e-Voice of Business Newsletter 11/28/18

President’s Message

Aloha Chamber members,

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are ready for the Holiday Season! 

As mentioned last week, the Chamber is moving its office after 20+ years. Effective December 1, our new office location will be:
 
Pacific Guardian Center
733 Bishop Street
Makai Tower, Suite 1200
Honolulu, HI 96813
 
The move signifies a new chapter in the Chamber’s 168-year history, which will allow us to Raise the Bar and prepare for organizational growth and new initiatives. With the move, communication may be sporadic starting this Thursday through Monday. Office operations will be back to normal on Tuesday, December 4.
 
Check out our new office at our open house on January 15, 4:00 – 6:00 PM during Chamber Week!
 
Also, time is running out to sign up for our Chamber of the Year & Holiday Party at the spectacular Halekulani Hotel on December 7. We look forward to seeing you there!

Laulima & mahalo,

Sherry Menor-McNamara
President & CEO

“Laulima”
Many hands working together in collaboration and striving for a common goal.

Advocating for Business

AnchorManufacturing Grants Now Available

As a reminder for manufacturers, the next round of Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP) applications are now available at htdc.org and will remain open until Friday, March 15, 2019.

The MAP grant is available to Hawaii manufacturers and provides up to a 20 percent reimbursement on qualified expenses including: equipment purchases, training, energy efficiency and manufacturing feasibility studies. For details on qualifying and applying for the grant, click here.

Supporting our Military

AnchorHonoring Servicemembers on December 7th

Friday, December 7, 2018 marks the 77th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. While the primary focus will be commemorating the Pearl Harbor attack, there are a number of other events that will memorialize those who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our nation nearly eight decades ago. 

  • 77th Anniversary National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration co-hosted by Navy Region Hawaii and the National Park Service
  • 77th Remembrance Ceremony Commemorating the Attack on Hickam Field
  • Klipper Ceremony hosted by Marine Corps Base Hawaii

For a full list of events and restrictions, please click here.

Building our Membership

Holiday Celebration at the Halekulani


Join us for our holiday party at the Halekulani in celebration of our national 2018 Chamber of the Year award and the holidays. To register, click here.