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

August 29, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 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.

SOLDIER-TERRORISM CHARGES

HONOLULU — A soldier based in Hawaii accused of pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and fixating on videos of beheadings and suicide bombings plans to plead guilty to attempting to support the terrorist group. By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher. SENT: 500 words, photos. Will be updated after 9:30 a.m. hearing.

OF HAWAII INTEREST

SMALLBIZ-SMALL TALK-DISASTER RECOVERY

NEW YORK — As small business owners in Hawaii and California start cleaning up after a hurricane and wildfires, they’ll find there’s no one formula for recovery. The same disaster can devastate businesses in divergent ways — a hurricane might tear the roof off one restaurant, flood another and leave a third with little damage. Still, experts say many companies can survive if owners understand what their priorities are and what resources are available. By Joyce M. Rosenberg. SENT: 1,300 words, photos.

FROM AP MEMBERS

MISSING PREGNANT WOMAN-PAROLE

HONOLULU — A Maui man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child must serve at least 50 years before he is eligible for parole. SENT: 240 words.

NEW HAWAII JAIL

HONOLULU — Hawaii officials are planning to relocate an overcrowded and deteriorating jail on Oahu next to the state prison in Honolulu. SENT: 350 words.

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The AP, Honolulu.

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