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SHOTLIST:ABC POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYHonolulu, Hawaii - August 8, 2014++VIDEO AS INCOMING++1. SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Neil Abercrombie, (D) Hawaii:"We are in a position to say that we've come through. We're already having assessments underway. The National Guard is out there. On the Big Island there is already activities underway of response and recovery and we'll do the same thing all across all the islands to the degree and extent necessary."2. SOUNDBITE (English) Mike Canton, National Weather Service:"Next on tap is Hurricane Julio which is packing winds of about 100 miles per hour. Our current forecast track and cone of uncertainty keeps in north of the state. It's closest approach right now is forecasted to be late Sunday into Monday. That's the current forecast. The caveat here is that any change in that track, if it happens to track not much further south than what we're expecting, because it's within 48 hours of the arrival of that system near the state that would trigger the need for a watch or a warning, either a hurricane or a tropical storm. Folk need to keep an eye on that, right now our guidance is that it's going to go north. But that can change and folks need to be on guard."3. SOUNDBITE (English) David Louie, Hawaii Attorney General:"I can give you the good news. The good news is that the primary election scheduled for Saturday, August 9, tomorrow is going to proceed as planned. With the exception of two precints on the island of Hawaii, which were adversely effected and as some of your know because the Office of Elections has released a press release, the election for those two precints will be postponed."STORYLINE:The first storm in a one-two punch bound for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as a weakened tropical storm.Meanwhile, Hurricane Julio, about 750 miles east of the Big Island, was a Category 2 storm and packed maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph. National Weather Service officials predict it will continue to weaken on a path that should take it about 200 miles north of the island chain starting sometime Sunday morning.Hawaii elections officials say they will postpone the primary election for about 8,000 voters in two precincts on the Big Island because of nearby road damage caused by a tropical storm.The rest of the primary will move forward as planned. He says the precincts will vote absentee later.