Archived Articles

September 2015

Executive Director's Message - September 2015

Tuesday, 01 September 2015

Executive Director's Message - September 2015

Learning about the Chamber’s history has helped me understand where the organization started and where we are heading.

Dr. David K. Hiranaka awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Dr. David K. Hiranaka awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission

The surgical office of Dr. David K. Hiranaka recently underwent a thorough on-site evaluation involving nearly 150 standards that promote quality care and patient safety.

Update and KKCC’s stance on Keauhou Aquifer, Chamber seeks local political advocates

Monday, 31 August 2015

Update and KKCC’s stance on Keauhou Aquifer, Chamber seeks local political advocates

We do not support relinquishing county control of water resource management over to a state commission or agency.

Habitat West Hawaii Opens ReStore in September

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Habitat West Hawaii Opens ReStore in September

Habitat West Hawai’i’s second ReStore will be located on Highway 19 in Waimea at the historic Chock Inn Store.

Why advertising in The Source makes practical business sense

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Why advertising in The Source makes practical business sense

The Chamber offers advertising exclusively to its members at low rates.

KKCC members make Pacific Business News’ Fastest 50

Tuesday, 01 September 2015

KKCC members make Pacific Business News’ Fastest 50

Pacific Business News compiles percentage of growth with companies having the highest percentage earning a spot on the List.

Williams named Hawai‘i Island United Way’s new president & chief professional officer

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Williams named Hawai‘i Island United Way’s new president & chief professional officer

The Hawai‘i Island United Way Board of Directors announces Bettye Williams has been selected to lead the operations of the organization as president and chief professional officer.

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel launches renovation of hotel’s promenade level

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel launches renovation of hotel’s promenade level

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel’s famed Copper Terrace, along with the former Kaunaoa Bar & Grill, will undergo a major transformation over the next several months.

Meet your KKCC board - Penny Pagliaro and Sharon Sakai

Tuesday, 01 September 2015

Meet your KKCC board - Penny Pagliaro and Sharon Sakai

Learn more about your board members in our Board Member Spotlight.

KKCC seeking sponsorships, promotional items to fill welcome bag for new member

Tuesday, 01 September 2015

KKCC seeking sponsorships, promotional items to fill welcome bag for new member

The Chamber’s Ambassador Program hopes to soon provide welcome bags to new Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) members.

Tiki Shark Art Inc partners with Sam Choy for kitchen accessories

Monday, 31 August 2015

Tiki Shark Art Inc partners with Sam Choy for kitchen accessories

Tiki Shark Art Inc. is partnering with Celebrity Chef Sam Choy for a new line of kitchen towels and accessories.

Member orientations available to Chamber members as refresher for resources, benefits

Monday, 31 August 2015

Member orientations available to Chamber members as refresher for resources, benefits

Kona-Kohala Chamber members attended the first of four orientations being offered by the Chamber for an intimate look on how staff works behind the scenes and what is offered to members in terms of advertising opportunities and benefits.

Urgent Care of Kona announces addition of Executive Care, Dr. Trent Knewtson

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Urgent Care of Kona announces addition of Executive Care, Dr. Trent Knewtson

At Urgent Care Kona, Dr. Trent Knewtson will be providing an expanded wellness program called Executive Care, in addition to urgent care services.

Hawaii Community College - Palamanui

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Hawaii Community College - Palamanui

Monday, August 24, 2015 was a very special day in West Hawai‘i as we opened the doors to the brand-new Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui.

VASH announces Karen Rose as new ED

Thursday, 27 August 2015

VASH announces Karen Rose as new ED

VASH, The Visitor Aloha Society of Hawai`i, welcomed a new executive director, Karen Rose, in June.