2019 Chamber Week – Raise the Bar

The Chamber is pleased to announce the line up of activities for Chamber Week 2019, January 15 – 18, giving members and the business community an opportunity to meet legislators and share their thoughts and concerns about the business climate in Hawaii. Chamber Week is timed to coincide with the opening of the legislative session on Wednesday, January 16.


Leg 101 Class
8:30 – 10:00 AM
Pacific Guardian Center – 1st Floor Conference Room, 733 Bishop St.

Join this informative session about how the legislative process works, the Chamber’s policy committees, for which members are invited to participate, and getting involved in support of your business. COMPLIMENTARY for Chamber members.*


Open House – Chamber’s New Office
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Pacific Guardian Center, Makai Tower, 733 Bishop St., Ste. 1200

Members are invited to visit the Chamber’s new office and meet the team who is working to help our members and the business community thrive locally, nationally and globally. Light pupus and beverages. COMPLIMENTARY for Chamber members.*


Opioids, Medical Marijuana and Rx Drugs in the Workplace
8:00 – 9:30 AM
Pacific Club, Card Room, 1451 Queen Emma St.

Join this discussion about the opioid epidemic, implications of the legality of medical marijuana in Hawaii, prescription drug abuse and the impact of these on health and safety issues in the workplace. Registration includes breakfast buffet.


Walk Around at the Capitol
9:30 – 11:30 AM
Hawaii State Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St.

Meet with legislators and staff to discuss your concerns and positions on key issues. COMPLIMENTARY for Chamber members.*

Legislative Meet & Greet Reception
5:30 – 7:30 PM
IBM Building, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd.

Join us for this reception as an opportunity to network, meet legislators and share your thoughts with them about business in Hawaii. Learn more about the Chamber’s 2019 legislative initiatives and how it will help your business.


Outlook at the Federal Level 2019
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Pacific Guardian Center – 1st Floor Conference Room, 733 Bishop St.

Jennings Imel, Executive Director, Western Region, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will provide an update on what we can expect in 2019 covering trade, infrastructure, immigration and other key issues.

*Chamber members include members of HFMA & Young Professionals.



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