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The Conversation: Survey shows kamaʻāina feelings on tourism; Kona Ironman returns

Ironman World Championship Triathlon 2019
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Athletes on the course at the Ironman World Championship Triathlon, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
  • Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority public affairs officer Ilihia Gionson outlines new survey data on kamaʻāina feelings towards the state's high visitor count | Full Story
  • Ironman World Championship Race Director Diana Bertsch gets ready to welcome the large sporting event back to Kona | Full Story
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Cassie Ordonio has the latest on a deadly ambulance fire | Full Story
  • HPR reporter Jayna Omaye looks at the return of cultural festivals as pandemic concerns ease | Full Story
  • Honolulu Zoo interim education director Charles Lee shares the secret to a good night's sleep in the animal kingdom. Find more from HPR's Sleep Week series here | Full Story
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