AP-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, HI
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Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.
OF HAWAII INTEREST
FISH FARMING-NOAA RULES
NEW ORLEANS— A federal judge in New Orleans has thrown out the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s rules for fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the agency lacked authority to make them. By Janet McConnaughey. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: will be updated.
WASHINGTON — Congress wants to pass national rules governing how companies can use consumers’ data — though a major goal might simply be to block states from enacting stronger privacy protections on their own. During a Senate hearing Wednesday, several Democratic senators warned that a national law could simply be used to override state efforts. Calling that pre-emption the “Holy Grail” for the industry, Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii said it won’t get the bipartisan support it needs if it’s just to replace California’s law with a “non-progressive federal law.” By Marcy Gordon and Matt O’Brien. SENT: 800 words, photo.
WITH: CONGRESS-DATA PRIVACY-THE LATEST
HONOLULU— Federal officials have told the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation that it needs to raise the price tag for construction of the 20-mile (32-kilometer) rail project by $134 million. SENT: 250 words.
HARASSMENT CONVICTION OVERTURNED
HONOLULU— A Hawaii appeals court has overturned the harassment conviction of a former member of a National Guard youth program, finding the state failed to prove one element of the crime. SENT: 250 words.
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