Archived Articles

May 2016

ED Message – Kirstin in the Community

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

ED Message – Kirstin in the Community

As executive director, I am honored to be able to represent the Chamber in many ways. Connecting to the community is very important for me, not only as leader of the Chamber, but as a local girl hoping to make a difference.

KKCC welcomes 19 new members during annual member drive

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

KKCC welcomes 19 new members during annual member drive

We gained 19 new members for our Annual Membership Drive. Welcome to the Chamber ohana!

Requesting letters of support for Hawaiian Airlines to provide Haneda flights

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

Requesting letters of support for Hawaiian Airlines to provide Haneda flights

This is our chance to expand the Kona International Airport! Submit your letters of support today.

Big Island Girl Scouts learn about vehicle safety, care and Auto Body Hawaii

Friday, 29 April 2016

Big Island Girl Scouts learn about vehicle safety, care and Auto Body Hawaii

Auto Body Hawaii and the Girls Scouts of Hawaii recently teamed up for their second annual Car Care Badge Workshop.

Hawai‘i's leading observatories launch Maunakea Scholars Program

Friday, 29 April 2016

Hawai‘i's leading observatories launch Maunakea Scholars Program

This is the first program of its kind internationally, leveraging the most powerful collection of telescopes in the world for the direct educational advancement of Hawai‘i's high school students.

KKCC looks at workforce needs in West Hawai`i

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

KKCC looks at workforce needs in West Hawai`i

KKCC has finished conducting their report, Workforce Needs in West Hawaii assessment to determine the existing and future needs of West Hawai`i business community.

KKCC presents ‘The Science. Reach for the Stars’ May 11 at West Hawai‘i Civic Center, show your support for astronomy with swag

Monday, 02 May 2016

KKCC presents ‘The Science. Reach for the Stars’ May 11 at West Hawai‘i Civic Center, show your support for astronomy with swag

Love learning about black holes, dark matter and possible life forms outside Earth? You’re not alone!

HCFCU offers seminar on how to maximize social security

Friday, 29 April 2016

HCFCU offers seminar on how to maximize social security

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) announces a free educational seminar on “Social Security Maximization” at the John Y. Iwane Credit Union Center Training Room at the Kaloko Facility 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7.

Seeking Pualu nominations; deadline is May 27

Monday, 02 May 2016

Seeking Pualu nominations; deadline is May 27

Deadline for nomination forms to be received in the Chamber office is 4 p.m. Friday, May 27. 

Business Expo vendors gain valuable leads, mahalo to Mayoral Luncheon participants

Monday, 02 May 2016

Business Expo vendors gain valuable leads, mahalo to Mayoral Luncheon participants

Registration is open for vendors interested in participating in the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s next Business Expo Friday, June 24 before and after the Annual Installation Luncheon at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.

HPAF launches professional dance program

Friday, 29 April 2016

HPAF launches professional dance program

The dance program is July 20-August 2 on the campus of Hawaii Preparatory Academy in Waimea.

Mayor Kenoi focused on work to be done before end of administration at Chamber luncheon

Friday, 29 April 2016

Mayor Kenoi focused on work to be done before end of administration at Chamber luncheon

The mayor and his cabinet provided this administration’s last annual update at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s “Luncheon with the Mayor” on April 5 at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay.

Shannon Shea is new PADI Course Director, to offer IDCs at Jack’s Diving Locker

Friday, 29 April 2016

Shannon Shea is new PADI Course Director, to offer IDCs at Jack’s Diving Locker

A PADI Course Director is an influential leader and role model in the scuba diving industry.

Governor Message - Creating more affordable housing

Friday, 29 April 2016

Governor Message - Creating more affordable housing

The housing shortage that our state faces today is a long-standing, complex problem that must be solved through partnerships between the private sector and our counties.

Kealakekua Ranch ChoiceMART named 2016 State-wide Family-Owned Business of the Year

Friday, 29 April 2016

Kealakekua Ranch ChoiceMART named 2016 State-wide Family-Owned Business of the Year

The 135-year-old company located in Captain Cook will be honored at the 29th annual United States Small Business Administration Awards and Luncheon May 6 at Dole Cannery during National Small Business Week.