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Wayne Yoshioka

Opponents fighting a proposed state ban on unmanned aerial vehicles packed a capitol hearing room today.  As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, their arguments were heard loud and clear.    

Flickr / xiaming
Flickr / xiaming

 

   If you’re planning for the holiday season, fireworks may be part of your celebrations as we get closer to the New Year. In a dramatic change, fireworks may NOT be a part of those festivities in China. It all depends on the weather. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.

Flickr / DucDigital
Flickr / DucDigital

If you're a smoker, Hawaii County is one of the toughest parts of the state.  The county bans smoking at beach parks and also in cars where Keiki are present.  Now the County Council is taking steps to make it more difficult for young people to get tobacco.  HPR's Sherry Bracken talked with the Council member who is introducing the bill.