape-up: Full body cardio workout

Trainers from UNYQE Fitness are here to show us some great summertime exercises.

  Season tickets on sale as Wahine volleyball gears up for new season

The Wahine volleyball season is coming up and season tickets are now on sale.

Kitchen Creations: Metro Grow Hawaii

What’s Trending: Helping the elderly cross, fastest baby, Giant lizard, Jason Momoa hates single use plastics

  Trending: Vanilla, Jeopardy, raccoon rescue

  Oahu teen loses battle with rare, aggresive brain tumor

  Education Inspiration: How superheroes empower young students

  Education Inspiration: Farrington math students see massive leaps in skills and grades

Whats Trending: New mosquito repellent, alligator in home, NYC Penthouse, The ultimate lei

400,000 people a year die of malaria, caught from mosquitoes. And we didn’t like mosquitoes to begin with. The University of Maryland has a solution, but we’re a little leery of. It genetically modified a fungus with Australian spider venom...

SmartMoney Monday: Keeping your cards safe from data breaches and fraud

Data breaches are a growing problem, especially when your card number is compromised. In 2018 alone, over 2.6 billion records were stolen or exposed and the FTC reported that card fraud accounted for 30% of their identity theft reports. Once a criminal gets a hold of a stolen credit card number...

Business Report: The best states to find a job

Hawaii has the lowest jobless rate in the country. Yet Wallet Hub ranks Hawaii only the 30th best state to find a job. Now, why is that? The category counts show that.Lowest jobless rate: first.Most job opportunities: fifth.Lowest average starting salary...

  Conservation group is helping restore habits of butterflies across the islands

National Butterfly Education and Awareness Day is Saturday, June 1.

  Trending: Unalienable rights, cheese roll, Sunny is sleepy

Our favorite Sunrise pup had a hard time getting out of bed this morning.

  Hawaiian Word of the Day: Mahi’ai

The word mahiʻai refers to a farmer as well as the action of farming.

  Attorney gives insight into legal tactics in public corruption trial against Kealohas

Paul Cunney has been closely watching the public corruption trial against Louis and Katherine Kealoha.

  OHA asking for community input on new strategic plan

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is developing a new strategic plan and they want to hear from you.

  Trending: Google search, angry cat, old town road

Starting July 1st, when you search Google for something, the default search will change.

  Geek Beat:Compact digital microphones, Logitech spotlight remote, TV streaming site

The geeks take a look at some new Rode wireless go microphones.

  Habilitat Hawaii to hold annual fundraiser at Kualoa Ranch

Habilitat Hawaii holding is 19th annual Luau, Auction, and Benefit Concert.

  Trending: Summer movies, sleep can’t stop the hunger

Vacation season is also summer blockbuster movie season.

  Hawaii State Teachers Association asks grading system for Hawaii schools to stop

Corey Rosenlee, the president of the Hawaii State Teachers Association, is here today to talk about this grading system and why it needs to stop.

  Trending: How to fly a flag, “Terminator” movie

Based on the federal flag code, you can display the U.S. flag outside from sunrise to sunset.

  Kahalawai to release new album at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center

Kahalawai is celebrating that new album with a release concert on Sunday, June 2.

  Hawaii actor Kalama Epstein is back home to promote his new Netflix show.

He’s known for his role on the critically acclaimed series “The Fosters," and now he’s taking on a new role on the Netflix show “No Good Nick.”

  Hawaiian Word of the Day: Welo

The word Welo means to float or stream in the wind.

  Firefighters stress the importance of installing fire sprinklers into your homes

Captain Scot Seguirant from the Honolulu Fire Department is here to tell us about how they save lives and property.

  Anuhea nominated for two Na Hoku Hanohano awards

Anuhea has two nominations: Contemporary album and female vocalist of the year.

  Kaiser student wins Hawaii News Now contest for a free semester of college

One lucky Kaiser student went home with a check for a tuition-free semester at the University of Hawaii!

  Foodie Fix: Lady M crepe cakes come to Waikiki Teahouse

From New York, to Beverly Hills to Hong Kong, Lady M has become a dessert phenomenon.

  What’s trending: Tennis ball boy, Downton Abbey trailer

A viral video shows a tennis ball boy running into a wall.

  Trending: Smoke and Mirrors, Jason Momoa GOT reaction, Lionsgate theme park

Mitch McConnell has introduced a bill to raise the federal tobacco and vaping age of sale to 21.

  Taimane Gardner nominated for three Na Hoku Hanohano awards

Taimane Gardner’s album ‘Elemental’ has been nominated for three Na Hoku Hanohano awards.

  Great Futures Day to support Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii

May 22nd is Great Futures Day, which is a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii.

  Healthier Hawaii: Risk factors and prevention tips for stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.

  MMA legend looking for new fighters in Hawaii for upcoming Bellator event

Royce Gracie is recruiting Hawaii fighters for the upcoming Bellator event.

  Vet on the Set: Importance of checking the health of your dog when adopting

It's important to check with your vet on whether your new puppy needs a vaccination.

  Connor Snow nominated for Na Hoku Hanohano award

Conner Snow has been nominated for Contemporary Album of the year for his debut album “If I Knew then What I Know Now”

  Entertainment News: The Voice, finale viewership, Na Hoku Hanohano awards lineup

On today’s entertainment news, Billy V gives a recap on yesterdays episode of The Voice.

  What’s Trending: Game of Thrones, Esquire’s worst finale list

Now that Game of Thrones is over it might be a good idea to take a look at some of the original novels by George R.R. Martin.

  Locations looks at master-planned communities on Oahu

After World War II, developers housed babyboom families in master-planned communities.

  Taylor Inouye is back and has a sweet cake recipe to share

Taylor Inouye shows us how to bake some sweet rainbow cake push-pops.

  Kamaka Camarillo nominated for best Hawaiian single and music video in 2019 Na Hoku Hanohano awards

Kamaka Camarillo has been nominated for two awards for his song “E Pii Mai.”

  SmartMoney Monday: Business Insurance

On today's SmartMoney Monday, we discuss how to use insurance as a financial tool to help their business.

  What’s Trending: Game of Thrones water bottle, NASA internship

A water bottle made an unexpected appearance in the final episode of Game of Thrones.

  It’s down to the final 4 on ‘The Voice’!

Three of the singers are from Team Blake, and one from Team Legend rounding out the top.

  MMA champ MacFarlane back home after successful title defense

Local girl looking to bring another Bellator event to Hawaii in December

  Music festival to feature internationally acclaimed musicians

Internationally acclaimed classical musicians will perform through the week on Kauai, Hawaii Island, and Oahu.

  St. Francis school wins 3 state titles in a 2-week span

Saint Francis school is going out in style as it wins three state titles in a 2-week span.

  What’s Trending: Game of Thrones petition, Snapchat filters

A petition is racking up thousands of signatures for a re-do of season 8 of Game of Thrones.

  A young boys fight against a rare brain tumor is bringing awareness of DIPG

DIPG Awareness Day is May 17.

  Ohana Matters: Building financial responsibility

Children as young as 7 years old learn about money habits from their parents.

  Entertainment: The Voice Top 4, Britney Spears, Ruthie Ann Miles, Magnum P.I., Awkwafina & Uheuhene

Recap of 'The Voice' Tuesday night; Britney Spears update, Hawaii actress Ruthie Ann Miles in new CBS show, Magnum P.I. and Hawaii 5-0 now on Friday nights, Awkwafina to be honored in Maui & Uheuhene debuts GoFundMe page.

  Geek Beat: Google Pixel 3A and Lens, Oura Ring, Apple TV

The Oura Ring is a wearable device that your sleep through the night.

15th Annual Celebration of Life “Honoring our Island Heritage”

For the first time in 14 years, we have themed this year’s Celebration of Life -- ”Honoring our Heritage.” It’s truly a celebration to honor the memory of loved ones passed as well as the many cultures that make up Hawai’i Island’s unique and culturally rich community...

May 15th is International Water Safety Day

International Water Safety Day is a worldwide effort designed to spread global awareness about drowning prevention, and is specifically geared towards educating youth about beings after in and around the water. This is critical here in Hawaii because...

Business Report: Honolulu mortgage payments, and mainland comparisons

This chart measures average monthly mortgage payment, comparing Honolulu to lots of places on the mainland.The importance of this is that the infamous Hawaii reputation for being expensive is based mostly on housing costs.Other Hawaii costs are comparable...

  Senior Fraud Awareness Day to raise awareness of scams targeting kupuna

Financial fraud isn’t just an increasing problem – it’s increasingly targeting seniors.

  Surf competition to raise money for Boys To Men Mentoring

It’s called Full On Foil and is a surf competition that aims to raise money for Boys To Men Mentoring.

  Beat event raises money for American Heart Association

The Beat Event will help to raise awareness and prevention of heart disease for people in Hawaii.

  Billy’s Entertainment: The Voice top 8, Spiderman local actor for United Air, Momoa ax throwing

The top 8 in The Voice competed last night performing duets of Beatles songs.

  CO2 concentration in Earth’s atmosphere has reached its highest level in 800,000 years

New data from Mauna Loa Observatory shows that the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere has reached its highest level in 800,000 years.

  What’s Trending: Gorillas don’t like rain, preschooler steals show

Gorillas at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in South Carolina show some very human like qualities as they try to get out of the rain.

  Microplastics beach cleaning machine undergoes testing in Hawaii

We spoke with Jean-Felix Tremblay and Samuel Duval, two of the minds behind the Hoola One project.

  Ask the mayor: Sherwood Forrest, monster homes, vacation rentals

Mayor Kirk Caldwell explains why he didn’t sign the monster homes bill because he worried it would have unintended consequences for regular single home owners.

  SmartMoney Monday: How to keep your finances organized

The key is to set things up properly so you’re organized and efficient.

  Trending: New plastic invented, math dance, Alec Baldwin

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore Lab have developed a new kind of plastic.