AP NEWS
Related topics

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

December 28, 2018

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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.

OF HAWAII INTEREST

DUI LIMIT-UTAH

SALT LAKE CITY_ New Year’s Eve revelers in Utah could find themselves with more than a hangover as 2019 dawns. If they drink and drive, they could end up on the wrong side of the nation’s newest and lowest DUI threshold. The National Transportation Safety Board also backs the change, and many in the hospitality industry worry that other states will follow suit. Utah was among the first to adopt the now-standard 0.08 threshold decades ago, and lawmakers in four states — Washington, Hawaii, Delaware and New York — have floated measures to lower their DUI limit in recent years. None has passed. By Lindsay Whitehurst. SENT: 850 words, photos.

AP MEMBERS

ARIZONA MEMORIAL-GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

HONOLULU_ Nonprofit organizations and a state agency are helping keep one of the Hawaii’s most-visited tourist attraction open during the U.S. government shutdown. SENT: 265 words.

BIG ISLAND DAIRY

HILO_ The latest in a string of wastewater discharges from a Big Island dairy farm has residents wondering how it will handle its planned closure next year. SENT: 350 words.

IN BRIEF

_ HAWAII PACIFIC-PLAYER DEATH _ A matchup between Hawaii Pacific and TCU has been cancelled following the death of a Hawaii Pacific player who collapsed during a game.

___

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.

AP RADIO
Update hourly