Wayne Yoshioka

Political reports from HPR's Wayne Yoshioka

Military Installation Security Raised

ShareThisThe Security Level at all U-S military installations worldwide went up following the strike on Osama bin Laden. The U.S. Army Pacific received word to step up their screening measures at the gate Sunday afternoon. Traffic was backed up at Fort Shafter and motorists experienced some delays.
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Suicide Prevention Workshop Focused on Gender Differences

ShareThisThe Hawaii Youth Services Network sponsored a Suicide Prevention Workshop today. One of the sessions focused on gender differences … a topic rarely covered in training. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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Taxing Pensions Bill Still Alive at Legislature

ShareThisTaxing pensions is a contentious issue at the legislature this session as lawmakers look at all potential sources of revenue to balance the budget. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka has an update on the measure that is still alive in conference committee.… TAG: The joint House and Senate Conference Committee will meet again tomorrow on the measure to try to work out their differences.
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Lawmakers Discuss Medicaid Cuts

ShareThisHawaii lawmakers are racing to craft a State Budget that provides essential government services but closes a 1.3 billion dollar spending gap over the next two years. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports … everyone … including the most vulnerable in the community … is being asked to make sacrifices …
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New Buddhist Bishop Officially Takes Office

ShareThisHawaii’s new Buddhist Bishop will be officially instated during a ceremony tomorrow. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka caught up with the Hawaii-born religious leader …
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