The Hawai'i Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund was initiated in 2014 prior to the initial start of construction with a commitment of $1 million per year for Hawai'i Island STEM endeavors. The Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) and the Pauahi Foundation administer the Fund with scholarship, classroom, student and STEM programming initiatives with Pauahi focusing on Native Hawaiian recipients.
Two new Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce members introduced themselves at January’s KKCC AfterHours, hosted by Lanihau Center: Rebecca Logan of Local Insurance Hawaii and Keinnen Kato of State Farm Keinnen N. Kato Insurance Agency.
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.