The state legislative money committees are continuing their pre-session supplemental budget hearings this week. Today, the focus was on business, economic development and tourism. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
The Dengue fever outbreak is currently grabbing all of the headlines in Hawai’i. But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports there’s a serious tropical disease that has no known cure, has spread across the state and has killed two since 2011.
The federal investment tax credit for rooftop solar was extended last week for another 3 years. That’s a big boost for the entire industry especially battery storage systems. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
The 2016 legislative session is a little more than one month away and a number of lawmakers say homelessness will likely take center stage. But other issues will be considered again next year, including banning ivory sales in Hawai’i. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.