• News for Chamber

    Tuesday, May 14, 2024
    Cosmic Video: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life, From A Reporter's Perspective, special guest speaker Nadia Drake, Science Journalist.ABOUT: For millennia, humans have wondered whether life exists beyond Earth. These musings have evolved from fantasy and speculation into a legitimate scientific endeavor, guided largely by the Drake Equation — a formula that estimates the number of detectable ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber
    Monday, May 13, 2024
    The 27th Annual UCC Coffee Kona Marathon is moving back to Kona after staging the race on the Kohala Coast for the last few years. The race will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2025 with a new resort partner—Royal Kona Resort and Spa.  “It’s safe to say that over the past 26 years the Kona Marathon has had it’s share of challenges—dealing with COVID, location and course changes, volcanic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Monday, May 13, 2024
    Calling all Hawaii Island food trucks and food vendors! The Kailua Village Business Improvement District (KVBID) rolls out the 2024 Street Eats: Kailua Village Food Truck Festival, where flavors and fun collide! KVBID is looking for passionate food vendors and trucks to tantalize taste buds and create a culinary extravaganza. What KVBID is Looking For: - Diverse cuisine offerings: From savory ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Tuesday, May 07, 2024
    For over five decades, Hawai‘i Island United Way (HIUW) has been steadfast in its commitment to bolstering foundational resources and fostering community transformation in key areas such as education, financial stability, and health. The 2024-2026 Community Impact Grant, totaling $226,000, will be distributed among 32 programs operated by 25 partner organizations. These partner agencies, in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community
    Wednesday, May 01, 2024
    On April 22nd, Earth Day, Body Glove Cruises joined forces with Blue Ocean Mariculture (BOM) and Ocean Defenders Alliance on a mission to remove tires from Kailua Bay.    For 4 weeks leading up to the big day, diligent preparations were made to set the team up for success. On Body Glove's boat, "Baby Glove", a few divers went out and assessed the area, bundled tires, and removed some other debris ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, March 05, 2024
    Carla Kuo, Chamber Administrator of Membership & Marketing for the Hawaiʻi Island Chamber of Commerce has accepted the Executive Officer position effective July 1, 2024, immediately following Miles' last day with the Chamber.  The Hawaiʻi Island Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors have full confidence in Carla and the skills and talents she will bring to the Executive Officer position. While ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, March 05, 2024
    New Chamber Member Hawaii Pressure Wash. Residential & Commercial ServicesWhy Choose Our Services? Hawaii Pressure Wash, LLC is a fully licensed and insured pressure washing company providing top-notch commercial and residential services throughout the Big Island of Hawaii. Based in Kailua Kona, HI, we provide exterior power and soft wash cleaning.  Experienced and knowledgeable in the different ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, March 05, 2024
    New Chamber Member PACIFIC COFFEE RESEARCH QUALITY-FOCUSED WOMEN-OWNEDHawaiʻi’s first coffee education & professional training center  Pacific Coffee Research was founded by coffee professionals set out to change the Hawai’i coffee industry through education, collaboration, and support services. We provide education and skills training to baristas, roasters, producers, and everyone who wants to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, March 05, 2024
    New Chamber Member H+dlT CollaborativeWho we are.Philosophy H+dlT Collaborative was established in Seattle in 2003 to provide a fresh vision for architectural, planning, development and interior design services for all project scales and types. In pursuit of this goal, there are no boundaries to their creative expression from the design of a logo to comprehensive construction documentation and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Friday, March 01, 2024
    Financial Benefits Insurance Independent, full-service insurance agency. Our duty is to our clients best interests. It is our responsibility to provide YOU the best service and the best coverage, at the best possible price. When choosing an insurance agency, you want a company you can trust. We are an independent insurance agency. We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you! We work ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Friday, March 01, 2024
    DigeTekS is the only local, security-focused IT provider servicing financial institutions, hospitals, and local governments in cities across Wyoming, Colorado Front Range, Virgina, North Texas, the Big Island of Hawaii, South-Central Kansas, and Florida for nearly 20 years. With a team of 19 IT Consultants, over 250 years of IT experience, and 125+ certifications, we set the bar for compliance and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Thursday, January 04, 2024
    DO NOT RESPOND - Bogus Phishing Emails   From: Jayla Gill attendeesdatainpro.com>Sent: Thursday, January 4, 2024 7:27 AMSubject: Living & Design Home Expo ATTENDEE LISTImportance: High We are following up to confirm if you are interested in acquiring the Visitors/Attendees List of Event Name : Living & Design Home ExpoDate : 24 - 25 Feb 2024Location : Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Thursday, March 09, 2023
    Wendy Laros, the President/CEO of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Board of the Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.).   W.A.C.E. is an association of chamber of commerce executives and staff professionals with approximately 828 members in 21 Western states and Canada. The association is designed to promote and enhance the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Sunday, June 26, 2022
    Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Gathers to Hear from Governor Ige,Install New Board, Present Pualu Awards, Reboot Business Expo  KAILUA-KONA – The chief executive for the State of Hawaiʻi, Governor David Ige, joined the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) for its annual meeting on Friday, June 24, 2022. The event marked the organization’s first in-person membership luncheon in three years due ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Monday, February 24, 2020
    Inspiration, Celebration and Success at the 15th Annual Living & Design Expo KAILUA-KONA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND— Dedicated to providing a successful business environment in West Hawaiʻi, the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce held its annual Living & Design Expo at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay this past weekend. With over 40 exhibitors under one roof, attendees found resources to build a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economy, Community