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AP-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory 11 am, HI

June 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 11 a.m.

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HAWAII VOLCANO-SHOOTING

HILO, Hawaii — A Hawaii man has testified that he feared for his life when a neighbor pointed a gun at him last month and fired at least two shots into the air in a mandatory evacuation zone near the erupting Kilauea volcano. SENT: 290 words.

SEED CROP

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s agricultural seed industry dropped in value by 19 percent during the 2017-18 season, a U.S. Department of Agriculture report indicated. But shipments of seeds out of the state are projected to increase by 67 percent to 12.7 million pounds (5.8 million kilograms) in the season ending this month, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. SENT: 220 words.

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