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    Monday, March 18, 2019
    By Fern Gavelek   ADVOCACY—The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Hawai‘i County leadership to a packed house at the Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel for the annual Mayoral Focus Luncheon. County department heads provided the 200 attendees with recaps on what they’ve been up to while Chamber staff collected written questions from the crowd. However, time ran ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Networking, Advocacy, Community
    Monday, February 25, 2019
    By Fern Gavelek   NETWORKING—Nestled in the former Hukilau Hotel, and located across Kailua Pier on Ali‘i Drive, is the operations and training center for YWAM Ships Kona. Chamber members learned all about the purpose and activities of the far-reaching, non-profit organization at the February AfterHours.    YWAM Ships Kona is part of the worldwide Youth with A Mission Christian movement that ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Networking
    Monday, February 25, 2019
    NETWORKING—New Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) members have the opportunity to introduce themselves at monthly AfterHours events by taking the stage and sharing information about their business.    Two new members took the mike at the February pau hana:   Jessie Rex of Hawaii Herb Company offers hemp products online to “to help you feel your best physically, emotionally and mentally.” ...read more
    Categories: Networking, Chamber
    Monday, February 25, 2019
    CONGRATULATIONS! Exhibitors awarded for best booths at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce 14th Annual Hawai‘i Island Living & Design Expo that took place at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay on Saturday, February 23rd and Sunday, February 24th. The convention center was filled with over 40 high-quality expo exhibitors. Best in Show: Honsador Building ProductsTaking “Best in Show ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Sunday, January 27, 2019
    NETWORKING—The Regency at Hualalai in Kailua-Kona hosted the first AfterHours for 2019. Organized activities included tours of the facility’s studio, one and two-bedroom apartments; the newly refurbished pool and interacting with Regency residents—including 98-year-old Bob.  Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) attendees enjoyed a hot and cold pupu buffet provided by the Regency’s culinary ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Networking
    Sunday, January 27, 2019
    NETWORKING—New Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) members have the opportunity to introduce themselves at monthly AfterHours events by taking the stage and sharing information about their business. Three new members took the mike at the January pau hana:   A native of Missouri, Laura Roberts of Dread Pirate Pottery has a bachelor’s degree in fine art focusing on ceramics and sculpture. Her ...read more
    Categories: Networking, Chamber
    Sunday, January 27, 2019
    ADVOCACY - Chambers from across the State of Hawaiʻi converged on the Capitol for Chamber Week – a week-long series of events designed to encourage chambers of commerce and their members to become more involved in the legislative process plus provide the opportunity to meet legislators. Headed by the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaiʻi (COCHI), chambers from Hawaiʻi Island, Maui, Kauai and Oahu joined ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    PATH (Peoples Advocacy for Trails Hawaii) Executive Director Tina Clothier was honored as one of Kaiser Permanente’s 2018 Honor Roll Champions in their Thriving Schools Honor Roll awards program. She is one of nineteen awardees nationwide, including staff, teachers, youth, parents, community leaders and union leaders. “I humbly accept this award on behalf of our Bike Ed team and our community ...read more
    Categories: Aloha, Community, Education
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Chamber of Commerce executives and board leaders from across the state of Hawai‘i headed to the state Capitol on Wednesday, January 9 for a Chamber Week proclamation ceremony with Governor David Ige. Included in the ceremony were the Chamber executives from the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, Kauai Chamber of Commerce, Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce and Maui Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Aloha, Community, Advocacy, Chamber, Networking
    Monday, October 29, 2018
    WAIKOLOA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND —The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) enjoyed an evening with friends, colleagues and the community to celebrate a half-century of business advocacy at its 50th Anniversary Gala at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort on Saturday, Oct. 27.  "We are very grateful to our Chamber members, sponsors and community leaders who joined us for this meaningful occasion,” states ...read more
    Categories: Aloha, Community, Chamber, Networking
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    Full Update Posted on September 25, 2018: Photo: U.S. Geological Survey September 25, 2018 The Hawaii Tourism Authority, Hawaii Tourism United States and Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau continue to provide updates to this site following the reduction in volcanic activity on the island of Hawaii. It has now been more than a month since the continuous flow of lava ceased from Kilauea volcano on ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Saturday, June 30, 2018
    HAWAI‘I ISLAND—The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Pūalu Awards recognize individuals, businesses, and/or non-profit organizations that exemplify a commitment to the improvement and advancement of our community. Winners, one in each of six categories, were recognized at the recent KKCC annual Installation Banquet and Membership Luncheon at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.  “We appreciate everyone ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
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