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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 As a reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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
WAILUKU, Hawaii — Maui County agencies are reconsidering how much their employees should travel by air amid recent crashes in Lanai and Molokai. UPCOMING: 300 words by 12 p.m.
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ON THE MONEY-OVERHAUL-LAST CALL
Uninsured Americans face an important deadline at the end of this month, and many don't realize it. March 31 is the last day to sign up for health insurance coverage and avoid a penalty for failing to obtain insurance for 2014 under the federal health care overhaul. By Tom Murphy. SENT: 870 words.
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