Governor Ige’s Message – June 2021

At the end of 2019, no one could have imagined we’d be battling a global pandemic. That year, state revenues were at a high of $8 billion. Our unemployment rate was the lowest in the nation and we were reaching record numbers for visitor arrivals. Overnight, our...

New Member in Brief: Hilo Toastmasters Club

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 364,000 in more than 16,200 clubs...

Economic Development Committee Update – June 2021

Aloha – We had a great speaker for our May economic development committee meeting with Ashley Kierkiewicz, representing District 4 on the County Council, providing a diverse range of insights into various programs. Council Member Kierkiewicz is involved with a number...