Archived Articles

June 2016

Executive Director's Message - Abundant with Opportunities

Friday, 03 June 2016

Executive Director's Message - Abundant with Opportunities

My eyes, ears and heart are wide open when I step out of the office and into the community. This gives me the chance to really learn about this place we call home, Hawaiʻi, so that I can continue to serve as a catalyst for a bright future for the island

KKCC Board of Directors elected for 2016 – 2018 Terms

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

KKCC Board of Directors elected for 2016 – 2018 Terms

A slate of candidates for the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors was presented to the Chamber membership via the April 2016 Connections newsletter and by email in business bits.

Mayoral Candidate forum Wednesday, June 22

Friday, 27 May 2016

Mayoral Candidate forum Wednesday, June 22

Hear from candidates about their vision, and plans for the County of Hawai`i. The event is free and open to the general public.

Chamber members Gomes and Roth make PBN’s 40 under 40 list

Friday, 27 May 2016

Chamber members Gomes and Roth make PBN’s 40 under 40 list

Pacific Business News (PBN) recently announced the publication’s 2016 “40 under 40” with two West Hawai`i members: Farrah Marie Gomes of University of Hawai‘i – Hilo and John Roth of Hawaii Trust & Estate Counsel.

Why participate in the Business Expo at the Annual Installation Luncheon?

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Why participate in the Business Expo at the Annual Installation Luncheon?

The 2016 Business Expo is an easy, affordable way to give your company maximum exposure and place your business in front of Chamber members as well as the West Hawai‘i community.

Winner announced for 2016 Auto Body Hawaii senior essay contest

Friday, 27 May 2016

Winner announced for 2016 Auto Body Hawaii senior essay contest

Simon Ellis of Konawaena High School is the Auto Body Hawaii is winner of Auto Body Hawaii’s Senior Essay Contest.

Workforce Needs in West Hawai‘i presentation show a need for qualified employees

Friday, 27 May 2016

Workforce Needs in West Hawai‘i presentation show a need for qualified employees

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) recently compiled a report, “Workforce Needs Assessment,” to determine the existing and future needs of West Hawai`i's business community.

Big Island Jewelers named 2016 PELE Awards

Friday, 27 May 2016

Big Island Jewelers named 2016 PELE Awards

Big Island Jewelers earned a silver metal in the “Still Photography Campaign” category.

Why renewing your membership is valuable to your business

Thursday, 02 June 2016

Why renewing your membership is valuable to your business

Our mission is to be the leader and catalyst for a successful business environment in the community. With our mission at the core of what we do, our job is to bring prosperity, to the business community.

Cyanotech names David Mulder as a director

Friday, 27 May 2016

Cyanotech names David Mulder as a director

Cyanotech Corporation named David Mulder as a board of director; he replaces Ralph Carlton, who resigned.

Sold-out golf tourney offers full day of fun and fellowship

Friday, 27 May 2016

Sold-out golf tourney offers full day of fun and fellowship

With breathtaking ocean views and a challenging Hualalai landscape, players enjoyed friendly camaraderie and beautiful weather.

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union welcomes Ryan McGrady as VP Operations

Friday, 27 May 2016

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union welcomes Ryan McGrady as VP Operations

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) appoints Ryan McGrady as vice president of operations.

Mahalo to all participating golf hole sponsors and donators

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

Mahalo to all participating golf hole sponsors and donators

Mahalo to all our golf sponsors and to businesses and organizations who donated for our annual golf tournament!

Original Hawaiian Chocoloate Factory earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

 Original Hawaiian Chocoloate Factory earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory (OHCF) recently received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence.

Governor Message - Thankful for dedication and hard work of the Hawaii State Legislature

Friday, 27 May 2016

Governor Message - Thankful for dedication and hard work of the Hawaii State Legislature

The support of our Legislature as seen this past session and our collaborative effort are significant steps in the right direction.