MNHCoC Live Events Suspended
...precaution against spread of COVID-19
MNHCoC is supporting measures proposed by Mayor Victorino for voluntary social distancing.Press Conference March 12, 2020: Mayor Victorino
outlined ongoing actions to protect Maui County from coronavirus. “Although Maui County has no confirmed coronavirus cases, we have been taking proactive measures to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our people,
” Mayor Victorino said. “We recommend the temporary cancellation or postponement of events with large gatherings of people...
MNHCoC president Frank De Rego Jr on COVID-19 precautions...
This observance of social distancing per Hawaii's
Safer-at-Home Order has resulted in:
MNHCoC Board suspends the June 2020 election of board directors until the bylaw requirement for a membership meeting is possible.
2020 Hui Holomua, this Fall's Business Fest is Cancelled.
EVERY MONTH, MNHCoC offers alternating events between "Talk Story/Open Mic" -informal talk story/networker with a guest or topic and "General Meetings" of more substance with speakers.
RECENTLY: (Ua Pau...)
- TalkStory on Tues, Mar 10, 2020
Tram Station at the Maui Tropical Plantation
Intimate Talk Story and Networking (open microphone sharing). Light Pūpū provided by the Dani's Maui.
- General Meeting on Wed, Feb 12, 2020
Tram Station at the Maui Tropical Plantation
Census 2020 Complete Count
Kuhio Lewis, Chief Executive Officer of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, addressed the NEED for and provided actionable details on getting our community to be counted in this yearʻs Census 2020.
- TalkStory on Tues, Jan 14, 2020
Tram Station at the Maui Tropical Plantation, Waikapū
Start of the New Year with an intimate Talk Story and Networking (open microphone sharing). Pūpū provided by the Daniels ʻohana of Cupie’s Maui.
Tram station has been updated, wonderful!
- YearEnd Celebration on Tues, Dec 17, 2019
Dinner at Leis Family Restaurant, UHMC
2019 has been a wonderful and productive year. MNHCoC President Frank DeRego presented a recap of the 2019 events and looking forward, offered challenges for 2020.
Music featured Arlie Avery-Asiu and Dinner was wonderful!
- TalkStory on Wed, Aug 14, 2019
& Board Installation
Director Kay Fukumoto shared the vision of Economic Development in Maui County and the role of the Office of Economic Development. Additionally, Chief Judge Bissen presided over installation of our new board.
click to see July 29 press release...
- Annual Mtg/Elections on Wed, Jun 12, 2019
2019 Annual Meeting and Board Elections by the General Membership. Special venue at the Leis Class Act Restaurant on the campus of UHMC. Come help select your Chamber leaders.
Speaker: outgoing president, Teri Freitas Gorman
click to see May 30 press release...
- General Meeting on Tue, Apr 9, 2019
MAʻA: Makahiki Athletic Association. Renolds Ikaika Fruean & Kahanu Noa presented their passion and how MAʻA, their sports-focused, intercultural, interscholastic organization, connects diverse communities through cultural education-based athletic training and competitions in private and public schools.
click to see Apr 3 press release...go to UndaKava808.com for more details...
- General Meeting on Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Affordable Housing Challenges
by Aina Lani Pacific LLC
Howard Kihune, Jr. & Sandra Duvauchelle discuss the challenges of developing affordable homes on Maui.
click to see Feb 12 press release...
EVERY FALL, MNHCoC hosts its ANNUAL "Hui Holomua Business Fest" conference to explore issues of importance to business leaders who strive to incorporate Hawaiian values into their businesses and those of Native Hawaiian ancestry. The annual Hui Holomua Business Fest offers a full day of expert speakers, thoughtful discussions and networking along with an exhibition of locally-owned business.
Wednesday, October 23, 201913th Annual Hui Holomua Business Fest
at The King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapū.
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is not just a curriculum choice but has implications for workforce development, national security concerns and immigration policy. click for Sept 2 '19 press release
Keynote speaker Kaʻiu Kimura
, executive director of the ʻImiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo, described her organization’s elegant blend of Hawaiian culture and science to advance a common vision for the future. Also: “Millenial Maoli in Tech”
panel; “STEM Entrepreneurism & Investment”
panel; award winning Molokaʻi High School Robotics Team
; and more STEM speakers!
Last year: October 17, 2018the interdependence between those who grow, manufacture, prepare and consume food..
12th Annual Hui Holomua Business Fest celebrated at The King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapū.
The 2018 conference theme explored food and the various aspects of its role around sustainability in the context of our culture: