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

January 7, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

SPORTS

XANDER THE GREAT

KAPALUA_ To say that Xander Schauffele has come a long way depends on the view. Eighteen months ago, Schauffele had played 18 times on the PGA Tour and missed the cut in half of them. But after he tied for fifth in his first U.S. Open at Erin Hills, the 25-year-old from San Diego has taken his place among golf’s emerging generation of stars. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 885 words, photos.

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SCHOOLS MAINTENANCE BACKLOG

HONOLULU_ The chairwoman of the House Finance Committee has alleged the state Department of Education lied about the size of a repair and maintenance backlog at Hawaii public schools. SENT: 345 words.

IN BRIEF

_ MAUI BRUSHFIRE _ Guests at a Maui resort are returning to their suites after a brush fire prompted an evacuation.

_ NISEI VETERANS CENTER_ The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center on Maui is naming former state Sen. Jill Tokuda as its new executive director.

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