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Wayne Yoshioka

There are more than 120-thousand small businesses in Hawai’i and the state is ready to help owners grow their business. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

The Conversation: Monday, June 27th, 2016

Jun 27, 2016
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How Will BREXIT Affect Tourism; Entertainer Little Albert; A Lawsuit for Special Ed Studetns; Basketball and Lysistrata

Brexit Impact On Hawaii Tourism: Dr. Eugene Tian

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DBEDT

About one in four residents in Hawai‘i speak a language other than English at home. That’s according to a new report by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. And as HPR’s Molly Solomon reports, it offers a different look into the state’s diverse community.

The report shows more than 130 languages are spoken across the islands. The top three include Ilocano, Tagalog, and Japanese.

Wayne Yoshioka

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.

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The state says there’s been some significant progress on the road to Hawai‘i’s clean energy objectives.

The Hawai‘i State Energy Office released its Energy Resources Coordinator’s Annual Report for 2015.  The report outlines the State’s current energy policies in accordance with the goal to reach 100% renewable energy by 2045.

  First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Georja Skinner from DBEDT to tell us about HVCA's panel called Getting to Know the "Creatives". Then we have James Cave from the Offsetter to talk about the Top 8 project. Finally, we'll talk to Matt Bickel and Hoala Greevy about using open source applications in business.