Kokua Line: Real estate and fatherhood enough for Cooke to juggle

Question: What happened to Dan Cooke? He hasn’t been on Hawaii News Now lately. Is he coming back?

Answer: No. Cooke’s last day as weather anchor of the HNN morning show “Sunrise” was Aug. 28. The longtime Hawaii broadcaster is focused on real estate and parenthood, no longer juggling dual careers.

“Sunrise” gave him an on-air sendoff, but it came amid so much news about Hurricane Lane that you are not alone in having missed it. Numerous readers have inquired, so we reached out for an update. Here is Cooke’s emailed response:

“I’m touched that ‘Sunrise’ viewers are asking about me.

“I feel so fortunate to have been a part of the Sunrise team the past nine years. It has been by far the best, most…

Original published: 2018-10-08 10:05:00 Read the full Hawaii News here


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