• Chamber Week

  • The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce exists to provide leadership and advocacy for a successful business environment in West Hawaiʻi. 

    Every year, we take part in Chamber Week, which is organized by the Chamber of Commerce Hawaiʻi. This event comprises of a range of activities in Honolulu, where we elevate our advocacy efforts by engaging with elected officials, communicating priorities, and fostering relationships. We also have the opportunity to listen to the state's leaders, such as the Chamber of Commerce Hawaiʻi President and CEO, the Governor, Senate President, House Speaker, and DBEDT Director. 

  • Kona-Kohala Chamber receives Chamber Week Proclamation from Governor Green 2024
  • Kona-Kohala Chamber President & CEO Wendy Laros receives the Chamber Week Proclamation from Governor Josh Green, M.D. at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol - January 2024.

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  • The Kona-Kohala Chamber joins the Chamber Week Walk Around the Capitol activity in January 2024.

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  • Kona-Kohala Chamber Members meet with Hawaiʻi State Representative David Tarnas.

    From left to right: Kona-Kohala Chamber Board member Doug Simons, President & CEO Wendy Laros, Young Professionals Committee member Ashley Ramond, Events & Marketing Coordinator Shyla Victor, Board member Jane Clement, Representative David Tarnas, Government Affairs Committee member Keller Laros, Government Affairs Committee Chair Jacqui Hoover, and Economic Development Committee Chair Ross Wilson. 

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  • House of Representatives - Hawaiʻi State Capitol

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  • Kona-Kohala Chamber Board member Jane Clement, Hawaiʻi State Representative Kirstin Kahaloa, and KKCC Events & Marketing Coordinator Shyla Victor at the State Capitol.

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  • Chamber of Commerce Hawaiʻi President and CEO Sherry Menor-McNamara delivers the State of Business address at Chamber Week. 

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  • State of Hawaiʻi Governor Josh Green, M.D. gives remarks at the State of Business event for Chamber Week. Click here for a copy of the presentation slides: GOVERNOR GREEN'S STATE OF THE ECONOMY

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  • Senate President Ron Kouchi provides explanation in a fireside chat at the State of Business event. 

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  • House Speaker Scott Saiki shares insightful information at the State of Business event at Chamber Week 2024. 

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  • James Tokioka, Director of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, addresses the audience at the State of Business event for Chamber Week. To view the presentation slides, please click here DBEDT ECONOMIC UPDATE.

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