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U.H. Cancer Center Denied Legislative Funding

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Wayne Yoshioka
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The legislature passed 275 bills and appropriated more than 7 billion dollars in state general funds before it adjourned last week.    But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, one state-funded program did not receive a single cent of what it asked for.

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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