Annual Luncheon with Governor & Agriculture SeminarSeptember 19, 2017, 12:29 PM HST · Updated September 19, 12:30 PM 0 Comments
The Maui Chamber of Commerce will be hold its Annual Luncheon with Governor David Ige and Agriculture Seminar on Thursday, Sept. 28, at the King Kamehameha Golf Club’s Waikapū Ballroom.
Gov. Ige will deliver the keynote address and will discuss the states support for small businesses, Hawai‘i’s economic growth, his priorities for the future and agriculture in Hawai‘i. There will be a short question and answer segment following his address.
The Agriculture Seminar will immediately follow and will be free for paid attendees to the luncheon.
List of topics and speakers for Agriculture Seminar:
Stevie Whalen, Hawai‘i Agriculture Research Center: Agriculture Today: Tools Needed in the Toolbox
Wesley Nohara, Pu’u Kane Farms, LLC: Reflections on Prior Crop Trials
Kahana Stone, Natural Resources Conservation Service: Benefits of Multi-Story Cropping
Paula Rafanan, VIP Foodservice: Reducing Agricultural Imports
Blaine Apo, Maui Crisps: Value Added Manufacturing Realities
Dexter Kishida, DOE Food Services Supervisor: Opportunities for Local Produce & Food Products within the Department of Education system
Registration and networking for the event begins at 10:15 a.m., and the program will last from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The cost to attend is $55 for Chamber Members and $75 for non-members.
Reserved tables of 10 are available for $600 and include a mention in the printed program.
Chamber members may register online at MauiChamber.com by noon on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Non-members may attend pending availability, by contacting Kailea Moikeha at 808-244-0081 or by emailing [email protected].