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AP-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, HI

October 13, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 2:30 p.m.

OF HAWAII INTEREST

HOTEL WORKERS STRIKE-TECHNOLOGY

BOSTON — Robots delivering room service, check-in kiosks with facial recognition technology and “smart” speakers that serve as an in-room concierge. The hotel of the not-so-distant future sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel, but it’s drawing real world anxiety for some of the thousands of Marriott hotel workers on strike across the U.S. this month. By Philip Marcelo. SENT: 900 words, photos.

LEGACY OF BIOSPHERE 2

ORACLE, Ariz. — They lived for two years and 20 minutes under the glass of a miniature Earth, complete with an ocean, rain forest, desert, grasslands and mangroves. Their air and water were recycled, and they grew the sweet potatoes, rice and other food they needed to survive. By Anita Snow. SENT: 990 words, photos.

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KAUAI-SEX ASSAULT

LIHUE, Hawaii — A man convicted of sexually assaulting two women and a child on Kauai was sentenced to 35 years in prison. SENT: 300 words.

HONOLULU HOMELESS-SIDEWALKS

HONOLULU — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has signed into law two measures banning obstructing and sleeping on public sidewalks. SENT: 230 words.

IN BRIEF

— BIG ISLAND POLICE SHOOTING — Police on the Big Island say officers have shot and killed a woman who rammed a stolen vehicle into them.

— WWII SAILOR-BURIAL-TENNESSEE — Tennessee sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to aphonolulu@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Honolulu bureau at 808-536-5510 or aphonolulu@ap.org. Correspondent Caleb Jones can be reached at 808-536-5510 or cjones@ap.org.

The AP, Honolulu.

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