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AP-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, HI

July 30, 2018

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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

Hawaii at 9:45 a.m.

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WOMEN’S SURFING

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three-time world champion Carissa Moore of Honolulu edged 16-year-old phenom Caroline Marks of Melbourne Beach, Florida, to claim her first Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro victory Sunday at the Oceanside Pier. Coco Ho of Honolulu and Malia Manuel of Kauai, Hawaii, tied for third. SENT: 130 words.

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KAUAI-RENEWABLE ENERGY

LIHUE, Hawaii — A Kauai utility is seeking to pay developers and eventually power subscribers for the renewable energy they generate and support. Kauai Island Utility Cooperative sent out a request for proposals last week looking for developers who want to build a renewable energy facility, The Garden Island reported. SENT: 225 words.

GUAM TOBACCO-TAX EVASION

HAGATNA, Guam — Guam officials have requested federal agencies to investigate allegations of tax evasion and cigarette smuggling by a tobacco distributor. Guam lawmakers requested last week for the FBI, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to look the allegations of more than $14.5 million in unpaid local cigarette taxes over the past three years by Mid Pacific Distributors, the Pacific Daily News reported. SENT: 315 words.

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The AP, Honolulu.

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