Archived Articles

August 2016

Chamber supports expanding Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Friday, 05 August 2016

Chamber supports expanding Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce is in strong support of expanding the monument to the full 200-nautical mile boundary.

Aloha Insurance Services’ Rebecca Logan receives P&C license

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

Aloha Insurance Services’ Rebecca Logan receives P&C license

Aloha Insurance Services would like to recognize Rebecca Logan for her recent accomplishment with obtaining her license in Property and Casualty.

Don’t forget to vote! Early walk-in voting open thru August 11

Friday, 05 August 2016

Don’t forget to vote! Early walk-in voting open thru August 11

Don’t wait until the November General Election as some candidates may no longer be on the ballot.

Solemsaas appointed Hawaii Community College chancellor

Thursday, 04 August 2016

Solemsaas appointed Hawaii Community College chancellor

Rachel Solemsaas is the new chancellor of Hawaiʻi Community College.

Wendy Laros joins Chamber staff

Friday, 05 August 2016

Wendy Laros joins Chamber staff

Welcome to Wendy Laros, the new Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Operations Coordinator!

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union awards $18,500 in scholarships to Big Island students

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union awards $18,500 in scholarships to Big Island students

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is helping eight deserving high school seniors take their first important step towards their future goals with a scholarship to a two or four-year institute of higher learning in the coming school year.

KKCC visits Japan to build business relationships

Friday, 05 August 2016

KKCC visits Japan to build business relationships

A delegation of representatives from the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) recently visited Hiroshima, Japan, to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of our sister-city relationship with the Hatsukaichi Chamber of Commerce (HCC) in July.

Attendees learn retirement strategies from TV host Steve Savant

Thursday, 04 August 2016

Attendees learn retirement strategies from TV host Steve Savant

Financial Columnist Steve Savant urged business owners to use sound financial strategies that create and maintain stability throughout the life of the owners and their families

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival members play for patients at North Hawaii Community Hospital

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival members play for patients at North Hawaii Community Hospital

North Hawaii Community Hospital was recently treated to an hour of live music when members of Hawaii Performing Arts Festival’s (HPAF) Junior Strings Program played a pop-up concert to entertain early in the day.

Chamber gets organized with new office layout

Friday, 05 August 2016

Chamber gets organized with new office layout

Volunteers from Kealakehe High School’s wrestling team helped the Chamber declutter and update its Kuakini office.

Parker School approved as Blue Zones Project school

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

Parker School approved as Blue Zones Project school

Parker School was recently approved as Blue Zones Project school, encouraging healthy and active life for their students.

Hawaii Community College - Palamanui Message: Growing a Sustainable Hawai`i Island Economy

Tuesday, 02 August 2016

Hawaii Community College - Palamanui Message: Growing a Sustainable Hawai`i Island Economy

As a new member of this wonderful community, I have immediately been drawn to the local commitment to sustainability.

Pacific Boats & Yachts announces new dealership agreement

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

Pacific Boats & Yachts announces new dealership agreement

Pacific Boats & Yachts announces a new dealership agreement with some old friends to bring the gorgeous new Mag Bay center console boats to Hawaii.

Governor Message - Community Connection

Tuesday, 02 August 2016

Governor Message - Community Connection

We recently had the pleasure of meeting the West Hawai‘i community at our fourth Community Connection forum.

2nd Annual "Art is Healing" juried art exhibition call for artists

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

2nd Annual

West Hawaii Community Health Center is hosting the second annual Art Is Healing multi-media juried art exhibition in an effort to continue building a permanent collection of art for the new West Hawaii Community Health Center Kealakehe.