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The Conversation: Day After Christmas Hana Hou Show

Klaus Hausmann
  • Mixologist Joey Gottesman reflects on the legacy of Harry Yee, inventor of the Blue Hawaii cocktail, and shares tips on some easy-to-make holiday cocktails
  • Tama Hirose of Islander Sake Brewery, which opened just two days before the pandemic shutdown, reflects on his first two years in business | Full Story
  • Ashley Watts, owner of Local Iʻa, is committed to supporting local fishermen, sustainability and community building | Full Story
  • Derek Ching, founder of the snack company Hawaiʻi's Choice, continues the tastes of his family's Yick Lung brand with new li hing mui candies | Full Story
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