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BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, 9:45 am, HI

March 25, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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Hawaii at 9:45 a.m.



SALT LAKE CITY _ A Utah family has become the victim of extreme stalking involving unwanted service providers repeatedly being sent to their home. The Deseret News reported Friday that Walt Gilmore’s family in suburban Salt Lake City has been the target since August of a stalker using calls and texts to send a parade of people to the home for legitimate services and illegal activities. Authorities say the person responsible may be using a computer program making calls appear to originate from another number. SENT: 530 words, photos.



WAILUKU, Hawaii _ A Hawaii man has been ordered not to drink his favorite soft drink during four years of probation on a car theft conviction. The Maui News reported Saturday that Judge Rhonda Loo imposed the restriction last week while sentencing 21-year-old Christopher Montilliano Jr. Loo said in court that Montilliano lied to police when he was arrested with the car in Maui last June, and he told officers that he was on his way to buy soft drinks. SENT: 215 words.


HONOLULU _ Hawaii Gov. David Ige’s administration has requested an additional $4.3 million to continue housing inmates on the mainland as security systems are upgraded at a state prison. SENT: 310 words.


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The AP, Honolulu.