• News for Education

    Friday, August 30, 2019
    Closing the gap with distance learning   There are 95,000 people in Hawai‘i age 24-44 who have taken some college classes but don’t have a degree, with 10,493 of them on Hawai‘i Island. In an economy that increasingly demands higher education credentials to attain living wage careers, this is a large number of people who have shown interest in college before and could benefit from completing. ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    HAWAI‘I ISLAND—The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) Pualu Awards recognize individuals, businesses, and/or non-profit organizations that exemplify a commitment to the improvement and advancement of our community. Winners, across five categories, were recognized at the recent KKCC annual Membership and Installation Luncheon at the Four Seasons Resort Hualālai.  “This year’s categories ...read more
    Categories: Aloha, Chamber, Community, Education, Health & Wellness, Networking, Sustainability
    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Kahalu‘u Bay, a small, 4.2-acre county park, attracts more that 400,000 visitors a year to enjoy its calm, clear waters and vibrant, colorful reef ecosystem. Like many coral reefs in Hawai‘i, this special place is facing many threats. Research confirms that chemicals found in most sunscreens, such as oxybenzone and octinoxate, are contributing to coral decline. These chemicals affect coral growth ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Aloha, Community, Education, Health & Wellness, Sustainability
    Friday, April 19, 2019
    By Fern Gavelek, photos by Suzi Patterson   NETWORKING—Hawaii Community College—Pālamanui’s open-air campus played host to the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce for its April AfterHours and annual Kuleana Green Business Fair.   Attendees visited the booths of 16 KKCC businesses, all designated as “green” through the Chamber’s Kuleana Green Business program. Launched in 2006, the program lauds ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Sustainability, Aloha, Community, Networking
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