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Wayne Yoshioka

State Lawmakers were briefed today on the latest tax collection modernization effort started more than 15 years ago.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

The City and County of Honolulu discussed its homeless action plan for Kaka’ako today.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness met again today to go over the data collected by social service agencies on the homeless encampment at Kaka’ako.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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Some merchants in Chinatown want to increase business by serving alcohol in public places.   But a number of residents strongly opposed the measure and it appears the Honolulu City Council is on their side.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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More than half of O’ahu’s single unsheltered homeless live in the urban core according to January’s point-in-time count.   There are also an unspecified number who are not counted by social service providers and are the undocumented homeless.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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O’ahu real estate prices continue to climb, achieving sales volume equal to peak levels experienced a decade ago.   But, as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, it’s still a pretty good time to buy for those who can afford it.

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The City hosted a Veterans Stand Down today as part of a goal to end veteran homelessness by the end of this year.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The Honolulu City Council expanded Sit and Lie ordinances for the Downtown area today.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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Proponents for more affordable housing launched their campaign at City Hall today.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka was there and filed this report.

Institute for Human Services

Homelessness was one of the issues taken up at the National Association for Rural Mental Health conference in Waikiki over the weekend.  One of O’ahu’s homeless shelter and services providers shared its experiences with attendees.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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