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BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, 10:30 am, HI

January 30, 2019

Here’s a look at AP Hawaii’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

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Hawaii at 10:30 a.m.

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WHALE DEATH

LIHUE, Hawaii _ Officials are investigating the death of a young humpback whale that washed up on a Kauai beach. Kekaha resident Kevin Rogers told the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration about the carcass after finding it during a Monday morning beach walk, The Garden Island reported.

SENATE PRESIDENT’S SON

HONOLULU _ Hawaii’s leading business advocacy group has hired a new lobbyist, the son of the state Senate president. Chamber of Commerce Hawaii has hired 28-year-old Dan Kouchi to serve as its new assistant vice president for government affairs and alliances, which some state officials say could disrupt proposals to increase the state minimum wage, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. SENT: 320 words.

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