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

April 5, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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_ A judge is considering whether to take early testimony from a 99-year-old year woman prosecutors say is a key witness in a Hawaii corruption investigation. By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words by 11 a.m., followed by updates after 1:30 p.m. hearing.


HAGATNA, Guam_ The Vatican’s decision to uphold its conviction of the U.S. territory’s ousted Archbishop Anthony Apuron for sexually abusing minors marks a sorrowful chapter in church history, the current archbishop of Guam, Michael Byrnes, said. SENT: 250 words, photo.



WAILUKU_ An 81-year-old Hawaii woman was given a sentence of four years’ probation for wounding another woman with a kitchen knife, according to court records. SENT: 230 words.


HONOLULU_ Tiger Woods is designing an Oahu golf course, according to resort officials.


_ VOLCANO FISSURE-NAME_ One of Hawaii’s newest volcanic fissures is in need of a name and the state is asking for suggestions.


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.