Archived Articles

February 2016

Executive Director's Message – Strengthening our member base

Friday, 05 February 2016

Executive Director's Message – Strengthening our member base

As a team, our growth will further support our advocacy efforts as we work towards making West Hawaii a great place to do business!

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union raises $20,000 for The Food Basket

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union raises $20,000 for The Food Basket

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) held its annual Market Day at each of its five branches to celebrate International Credit Union Day and raised $20,000 to benefit The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s Food Bank.

KBC to build new brewery in Kailua-Kona, Mattson Davis assumes new advisory role

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

 KBC to build new brewery in Kailua-Kona, Mattson Davis assumes new advisory role

The location, which is just down the street from the original Kona Brewery & Pub, will be the future home of Kona’s new 30,000-square-foot brewery and canning operation.

11th Building & Design Expo Feb. 12-14, featuring Celebrity Chef Sam Choy

Friday, 05 February 2016

11th Building & Design Expo Feb. 12-14, featuring Celebrity Chef Sam Choy

Celebrity Chef Sam Choy features his new kitchen accessories line, Sam Choy’s Hawaiian Kitchen, and will sign books and do a live cooking demonstration.

Hot off the press – Get your 2016 The Source

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

Hot off the press – Get your 2016 The Source

The new Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s (KKCC) The Source magazine is available in both print and online editions.

Kona Engraving Awards and Promotions a success story for Hawaii SBDC

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

Kona Engraving Awards and Promotions a success story for Hawaii SBDC

Kona Engraving Awards and Promotions opened in Kailua’s Old Industrial Area in September 2013.

Chamber receives proclamation from Governor Ige during Chamber Week in Honolulu

Friday, 05 February 2016

Chamber receives proclamation from Governor Ige during Chamber Week in Honolulu

Executive Director Kirstin Kahaloa and Porter DeVries, chair of the Economic Development Committee met with Governor Ige and expressed KKCC’s priorities that include astronomy and TMT, healthcare, Honokohau Harbor, housing and homelessness, and the Kona International Airport.

West Hawaii Community Health Center sees growth

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

West Hawaii Community Health Center sees growth

WHCHC was recently awarded a DonorPerfect Excellence in Fundraising Award for the fastest growing nonprofit under $1 million.

Governor Message - Re: Hawaii Island Senator Gil Kahele and recap of the State Address

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Governor Message - Re: Hawaii Island Senator Gil Kahele and recap of the State Address

Honoring Hawai‘i Island Senator Gil Kahele and a recap of the State address.

Hawai‘i Electric Light signs contract to buy Hamakua Energy Partners generating plant

Thursday, 04 February 2016

Hawai‘i Electric Light Company has signed an agreement to purchase the 60-megawatt Hamakua Energy Partners (HEP) generating plant currently owned by an affiliate of the Boston-based private equity firm, ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC.

Ahoy Matey! Chamber members ring in 2016 aboard Body Glove

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

Ahoy Matey! Chamber members ring in 2016 aboard Body Glove

A sold-out crowd kicked off the first AfterHours of 2016 with an early evening cruise aboard the award-winning Body Glove Cruises.

Grow your professional relationships—join a Chamber committee!

Friday, 05 February 2016

Grow your professional relationships—join a Chamber committee!

Committee participation is a great way to get involved with business colleagues, demonstrate your skills and grow professional relationships.