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

January 31, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

DEVELOPING

_ HAWAII-DEADLY CAR CRASH _ Manslaughter charges have been filed against a suspected drunken driver police say plowed into a crowded Honolulu intersection, killing three pedestrians. UPCOMING: 130 words.

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HAWAII NATIONAL RAINFALL RECORD

HONOLULU _ The torrential downpours that flooded the Hawaiian island of Kauai last year set the national record for the most rainfall in a 24-hour period, according to the National Weather Service. The weather service’s National Climate Extremes Committee issued a memorandum Wednesday, confirming the record set by the heavy rains that hit the island’s northern and eastern sides, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. SENT: 260 words.

BIG ISLAND-AMBULANCES

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii _ Hawaii lawmakers will consider legislation that would fund putting two more ambulances into service on the Big Island. The measure would seek $100,000 in the 2019-20 fiscal year and another $100,000 in the next fiscal year to fund the ambulances, equipment and personnel costs, West Hawaii Today reported. SENT: 230 words.

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