Nicknamed “The Heart of Kona,” Lanihau Center turned a section of its parking lot into a festive outdoor café with an entertainment stage starring long-time center performer Uncle Tyrone Young for the January AfterHours.
Conservation medicine veterinarian Dr. Claire Simeone of Chamber Member Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center to take the stage at TED2018, joining the newest class of 20 young innovators from four contients.
More than 65 amateur golfers turned their passion for the game into a generous fundraising opportunity by participating in the Hospice of Kona Memorial Golf Tournament. The event helped to raise $20,000 for Nakamaru Hale, the Hospice of Kona residential hospice home.
Cyanotech Corporation, a world leader in microalgae-based, high-value nutrition and health products, announced that its President, Mawae Morton, has been named as Chief Executive Office and a Director of the company.
The national FoodCorps program is currently accepting applications from emerging food justice leaders for the 2018-2019 school year. Service member positions will be available on Hawai'i Island, as well as in communities across the country. Chamber member Kohala Center has served as the state partner for 24 FoodCorps program service sites in Hawai'i since 2013, providing resources and professional development support to service members, teachers and school administrators.
Nozaki was a THINK Fund at Hawaii Community Foundation scholarship recipient in 2015 and 2016. He noted that the financial support from THINK Fund were momentously helpful. "...I can honestly say that the generosity and philanthropic support that I received really helped me to accomplish my educational goals," said Dr. Steven Nozaki.