Healthier Hawaii: The HPV vaccine

Starting July of next year, students entering the seventh grade are going to need additional immunizations.

  Healthier Hawaii: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Advocates on both sides of TMT issue come together in open discussion

  Healthier Hawaii: The dangers of vaping for adults and children

Showers, heavy at times and possible thunderstorms for O’ahu and Kauai

  Trending: Epic Marvel Homecoming Dance and Taimane and John Cruz join world group

  The Kauai Folk Festival is set to kick off at the end of September

Continued Coverage

  Healthier Hawaii: Should I go to an urgent care clinic or the ER?

  Healthier Hawaii: Female athlete triad

  SmartMoney Monday: Financial scams targeting the elderly

  Healthier Hawaii: Health tips for getting your keiki ready for school

  SmartMoney Monday: Financial tips for caring for seniors

  Smart Money Monday: Tips to start investing

Sunrise goes ‘On the Road’ to Waipahu High School for first day of school

Monday marked the first day of class for 180,000 public school students.

  What’s Trending: Muhammed Ali Airport will have therapy dogs

Muhammed Ali airport, serving Louisville, Ky., announces airport therapy dogs. While you're not allowed to pet TSA dogs, a release says that when travelers spot the dogs, they're "free to approach them for quality cuddle time."

  Interview: Kelii Makua & Sean McCready/8th Annual Pacific Ink & Art Expo

Kelii Makua and Sean McCready from Tattoolicious talk about the upcoming 8th Annual Pacific Ink & Art Expo at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall August 2nd 3rd & 4th, 2019.

  Geek Beat: Artificial intelligence portraits, an MIT idea!

AI portraits is an MIT idea and artificial intelligence project.

  Back to School: Facility improvements in the DOE

  Entertainment: National Smooth Jazz Recording Artist Kenney Polson at Blue Note Hawaii

  Entertainment: America’s Got Talent Recap for July 30, 2019

Hawaii recording artist Meleana Brown set to release new album

  Business Report: Home price inflation soars

  Back to School: How the DOE is recruiting and keeping qualified teachers

  What’s Trending: Hospital dresses up babies in pickles costumes and it’s ‘dill-lightful’

There’s a different kind of celebration going on in Pittsburgh.

  Sunrise Shape Up: Benefits of doing squats

You probably heard at some point that squat is one of the best exercises for you, but there are so many people who don’t know how to do that properly.

  What’s Trending: Howard Dicus learns more about binge watching

Howard talks about the British detective series "Midsomer Murders" on Netflix.

  March of Dimes CEO and president receives national award

March of Dimes President & CEO, Stacey D. Stewart, is in Hawaii as she received the 2019 National Medical Association (NMA) Council on Concerns of Women Physicians Service Award this past Sunday. Native Hawaiians and Filipinos are especially hard hit with mom and baby health issues.

  Back to School: Hawaii State Counselor of the Year talks services available to students

Preparing students for the upcoming school year and beyond

  Business Report: Home buying conditions

It’s time for Business Report: Illustrated Economics with Howard Dicus.

  SmartMoney Monday: Reducing the risk of business fraud

For this SmartMoney Monday, we’re going to discuss how to reduce the chance of fraud harming your small business.

  Entertainment: Another A-Lister gives his support to TMT protesters

Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest celebrity to support TMT protesters at Mauna Kea.

  Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ho’oponopono

The word hoʻoponopono is defined as setting things right, to put things in order.

  Local musical ‘Petrichor’ prepares for run at Ronald E. Bright Theatre

The production is run by public school students, and ticket sales will benefit the Castle Performing Arts Center.

  What’s Trending: A very hungry kid, and Will Smith vs. Will Smith

In addition to the plate-licking kid and the Gemini Man movie trailer, we also take a look as how James Corden treats his interns: by having Terry Crews chase after them!

  Business Report: Priciest hotel room rates in tropical destinations

Howard Dicus takes a closer look at the world's priciest hotel rooms in vacation destinations, based on average room rates so far this year.

  Beauty and Grace: Fun back to school items and apparel

Some of the most popular items include fun graphic-printed tees, neon backpacks and planners and covers that are interchangeable.

  What’s Trending: How to comfort a cone-wearing dog

When Barley the golden retriever was depressed by a recent surgery, his owners came up with a genius way to comfort him.

  Business Report: CPB invests $40 million in facilities and technology

The project is called RISE2020 and aims to enhance the customer experience at CPB branches.

  Healthier Hawaii: Heat-related illnesses

Heat-related illnesses happen to athletes or people who are exerting themselves in extreme weather.

  Foodie Fix: “Da Kitchen” at the Univ of Hawaii; John A Burns School of Medicine

One of the restaurants most popular items is a deep-fried spam musubi.

  ‘Unstoppable’ documentary dives into Bethany Hamilton’s surfing journey

The documentary is currently being aired in eight theaters across the state.

  Annual keiki hula competition starts Thursday

Over two dozen halau are competing at the Blaisdell Arena from July 25-27.

  Father and daughter to ‘paddle for hunger’ for Molokai to Oahu championships

The 32-mile race crosses the Kaiwi Channel known as the “Channel of Bones.”

  What’s Trending: Oklahoma baby can’t get enough of the camera

Beth O’Daniel is from from Oklahoma and she’s only 1!

  Business Report: June hotel report

In this Business Report, Howard Dicus brought out the legos for Illustrated Economics.

  Medical expert explains how to protect yourself from harmful UV rays

If you’re out and about this summer, you want to protect yourself from all that sun

  What’s Trending: Penny the dog teaches lesson of determination

Have you ever started the week feeling like this? You keep trying and trying and yet, you’re just not going anywhere.

  Business Report: Alternative measures of unemployment

There are six different ways the Department of Agriculture measures unemployment.

  Taylored Creations: No-bake desserts for summer

No-bake desserts are perfect for summertime activities like camping with friends, or even in the classroom.

  SmartMoney Monday: Financial documents to keep or get rid of

In this SmartMoney Monday, we continue discussing financial tips for different stages of life.

  Big Island Substance Abuse Council holds 7th annual Summer Jam

There will be a lot of activities showing off fitness and strength.

  More than two dozen food vendors to participate in upcoming Luau on the Lawn event

This Saturday, HI’s Finest is hosting an all-you-can-eat Luau on the Lawn event at the Bishop Museum.

  Annual Ala Hawaii Food Show to display new products by local businesses

The event is coming August 13th at the Prince Waikiki hotel.

  Hawaiian Word of the Day: Pule

The word pule is defined as prayer, incantation and blessing.

  Sales slowing down for single-family homes, condos on Oahu

Condo sales are down 10% compared to this time last year.

  Interview: The Best of Honolulu Festival is happening this weekend!

The Best of Honolulu Festival is coming up this Saturday at Honolulu Hale.

  What’s Trending: Top Gun Maverick releases first trailer

Top Gun: Maverick. It will be released June of next year, 34 years after the original. Starring Tom Cruise, Maverick is now a flight instructor, with one of his students' being Goose's son.

  More than a dozen Halau to perform in annual Prince Lot Hula Festival

The 42nd annual Prince Lot Hula Festival is coming up this Saturday and Sunday.

  49th annual Ukulele Festival to kick off Sunday

There will be a lot of keiki activities, food booths and tons of ukuleles.

  Ohana Matters: Letting your keiki play during the summer

Licensed family therapist Britt Young says free play is essential in helping children develop something called executive function.

  What’s Trending: Ice Cream truck in Los Angeles goes viral

Online “influencers” kept calling the owner to ask for free ice cream in exchange for them “promoting” him on social media.

  Entertainment: Hawaii singer auditions for ‘America’s Got Talent’

A Hawaii singer, Loki Alohikea was on America's Got Talent last night. AGT didn't show his full audition, but they did show a little bit. He said on IG, and sang my little heart out! Unfortunately it wasn't what they were looking for and I was eliminated:)"

  Entertainment: 2019 Emmy nominations released

Nominations for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced.

  What’s Trending: Does facial recognition really work?

In real life, Homeland has used facial recognition on 19 million travelers. How many of those 19 million turned out not to match their ID's?

  Business Report: HTA moves fall tourism update

Fall Tourism Update from Hawaii Tourism Authority will not be on O'ahu this year; Howard Dicus tells us where and when.

  Fashion event celebrates 60th anniversary of Goodwill Hawaii

Another Goodwill Goes GLAM! event is coming up.

  Vet on Set: Common eye diseases in pets

Contrary to popular belief, dogs and cats have eye similar eye problems to humans .

  Hawaiian word of the day: Pele

Pele is our Hawaiian word for volcanoes and the magma that flows from these volcanoes.

  What’s Trending: A nun has been nominated for an ESPY

She impressed thousands with her pitch at a baseball game last year.

  Grammy-award-winning jazz artist Chris Botti to perform in Hawaii

He’s performing in two shows a night on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  The Moana Surfrider is dishing up special mango-inspired treats, dishes and activities

The celebration of the fruit will run through July.

Oahu native helps design updated version of Bible for modern generation

The company’s version of the Bible incorporates imagery and design, appealing to millennials.

  Sunrise Field Trip: A virtual reality experience with Chambers Escape Games

In this Sunrise Field Trip, the crew checked out Chambers Escape Games, a virtual reality escape room.

  Foodie Fix: Miss Chen’s Cake

It’s time for your sweet edition of Foodie Fix!

  Governor Ariyoshi Foundation to hold gala this August

The new Governor George Ariyoshi Foundation is trying to build a better future for Hawaii.

  Geek Beat: Assessing infrastructure with drones

The drones are able to perform automated inspections of buildings.

  Original musical ‘A Timeless Princess’ inspired by story of Princess Kaiulani

The musical has two runs from July 11 through 14, and July 18 to 21 at Mamiya Theatre.

  Healthier Hawaii: Kapiolani Medical Center’s pediatric after-hours clinic

Kapiolani Medical Center has a new pediatric after-hours walk-in clinic option.

  Business Report: Starting a business in Hawaii

For this Illustrated Economics report, Howard takes a look at how Hawaii stacks up when it comes to starting a business.

  What’s Trending: Pack of T-rexes take to the race track

And the winner is ... the T-rex!

  Hawaii keiki heading to Japan as junior ambassadors at Asian Pacific Children’s Convention

The purpose: promoting international cooperation between children to become global leaders.