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Welcome to the Hawaii Island Chamber Of Commerce


Chancellor’s Monthly Column – December 2023

It takes a community to increase access to higher education In November, the University of Hawaiʻi...

Government Affairs Committee Update – December 2023

State Senator Tim Richards and Brad Knowlton from State Senator Lorraine Inouye’s office joined us...

UH-Hilo Chancellor’s Message – November 2023

From scientific exploration to culture revitalization, UH Hilo plans for the future This is the...

Government Affairs Committee Update – November 2023

Bethany Morrison, a long-range planer with the county, joined us for our October GAC meeting to...

Government Affairs Committee Update – October 2023

University of Hawaii at Hilo Chancellor Bonnie Irwin joined us for the September Government...

UH Hilo Chancellor’s Message – October 2023

Chancellor’s Column October 2023 UH Hilo’s colleges of agriculture and pharmacy are focused on...

UH Hilo Chancellor’s Message – September 2023

An update on two UH Hilo colleges Although I usually focus on University of Hawai‘i at Hilo as a...

Government Affairs Committee Update – August 2023

Keith Marrack, HICC President-Elect and Government Affairs Committee Chair District 3 County...

UH Hilo Chancellor’s Message – August 2023

The Importance of Peer Mentoring When I was a faculty member, one of my colleagues used to say...

Economic Development Committee Update – July 2023

Hawaii County is home to the most scientifically productive astronomy research complex in the...

UH Hilo Chancellor’s Message – July 2023

Expanding diversity in STEM fields The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo will be hosting a conference...

UH Hilo Chancellor’s Message – June 2023:

New research facility clears last hurdle, construction starts this summerThe U.S. Geological...

UH Hilo Chancellor’s Message – May 2023: Honoring Aunty Edith

This month there is a celebration planned to honor Kumu Hula Edith Kanaka‘ole. Save the date,...

UHH Chancellor’s Message – March/April 2023: Bringing the world to Hilo

We often talk about how University of Hawai‘i at Hilo brings the world to Hilo through student...

Economic Development Committee Update – March 2023

Lisa Rantz, the Executive Director of the Hilo Medical Center Foundation and the President of the...

2023-2024 Member Referral Program

Click here to see how you can earn points! Member Referral Leaderboard: Updated November 3, 2023...


Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

Whitey Rose Memorial President’s Cup Golf Tournament – SUSPENDED

Message from the Chamber as of 2/17/23: Aloha everyone,We hope you all are staying safe and dry....

Why Join?

The Hawai‘i Island Chamber of Commerce is the “voice of business” and plays an integral role in the economic success of our Island. 

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