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AP-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, HI

September 4, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 9:30 a.m.



HONOLULU — A Big Island landowner is planning to add about 940 homes to the Puna community of Keaau, an area in need of housing after lava flows destroyed hundreds of homes in neighboring areas. The state Office of Environmental Quality Control published a draft environmental assessment last week on the project by W.H. Shipman Ltd, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday. SENT: 290 words.


— EDUCATION ETHICS HOTLINE — A report shows that the Hawaii Department of Education’s fraud and ethics hotline has received more than 500 tips since 2016, resulting in one termination case. SENT: 130 words.


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The AP, Honolulu.

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