Wayne Yoshioka

Political reports from HPR's Wayne Yoshioka

Military Spouses Get Help with Education and Employment

ShareThisThere are an estimated 1.2 million U.S. military spouses stationed with their loved ones in uniform or awaiting their return from duty overseas. A number of Department of Defense programs are helping these spouses take advantage of a number of education and employment opportunities. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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Hawaii Kai Fireworks Extravaganza Needs Donations and Sponsors

ShareThisThe Fourth of July Independence Day celebration is less than two-and-a-half weeks away….and East Oahu organizers are fundraising every day to put on their fireworks extravaganza. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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Driver Safety Course for Seniors

ShareThisDrivers over the age of 75 have higher crash rates than younger adults…and account for 13 percent of all vehicle-related fatalities nationwide. These numbers are especially significant for Hawai’i which has the fastest growing elderly population in the country. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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University of Hawaii Cancer Treatment and Research Update

ShareThisThe American Cancer Society projects Hawai’i will have 66-hundred new cases of cancer this year. While the survival rate for most cancers has greatly improved … there are ways to lower one’s risk of contracting the disease. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka attended a University of Hawaii Cancer Center update on treatment and research …
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Governor Names Early Childhood Coordinator

ShareThisThe State’s Chief Executive underscored his commitment to Hawai’i’s young children today. He announced the appointment of a cabinet-level official to plan and implement a system for keiki. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka attended the news conference at the Capitol …
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