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Honolulu Hosts "Heroes Housing Heroes" Event for Homeless Vets

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Wayne Yoshioka
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According to O’ahu’s 2015 Homeless Point in Time Count, there were 467 homeless veterans with nearly one-half living unsheltered.   As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, landlords and property managers were asked by the City to help this vulnerable population.

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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