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Hawaii COVID-19

Hawaii COVID-19 Update With Gov. And First Lady Dawn Ige

This Hawaii COVID-19 update session is to connect and communication with the community regarding COVID-19 Updates and Vaccination Process.

Our guest speakers for this update will be Governor David Ige and Mrs. Dawn Ige, along with Director Jade Butay, State of Hawaii Department of Transportation.

Jeoffrey Cudiamat, the 2020-2021 FCCH President, will be facilitating this event.

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2021 Member Directory

Join our virtual event and register today!

2021 Membership Directory and Reaffirmation of Officers and Directors

A night of virtual fun and festivities where we celebrate our members and reaffirm our officers and directors.

We would like to invite you to our virtual event presentation of the 2020 - 2021 Membership Directory and Reaffirmation of Officers and Directors.

This is a free event with limited space.

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Callout for Sponsors, Advertisers, Contributors

2021 Membership Directory & Souvenir Book for the Annual Filipino Entrepreneur of the Year & Scholarship Awards

A valuable opportunity to be a Sponsor and advertise your business to fellow FCCH business leaders in the community!

Read
Appeal from our President & our Committee Chair

Complete, Sign, Mail
Advertising & Sponsorship Contract

Do Online
Membership Form Update

Upload Online
Headshot Photo submission request

Dec. 29 - Advertising and Sponsorship Contract submission deadline

Jan 2021 - Book production and printing

Feb 6th - ZOOM International launch Celebration

ZOOM link to be provided at a future date. Timeline subject to change based on Covid 19 caused delays and/or delays in the in the Book's production and publication process.

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Kinabukasan Series #6:

Protecting Your Employees From the Pandemic

Coronavirus and COVID-19 continue to bring uncertainty to day-to-day life. Learn how to support your employees and your business during the pandemic.

FREE Virtual Event via Zoom
Wednesday, December 16th
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Featured Speaker

Tom Carter

Tom Carter
Vice President
Kaiser Permanente’s Workforce
Health Consulting Group &
Kaiser Permanente On-the-Job

 

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Inquiries: (808) 554-1535 or email filipinochamber@gmail.com


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State of Hawaii
Boards and Commission

Applications and recommendations are now being accepted

The Governor appoints and nominates to more than 170 boards and commissions established by the State of Hawaii Constitution, state statutes and executive orders. Boards and commissions provide an opportunity for citizens to have a voice in their government and provide a means of influencing decisions that shape the quality of life for the residents of Hawaii. The Office of the Governor is looking for individuals who are dedicated to continuing the State of Hawaii’s momentum toward a strong and sustainable future, and are committed to investing in the people of Hawaii and our statewide community.

http://boards.hawaii.gov/

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Typhoon Ulysses - Collection of PPE's for Kababayan First Responders

Our Filipino community in Hawaii has always stepped up to help the Philippines in times of need.  Let’s do what we can to provide help to our Kababayan.

We are collecting personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, gowns, and face shields to help Kababayan First Responders during the typhoon relief and COVID mitigation efforts by November 19th at noon.

Supplies may be dropped off at the following locations:

Structural Hawaii, Inc.
1255 Kuala Street, 2nd Floor
Pearl City, HI 96782
POC: Jeoffrey Cudiamat (808) 358-7111

RM Reyes Enterprises
99-899 Iwaena Street, Aiea, HI 96701
POC: Mylene Reyes (808) 330-6265

Again, the deadline for accepting donations will be November 19th at noon.

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Filipino Fiesta 2020

Hawaii's 28th Annual Filipino Fiesta and 8th Flores de Mayo (VIRTUAL) - November 14

The Filipino Community (FilCom) Center will be hosting the 28th Annual Filipino Fiesta and 8th Flores De Mayo on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 10:00 a.m.  to 11:00 a.m. as a virtual event due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Event attendance will be free and open to the public.

You can also show support for your Filcom Center and our local small business caterers by purchasing Fiesta Plates!

To view the event and pre-order your Fiesta Plates, please visit below.

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Hawaii Business Pivot Grant

Hawaii Business Pivot Grant Program Launches

This statewide program is funded by the CARES Act and is a grant and assistance program to reimburse organizations, including non-profits, for expenses related to pivoting their businesses due to the impacts of COVID-19 and to assist businesses in need of implementing changes to their operations to pivot to a new way of providing services, products and operations due to COVID-19. The program consists of three major components:

  • Grants, providing reimbursements of up to $10,000.
  • Technical Assistance, workshops, training and consultant resources to support businesses adjusting their operations.
  • Online Marketplace for businesses to access products and services to assist them in transforming their operations; costs incurred are eligible for reimbursement under the grant program.

To learn more and apply for this program, please visit hawaiibizpivot.org for more information.

 


Kinabukasan Series #5:

Hawaiian Foreign Trade Zone No. 9
Find out how to take advantage of Hawaii’s Foreign Trade Zone No. 9. This workshop will explain what a foreign-trade zone is and how it can help your import/export business. The
FTZ9 could help you defer, reduce, or even eliminate the duties and taxes on imported goods and merchandise.

FREE Virtual Event via Zoom
Wednesday, November 18th
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

Featured speaker:

Cindy Matsuki
Economic Development Specialist
Hawaii Foreign -Trade Zone No. 9

Facilitated by:

Vanessa Kop
2019-2020 FCCH President
NAI CBI Hawaii Executive Vice President,
Sales, Leasing & Investments

Inquiries: (808) 554-1535 or email filipinochamber@gmail.com

 


GOLF TOURNAMENT: Feb. 19, 2021 at Ewa Beach Golf Club

Participants sought in 25th Annual FCCH Scholarship Golf Tournament presented by The Renato & Maria A. F. Etrata Foundation.

Click here for more information and to download the application.


Scholarship Program

The Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii Foundation promotes the pursuit of higher education by awarding scholarship grants to deserving Hawaii high school seniors. The completed application and all supporting documents must be postmarked by Friday, February 26, 2021. Download application form.


Hawaii Energy Relief Grant for your business

The Energy Relief Grant provides funding for energy efficiency improvements for Hawai‘i businesses that are experiencing economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hawai‘i Energy will disburse $600,000 to nonprofits, small businesses and other qualifying organizations for the first round of this grant program. A second round of funding with an additional $400,000 will open for applications in October 2020 and due on November 30, 2020 (more information will be released in October for this second round).

APPLICATIONS DUE ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 AT 5:00 P.M. HST.
Contact Eileen Lacaden at or (808) 848-8576. Click here for more details.


Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program to Help Those at Risk of Eviction

  • Gov. Ige announced a $100 million rent relief and housing assistance program to provide qualified Hawaii residents at risk of eviction monthly rent and financial counseling, administered through Aloha United Way and Catholic Charities Hawai‘i.
  • Applications for assistance are now being accepted for rent payments due between Aug. 1 and Dec. 28.
  • For more information on eligibility or to apply, visit www.hihousinghelp.com or contact Aloha United Way or Catholic Charities Hawai‘i.

 


 

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