Wayne Yoshioka

Political reports from HPR's Wayne Yoshioka

Hawaii Tax Department Conducts Workshop

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More than 270 accountants, attorneys and tax experts attended a workshop today to hear about what the State Tax Department is doing to increase revenues.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …

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Update on Hotel Energy Efficiency and Conservation Measures

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More than half of all visitors to Hawai’i stay in Waikiki.  That equates to nearly 3 million tourists annually that use or consume staggering amounts of electricity and water to make their visits comfortable and enjoyable.  The Rebuild Hawai’i Consortium hosted its quarterly meeting yesterday to hear what is being done in Waikiki to conserve resources.   HPR’s Wayne Yo

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Joint Senate House Committee Conducts Hearing on Student Bus Transportation Study

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The Joint Senate and House Education Committees were briefed today on the findings and recommendations of a Student Bus Transportation Study.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …

 

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Kahuku Wind Farm Fire Scrutinized by State Senate Committee

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The State Senate Committee on Energy and Environment conducted an informational briefing today on the safety of wind-energy storage systems like the one that burned on Oahu’s North Shore four months ago.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …

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Largest PV Utility Project on O'ahu Dedicated

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The largest solar photovoltaic utility project on O’ahu was dedicated yesterday in Pearl City.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka attended the dedication and filed this report  …

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