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The Conversation: The state's bottomfish fisheries are healthy; Trying out Hawaiʻi's first rage room

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  • HPR reporter Ku'uwehi Hiraishi breaks down long-range studies of Hawaiʻi's stock of bottomfish like ʻopakapaka and onaga | Full Article
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Christina Jedra discusses Honolulu police overtime and how it affects an officer's pension | Full Article
  • Casey Nishimura, SERVCO Pacific's Communications Director, talks about adapting its campaign of giving back to the community | Full Segment
  • Friends of ʻIolani Palace Executive Director Paula Akana and Hilo designer Iris Viacrucis share how ʻIolani Palace is celebrating King David Kalākaua's birthday | Full Article
  • Mark Gaulke, Carolina Palotti, and Cody Jarrett, the owners of Break'n Anger, Hawaiʻi's first rage room, talk breaking stuff | Full Article
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