Join the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii for weekly conversations with Hawaii’s business community. Hosted by Jo McGarry, this podcast will tell the story of business in Hawaii, and will address the challenges of adapting to an ever changing economy. The podcast will also serve as a valuable resource to anyone looking to grow their business, or hear the inside story of some of Hawaii’s most influential employers.
Our podcast episodes range from 15-20 minutes in length, so it’s perfect to listen to on your morning drive, while working out, or just doing chores around the house.
Episode 3: What it’s like to Manage a Local Floral Company with Monty Pereira
Born and raised in Hilo, Monty Pereira began his career in public accounting, and later became the GM & Director of Sales and Marketing for Watanabe Floral, Inc.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 2021
Episode 2: What is Corporate Philanthropy? And How Can Businesses Give Back to the Community? with Siana Hunt
Siana Hunt is the Director of Corporate Philanthropy at ALTRES. She is responsible for developing the philanthropy plan for the organization, as well as leading leadership development across Hawaii in the communities that ALTRES serves.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2021
Episode 1: How Businesses Can Benefit from Joining the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii with Sherry Menor-McNamara
Sherry Menor-McNamara is the President & CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii. Sherry is the youngest, and first female and Japanese-Filipino leader of the more than 170 year old organization.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2021
Meet our Host: Jo McGarry
Jo McGarry is considered one of the foremost specialists in restaurant commercial real estate in Hawaii. With a background in the food and beverage industry spanning more than 25 years, McGarry has a unique approach to the world of restaurant real estate . She was the restaurant specialist at Honolulu Star Advertiser and the publisher of Gusto Magazine for ten years, and the former food columnist with MidWeek, She is also the former owner of the successful Edinburgh Soup and Sandwich Bar,” McGarry’s”, a well loved part of downtown business district life in the capital city of Edinburgh, Scotland . She also has her own podcast called “Radio MoJo.“