Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce hears from Ige

  • The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Friday featured the Business Expo with 22 booths. Participating exhibitors included ALTRES, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Island Lifestyle- Renee Kraft, Big Island Collision Center, Goodfellow Bros., Grand Welcome, Hawaii Keiki Museum, Hawaii Community College - Palamanui, Hawaii Island United Way, Hawaiian Airlines, Jackʻs Diving Locker, Ke Ola Magazine, Keahole Center for Sustainablity, Mr. K’s Recycle & Redemption Center, ProService Hawaii, Renewable Energy Services, Inc., S&G Labs of Hawaii, Sunrun, Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek – Attorneys at Law, Viking Security, Waikoloa Plaza/Meridian Pacific and West Hawaii Community Health Center. (Courtesy photo Kirk Shorte Photography/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • The 2022-23 Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and officers pose for a photo Friday. (Courtesy photo Kirk Shorte Photography/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Recipients of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce 2022 Pualu Awards from left to right: Greg Chun, Nahua Guilloz and Jessica Kirkpatrick of the Center for Maunakea Stewardship; Cindi Punihaole of the Kahaluʻu Bay Education Center; Jacqui Hoover as Chamber Member of the Year; Candee Ellsworth of the Keahole Center for Sustainability; and Ian Hirakawa and Precious Mae Atendido of Hawaii Community College — Palamanui. (Courtesy Photo Kirk Shorte Photography/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Gov. David Ige was the keynote speaker at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Friday. (Courtesy Photo Kirk Shorte Photography /Special to West Hawaii Today)

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting on Friday, marking the organization’s first in-person membership luncheon in three years due to COVID.