During an election year, the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce partners with other organizations in the community to sponsor candidate forums for the community.
Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Governor Forum: In 2018, the Chamber along with Community Forums, Kohala Coast Resort Association, West Hawai‘i Realtors Association, League of Women Voters and West Hawaii Today will be conducting a Lieutenant Governor and Gubernatorial Forum for West Hawai‘i residents. This event is free and open to the public. Food will be available for purchase at the event by food truck vendors.
Date: Friday, June 15, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 6 p.m. Lieutenant Governor Candidate Forum followed by the Gubernatorial Candidate Forum from 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: Kealakehe High School Cafeteria, 74-5000 Puohulihuli Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740.
Moderator: Sherry Bracken
Lieutenant Governor Candidates: Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Senator Josh Green, Senator Will Espero, Kim Coco Iwamoto, and Jeremy Low.
Gubernatorial Candidates: John Caroll, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, Governor David Ige and Representative Andria Tupola.
For more information, please call the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce at 808-329-1758.