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State and Counties Brace for Hurricane Lane

Wayne Yoshioka

The State and Counties are preparing for Hurricane Lane, which is moving toward the island chain.


Credit Wayne Yoshioka
Governor David Ige (podium) and (L-R) Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara, deputy adjutant general; Honolulu Mayor, Kirk Caldwell; DOE assistant superintendent Dann Carlson; and Tom Travis, administrator for HI-EMA


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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