Archived Articles

November 2015

New Kaiser Permanente study seeks to shed light on heart disease among Asians and Pacific Islanders

Friday, 30 October 2015

New Kaiser Permanente study seeks to shed light on heart disease among Asians and Pacific Islanders

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s Center for Health Research has been awarded funding for a study to learn more about heart disease and stroke among Asian and Pacific Islander populations in Hawai‘i and California.

What NextEra/HEI Merger means to our members and our community

Friday, 30 October 2015

What NextEra/HEI Merger means to our members and our community

I encourage you to attend our Energy Talk Story – NextEra/HEI Merger and Beyond slated from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 5 at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows.

22nd Annual Charity Trees at Mauna Lani Bay accepting entries through November 27

Friday, 30 October 2015

22nd Annual Charity Trees at Mauna Lani Bay accepting entries through November 27

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows invites local organizations and charities to participate in the 22nd annual Charity Trees at Mauna Lani.

Auction items being accepted for 2015 Bid for Hawai‘i – online auction

Friday, 30 October 2015

Auction items being accepted for 2015 Bid for Hawai‘i – online auction

The Chamber is currently accepting donations for the seventh annual Bid for Hawai‘i online auction slated for Nov. 27 – Dec. 9.

Hawaii Nurses supporting Carolina flood victims

Friday, 30 October 2015

Hawaii Nurses supporting Carolina flood victims

Nurses and other medical personnel from throughout Hawai‘i Island are combining forces to support their fellow health care workers in flood-ravaged South Carolina.

KKCC accepting Green Fair booth applicants for November AfterHours

Friday, 30 October 2015

KKCC accepting Green Fair booth applicants for November AfterHours

In conjunction with the November AfterHours, the Chamber offers a Green Fair where members can showcase their environmentally friendly services or products to over 100 attendees.

Diane Rivas retiring from This Week, Dave Burns joins company

Friday, 30 October 2015

Diane Rivas retiring from This Week, Dave Burns joins company

Diane Rivas is retiring from This Week Big Island magazine after 36 years of service.

Remembering KKCC Past President/Board Chair Mike Luce 1987-1988

Monday, 02 November 2015

Remembering KKCC Past President/Board Chair Mike Luce 1987-1988

It is with heavy hearts we announce the recent death of one of the Chamber’s Past President/Board Chairs. Philip Michael “Mike” Luce, 68, was active with the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce and well-respected within the West Hawai`i community.

Governor Message - November 2015

Monday, 02 November 2015

Governor Message - November 2015

The Federal Highway Administration is funding 80 percent of the estimated $90 million construction cost, and, weather permitting, we are looking toward a September 2017 completion date.

Update on Hawaii Community College - Palamanui

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Update on Hawaii Community College - Palamanui

I am pleased to announce that Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui will host its first-ever “Express Admissions Day” on Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pālamanui campus in Kona.

Seaside sojourn at October AfterHours hosted by Sheraton Kona’s Rays on the Bay

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Seaside sojourn at October AfterHours hosted by Sheraton Kona’s Rays on the Bay

Members of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) enjoyed a panoramic Kona sunset accompanied by the jazz of LT Smooth at the October AfterHours hosted by the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa.