2021 Chamber Week: Legislative Meet & Greet Virtual Reception presented by Central Pacific Bank


The Chamber represents more than 2,000+ businesses of all sizes representing 210,000 employees from a wide variety of industries that are contributing more than $32 billion in revenue to Hawaii’s economy.

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Name: 2021 Chamber Week: Legislative Meet & Greet Virtual Reception presented by Central Pacific Bank
Date: January 21, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM HST
Event Description:

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Email tfetui@cochawaii.org for late registration.

Chamber Week - a week-long series of events and programming that coincides with the opening of the Hawaii State Legislature and is committed to connecting with legislators and getting engaged in the legislative process. Click here to view Chamber Week video.

Meet and network with legislators from the safety of your home or work office, share your thoughts with your legislators according to your county in Zoom breakout rooms, and learn more about the Chamber's 2021 legislative initiatives and how it will help your business.

Help support local Hawaii restaurants, and register to attend with the VIP Pau Hana option including appetizers and a specialty drink delivered to your home or work office. Registration options are available without food and drinks.

The VIP Pau Hana option includes Maui Brewing Brewmaster Pizza (kukui spicy sausage, pepperoni, roasted bell peppers, olives, red sauce) paired with Kupu Whisky/Ginger (Kupu White Whiskey, Maui Brewing Co. Ginger Beer, candied ginger). No customizations allowed. 

Lt. Governor Josh Green, MD

Josh Green is a local doctor, husband, and father of two who has spent his life caring for Hawaii families. 

After completing his medical training, Josh joined the National Health Corps and started his life’s work as a family physician and ER doctor in rural hospitals and clinics on the Big Island.  

Josh served in the Hawaii State House of Representatives from 2004 to 2008 and in the Hawaii State Senate from 2008 to 2018 where he chaired the Health Committee and Human Services Committee.

In 2005, Josh met his wife Jaime Ushiroda, a local girl from Kaneohe, and they were married in 2006.

Together they are the proud parents of 12-year-old daughter Maia and 8-year-old son Sam.

In 2009 he was named “Hawaii Physician of the Year”. 

The hopes, challenges, and values of the families he cares for inspire Josh to do more to make life better for the people of Hawaii and he is honored to serve as their Lieutenant Governor.  

Hawaii Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi

On September 7, 2010, Governor Linda Lingle appointed Ronald D. Kouchi to complete the term of the vacant eighth (formerly seventh) senatorial district. Since then, Senator Kouchi has been elected to serve in his first term as the current senator representing Kauai and Niihau.

Senator Kouchi secured his current position as President of the Hawaii State Senate on May 5, 2015. In the past, Senator Kouchi served as Majority Caucus Leader, Vice Chair for the committee on Tourism, and Vice Chair for the committee on Ways and Means. He had also served as a member on the committees on Agriculture, Education, Transportation, and International Affairs.

Raised on Kauai's Westside, Senator Kouchi graduated from Waimea High School in 1975 and attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Senator Kouchi is married to the former Joy Tanimoto and they have two sons, Dan and Egan.

Representative John M. Mizuno

Since his election to the Hawaii House in 2006 Representative Mizuno's goal has been to bring the residents of District 30 together to create a community that is safe where families can achieve prosperity and security, and where children can thrive and have opportunities to achieve their dreams. He is also a strong advocate for government efficiency and business.

John lists the following as legislative priorities: the economy & job creation, quality education from pre-K and beyond, accessible healthcare, infrastructure expansion & improvement, affordable housing, a green sustainable environment, and public safety.

Representative Mizuno graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BS in sociology, and was on the 1983 Warrior football team. John also obtained a law degree from the Willamette University College of Law. He is married to May Mizuno.

Brought to you in partnership with the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, Kapolei Chamber of Commerce, Kauai Chamber of Commerce, Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce, Maui Chamber of Commerce and Molokai Chamber of Commerce.

Event Media:
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Zoom meeting
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, January 21, 2021
5:30 - 7:00 PM

Online registration closes Wednesday, January 20 at 5PM
Contact Information:
Tricia Fetui
Free (no F&B): Chamber Member*
Free (no F&B): Non-member
F&B option is no longer available
*Chamber members include YP & HFMA members.

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