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

January 11, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



HONOLULU _ Ocean views along the golf course seem to suit Adam Svensson of Canada. A year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a 9-under 61 and a one-shot lead in the Sony Open. SENT: 850 words, photos.


HONOLULU _ Same player, new flag: Rory Sabbatini a naturalized citizen of Slovakia and could be Olympic-bound. SENT: 780 words, photos.



HONOLULU _ Honolulu mistakenly covered up a crosswalk near the site where an 86-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car, according to officials in an Oahu neighborhood. Maqbul ur-Rahman died after he was hit by a 24-year-old driver while crossing Hawaii Kai Drive on Monday, police said. SENT: 255 words.


HONOLULU _ Hawaii officials have scaled back the state’s tax revenue projection. The state Council on Revenues voted to reduce its projection of growth in state tax collections this year from 5 to 4.2 percent, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. SENT: 240 words.


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The AP, Honolulu.

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