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

May 1, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

OF HAWAII INTEREST

TV DIVERSITY-ASIAN AMERICANS

Major television networks are hitting far more lows than highs in tapping into Asian-American talent, according to a study released Wednesday by the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition. By Terry Tang. SENT: 540 words, photos.

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KAU-FATAL STABBING

KEALAKEKUA, Hawaii _ A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Hawaii woman accused of fatally stabbing a woman and seriously injuring a man. SENT: 220 words.

OAHU BULKY TRASH

HONOLULU _ Bulky trash pick-up is about to change dramatically for some Honolulu residents. SET: 160 words.

IN BRIEF

_ PESTICIDE BANNED _ New York lawmakers have voted to join Hawaii in banning a widely used pesticide that’s blamed for harming the brains of babies

_ DECRIMINALIZING PROSTITUTION _ Critics of criminal prostitution laws are urging Rhode Island lawmakers to support a legislative study on decriminalizing sex work

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to aphonolulu@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. 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.

The AP, Honolulu.