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

May 3, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.

HAWAII VOLCANO-ANNIVERSARY

PAHOA, Hawaii _ A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes and farms in the disaster are still struggling to return to their cherished island lifestyle. By Caleb Jones. SENT: 1,200 words, photos, video.

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HAWAII-ILLEGAL CANNABIDIOL

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii _ The Hawaii Department of Health issued a statement Wednesday reiterating that cannabidiol has never been permitted for sale in any form in the state except for people who have medical marijuana cards and can get it at licensed dispensaries. SENT: 290 words.

HAWAII VOLCANO-AIR QUALITY

HONOLULU _ The Hawaii State Department of Health has launched a new website that provides near real-time data on the air quality following last summer’s Kilauea eruption. SENT: 180 words.

HAWAII VOLCANO RESCUE-IDENTIFIED

HONOLULU _ A man identified as a U.S. Army soldier has been upgraded to stable condition after a fall over a cliff at a Hawaii volcano crater. SENT: 140 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.