BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, 9:30 am, HI
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Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.
OF HAWAII INTEREST
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.
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.
_ 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.
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