Good morning! Here are AP’s general news coverage plans for Monday, March 10, 2014, in Hawaii. If you have a news tip or questions about the report, please call Hawaii News Editor Oskar Garcia at 808-536-5510. As a reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are HST unless otherwise noted.
HONOLULU - The proposal to bring air conditioners to Hawaii’s public schools will be part of a joint Senate-House informational briefing on Monday. By Cathy Bussewitz. UPCOMING: Developments from 2 p.m. hearing, then 400 words, photos by 4:30 p.m.
DEAD BILLS-5 THINGS
HONOLULU __ After crossover and at the halfway point of the state legislative session, some notable bills have died. By Sam Eifling. UPCOMING: 130 words by 11:30, 400 words by 1 p.m.
HONOLULU - Some bills related to Hawaii’s troubled health connector have advanced while others have died. UPCOMING: 400 words by 1 p.m. By Cathy Bussewitz.
HUMAN TRAFFICKING-AMERICAN SAMOA
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa - Legislators in American Samoa have approved the territory’s first anti-human trafficking law after several unsuccessful attempts over more than a decade. By Fili Sagapolutele. UPCOMING: 400 words by 1 p.m.
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BIG ISLAND AGRICULTURE
HILO, Hawaii - A judge is putting on hold Hawaii County’s registration requirements for growers of genetically modified crops. SENT: 280 words.
HILO, Hawaii - Kau farmers are anxious over the pending sale of lands where they have cultivated some of the best coffee in the state. UPCOMING: 300 words by 11 a.m.
MAUI COUNTY-AIR TRAVEL