Archived Articles

March 2017

ED Message: Added Value to Your Membership

Wednesday, 08 March 2017

ED Message: Added Value to Your Membership

On March 1st, the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) signed an agreement with the Chamber of Commerce Hawaiʻi (COCH) to join the Laulima Partnership.

Mayor Kim Hashes County Issues at Luncheon

Monday, 06 March 2017

Mayor Kim Hashes County Issues at Luncheon

Mayor Kim has acknowledged infrastructure has not kept pace with growth and Kona needs to catch up. He pledged his support to doing all that he can to move forward with projects like the last phase of Ane Keohokalole Highway.

Business Expo Vendors Gain Leads, Greet 260 Attendees at Mayoral Luncheon

Monday, 06 March 2017

Business Expo Vendors Gain Leads, Greet 260 Attendees at Mayoral Luncheon

The Business Expo offers Chamber members the opportunity to showcase their business; vendor participation is only open to Chamber member.

Friends of NELHA Given Grant for Student Tours

Friday, 03 March 2017

Friends of NELHA Given Grant for Student Tours

The non-profit Friends of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (FON) was recently awarded a $5,000 grant by the Kona Brewers Festival (KBF) to fund tours for young Hawai‘i Island students.

KKCC Announces Living + Design Winners and Thanks Sponsors, Vendors and Volunteers!

Monday, 06 March 2017

KKCC Announces Living + Design Winners and Thanks Sponsors, Vendors and Volunteers!

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our sponsors, vendors and volunteers for making Living + Design possible.

North Hawai‘i Art Gallery Donates over $40,000 to Environmental Restoration Efforts

Friday, 03 March 2017

North Hawai‘i Art Gallery Donates over $40,000 to Environmental Restoration Efforts

Since 2009, Harbor Gallery has donated more than $40,000 of show proceeds to The Kohala Center to support the Kohala Watershed Partnership (KWP) program.

Annual Membership Drive – Help Us Grow Our Chamber!

Friday, 03 March 2017

Annual Membership Drive – Help Us Grow Our Chamber!

Members, we need your help! April brings the Annual Membership Drive and the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) has reason to reach out to our island community.

Rhonda Pollard Joins HIHS Board, Wins Life is Good Contest

Monday, 06 March 2017

Rhonda Pollard Joins HIHS Board, Wins Life is Good Contest

Rhonda Pollard of Hawaii Water Service Company is a new board of director for the Hawaii Island Humane Society.

KTA’s Register Tag Helps Hospice of Kona

Friday, 03 March 2017

KTA’s Register Tag Helps Hospice of Kona

Through the support of West Hawai‘i KTA Superstores and the caring of the community, Hospice of Kona (HOK) welcomed a generous donation of more than $2,000 towards its family support outreach services.

Seeking 2017 - 2019 Board Nominations

Tuesday, 07 March 2017

Seeking 2017 - 2019 Board Nominations

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Nominating Committee is considering candidates for its 2017 – 2019 Board of Directors slate.

Hawaii Community College: Palamanui Message: Celebrating 50 Years of Model Homes

Monday, 06 March 2017

Hawaii Community College: Palamanui Message: Celebrating 50 Years of Model Homes

Hawai‘i Community College is celebrating a significant milestone in 2017: the construction of the 50th home built by students through the “Model Home Project.”

Over 100 New Exoplanets Discovered with W.M. Keck Observatory

Friday, 03 March 2017

Over 100 New Exoplanets Discovered with W.M. Keck Observatory

An international team of astronomers recently released a compilation of almost 61,000 individual measurements made on more than 1,600 stars to detect exoplanets elsewhere in the Milky Way galaxy.

Konban wa! Wasabi Tours Hawaii Hosts February AfterHours

Friday, 03 March 2017

Konban wa! Wasabi Tours Hawaii Hosts February AfterHours

March AfterHours host Wasabi Tours shared info on their sister restaurant, Wasabi Japanese Cuisine at thier outdoor lanai while attendees munched on Asian-style pupu and treats from the neighboring Kanaka Kava Bar.