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AP-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory 10 am, HI

August 6, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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Hawaii at 10 a.m.



MEXICO CITY — Two new tropical storms were strengthening off Mexico on Monday and both were projected to reach hurricane force while marching northwestward parallel to the coast, bringing heavy surf. A strengthening Hurricane Hector headed for the central Pacific as a Category 4 storm, with winds of 145 mph (230 kph), the Center Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu reported. It was centered about 930 miles (1,495 kilometers) east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii, and was moving west at 15 mph (24 kph). SENT: 300 words.


— FREE PRESCHOOL — The state is expanding free preschool programs at public elementary schools on four Hawaii islands.


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The AP, Honolulu.

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