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

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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.

SHARK FIN SMUGGLING CHARGES

HONOLULU— Ten Indonesian fishermen arrested in Hawaii are accused of trying to smuggle fins of protected whitetip sharks from the U.S. to Indonesia. A detention hearing is scheduled for the fishermen Tuesday. By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher. UPCOMING: 250 words by 11 a.m., followed by updates after 1:30 p.m. hearing.

OF HAWAII INTEREST

HOLIDAYS-ECO FRIENDLY WRAPPING

For many of us, wrapping gifts is even more fun than giving them. But each year, we throw away miles and miles of wrapping paper, much of which can’t be recycled because of inks, coatings or other additives. If you want to make a gift to the environment at the same time you’re giving to others, choose any of a variety of smart, stylish and eco-friendly ways to gift-wrap this year. By Kim Cook. SENT: 500 words, photos.

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MAUI COUNCIL-WOMEN

WAILUKU, Hawaii — Six women are entering Maui’s governing body, forming a female majority on the council for the first time. SENT: 300 words.

HONOLULU BIKE SHARING

HONOLULU — More than 100,000 rides were taken last month through Honolulu’s self-service bicycle rental platform, marking a record number of rides in single month, the operator said. SENT: 250 words.

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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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