Wayne Yoshioka

Political reports from HPR's Wayne Yoshioka

Freshmen House Democrats Profiled

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Democrats in the State House of Representatives outnumber Republicans 6-to-one…following a number of key victories in the general election.    HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka presents the first report of a two-part series that profiles the new faces in the State House …

 

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Campbell High School Teachers Stage Protest

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Campbell High School teachers and students staged two demonstrations today to express their frustration with the state over stalled teacher contract negotiations.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka attended the early morning protest in Ewa Beach and filed this report…

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Honolulu City Council Passes Smoking Ban Ordinance

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The Honolulu City Council considered a measure to ban smoking at certain beaches and parks on O’ahu.    HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka visited Waikiki today and filed this report …

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PLDC Hearing Conducted

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The Public Land Development Corporation conducted a public hearing yesterday following a contentious round of state-wide hearings in August.   As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports … groups opposing Act 55 … which created the

PLDC … continue to call for a repeal of the legislation …

 

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Senator Akaka's Last Veteran's Day Ceremony While in Office

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Senator Daniel Akaka has attended every Veteran’s Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific since he was first elected to Congress in 1976.    As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports … the ceremony Sunday was the senator’s 36th annual observance … and the last one he will attend while in office before his retirement …

 

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