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

January 3, 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 A reminder this digest is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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.

SPORTS

TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

KAPALUA _ Dustin Johnson is the defending champion as the PGA Tour starts a new year at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 10 p.m. EST.

MAUI MUSINGS-POULTER

KAPALUA_ Part of Ian Poulter’s punishment for violating a PGA Tour policy is spending two weeks in Hawaii to start the new year. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 845 words, photos.

OF HAWAII INTEREST

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON_ The partial government shutdown entered a 13th day Thursday with House Democrats prepared to pass their plan to reopen government and President Donald Trump accusing them of playing politics with an eye on the 2020 election. With no negotiations over the holidays, Trump complained he had been “lonely ” at the White House, having skipped his getaway to Mar-a-Lago in Florida. He claimed his only companions were the “machine gunners,” referring to security personnel, and “they don’t wave, they don’t smile.” He also criticized Pelosi for visiting Hawaii. She responded Thursday, saying, “The president may not know this, but Hawaii is part of the United States of America.” She says she was available on 24 hours’ notice. By Lisa Mascaro and Catherine Lucey. SENT: 980 words, photos, video.

WITH: GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-THE LATEST

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SALARY INQUIRIES

HILO_ A new Hawaii law prevents employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories. SENT: 265 words.

LAST HAWAIIAN PRINCESS

HONOLULU_ The Hawaii Attorney General is opposing a change that a 92-year-old Native Hawaiian princess has made to her trust to ensure her wife receives $40 million and all her personal property. SENT: 360 words. UPCOMING: photo.

IN BRIEF

_ SHIPYARD COMMANDER _ The Navy says the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is getting a new commander this year.

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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.

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