There are more than a dozen Veteran service organizations in Hawai’i that provide government and non-profit assistance. But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, some of these veterans are finding it hard to get help from the VA.
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.
The state legislature will have marathon floor sessions tomorrow to pass bills on final reading before adjournment May 5th. These bills include the executive budget and a few controversial measures. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
The State Legislature took up the issue of Homelessness as its top priority at the beginning of this year’s session. And they have completed their budget recommendations for final approval by the full House and Senate. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Alexander & Baldwin announced today that it will stop diverting water from priority streams in East Maui as soon as possible. The company announced its plans at a news conference with key state lawmakers. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi is scheduled to stand trial in 3 months for misuse of his government charge card. He pleaded “not guilty” to all charges but as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, his legal options are restricted.
Democratic Presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton suffered a resounding pre-election loss in Hawai’i this past weekend. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka visited with supporters and opponents to get their reactions.
The first 2 trains for O’ahu’s rail transit system arrived today at Honolulu Harbor. They cost about 2.2 million dollars each and are being shipped from Italy to Hawai’i. Mayor Kirk Caldwell was pier-side to announce their arrival.