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House Joint Committees Conduct Public Hearing on Marriage Equality Bill

Wayne Yoshioka
Wayne Yoshioka
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Wayne Yoshioka
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Attorney General David Louie was questioned for two hours during joint House Judiciary and Finance public hearing.

More than 3,800 people had signed up by mid-day today to testify for or against the marriage equality bill currently being reviewed by the Legislature during a Special Session. The Senate passed the measure Wednesday and it was the House of Representatives’ turn to conduct its public hearing. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.   

Wayne Yoshioka
Wayne Yoshioka is an award-winning journalist who has worked in television, print and radio in Hawaiʻi. He also has been on both sides of politics as a state departmental appointee and political/government reporter. He covered Hurricane Iwa (1982) as a TV reporter; was the State Department of Defense/Civil Defense spokesperson for Hurricane Iniki (1992); and, commanded a public affairs detachment in Afghanistan (2006). He has a master's degree in Communication from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and is a decorated combat veteran (Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and 22 other commendation/service medals). He resides in Honolulu.
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