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BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, HI

January 4, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Hawaii. 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Hawaii at 1:30 p.m.


WASHINGTON— Global warming is making the world’s oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often, two studies show. The lower oxygen levels are making marine life far more vulnerable, the researchers said. Oxygen is crucial for nearly all life in the oceans, except for a few microbes. By Seth Borenstein. SENT: 725 words, photos.



KAPALUA— Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth start the new year in the final group in the opening round of the winners-only Sentry Tournament of Champions. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 10:30 p.m. EST.


KAPALUA— Ryan Armour arrived on Maui with enough time to soak up the perks of paradise before it was time to get to work. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 880 words, photos.


KAPALUA— Tiger Woods is playing twice in California over the next six weeks as he begins another comeback on the PGA Tour from back surgery. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 575 words, photo.



HILO— A woman who was sexually assaulted two years ago by an on-duty land enforcement officer filed a lawsuit against the former officer and the Department of Land and Natural Resources. SENT: 200 words.


HONOLULU — A state auditor says he could not figure out the Hawaii State Energy Office’s purpose or how well it does its job. SENT: 245 words.


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