Archived Articles

April 2016

KKCC Board Slate presented

Friday, 29 April 2016

KKCC Board Slate presented

The 2016 Nominating Committee of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce hereby presents the following nominees for consideration as Board of Director candidates for a two-year term, beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2018.

Executive Director's Message - Advocacy for Kona International Airport

Thursday, 07 April 2016

Executive Director's Message - Advocacy for Kona International Airport

On March 31, the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce and Kohala Coast Resort Association, under the leadership of Stephanie Donoho, visited Honolulu to speak with legislators about the $50 million appropriation for a Federal Inspection Station at the Kona International Airport.

Expanding our Chamber ohana during the Annual Membership Drive

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Expanding our Chamber ohana during the Annual Membership Drive

We need your eyes, your ears, your ideas and contacts to reach those businesses in West Hawaii that don’t know what you know: Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce is the place where businesses come to grow.

Ke Ola Magazine names Gayle Greco GM

Sunday, 03 April 2016

Ke Ola Magazine names Gayle Greco GM

A resident of Kailua-Kona, Greco is a long-time haumana (student) of Hawaiian culture and a regular Ke Ola editorial contributor.

KKCC only Chamber in Hawai‘i to issue EU Certificate of Origin

Sunday, 03 April 2016

KKCC only Chamber in Hawai‘i to issue EU Certificate of Origin

Members looking to exporting goods from Hawai‘i to any European country can contact the KKCC for new EU Annex 22-14 rules regarding certificate origin paper type and format.

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel debuts new ballroom

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel debuts new ballroom

Boasting three sides of floor-to-ceiling windows framing stunning views of Kauna‘oa Bay, the ballroom features nearly 3,500 square feet of indoor function space as well as expansive outdoor pre-function space.

Register for our seminar: Energy Efficiency for Your Business

Monday, 04 April 2016

Register for our seminar: Energy Efficiency for Your Business

Learn how to use the state’s $2 million manufacturing grant for energy savings.

Milestone Coach featured on Right on the Money talk show with Steve Savant

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Milestone Coach featured on Right on the Money talk show with Steve Savant

Syndicated financial columnist and TV talk show host Steve Savant interviews Jasmyn Nakata, co-business owner and entrepreneur on business planning strategies.

Governor Message - Creating a strong innovative economy

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Governor Message - Creating a strong innovative economy

An innovative economy will offer high-quality, living wage jobs for Hawai‘i residents in this digital age.

Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory opens plantation Chocolate Shoppe

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory opens plantation Chocolate Shoppe

The Chocolate Shoppe offers both an educational experience and shopping 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

KKCC AfterHours reaches into the cosmos at Keck headquarters

Monday, 04 April 2016

KKCC AfterHours reaches into the cosmos at Keck headquarters

Keck’s Observatory Director Hilton Lewis shared how astronomy has benefitted West Hawai‘i’s economy while detailing some of the new discoveries at the world’s largest twin telescopes.

SBA announces National Small Business Week

Thursday, 31 March 2016

SBA announces National Small Business Week

As part of this annual recognition, SBA celebrates the outstanding small business owners and others from across the nation with the prestigious SBA Small Business Awards honoring the entrepreneurs and advocates who fuel free enterprise, job creation and prosperity.