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BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, 9:30 am, HI

March 26, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 9:30 a.m.

HAWAII INTEREST

MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION LANDSCAPE

NEW YORK _ To anyone who figured the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use ran along blue state-red state lines, a sudden setback for pot advocates in New Jersey may show the issue isn’t so black-and-white. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 800 words, photos.

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VACATION RENTALS-RULES

HILO, Hawaii _ An updated draft of rules for short-term vacation rentals has been published by Hawaii County’s planning department. SENT: 260 words.

HUMANE SOCIETY-PRESIDENT RESIGNS

HONOLULU _ The head of the Hawaiian Humane Society has stepped down amid criticism of her leadership and handling of the organization’s euthanasia policies. SENT: 230 words.

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