PCCI-Quezon City Invitation
Quezon City Business Conference 2020
We are pleased to inform you that the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and industry – Quezon City (PCCI-QC) will be holding the 2nd QC Business Conference with the theme “QC Beyond CoVid-19” to be held virtually via zoom on November 26-27, 2020, (1:00 PM-5:00 PM Manila time) in partnership with the Quezon City Local Government Unit. We believe that this annual conference, participated by the stakeholders in the QC business community, is a vehicle to determine the economic agenda of Quezon City and formulate the relevant performance targets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Economic Development Specialist
Hawaii Foreign -Trade Zone No. 9
2019-2020 FCCH President
NAI CBI Hawaii Executive Vice President,
Sales, Leasing & Investments
Inquiries: (808) 554-1535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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).
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.