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AP-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory 10:15 am, HI

June 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 10:15 a.m.


HONOLULU — Kilauea volcano continues to erupt from a vent on the Big Island, sending a stream of lava toward the ocean. By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher. UPCOMING: 300 words on merits.



HONOLULU — Officials from a Big Island astronomical observatory say they have discovered an oil leak from the hydraulic system supporting one of their telescopes. The Star Advertiser reports officials from the W.M. Keck Observatory recently notified the state Department of Health of the leak, even though it was detected in April. It’s unknown how much oil was leaked, but officials have found no obvious dripping or pouring and say the leak appears to be small. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 190 words.


The first monk seal pup born in Hawaii this year is a female. The Garden Island reports that the female monk seal pup has already been weaned and is learning to forage for her own food on the south side of Kauai. Jamie Thompton with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says they expect a few more monk seal pups will be born this season. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.


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