As the “Voice of Business,” the Chamber’s Business Advocacy department works hard to protect employers from increasing business costs, support the progress of new industries and sectors, and create an environment that will attract new business, promote competition and stimulate expansion of the private sector to provide increased employment opportunities.
Every year we review and prioritize each of the 2,500+ bills that get introduced at the Hawaii State Legislature. However, it is your participation in the process that is key to making a difference. During the legislative session, the department coordinates advocacy activities for members’ involvement.
Since 2014, the Chamber has been introducing its own package of bills in support of business.
- Click here to view our 2016 legislative business package.
To read about Hawaii’s advantages as a place to do business, click here.
We encourage you to get involved in the legislative process:
The Business Advocacy department also coordinates educational forums, legislative trainings, public policy events, and opportunities to interface with government and business leaders. Check out our calendar of events.
Get involved! Contact Pono Chong, Vice President of Business Advocacy & Development, at (808) 380-2607, email@example.com.