Doug Chin

Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

A high-profile nominee to the Honolulu Police Commission faces opposition through an email campaign organized by a group saying he has a record of anti-LGBTQ sentiment.

Wayne Yoshioka

Running for Elected Office in Hawai’i is a daunting endeavor for many first-time candidates. But, win or lose, there are many lessons to be learned.

Wayne Yoshioka

Hawai’i Public Radio hosted a Congressional District One Candidate Forum Sunday Night and asked a political analyst to evaluate the race.

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Trump v. Hawaii

Apr 25, 2018
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The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday in Hawai’i’s challenge to President Trump’s latest travel ban. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.  

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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the latest challenge to the Trump Administration’s third version of the travel ban. Hawai‘i continues to be at the forefront of this legal challenge, and another half dozen lawsuits against President Trump’s policies. HPR Reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has more.

The Conversation: Friday, October 20th, 2017

Oct 20, 2017

Former HPD Chief Arrested; Challenge to Travel Ban 3.0; Ethnic Inequality in Public Schools

The Conversation: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Jul 18, 2017

Update on Travel Ban Legal Proceedings; Concerns Over Bio-Engineering; Hawaii’s Picture Brides

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A Federal District Court Judge ruled in Hawai’i’s favor today to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.   As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, Hawai’i’s court victory was a cause for celebration at a conference in Waikiki.

State of Hawai'i vs President Trump: March 15

Mar 9, 2017
Wayne Yoshioka

Hawai’i will be the first state to challenge President Trump’s revised travel ban in federal court next week.    The announcement was made today at a news conference.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.