Wayne Yoshioka

Political reports from HPR's Wayne Yoshioka

Students Rally at Capitol for Clean Energy Legislation

ShareThisState lawmakers began deliberations in conference committee today to resolve their differences on key tax and budgetary measures. Meanwhile, O’ahu students rallied at the Capitol to show their support of Clean Energy legislation. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka was there and filed this report …
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Homeless Solutions Being Sought

ShareThisThe entire state of Hawaii is wrestling with the growing problem of homelessness. State and City leaders are considering options, and one starting point is a 90-day approach to begin to address the issue. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
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Hawaii Army National Guard Receives "Get Ready" Notice

ShareThisThe Hawaii Army National Guard’s combat brigade was notified today of a possible deployment to Afghanistan two years from now. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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Anti-Prostitution Measures Advance in State Senate

ShareThisLawmakers heard testimony today from residents who want to stop prostitution in areas frequented by children and take it one step further … by targeting sex-trade operators and customers. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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65-Year Hawaiian Homelands Quest

ShareThisIn 1921, the U-S Congress set aside 200-thousand acres of land to establish a permanent homeland for Native Hawaiians. Since then, most beneficiaries have waited for decades … and many never realize their dream. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports on one woman’s 65-year quest … TAG: There are 28-thousand Native Hawaiians on DHHL’s wait list.
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