Archived Articles

October 2015

Coalition of Hawaii Island and statewide business organizations met with Governor Ige

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

A coalition of Hawaii Island and statewide business organizations met with Governor David Ige September 28 to discuss further support for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) and the astronomy industry in the state.

Ameriprise Financial Services expands service statewide with new financial wellness program

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Ameriprise Financial Services expands service statewide with new financial wellness program

Ameriprise Financial Services offers a financial wellness program to companies on O‘ahu, Maui and the Big Island.

Man-made uncertainties may slow economic growth of Hawai‘i Island

Friday, 02 October 2015

Man-made uncertainties may slow economic growth of Hawai‘i Island

While 2016 is shaping up to be a good year for Hawai`i Island’s economy, man-made uncertainties may undermine the economy and curb its growth.

Over 100 attend PUC meeting in Kona to discuss possible utility merger

Thursday, 01 October 2015

 Over 100 attend PUC meeting in Kona to discuss possible utility merger

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is meeting with communities across the state to hear public input on the possible merger between NextEra Energy and Hawaii Electric Company.

Darl Gleed and Associates voted as West Hawaii Today’s Best Law Firm

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Darl Gleed and Associates voted as West Hawaii Today’s Best Law Firm

Ali‘i Circle sponsor Darl C. Gleed and Associates has been voted the Best Law Firm in West Hawai‘i by the readers of West Hawaii Today. 

Dr. Ardolf gives free seminars at Tutu’s House

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Dr. Ardolf gives free seminars at Tutu’s House

Naturopathic Physician Dr. Deborah Ardolf of Dr. Ardolf and Associates LLC, recently presented a one-hour seminar, “Memory Loss, Does It Really Have to Be a Fact of Life?” to a standing-room only crowd at Tutu’s House in Waimea.

New Chamber members can expect a visit from KKCC’s Ambassadors

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

New Chamber members can expect a visit from KKCC’s Ambassadors

New members to the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce can expect another bonus to joining the Chamber: being officially welcomed to the Chamber ‘ohana.

Promote yourself via free BizFeed videos

Thursday, 01 October 2015

Promote yourself via free BizFeed videos

Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) members are getting another free marketing opportunity to spread the word about their business through the Chamber’s newly minted BizFeed.

USA Today ranks Greenwell Farms Top 10 Best Food Factory Tour

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

USA Today ranks Greenwell Farms Top 10 Best Food Factory Tour

Greenwell Farms, a fourth-generation Kona coffee farm, has been selected as one of the 10 Best Food Factory Tours in the nation according to readers of USA Today.

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union promotes Robin Ducosin to HR Manager

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union promotes Robin Ducosin to HR Manager

Robin Ducosin is the new human resources manager for Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU).

Issues and ideas garnered at Honokohau Roundtable Forum

Thursday, 01 October 2015

Issues and ideas garnered at Honokohau Roundtable Forum

The Chamber’s Economic Development Committee recently organized a roundtable discussion for businesses operating and affected by policies at local harbors.

Certificate of Origin a free benefit for members

Thursday, 01 October 2015

Certificate of Origin a free benefit for members

If you export goods internationally and have a buyer requesting a Certificate of Origin to certify your goods are made in the state of Hawai‘i, you can request a Certificate of Origin from KKCC.

Hawaii Water Service’s Rhonda Pollard raises funds for Hawaii Island Humane Society

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Hawaii Water Service’s Rhonda Pollard raises funds for Hawaii Island Humane Society

Rhonda Pollard, business analyst for Hawaii Water Service, has participated in the Humane Society’s “Howl’ween Dog Walk” for the past three years, consistently raising the most donations.

Governor Message - October 2015

Thursday, 01 October 2015

Governor Message - October 2015

Governor urges Native Hawaiians to comment on federal proposal that creates opportunity for Native Hawaiian government.

Sipping signature cocktails at September AfterHours at Huggo's new hBAR

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Sipping signature cocktails at September AfterHours at Huggo's new hBAR

As the crowd was sipping Huggo's new sophisticated signature cocktails and small-plate appetizer selections, they also discovered a new aspect of this second-generation restaurant—the newly branded hBAR.