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BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory 4:00 pm, HI

June 7, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 4:00 p.m.

UBER-HONOLULU BILL

HONOLULU —Honolulu leaders planned to vote Wednesday on a measure limiting prices that ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand, a cap that the companies say would be the first restriction of its kind in the United States. The measure would prevent “surge pricing” if increased rates are higher than the maximum fare set by the city. Uber sent emails to customers across the island of Oahu, which is where the rule would apply, urging them to oppose the rules that would impose “outdated taxi-style requirements on rideshare.” By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher. SENT: 500 words.

HAWAII VOLCANO

HONOLULU — Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is flowing into the Pacific Ocean after nearly consuming two coastal neighborhoods on the Big Island. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. By Caleb Jones.

OF HAWAII INTEREST

CHINA-US MILITARY

BEIJING — China lashed out at the U.S. on Wednesday after a pair of B-52 bombers flew past a Chinese-held shoal in the South China Sea, amid escalating words and displays of military strength from the two major Pacific powers. SENT: 330 words.

FROM AP MEMBERS

ZIPPY’S LAWSUIT

HONOULU — Two people have filed a class-action lawsuit against Hawaii restaurant chain Zippy’s. Zippy’s alerted its customers April 27 that it experienced a data breach at all of its 25 restaurant, Napoleon’s Bakery, Kahala Sushi and Pearl City Sushi locations. It also said credit and debit cards used to buy drinks at Pomaikai Ballrooms may have been affected by the breach. SENT: 210 words.

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