Wayne Yoshioka

Political reports from HPR's Wayne Yoshioka

Hurricane Preparedness Week Launched

ShareThisHurricane Preparedness Week begins Sunday… in anticipation of the official start of the Season, June 1st. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports … the customary annual event was launched today with an official National Weather Service outlook … TAG: The State Civil Defense Website is SCD.Hawaii.Gov.
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Governor Abercrombie Unveils 90-day Homeless Action Plan

ShareThisGovernor Neil Abercrombie established citizen call-in numbers to identify, locate and provide assistance to homeless people in need last month. Today, he unveiled his 90-day Action Plan to Address Homelessness. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka visited Waikiki before he attended the Governor’s news conference … TAG: The Governor’s 90-day action plan ends August 17th.
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Legal Fees Expended by Rail Project

ShareThisNot a single steel rail has been laid for the Honolulu transit system and costs are already escalating. First on the docket: legal fees. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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First Woman General in Hawaii Army National Guard Paves the Way

ShareThisThe first female soldier enlisted in the Hawaii Army National Guard 38 years ago … but it was only this year that a woman was promoted to General. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka caught up with her earlier this week …
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Honolulu City Council Measure to Ban Use of Electronic Devices While in Crosswalk Advances

ShareThisThe Honolulu City Council banned the use of cell phones and other electronic devices while driving two years ago. Today, City lawmakers moved a measure forward that would prohibit the use of distracting gadgets while in the crosswalk. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka explains…
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