Wayne Yoshioka

Political reports from HPR's Wayne Yoshioka

Governor Names Board of Education Nominees

ShareThisThe Governor introduced his choices for the State Board of Education yesterday. Hawaii voters opted to have an appointed nine-member B-O-E in November’s general election … and lawmakers passed legislation earlier this month to allow the Governor to appoint it’s members. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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State Council on Revenues Lowers Tax Collection Forecast

ShareThisThe State Council on Revenues met today at the request of Governor Neil Abercrombie. The Council lowered its projections more than 2 percentage points due to a number of factors. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka explains …
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Senate Committee Reviews Governor's Budget

ShareThisThe Senate Ways and Means Committee reviewed the Governor’s Budget today. The state’s short and long-term fiscal crises appear to be …in one lawmaker’s words … pretty dismal. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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North America Tourism Marketing Blitz

ShareThisThe Hawaii Tourism Authority will be launching a multi-million dollar marketing campaign to offset double digit declines in Japanese tourism. The tragic March 11 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent radiation threat are expected to slow visitor arrivals through the summer. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports … the head of H-T-A provided his current assessment today at a business luncheon …
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Affordable Housing Solutions Discussed Again

ShareThisBuilding more affordable work force housing has been debated and studied for decades in Hawaii. Panelists focused on possible solutions again today at a community forum sponsored by Think Tech Hawaii and Hawaii Business Magazine. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …
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