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  • Taking "Best in Show Booth" at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce's Living & Design Expo was the team from Honsador Building Products from left: Chuck Mailloux, Kayla Rogers, Jocelyn Hirota and Cassie Fukuhara.

  • Kona-Kohala Chamber's 2019 Hawai‘i Island Living & Design Expo – A Big Success!

    With over 40 exhibitors under one roof, the 2019 Living & Design Expo was a huge success!  Attendees were inspired by new home designs, ideas for home improvements and solutions for comfortable living.

    Strong sponsorship started with HPM Building Supply and Honsador Building Products, the show’s headline sponsors, each with expansive booths full of innovative and exciting products and services. More sponsor support came from Dickinson General Contracting, Hawai‘i Community Federal Credit Union, Hawai‘i Gas, Renewable Energy Services, Royal Pools of Hawai‘i and West Hawai‘i Today.

    Event admission and parking were free and activities included awards for best booths, fun games, prize giveaways and live radio D.J. Darde Gamayo from KAPA FM on Saturday.

    Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Wendy Laros states, “Every booth space was taken on the convention floor and this provided an excellent selection for attendees. There’s really no other show like this on the island where the community can find inspiring solutions for comfortable living all under one roof on one weekend!”

    2019 Sponsors:

    • HPM Building Supply – 1st Place Best Booth People’s Choice Award and Best Creative Design Award
    • Honsador Building Products – Best in Show Award and 3rd Place Best Booth People’s Choice Award
    • Dickinson General Contracting
    • Hawai‘i​ Community Federal Credit Union
    • Hawai‘i Gas
    • Renewable Energy Services
    • Royal Pools of Hawaiʻi – 2nd Place Best Booth People’s Choice Award
    • West Hawaiʻi Today

    2019 Exhibitors:

    • All Natural Stone Fabrication – Chamber’s Choice Award
    • Big Island Custom Services
    • Body Stress Release
    • Cardinale Cabinet Coatings
    • C-Thru Window Tinting
    • Coastal Windows
    • Concrete Technology of Hawaiʻi
    • Cutco Cutlery
    • Dread Pirate Pottery
    • Geico
    • Hawaiʻi Dream Turf
    • Hawaiʻi Energy Connection
    • Hawaiian Solar & Plumbing
    • Island Cooling
    • Kaloko Shutter and Blind
    • Kona Solar
    • Mandala Custom Homes
    • Mason Termite & Pest Control
    • Maui Windows & Doors
    • Microcom
    • Pacific Waste
    • Pro Solar Hawaiʻi
    • ProVision Solar, Inc.
    • Purair Dynamics
    • Real Time Pain Relief
    • Rising Sun Solar
    • Seal Team One Hawaiʻi
    • Seaside Art Gallery
    • Simpson Strong-Tie
    • Smart Pest Control
    • Sunrun, Inc.
    • Tallus Capital Advisors
    • Top Shelf Cabinet Solutions
    • Wisteria Lane Flooring

     

    PLANS FOR 2020 (not finalized):

    2020 Living & Design Expo Dates: Saturday, February 22 & Sunday, February 23, 2020

    2020 Living & Design Location: Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou

    Sponsor Registration: Opens October 1, 2019

    Exhibitor Registration: Opens November 1, 2019

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  • Displaying their ribbons for "Best Booth People's Choice" at the 2019 Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce's Living & Design Expo were from left: 3rd place Kayla Rogers with Honsador Building Products, 2nd place Mark Costa of Royal Pools of Hawaii and 1st place Gary Danzl of HPM Building Supply.

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  • Mary Davis-Owen of All Natural Stone Fabrication displays the ribbon for Chamber's Choice Award as voted (from left) by KKCC Executive Director Wendy Laros and Board Members Pam Latinis, Teri Leicher and Steven Kaneko (not pictured).

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