• News for Community

    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Free Listing for Hawaii Island Businesses at ShopBigIsland.com! Sign up Now https://bit.ly/2PRSz1s  The Hawaii Island Visitors Bureau has launched a brand new website directory aimed at promoting local businesses to Big Island residents and visitors. Shopbigisland.com offers a hub for shoppers to connect to local businesses by category or geographical area. Free promotional space is available ...read more
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    Monday, April 12, 2021
    SPN CYCLE is a unique OPEN AIR cycling facility in Kailua-Kona Hawaii offering its residents, local athletes and visiting island guests a spin and cycling center on the Big Island using power-based cycle training for improved fitness and performance. SPN CYCLE is happy to introduce the most advanced spinning bike around, The Stages SC3 Cycle Bike - not your typical spin/stationary bike, but a ...read more
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    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Veteran Hawaiʻi Island astronomer Doug Simons has been selected as the next director of the University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA), effective September 1, 2021. IfA is an internationally recognized research institute and one of the largest university astronomy programs in the world. Simons has worked on Maunakea since 1990 after he earned his PhD from IfA.  Read More >>>
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    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Chad Kālepa Baybayan’s work through the Polynesian Voyaging Society and UH has helped shape a new generation of navigators, educators, scientists and community stewards. The University of Hawaiʻi community is mourning the loss of highly respected, deep-sea voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa captain Chad Kālepa Baybayan, who served as a navigator-in-residence at the ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaiʻi.  Read ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    Queens’ MarketPlace is hosting a job fair on behalf of its merchants on April 21st  and 22nd. The job fair will be from 9am – 1pm and 4pm – 7pm on both days, and located outdoors in the Coronation Pavilion. Signage will be posted to direct you. Merchants will have booths set up to connect with potential job seekers. Come prepared with a resume and you might just walk away with a job offer.  The ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    https://hawaii.hawaii.edu/news/construction-projects-advance-palamanui-campus Construction projects at the Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus will significantly boost the student experience, academic programs and the ability to host campus and community events.  The projects include renovating space to create a physics lab; adding an overflow parking area that is also a place for ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    Kona Community HospitalCOVID 19 Community UpdateAloha All, We encourage all employees and community members to follow updates to learn current COVID-19 status and vaccine information as the situation is rapidly changing. KCH Vaccination eligibility:All frontline and healthcare workersNEW: Individuals 16+ years of agePhase 1C individualsEssential workersPre-registration open for individuals 16+ ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    Job Fair hours are 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on April 20st & April 21ndhttp://bit.ly/fairmontorchidjobsIf you’d like to join our Fairmont Orchid ‘ohana, we invite you to explore our current job openings: https://careers.accor.com/global/en/united-states-opportunities   ___   Among the positions available. We are looking for an inspiring and engaging Reservations/Revenue ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 07, 2021
    For Immediate Release: April 1, 2021HTA Release (21-09)HTA Publishes Community-Based Tourism Management Plan for Hawai‘i IslandHONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) has published the 2021-2023 Hawai‘i Island Destination Management Action Plan (DMAP). It is part of HTA’s strategic vision and continuing efforts to manage tourism in a responsible and regenerative manner. It was developed by ...read more
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    Monday, April 05, 2021
    Earth Day: Aloha `Aina “Love for the Land” Grocery BundlesDATE: Monday, April 19, 2021TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pmWHERE: Kamehameha Park 54-3843 Akoni Pule Highway, Kapa`au ONE BUNDLE PER VEHICLE  Bundles  are limited and are on a first come first serve basis In the spirit of aloha, please wear masks and remain in your vehicle For further questions, please contact us at 808.329.0063  
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    Monday, April 05, 2021
    Hawaii Police Department Chief Paul K. Ferreira invites members of the public to take the department’s Community Satisfaction Survey, which runs through 4 p.m. April 30. “In keeping with our department’s Vision Statement that the Hawaii Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police service and forming partnerships with the community to achieve public satisfaction ...read more
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    Monday, April 05, 2021
    Seven nonprofit organizations will launch the Hawaii County Emergency Rental Assistance Program with applications being accepted starting at 8 a.m. April 12. The program (ERAP) is funded by the County of Hawaii through federal funding and will provide rent and utility grants to an estimated 3,400 households that income qualify and can prove hardship due to COVI D19 for each month they receive ...read more
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    Monday, April 05, 2021
    When challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the annual Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i theatrical Hōʻike performance, a handful of KSH haumāna used ingenuity and their ‘Ōiwi Edge mindset to create a hōʻike in the form of a feature film. The one-hour production will debut on multiple platforms including YouTube on April 2. ‘Eleau (period of darkness) shares the ...read more
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    Monday, April 05, 2021
    Soft Opening: April 10-16 with ALL CLASSES FREE  Try different instructors, check out the studio, take a basics 101 class, suggest times/classes.  - Schedule Their Philosophy - Seek to provide a safe space where you can challenge yourself by working and playing hard to enhance personal health and wellness, transferring this gift to the world around you. Their belief is movement is nourishment ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
     HIplan Demo Day on June 12th, 2021 HiPlan invites any/all Hawaii Island Businesses to participate! (only previous HIplan winners are ineligible). We will distribute $6,000 in cash prizes! Submit your entry form with Executive Summary and 2-minute Pitch Video about your business by April 3rd, 2021, 11:59pm. 8 businesses will be chosen from the entries to compete on Demo Day, June 12th, for the ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
    New Chamber Member Joey Ann Marshall Design is ready to design a new look for your business, events, products.Logos  Make your first impression count.Build brand recognition and target the right audience  – represent your business with a professionally designed logo. Your logo communicates a message whether you want it to or not.  Choose the message you want it to send. Work together with Joey ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
    Welcome New Chamber Member Independent Life Hawaii, Inc., Mervlyn Simmons  Product & Services -Licensed Life Insurance Agent -Licensed Accident & Health Agent -Certified Medicare Specialist  -Certified Supplemental Insurance agent  Able to provide: -Group Major medical coverage -Individual & Family coverages"A dream that finally came true, I established my Agency on March 1, 2021. Since ...read more
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2021Hirono Announces 14 Hawaii Community Health Centers to Receive Nearly $32 Million from American Rescue Plan to Expand COVID-19 Response and Vaccine Access for Underserved Communities WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced that 14 community health centers across Hawaii would receive a total of $31,969,250 from the American Rescue ...read more
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
    Member Kris Hazard is proud to announce that she has joined Compass as a Founding Member on the Big island,  They are making strides in real estate with their technology and exclusive programs. Interested in learning about the Compass advantages and how they can maximize the value of your home? Reach out to Kris today - she is happy to help! Compass Concierge An exclusive program that'll enable ...read more
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    Monday, March 22, 2021
    HIBIKE BIKESHARE Hawaii Island Bikeshare is now HIBIKE⠀⠀ The same easy, fantastic way to get around town, but with a new look, new kiosks coming in 2021... and a new digital home! ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Head over to @hibike_bikeshare on Instagram OR follow HIBIKE-Hawaii on Facebook for the latest on our Hele-On, Ride On program, contests, upgrades & more!   It's fun and convenient, so grab a bike from a Kona ...read more
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    Monday, March 22, 2021
    Protection for your Home, Family, Finances, and yourself while you're still alive. Free Consultations. Call and let them work with you to figure out a plan that best fits your current or future situation. "We are here to help!" Living Benefits, Living Benefits, Be your own Boss What people are saying:
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    Monday, March 22, 2021
    New Member ZenBusiness will help you form your Hawaii LLC online. Get started in 5 Minutes. Packages starting at $49. If you’re considering starting a business, you’re likely looking at your first steps toward making that a reality. Filing paperwork and forming a limited liability company (LLC) is one such step to making your business official.  It might not sound like the most glamorous task, ...read more
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    Friday, March 19, 2021
    The University Center West Hawai'i is hosting Leeward Community College's Accelerated Online AA degree informational session through zoom.  Designed especially for working adults, this online AA in Liberal Arts degree is offered in accelerated 5-week segments - one class at a time.  This program is flexible and focused and you’ll earn this online Associate in Arts degree in two-and-a-half years. ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    Program Flyer We are starting to pre-enroll students for the fall semester, which begins in August. With that in mind, I would like to share information with you about our program. Our culinary program is designed to provide entry-level employment in hotels, full-service restaurants, fast food restaurants, institutions and private clubs. Our program has been accredited by the American Culinary ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    PROGRAM FLYERLOCAL BUSINESSES:Do you have a STEM-based project that you want to complete, butdon’t have the time, team member, or necessary skills to get it done?STEMworks™ is here to help by matching your project with a talentedlocal high school student who will help you get the job done!  ProjectsExamples of past projects that STEMworks™students have helped local businesses complete:• Build your ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    UPDATED MASTER PLAN FOR UNIVERSITY OF THE NATIONS CAMPUS PROPOSES 62-ACRE ADDITION The University of the Nations Kona may soon be more than doubling in size. Submitted in the March 8 edition of the state’s Office of Environmental Quality Control’s The Environmental Notice, the organization has prepared an environmental impact statement preparation notice, outlining a multi-decade master plan for ...read more
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    Monday, March 15, 2021
    New Member Spiffy LLC "SPIFFY" CleanOffering Commercial Cleaning Services and Specialize in Janitorial Services for Shopping Centers. Spiffy's Cleaning services include Public Spaces, Shopping Centers, Malls, Medical Facilities, Office Buildings, Financial Facilities, and More. Customized quotes and services guarantee to meet your specific needs. Ask about daily, weekly, and bi-weekly services. ...read more
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    Monday, March 15, 2021
    The SBA: A financing workhorse for small business  West Hawaii Today 3/15/2021 In my mind, one of the institutional heroes of our attempt to claw our way out of the pandemic economy has been the Small Business Administration. Although sometimes, deservedly, criticized for bottlenecks or administrative course changes during this crisis, we need to keep in mind the scope of the work this agency ...read more
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    Monday, March 15, 2021
    Click Here KAUHALE NEWS Updates from Hawai‘i Community College - Pālamanui & The University Center, West Hawai‘i‘They’re So Inspiring’ University Center students highlight online bachelor’s and master’s degree options in West Hawai‘i   Kona resident Yi Zheng Logan works a full-time job, an additional part-time job, is enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program, while also raising her ...read more
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    Monday, March 15, 2021
    New vendor coming soon to Parker Ranch Center Big Island Tokyo Table, which focuses on Japanese and Taiwanese cuisine, will join the Fireside Food Court at Parker Ranch Centerlater this year. The Hawaii Island shopping center announced recently that the eatery will be the latest food court tenant, occupying a 775-square-foot space across from Village Burger. “Our new tenant, Big Island Tokyo ...read more
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    Monday, March 08, 2021
    Welcome to New Chamber Member, Black N White Plumbing. Serving Makapala to South Kona. Black N White is a go-to for all your plumbing and inspection needs.  Have issues? Don’t we all!  They can’t help with everything, but if your problem is plumbing… They have you covered!  Drain cleaning to water heaters and everything in between. BNW's team of professionals is ready to help, from plumbing ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 03, 2021
    Washington Prime Group to Provide Property Management Services to Keauhou Shopping Center with Commitment to Tenants and CommunityKAILUA-KONA, HI – March 2, 2021 – Washington Prime Group (NYSE: WPG) will provide property management services for Keauhou Shopping Center, owned by Kamehameha Schools, effective March 1, 2021. Washington Prime Group is a well-regarded retail shopping center operator in ...read more
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    Monday, March 01, 2021
    HOLOMUA HAWAII GRANTS $23 MILLION IN AID TO ISLAND BUSINESSES DURING PANDEMIC KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII – Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is pleased to announce that $23 million was distributed to local businesses in need at the end of 2020 as part of the Holomua Hawaii grant program. Hawaii County appointed HCFCU as the coordinator to distribute those funds that were provided by the ...read more
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    Monday, March 01, 2021
    Since 2008, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's have partnered for a weeklong event that invites women (and men) to help families build strength, stability and independence through housing, and celebrates female empowerment and leadership. This partnership has offered opportunities to 17,000 women and has built and repaired 5,756 homes. This year, as a proud recipient of Habitat for Humanity ...read more
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    Monday, March 01, 2021
    Bennett Eye Institute is Officially Open at its new location at 77-6403 Nalani St. Unit 2 in Kailua-Kona.  They had artist, Shar Tuiasoa, create a mural that spoke to the history of Kona, from the early Hawaiians, to the diverse coffee farming.           
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    Monday, February 22, 2021
    New Chamber Member - Hawaii Sanctuary by SaimaThis luxury Spa offers therapeutic massage, professional skincare treatments by Saima and an atmosphere of tranquility on the highest level. Make an appointment to pamper yourself or revive your skin.   "At Hawaii Sanctuary by Saima it is our focus and honor to support local when ever possible as well as gear our services towards local clientele, ...read more
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    Friday, February 19, 2021
    Bennett Eye Institute Announces New Location In Kona – Opening March 1st  HONOLULU, HI, February 19, 2021  – Bennett Eye Institute, Hawaii’s elite ophthalmology practice, announces plans to move from their current Kona location. The new location, at 77-6403 Nalani St, Unit 2, will be able to meet increasing patient needs, with more exam rooms, larger reception area, and a new in-office optical ...read more
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    Friday, February 19, 2021
    Gregory G. Ogin, CCIM, CPM, Owner and Principal Broker of SVN | GO Commercial, recently received national recognition as the sixth highest performer on the 2020 Top 100 SVN Commercial Advisors in the country.  This ranking puts Greg in an exclusive group within SVN called "The Partners Circle''.  The Brokerage also received recognition, ranking #31 of the 2020 Top 50 SVN Offices.  SVN has more ...read more
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    Monday, February 15, 2021
    Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel has re-opened and ready to serve you. We are offering renovated Hotel Rooms, Meeting space & Ballrooms. Please let me know if you might need a meeting space for 2021.  Melanie Lucas Senior Catering Sales & Events Manager O 808.331.6932 M 808.345.6657 COURTYARD KING KAMEHAMEHA’S KONA BEACH HOTEL In the heart of Kona at 75-5660 Palani ...read more
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    Monday, February 15, 2021
    HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HTDC) - New Chamber Member HTDC is a dynamic state agency responsible for diversifying Hawaii's economy by developing a flourishing technology industry that provides quality, high-paying jobs for Hawaii residents. HTDC aims to accelerate the growth of Hawaii's technology industry by providing capital, building infrastructure and developing talent to ...read more
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    Sunday, February 14, 2021
    Discovery Of A Single Fast Radio Burst’s Home Galaxy Wins Prestigious Award Posted February 9, 2021 W. M. Keck Observatory Astronomers Among the Authors Awarded the 2020 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize Maunakea, Hawaii – A historic feat in successfully zeroing in on the precise location of a non-repeating fast radio burst has earned the highest recognition from the American Association for the ...read more
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    Sunday, February 14, 2021
    KAHIAU TOGETHER: IRONMAN HAWAI`I STAFF MEMBERS TAKE ACTION TO HELP LOCALS IN NEED; IRONMAN FOUNDATION SUPPORTS THROUGH PLEDGE OF $1 MILLION TO HELP FEED ISLAND OF HAWAI`I COMMUNITY  - Kahiau Together Program supports Hawai`i community - birthplace of IRONMAN and home of annual IRONMAN World Championship - through aid station drive-through food distribution  - Over 35,000 meals served through 14 ...read more
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    Friday, February 12, 2021
    KEAHOLE-KONA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—Dr. Tom Daniel of Kailua-Kona is the recipient of the distinguished third annual Uehara Prize for his contributions toward the development and support of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion. OTEC is the technology for producing energy by harnessing the temperature differences between warm ocean surface waters and cold deep ocean waters.     Daniel recently received the ...read more
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    Friday, February 05, 2021
    AND THE WINNERS ARE… OAHU PIANISTS TOP KAMUELA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA’S YOUTH CONCERTO COMPETITION SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY For the first time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra conducted its annual “Madeline Schatz-Harris Youth Concerto Competition” in a virtual setting. Young woodwind, brass, percussion, and piano players from all over the state submitted ...read more
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    Thursday, February 04, 2021
    Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has awarded a $95,000 grant to HOPE Services to help provide health care services to homeless individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic in Hawaii. HOPE Services Hawaii, Hawaii Island’s largest homeless services provider, helps families and individuals who are at risk of displacement and are experiencing homelessness. The nonprofit provides financial management resources; ...read more
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    Monday, February 01, 2021
    Pelekāne Watershed improvements completed to mitigate ecological degradation Conservation activities expected to reduce erosion, sediment runoff, wildfires WAIMEA, Hawai‘i Island, Hawai‘i (February 1, 2021)—A two-year effort to protect and improve water quality and ecosystem health in Hawai‘i Island’s Pelekāne Watershed was recently completed by The Kohala Center, an independent nonprofit ...read more
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    Monday, February 01, 2021
    Reef-friendly sunscreen dispensers launched at Kahalu‘u Beach ParkBy Special to West Hawaii Today | Thursday, January 28, 2021, 12:05 a.m. With Hawaii’s ban on the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals harmful to coral reef ecosystems now in effect, a popular snorkeling spot on Hawaii Island is providing beachgoers with easy access to a sunscreen option that’s kinder to marine life — and ...read more
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    Monday, February 01, 2021
    In March of 2020, two women from the Big Island of Hawaii launched Protection for Humanity, LLC as a result of the impending lack of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) availability on Hawaiian Island.  PFH is the first all women-owned PPE company in Hawaii to manufacture FDA approved sanitizers, specializing in hand-sanitizer for both personal and industrial use. Keeping guests and islanders ...read more
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    Monday, January 25, 2021
    STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESSGOVERNOR DAVID Y. IGETO THE THIRTY-FIRST STATE LEGISLATUREMEETING IN JOINT SESSION JANUARY 25, 2021   Thank you, Speaker Saiki, President Kouchi, members of the Legislature, and everyone who is joining us virtually today.   Good morning and aloha.   Twelve months ago, we met in the House Chambers planning for what we thought would be a very bright and promising ...read more
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    Thursday, January 21, 2021
    Premier Restoration Hawaii has promoted Anthony Nelson to president and has expanded the company’s reach statewide with the acquisition of Kauai’s oldest and largest restoration company. Nelson, who is based on Maui, was most recently the mitigation and restoration company’s chief commercial officer. In his new role he is responsible for Premier Restoration’s finance, growth strategy, annual ...read more
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    Sunday, January 10, 2021
    New Chamber Member: Smarthomes.us is an award winning home automation integrator which provides new or existing homes with customized whole home automation/ technology solutions.  Smarthomes.us began its business as a networking, system design, software, point of sale, computer sales, support, and repair company in Northern California 30 years ago by a father and son team. After Smarthomes became ...read more
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    Sunday, January 10, 2021
    Hawaii COVID-19 counts have soared after the holidays so it's the perfect time to add the Wellness Tracker to your business procedures.Reduce the risk of COVID-19 in the workplaceTo reduce the spread of COVID-19, it is imperative for each of us to do our part. Self-screening is the most widely accepted and non-controversial method to implement a shift around virus containment. Here's how it ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 17, 2020
    HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a 15th COVID-19 emergency proclamation that extends and clarifies the statewide mask mandate as agreed to by all four counties and the state. The proclamation states: All persons in the State shall wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when in public. The requirements of this statewide mask mandate are set forth in Exhibit J, which will be enforced in ...read more
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    Friday, October 09, 2020
    Parker Ranch will build new housing for working cowboys in its Livestock Division over the next two years. The company said it based the decision on compelling results generated by ranching operations over the last several years.   Parker Ranch will build new housing for working cowboys in its Livestock Division over the next two years. The company said it based the decision on compelling results ...read more
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    Friday, July 10, 2020
    Dept of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is very pleased to announce the live launch of the Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha portal site at https://buy.hawaii.gov/.   DBEDT created this portal site to promote the online shopping sites of Hawaii manufacturers, restaurants and farm delivery services. In this first phase, we are promoting the importance of buying local. In later phases we ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 08, 2020
    Kona Historical Society gets $15K to help with operations Funding was provided as part of the federal CARES Act of 2020 The Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities and National Endowment for the Humanities have taken action to generously aid local nonprofits, including the Kona Historical Society, during the current pandemic. Kona Historical Society is overjoyed to receive a $15,000 grant award to ...read more
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    Friday, June 26, 2020
    Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii Island (VASH) Donates Masks to First Responders[Hawaii Island, June, 2020] – With a $2,700 grant from Hawaii Tourism Authority, VASH Hawaii Island has made and distributed 500 masks across the island to police officers and 160 to other non-profits.  All masks were created with specs provided by Kaiser Permanente and made by volunteer seamstresses around the island. ...read more
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    Thursday, June 25, 2020
    New Name for Friends of NELHA: Keahole Center for Sustainability  Keahole-Kona, Hawai‘i Island —The nonprofit that provides guided, public tours at NELHA’s Hawai‘i Ocean and Science Technology Park is rebranding with a new name and vision.  The Friends of NELHA, also known as FON, has rebranded as the Keahole Center for Sustainability (KCS).  Founded as the Friends of NELHA in 2001, the ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 03, 2020
    DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2020 BOATING AND WATER SPORTS COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS RELAXED STATEWIDE (Honolulu) – Effective immediately, emergency restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic for commercial and recreational boating and ocean recreation are being relaxed statewide. Commercial and recreational boating can now include up to ten ...read more
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    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    Reef-friendly sunscreen initiative leads to reduction of oxybenzone in Kahaluʻu BayContinued efforts needed to save coral reefs   KAHALU‘U BAY, Hawai‘i Island, Hawai‘i—May 21, 2020—The results are in: oxybenzone levels have dropped dramatically at Hawai‘i Island’s Kahalu‘u Bay. Thanks to tens of thousands of visitors who responded positively to The Kohala Center’s ongoing “Reef-Friendly Sun ...read more
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