New EDC chair Keith Marrack invites you to the next committee meeting set for Thursday, July 14 at 12noon. Randy Kurohara and Kimberly Kobayashi from Community First and Lisa Rantz, Exec. Dir. of the Hilo Medical Center Foundation will be sharing Hawaii Island results from a comprehensive health needs survey called “Access To Care”. HMC board member Julie Tulang explains, “Access to Care seeks to garner the community and provider voice when it comes to what is really happening in our rural areas with accessing health care services when needed and identify what supports are needed to bring more resources not only to Hawaii Island, but also to the other neighbor islands. The project is set to start working groups to develop solutions, collaborations and systems level change to leverage resources, inform policy, and reform tax policy to make Hawaii a place where our kamaaina can thrive, be healthy and make and living wage with access to healthcare services.”
Keith will also like to receive input from you for potential speakers and topics for future EDC presentations and meetings.
This committee works to enhance the general business climate on Hawai`i Island and to support a stable and healthy economy. The committee organizes informative presentations to members which focus on issues that affect businesses.
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month at 12:00noon via Zoom (Dates and times subject to change)
Chair: HICC Vice President Keith Marrack, Edward Jones