Wayne Yoshioka

Political reports from HPR's Wayne Yoshioka

Homeless Project on O'ahu Launched

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The 100,000 O’ahu Homes Project was launched in Waikiki yesterday.   The community effort is aimed at identifying the most vulnerable homeless people on the island and providing the support to get them off the streets.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka accompanied the volunteers on their first early-morning outing …

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Pacific Regional Behavioral Health Summit Continues

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Eleven years of war have taken their toll on U.S. servicemembers and their families.   The Pacific Regional Medical Command is hosting a two-day summit to address the long-term issues facing many war veterans.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …

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Honolulu City Council Passes Bus Measures

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The Honolulu City Council is attempting to restore bus service on O’ahu … in light of many routes being cut to save 6-7 million dollars in overhead.  At the same time, the Council is trying to sweeten bus ridership for some residents.     HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …

 

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State Tax Review Commission Conducts Public Hearing

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The State Tax Review Commission met today to hear public comment on two 2 consultant studies that recommend tax hikes to meet future state funding needs.    HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports  …

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Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Conference

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Hawaii’s senior population … age 65 and older … is increasing at twice the rate as the national average…a full one hundred percent in the last decade.

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