BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, 9:30 am, HI
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Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.
HAWAII-DEADLY CAR CRASH
HONOLULU _ A suspected drunken driver police say crashed into a crowded Honolulu intersection and killed three people is scheduled to be back in court for a preliminary hearing where witnesses are expected to testify. By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher. UPCOMING: 250 words on merits after 1:30 p.m. hearing.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii _ An 18-year-old Big Island man convicted in the 2016 rape of a woman will spend at least 11 years in prison. SENT: 240 words.
HAWAII CIGARETTE BAN
HILO, Hawaii _ A Big Island lawmaker has proposed incrementally increasing the minimum age to buy cigarettes, leading to a practical ban across Hawaii. SENT: 290 words.
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