The Public Utilities Commission concluded 8 days of testimony and cross-examination relating to the merger of the state’s largest electrical utility. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka has a summary of this week’s proceedings.
There were a number of services conducted today to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. One survivor of the attack has been a part of these ceremonies for more than 40 years. He spoke to HPR and shared his story.
In his last report, HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka presented the Solar Industry’s opposition to new state energy rules. Today, the regulating agency that made the changes and the court challenge to have them overturned.
Installing residential solar-energy systems is at its peak this time of year as homeowners try to cash in on end of year tax incentives. But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, the industry has taken a number of hits recently that have already reduced demand.
US immigration reform is currently on hold for more than 11-million undocumented residents nationwide. But there’s a group of young people in Hawai’i working hard to create a pathway to citizenship. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Most synthetic drugs are illegal in Hawai’i but are flowing in from ther states and marketed directly to youth. And parents beware: these are far more potent than your father’s L-S-D. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.