Who is Journalist Steve Uyehara?
Steve Uyehara is an American journalist working for KGMB9 Hawaii News Now as a news anchor. He co-anchors Hawaii News Now: Sunrise from 4;30 am. He began his career back in 2000 filing papers and answering phones while trying to get noticed for his hard work.
Steve Uyehara Age
Uyehara is 45 years old as of 2021. He was born in September 1976 in Hawaii.
Steve Uyehara Height
Uyehara has not shared his height measurements. His height, weight, and other body measurements will be updated soon.
Steve Uyehara Parents
Uyehara was born and raised to Hawaii parents. His surname is Okinawan, and the Y in Uyehara was mysteriously added when his grandfather arrived on the islands. He however not speak much about his parents and background. He is of American Nationalities and belongs to several ethnicities.
Steve Uyehara Wife Liz Chun
Uyehara is married to his wife Liz Chun. Liz was his boss when he began his career at KGMB9. During that time, they worked 7-day weeks writing features, taking notes at practice, and conducting interviews for the show, while trying to cover our regular responsibilities. They became very close during this period and ended up dating.
Liz now works for Pali Momi Medical Center as a director of philanthropy. Steve and Liz have two children; their son Jace and their daughter Kayla. Their son Jace was born on December 16th, 2011 weighing 9lbs 1oz.
Steve Uyehara Salary
Uyehara earns an average salary of $76 k annually as a co-anchor at Hawaii News Now.
Steve Uyehara Hawaii News Now
Uyehara is a co-anchor. Hawaii Today: The sunrise starts at 4:30 a.m. He started working at KGMB9 in the year 2000. He has three Emmys to his name, as well as the Edward R. Murrow and Mark Twain awards.
During his time with Hawaii News Now, he traveled to Rome to witness St. Damien’s canonization and to New Orleans to watch the Warriors compete in the Sugar Bowl. Steve was able to fly with the Blue Angels and traveled to Notre Dame and New York to cover local lad Manti Teo’s career.
They even brought their act to Hilo for Merrie Monarch Week one year. However, when Steve first arrived in the newsroom in 2000, it was difficult for him to establish himself. His news director noticed him for the first time after the Ehime Maru disaster in 2001. Every day, a new package containing cassettes arrived in the newsroom.
Steve stayed late after work for several hours to write down what was on each cassette, arrange it, and label it.
Over time, he earned the respect of his peers. Steve eventually became the weekend sports anchor, covering everything from Michelle Wie’s career to the Ewa Beach Little Leaguers’ World Series run and every UH sport.
Steve Uyehara Net Worth
Uyehara has an estimated net worth of $100 k as a journalist.