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Hawai'i Early Intervention Program Helps Thousands of Disabled Children

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Wayne Yoshioka
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The state’s Early Intervention Program helps more than 2-thousand disabled children up to age 3.   As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, proponents want to reinstate the program to include all children who need help.

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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