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Hawaii ranked No. 49 in average charitable giving

Hawaii residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $4,112 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Hawaii has 27th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Hawaii posted the 27th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Hawaii’s population dipped -0.3% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Hawaii’s population decreased by 3,712, or -0.3 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Honolulu 51% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Honolulu is $224.32, 51 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

KANEOHE BUSINESS GROUP: Our Next Networking Luncheon: October 24th

Our Next Networking Luncheon: October 24th Join us for another great networking event with a special speaker who will give valuable news and insights.

KONA-KOHALA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island: Nonprofit Professional Recognized by HANO

The Board of Directors of Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island would like to congratulate its Chief Executive Officer, Chad MK Cabral, for an upcoming award he will receive from the Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO).

KONA-KOHALA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Stargazing and BBQ Fun at Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope AfterHours

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope guided AfterHours attendees to look up this month, treating Chamber members to a special stargazing experience.

KONA-KOHALA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: New EMT Course Enhances Hawai‘i Community College Fire Science Program

Hawai‘i Community College has enhanced its Fire Science program by adding an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course to the curriculum, making the program even more valuable for students and employers.

KONA-KOHALA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Welcome to Our New Chamber Members – October 2018

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome our new Chamber member: Connect Hawaii.

Analysis: Honolulu County has lowest home affordability in state

Honolulu County posted the lowest home affordability index in Hawaii, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

KONA-KOHALA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Welcome to Our New Chamber Members – September 2018

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome our new Chamber member: Mana Artisan Botanics.

Honolulu among counties with worst home affordability

Honolulu County ranked No. 265 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

NORTH SHORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (O'AHU - HAWAII): La Ohana - Kama'aina & Military Appreciation Day

La Ohana - Kama'aina & Military Appreciation Day at Waimea Valley, 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa On the third Sunday monthly are Kama'aina & Military Appreciation Days.

KONA-KOHALA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Welcomes New Member at August AfterHours

New Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) members have the opportunity to introduce themselves at AfterHours events by taking the stage and sharing information about their business.

HILO DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION: Full Moon Running and Walking Challenge

Did you know that in 2018 we will be having thirteen full moons (there will be two in January)!

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