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

January 16, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 9:30 a.m.


HONOLULU _ Hawaii lawmakers open a new session of the state Legislature. By Audrey McAvoy. UPCOMING: Session begins at 10 a.m.; 300 words by 10:30 a.m., photos.



HONOLULU _ Officials broke ground on a $20 million revitalization and expansion project for the Pearl Harbor campus of the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park. The project, which is expected to be complete in April 2020, will add new exhibits and about 3,000 square feet (279 square meters) of space, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. SENT: 265 words.


LIHUE, Hawaii _ A woman walking with her dog on northern Kauai was assaulted after her heeler-mix killed an endangered Hawaii bird, authorities said. The woman she was pulling her dog away from the Hawaiian goose when a man ran from across the street and started kicking her dog. When she intervened, he kicked and punched her, she said. The 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault. SENT: 310 words.


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