Archived Articles

July 2015

KKCC Pūalu Awards Tap Nine for ‘Working Together’

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

KKCC Pūalu Awards Tap Nine for ‘Working Together’

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) established the Pūalu Awards in 1979 to honor outstanding individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations in West Hawai‘i for their dedication and hard work in the community.

Neal Conan discusses politics; attendees quizzed on KKCC history

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Neal Conan discusses politics; attendees quizzed on KKCC history

Retired National Public Radio (NPR) bureau chief Neal Conan gave his keynote address on the political importance of maps with the talk, “Gerardus Mercator and the Pacific Rim.”

The Value of Proactivity: Why Every Successful Business Owner Needs a Proactive Business Attorney

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

The Value of Proactivity: Why Every Successful Business Owner Needs a Proactive Business Attorney

Successful business owners know that proactive attorneys add substantial value to their companies by analyzing business scenarios and anticipating risks and opportunities.

First Hawaiian Bank Listed ‘A Healthiest Bank” for Second Consecutive Year

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

First Hawaiian Bank Listed ‘A Healthiest Bank” for Second Consecutive Year

DepositAccounts recently released the 2015 edition of its Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America and First Hawaiian Bank made the list for the second straight year.

Growing a Green Economy: Consider joining the Kuleana Program!

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Growing a Green Economy: Consider joining the Kuleana Program!

Interested business owners complete the Kuleana Program Application and indicate how they demonstrate kuleana principles and practices in their everyday operations.

Debora Letelier Cases Joins the Chamber as New Accounting and Membership Manager

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Debora Letelier Cases Joins the Chamber as New Accounting and Membership Manager

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Debora Letelier Cases to the Chamber staff ohana.

Largest Endowment in HawCC history to Benefit Culinary Program

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Largest Endowment in HawCC history to Benefit Culinary Program

The American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association recently donated $245,000 to establish the ACF Kona Kohala Chefs Association & Jean Hull, CCE, AAC Culinary Endowment.

Hawaii Forest & Trail Opens New Headquarters

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Hawaii Forest & Trail Opens New Headquarters

Nestled on the lava flats of Kaloko Industrial Park is Kipuka Place – Hawaii Forest & Trail’s new Kona headquarters.

Hawai`i Community College Palamanui Update

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Hawai`i Community College Palamanui Update

With a flurry of activity to continue throughout this summer, Hawai‘i Community College’s (HawCC) new Palamanui Campus is transforming from building site into the piko of higher learning for the West Hawai'i community.

Governor's Message - July 2015

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Governor's Message - July 2015

Japan and Hawai‘i already have strong economic, cultural and education ties and we intend to build upon those ties and relationships as we look toward the future.

Holly Raymer Named Executive Director for Life Care Center of Kona

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Holly Raymer Named Executive Director for Life Care Center of Kona

Holly Raymer started her career in long term care as a dietary aide.

June AfterHours at Kings’ Grille in Waikoloa Beach Resort

Monday, 29 June 2015

June AfterHours at Kings’ Grille in Waikoloa Beach Resort

Golf and shopping—along with great pupu — were on the minds of attendees at the June AfterHours hosted by Waikoloa Beach Resort and Queens’ MarketPlace.

SustAINAbility Committee meets at The Marine Mammal Center; learns about monk seals

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

SustAINAbility Committee meets at The Marine Mammal Center; learns about monk seals

On June 18, the SustAINAbility Committee held their meeting at Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center, located at NELHA.

Vendors rave successful Business Expo, garner valuable leads

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Vendors rave successful Business Expo, garner valuable leads

Mahalo to our Business Expo vendors who participated in our June 2015 Business Expo!