Archived Articles

September 2017

ED Message: Leadership, Advocacy and a Strong, United Voice

Friday, 01 September 2017

ED Message: Leadership, Advocacy and a Strong, United Voice

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) is a non-profit member organization that exists to provide leadership and advocacy for a successful business environment in West Hawai'i.

Board Member Jonathan Mitchell Named Pacific Century Fellow

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Board Member Jonathan Mitchell Named Pacific Century Fellow

Board member Jonathan Mitchell of Parker Ranch joins Pacific Century Fellows as the only Hawai‘i Island recipient of the program.

Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Opposes Raising TAT to Fund Honolulu Rail; Seeks Fair Share of Taxes

Friday, 01 September 2017

Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Opposes Raising TAT to Fund Honolulu Rail; Seeks Fair Share of Taxes

KKCC recently supplied testimony and communications to government officials in opposition to raising the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) statewide to support the Honolulu rail project.

Committee Corner: SustAINAbility Committee Tackles Styrofoam; Shares Passion to be Sustainable

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Committee Corner: SustAINAbility Committee Tackles Styrofoam; Shares Passion to be Sustainable

As a committee, we have a diverse group of people that all share a common interest and goal of creating a sustainable community.

50th Anniversary Milestone: Align with Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s Values with a Source Ad

Thursday, 27 July 2017

50th Anniversary Milestone: Align with Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s Values with a Source Ad

Help the Chamber celebrate its 50th anniversary by advertising in a special commemorative issue of The Source.

Hawaii Community College - Palamanui Message: New Partnership with PISCES

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Hawaii Community College - Palamanui Message: New Partnership with PISCES

Hawai‘i Community College and the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) have launched a new partnership allowing students to earn credit while applying the skills learned to exciting real-life projects.

Are You Current on Personnel and HR Law Issues?

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Are You Current on Personnel and HR Law Issues?

With new and updated legislation, companies and organizations are advised to keep abreast on the latest developments regarding Employment Law.

August AfterHours Takes Center Stage at Kahilu Theatre

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

August AfterHours Takes Center Stage at Kahilu Theatre

On a beautiful, clear night in Waimea, members of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) gathered at Kahilu Theatre for an evening of networking while admiring the arts and enjoying delicious pupus provided by Macaroni Grill.

Executive Director Wendy Laros Mentioned in UH’s Learning Design and Technology’s 50th Anniversary

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Executive Director Wendy Laros Mentioned in UH’s Learning Design and Technology’s 50th Anniversary

The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa College of Education recently celebrated the Dept. of Learning Design and Technology’s 50th anniversary.

Governor Message: Early College Program; Going to the Phillipines

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Governor Message: Early College Program; Going to the Phillipines

The Early College Program provides high school students with a head start on college while still in high school, allowing students to earn tuition-free credits toward college degrees.

Lydia Hoeppner Joins the Chamber ‘Ohana as Administrative Assistant

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Lydia Hoeppner Joins the Chamber ‘Ohana as Administrative Assistant

Please help us welcome Lydia Hoeppner to our Chamber ‘ohana! As an administrative assistant, she plays a vital role in support with Chamber operations.